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Scholarships by Month

Attached here is a list of some scholarships with November and December deadlines. This is not a comprehensive list. For more scholarships please look at other scholarship search websites as well. Private scholarship details vary. Please check websites for complete details, latest updates, deadlines and other requirements. If letters of recommendation are required please ask recommenders early, giving them enough time to write your letter.

When you receive any scholarship offers, even if you choose to not accept them, please report them to me. We need to keep an accurate report of all scholarships and awards for each year. This includes all athletic, leadership, diversity, academic, private, and college scholarships. Your effort is much appreciated as self-reporting is often our only means of discovery.

Here are links to two Utah college and scholarship resources

APRIL - MAY 2021

Instagram: Follow @westscholarships for latest scholarships!

Email: Delilah.Martis@slcschools.org

Scholarship Notice Board – Outside Guidance Center

Walk in or Appointment - Room 325 or Zoom

Website: https://west.slcschools.org/academics/counseling-center/Scholarship-Information

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Complete Scholarships – a scholarship platform from UHEEA

Complete Scholarships contains a comprehensive database of Utah specific scholarships and matches students with relevant opportunities.

Visit www.completescholarships.org to create an account

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Please report scholarships received!

We would like to keep accurate report of all scholarships and awards received by our students. This report goes to the district to show what a fantastic school and student body we are. Please report scholarships received even if you choose not to accept them. Your efforts are much appreciated as self-reporting is often our only means of discovery.

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Utah Higher Ed Day

UHED is a resource for all Utah High School Juniors to start thinking about the college search and application process, connect with different colleges and universities across the state, learn about application deadlines and requirements, look into majors that interest them, and more.

This year UHED is virtual and available as a website, open through summer. Parents, students from other grades, educators and other interested groups can create an account and use this resource. There is one last college night planned on Wednesday, April 14th from 6-8pm

https://www.pqe.io/sign-up/voh/utah-state-university---prospective-students-private?event=UtahStateUniversityProspectiveStudentsPrivate&account=UtahStateUniversityProspectiveStudents

 

 

As a reminder, this is not a comprehensive list. For more scholarships please look at other scholarship search websites as well.

Private scholarship details vary. Please check websites for complete details.

 

Please remember to look at all details before starting your application. If letters of recommendation are required, please ask your recommenders in advance and give them at least 2 weeks to write your letter.

 

APRIL 2021

 

UHEAA (Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority) Plan Ahead Scholarship

Criteria: Utah High Schools, 8th through 11th graders

Amount: $500 - $750

Deadline: April 15, 2021

Website: https://www.completescholarships.org/

 

GLORIA BARON PRIZE FOR YOUNG HEROES

Criteria: Ages 8-18. Individuals who have shown leadership and courage in developing and implementing an extraordinary service project.  Must be a legal resident. 

Amount: $10,000

Deadline: 15 April 2021

Website: https://barronprize.org/apply/

 

UTAH ENERGY WORKFORCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Criteria: High School Seniors. Pursuing a STEM degree in a Utah college or energy related degree or certificate in a Technical School.

Deadline: 15 April 2021

Amount: $2000-$4000

Website: https://energy.utah.gov/k-12-education/scholarship/

 

DELVENTHAL LAW OFFICE SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need. Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0. Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2021. Applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and resumes to substantiate their application.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 15, 2021

Website: https://delventhal-law.com/practice-areas/fort-wayne-car-accident-attorney/#scholarship-application

 

UTAH JUMPSTART SPRING 2021 SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: 11th and 12th grade. Must be taking or must have completed a general financial literacy course. Must prepare a short video that explains how that course prepared the applicant for paying for college.

Deadline: April 15 2021

Website: www.completescholarships.org

 

COLLEGE JUMPSTART SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Merit-based competition - financial need is not considered - open to 10th-12th graders committed to going to school and can express goals for getting a higher education.

Amount:$1,000

Deadline: April 15th 2021

Website:https://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/

 

LIFE LAUNCH CENTERS SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Utah High School Seniors. Create a simple 30-90 second that answers, "In what part of my life does anxiety hold me back and why?".

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: April 15, 2021

Website: https://www.lifelaunchcenters.com/scholarship/

 

UTAH SINGLE MOTHER SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Single mother. High school graduate or equivalent. Utah resident. Demonstrated financial need. Have educational goals.

