The Hispanic Scholarship Fund is Now Available

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The HSF Scholarship Fund is designed to assist those with Hispanic Heritage obtain a college degree. These scholarships are available to:

  • High school seniors
  • Undergraduate students
  • Community college students transferring to a four year college or university
  • Graduate Students

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Deadline: March 30, 2018
Criteria: 
-Must be of Hispanic Heritage
-Minimum of 3.0
-Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not for profit, 4 year university, or graduate school.
-U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
Award: $500 to $5,000 (based on merit and relative need among all the scholars)

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Sophomores and Juniors; Do You Want to Go to Washington on a Scholarship?

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Beehive Drive is an organization that has been providing scholarship opportunities for students since 2006.  This year, Beehive Drive will be sending 32 Utah (sophomore and juniors) students to Washington DC on a History/Education Tour.  All expenses paid!

The trip will take place from June 17-22, 2018.  Round trip air, ground transportation, hotel accommodations and meals (expect for the dinner upon the firsts nights arrival), medical and accident insurance, full time tour director, professional overnight hotel security, a copy of the book “1776” by David Mccullough for each student to read before the trip and $100 for each student for spending money.  (rooming at the hotel will be boys with boys and girls with girls and four students per room.  Four chaperones will be with the group of 32 students)

Who is eligible?
-Students must be a sophomore or a junior
-Demonstrate a desire to succeed
-Must read the book “1776” prior to leaving for the trip
-Must commit to giving a report on what they learned to one of their classes the following year.
-Write a 500 word essay on why you would like to go on this trip and what you hope to gain by going (Attach with application)

Students will be selected by a nomination process once students apply.  Counselors and/or the principal will select which students are being selected for nomination.  Once the committee at Beehive Drive receives these nominations, they decide which students are selected.

This is a quick nomination process and so if there is an interest, please come see Mrs. Dangerfield ASAP.  I would like to have interested students fill out the application by December 4th so that I can submit them by December 10th.

Good luck to all applicants!

CTE Scholarships (Career and Technical Education)

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The Utah State Board of Education has just opened their application process for CTE scholarships.  These scholarship and tuition awards are for outstanding CTE students.  The award amount varies depending on the technical school.

Application: https://schools.utah.gov/cte/resources/scholarshipsawards
Deadline: February 5th
Eligibility: 

-Currently enrolled in high school
-Be a high school senior
-Be in the process of completing or continuing courses in one of the following CTE programs–Agriculture; Food and Natural Resources; Architecture and Construction; Arts, Audio/Visual Technology and Communications; Business Management/Finance; Marketing; Education and Training; Engineering and Technology, Health Science; Hospitality and Tourism; Human Services; Information Technology, Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security; Manufacturing; or Transportation, Distribution and Logistics.
-Must be a Utah resident
-Must be in line for graduation
Award: Varies by school

$40,000 Scholarship Alert! GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Image result for ge reagan scholarshipHonoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.

Application: GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Deadline: January 4, 2017
Eligibility:
-Demonstrate at school, at the workplace and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship.
-Show strong academic performance (min. 3.0 GPA)
-Be a citizen of the U.S.
-Be a current high school senior
-Plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four year college
Award: 20 awards of $10,000 each, renewable each year up to six years totaling no more than $40,000.

For more information click the link above or contact Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office for more information.

 

ACT Student Champion Award

Students, if you have taken the ACT and achieved a 22 or higher, this may be for you!

The ACT student champion award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and a plan in place.

This award is especially good for students that are going to be attending college for the first time in their family (first generation college student).

Application: ACT Student Champion Award (Seniors)
Deadline: December 31, 2017
Criteria:
-A student who has overcome challenges and can show what they are going to after high school, whether it is entering the workforce, or getting a post secondary education.
-Students must have a 22 on the ACT and a GPA of 3.0 or higher
-Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first generation college students.
Award: $500

 

Walking Dead Scholarship?

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There is a scholarship for everyone!  Unigo.com is sponsoring a unique scholarship with fans of the Walking Dead in mind.

Application: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship 
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Critieria: 
-Be at least thirteen years of age at time of application
-Be a legal resident

Submit an online written response to the following question:
“Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive.” 

This essay is based on creativity, originality, and overall excellence so use your non-zombiefied brain and write the best essay that you can!

Award: $2,000

 

Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship

Image result for school counselorDo you have a counselor who has made an impact on your life/schooling? If so, this is a scholarship that will reward you and that counselor.

The Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship has been established to provide a maximum of four $1000 scholarships for high school seniors who plan to attend college. Scholarship monies will be given directly to the student. The application and required attachments must be submitted together by 11:59 PM, December 9, 2017. Scholarships will be awarded on February 1, 2018.

All scholarships are to be submitted through the website.  Please make sure to collect all necessary information before applying.

Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship checklist

Applications can be found here: http://www.utschoolcounselor.org/

Or ask Mrs. Dangerfield for more information.