ACT Registration Deadline Coming Up

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For students interested in taking the ACT on June 9th, the registration deadline is May 4th.  This test will NOT be given at Tooele High school.  The test will be given at an alternate high school in the Salt Lake valley.

There is another test this summer on July 14th.  The registration deadline for that test is June 15th.

To register for these tests or for more information, you can go to the following website and sign into your ACT account.

ACT.org

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Snow College Registration Open House

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For students attending Snow College in the Fall, they will be holding a registration Open House on April 16th and 17th in Sandy.

Karen Gail Miller Conference Center – 9690 South 300 West, Sandy Utah

Students will have the opportunity to meet with an Academic Advisor and register for Fall classes.  There will also be a representative from Residential Life for students still looking to apply for student housing.

For students that have NOT applied to Snow but would like to, they can apply for free on the spot by bringing a high school transcript with their ACT score.  So if you are not sure of where you would like to go, Snow College is a great option!

If you have any further questions, please contact Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office.

Scholarships Due April 2nd

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In between your hiking, sleeping, swimming, skiing or visiting Mickey, PLEASE make sure to get your applications done for these scholarships.  They are due the day you come back from Spring Break!

CHARTWAY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION: DIRECTORS’ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: https://www.chartway.com/directors-memorial-scholarship-program.html
Deadline:  April 2, 2018
Criteria:
-Member must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.
-Each applicant must have his/her own account or be the joint owner of an account prior to submission.
-The account must be in good standing by March 31, 2018. An account in good standing means owning at least one share of the credit union.
Award:  $3,000 (7 awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: LIGHT YOUR FUTURE/SKILLED TRADES SCHOLARSHIP-ELECTRICIAN (Seniors)
Application: Light-Your-Future-Scholarship
Deadline: April 2, 2018
Criteria:
-Must have an interest in electronics or becoming an electrician
-Must be a current student of THS with a 2.5 GPA
-Complete the application form, essay, letter of recommendation and certified transcript
Award: $1,000

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  JORDAN M. BYRD SILVER STAR SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  Jordon-Byrd-Silver-Star-Scholarship-2018-fillable
Deadline:  April 2, 2018
Criteria:
-GPA of 3.5 or higher during the graduating year.
-Intend to pursue a career in a medical field.
-Complete application form, including two essays, a certified high school transcript, letter of recommendation, list of medical work-related experience or classes.
-Willing to maintain contact with the Foundation to provide follow-up information and report on the use of the scholarship funds and progress you have made in advancing your education.
Award:  $1500 (possibility of multiple awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  JORDAN M. BYRD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:Jordan-Byrd-Scholarship-2018-fillable
Deadline:  April 2, 2018
Criteria:
-GPA of 2.5 or higher during the graduating year.
-Intend to pursue a career in a medical field.
-Complete application form, including one essay, a certified high school transcript, letter of recommendation.
-Willing to maintain contact with the Foundation to provide follow-up information and report on the use of the scholarship funds and progress you have made in advancing your education.
Award:  $500 (possibility of multiple awards)

WALMART DEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  http://programs.applyists.com/walmartdependent/
Deadline:  April 2, 2018 by 5pm CST
Criteria:
-Dependent of Walmart or Sam’s Club associates (must have been employed for at least 6 consecutive months as of April 1, 2018.
-2.0 minimum GPA.
-Must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with required documents. (Note: Students with other funds that pay entirely for tuition, books, fees, and on-campus room and board are ineligible.)
Award:  $13,000 (over 4 years)

Two More Days to Get Your Scholarships Applications In!

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Seniors, don’t lose your chance to win some free money for college.  If you have been involved in your community or are going into anything STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related, these scholarships are for you. Please turn in your application packet to Mrs. Dangerfield by Friday the 23rd.

Tooele Education Foundation: Detroit Diesel Re-Manufacturing -West Skilled Trades Award ($2,000, three awards)
Complete the application and write an essay about why you want to work in skilled trades, science, technology, engineering or in the math field.
Deadline: March 26th  Friday, March 23rd

Tooele Education Foundation: Arthur W. Brothers Communications/Technology Scholarship (one $1,000 award and two $500 awards)
Complete the application and write an essay about why you deserve to be considered for this scholarship. Be sure to explain why you want to advance your education.
Deadline: March 26th Friday March 23rd

Tooele Education Foundation: Tooele Valley Rotary Club Scholarship ($500)
Complete the application and write an essay on your service and experience. Please explain why you deserve and need this scholarship.
Deadline: March 26th Friday March 23rd

Scholarship Deadlines Coming Up

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We are in one our biggest months for scholarships applications and there are many scholarship coming due over the next couple of weeks.  If you have not already applied for some of these scholarships, please do!  We want to see our students at Tooele get ALL the scholarship money.