Deadline: APRIL 20, 2021

Website: https://www.liveyourdreamfoundation.org/apply

 

ANTHEMAND FOUNTAINHEADESSAY CONTEST

Criteria:  8th – 12th grade. Essay contest based on the book Anthemand fountainheadby Ayn Rand. Prompts on website.

Amount: Up to $2,000.00

Deadline: 29th April 2021

Website:https://aynrand.org/students/essay-contests/#tab-3-anthem-overview

 

EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Criteria: Seniors seeking a degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math)

Demonstrated financial need as determined by FAFSA.  Leadership, participation in school and community.

Amount: $2500 for up to 4 years totaling $10,000.

Deadline: 30 April 2021

Website: edwards@scholarshipamerica.org

https://www.edwards.com/aboutus/scholarship

 

Great Minds in STEM SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: High School Hispanic Seniors in STEM. Demonstrate leadership through academic achievements and campus/community activities; STEM related majors. 3.0 GPA.

Amount: $500 - $5,000

Deadline: 30thApril 2021

Website: http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/scholarships/scholarshipguidelines

 

PMI UTAH NORTHERN CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Utah High School Juniors and Seniors. Create a 5 minute YouTube video about any project you have been involved with. Completed application and transcript also required.

Amount: $500 - $2000

Deadline: 30th April 2021

Website: https://projectmanager.org/Scholarship

 

THINK FOR YOURSELF COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST

Criteria: Open to U.S. high school students. The contest asks students to consider the value of free speech, curiosity, and an open mind in their everyday lives.

Deadline: 30 April2021

Amount: $1,000 – 5,000

Website: https://letgrow.org/program/scholarships/

 

AMERICA FIRST CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: America First Credit Union member with account in good standing. Graduating high school senior. Community service, leadership, academic potential.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 30 April 2021

Website: https://www.americafirst.com/about/community-involvement/charitable-outreach-programs/scholarship-application.html

 

THE PROCHNOW FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: High-performing students with diagnosed mental illnesses. Minimum GPA 3.5, graduation class of 2021. 250-500 word essay required.

Deadline: April 30, 2021

Website: https://prochnowfoundation.org

 

ALL ABOUT EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: "How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?" (250 words). 14 years of age or older at the time of application. Legal US residents.

Amount: $3,000

Deadline: April 30, 2021

Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/all-about-education-scholarship

 

SALT LAKE EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

 

DIANA TAGGART SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Deserving female West High School senior who aspires to a career in mathematics. Must have taken math all 4 years of high school. Scholarship funds may be used for books, tuition, and other educational expenses at a college of choice.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 30 April 2021

Website: www.completescholarships.org

 

STEED/SORENSON SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Deserving West High senior who would like to achieve his or her personal goals and contribute to society. Scholarship may be used for books, tuition, and other educational expenses at college of choice.

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: 30 April 2021

Website: www.completescholarships.org

 

ARCHIE ARCHULETA COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Deserving West High School senior for dedication to serving their community. Must have completed at least 150 hours of community service during middle and high school career, and 25-75 of those hours must be part of the Senior Service Learning Project (see application).

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 30 April 2021

Website: www.completescholarships.org

 

JOHN GARFF MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: SLCSD Seniors. Must have completed at least 100 hours of community service.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 30 April 2021

Website: www.completescholarships.org

 

EDNA MONTES EHLERINGER SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Seniors who attended Franklin Elementary School in the Salt Lake City School District. Minimum 2.5 GPA. 250 word essay required.

Amount: $1000 renewable

Deadline: 30 April 2021

Website: www.completescholarships.org

 

NATIONAL TONGAN AMERCIAN SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Tongan American Seniors.

Amount: $100 -500

Deadline: April 30, 2021

Website: https://www.ntasutah.org/scholarships

 

American Indian Scholarships and resources:

https://www.slcschools.org/departments/american-indian-education

 

  • Seniors: NTUA awards scholarships and internships to Navajo students pursuing higher education in programs of student related to the multi-service utility industry, such as business, accounting, engineering, chemistry, computer science, and information technology. The program supports Navajos in obtaining bachelors and master's degrees.
  • AISES - scholarship requirements vary. Available for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian or Indigenous person from Canada who are a member of AISES, and a full-time STEM field student.
    • Visit www.aises.org under SCHOLARSHIPS tab DEADLINE is May 31, 2021
  • National Park All Native Crew connects young Indigenous adults to culturally significant sites through a residential crew based experience in the national monuments. Requirements include: tribal affiliation, ages 18 - 25 years old, GED or HS diploma and must pass a background check. Dates are from April 2021 - Oct 2021

 

 

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JIFFY LUBE

Criteria: Utah high school teen drivers and driver’s education students. Write a 500-word essay about “What Drives You?” – no grade point or test score requirements! Open to all.

Amount:$1,500 – 6,500

Deadline: May 3rd Drivers Ed students, 2021

Website: http://yourturn2apply.com

 

AMERICAN LEGION UTAH BOYS STATE

Criteria: Junior Boys. A weeklong immersion to learn how Utah government works, earn University credits and scholarships - June 2021 at Weber State University.

Cost - $150

Deadline: May 15th2021

Website: https://apps.weber.edu/boysstate/

 

UNDOCUSCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Multiple scholarships available. Undocumented students with or without DACA. No GPA or volunteer/club involvement requirement. Write about your passions, goals and dreams!

Deadline: May 2, 2020

Amount: $1,000, multiple scholarships

Website: https://www.undocuscholars.com/scholarships

 

Mountain America Credit Union Scholarship

Criteria: Seniors who desire to pursue careers in finance, community/social services, and technology/trades.

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: May 14, 2021

Website: https://www.macu.com/footer/columntwo/community-involvement/scholarships/mountain-america-scholarship-application

 

UNIVERSITY NEIGHBORHOOD PARTNERS SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:  One application, 4 scholarships. Current or incoming students to a two or four year college. Current or previous residents of Salt Lake City’s West Side.

Amount:  Up to $5,000

Deadline: May 14, 2021

Website: https://partners.utah.edu/resources/scholarships/

 

BRYAN CAMERON EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

CRITERIA: Junior planning to attend a four-year college/university, U.S. Citizen, 3.7 GPA, must excel in a broad variety of extracurricular activities. Active participation in community service, 2 letters of recommendation, transcript required. Merit based scholarship.

AMOUNT: 4 year full tuition

DEADLINE: May 21, 2021. We limit the number of Applications we will accept to 3,000. If and when we reach this limit, we will shut down the Application, regardless of deadlines.

WEBSITE: www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org

 

UTAH ROFL SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA: Seniors or college freshmen. Take a minute from your serious academic life and make us laugh. Submit a joke, a story, a quick video (3 minutes or less), ANYTHING. All submissions need to be homemade by you. Do NOT copy funny jokes, stories, or videos from the internet. We want to see your personal creativity. This is the main submission for the scholarship and what we will weigh the most heavily when choosing our recipient. Make us laugh the hardest and you could be awarded a scholarship.

Amount: $500

Deadline: May 30

Website: https://elevatepestcontrol.com/scholarship/

 

JUNE

 

AUTOMOTIVE HALL OF FAME SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Seniors. Submit a letter of acceptance for an associate, bachelor, or masters program at an accredited college, university or trade school within the United States. Students attending a technical training school may also apply (trade school should equal a two-year associate program). Student must be a United States citizen or on a Student Visa. Must have 3.0 GPA or higher.

Amount: $500-2000

Deadline: Jun 30

Website: www.automotivehalloffame.org/scholarships/

 

(PFLAG) Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Salt Lake City Chapter Scholarship

Criteria: Applicant must identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Queer, or an LGBTQ Ally. Submit an essay describing how they have supported the LGBTQ+ community and how their support embraces the PFLAG mission and vision.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: June

Website: https://pflag.org/localpflagscholarshipprograms

To apply, email slcpflag@gmail.com.

 

Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Criteria: Anyone between the ages of 13 and 18. Explain a big scientific idea with a short film (3 minutes max) on Physics / Mathematics / Life Sciences / COVID-19

Amount: $250,000

Deadline: Jun 30, 2021

Website: https://breakthroughjuniorchallenge.org/

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Scholarship Advisor

Delilah Martis

Delilah Martis

Departments: West High School
Email:
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Work: 801-578-8500 ext. 3260

Instagram: Follow @westscholarships on Instagram for latest scholarships!

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You can also email me for virtual appointments on zoom.

Resources

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