Here is a list and a brief description of each scholarship: (Click the link for the application or ask Mrs. Dangerfield for more information)

Jump Start Financial Literacy Scholarship (six award of $1,250)
Create a 1-2 minute YouTube video answering the following question: “How do you plan to pay for college while keeping your debt to a minimum?”
Deadline: March 16th

Utah Jiffy Lube “What Drives You” Scholarship (two award of $6,500 and four awards of $1,500)
Complete the application and write a short 500 word essay about “What Drives You.” Students must have been enrolled in a drivers education program during high school.
Deadline: March 19th

Tooele Education Foundation: Dalton Donate for Life Nursing/Medical Scholarship (three awards at $500)
Complete the application and include an essay about why you want to pursue a career in nursing or the medical area.  Be sure to include a section about your knowledge or understanding of organ donation.
Deadline: March 19th

Tooele Education Foundation: Descendants of Military Veterans ($1,500)
Complete the application and write an essay about why you want to pursue advanced education. Be sure to include your understanding and feelings related to Patriotism, leadership and service in our country.
Deadline: March 19th

Tooele Education Foundation: Patrick H. Dunlavy Scholarship ($1,500)
Complete the application and write an essay about why you want to advance your education.  Please include in your essay how you plan to apply your leadership experience and skills to your future.
Deadline: March 19th

Tooele Education Foundation: “Go Local” Kiwanis Scholarship ($500)
Complete the application and write an essay about yourself with an emphasis on your service/leadership experience. Please explain why you deserve to be considered for this scholarship.
Deadline: March 19th

Tooele Education Foundation: “Step It Up” Scholarship ($1,000)
Complete the application and write an essay about how you have overcome obstacles to be where you are academically.
Deadline: March 19th

Tooele Education Foundation: Detroit Diesel Re-Manufacturing -West Skilled Trades Award ($2,000, three awards)
Complete the application and write an essay about why you want to work in skilled trades, science, technology, engineering or in the math field.
Deadline: March 23th

Tooele Education Foundation: Arthur W. Brothers Communications/Technology Scholarship (one $1,000 award and two $500 awards)
Complete the application and write an essay about why you deserve to be considered for this scholarship. Be sure to explain why you want to advance your education.
Deadline: March 23th

Tooele Education Foundation: Tooele Valley Rotary Club Scholarship ($500)
Complete the application and write an essay on your service and experience. Please explain why you deserve and need this scholarship.
Deadline: March 23th

There are a few others listed on the March calendar if you would like to see the rest of the scholarships, click below for the link.

March Scholarships

 

ACT Deadline March 9th

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For those students interested in taking the ACT again or for the first time, the deadline to register without a fee is, Friday, March 9th.  Late registration is March 10th through the 23rd with a late fee attached to the registration fee.

This is a perfect time for sophomore students to take the ACT.  This will give those sophomore students a chance to see what the test is like and to better prepare themselves for the test during their junior year.  Of course this is not required, just a suggestion.

Juniors, if you feel that you would like to try again, please sign up ASAP.

There are two more tests available in the summer time as well:

Saturday, June 9th
Saturday, July 14th

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office.

Utah Scholars Deadline Approaching

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What is a Utah Scholar? Many of you already are!  A Utah Scholar is a student that has maintained a 3.0 GPA and has completed some of these tasks sometime in their school career.  Getting ready for life after high school is challenging.  Step Up Utah would like to recognize those students that have maintained good grades and have prepared for their college life.  If you can mark off enough tasks to earn 200 points and have a 3.0, you qualify for this recognition award for graduation.

Utah Scholars Checklist

These requirements can be done ANYTIME.  Some of the requirements say 8th grade or 9th grade, but these can all be done right now.  I would love to see our seniors with this prestigious award on graduation day. The application just takes a few minutes to complete, so apply today! The deadline to apply is March 1st.

Click here for the online application: Utah Scholars application