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Graduating Senior Scholarships

Each year, the West High Alumni Association aims to help graduating West High seniors pursue their higher education goals.

The number of scholarships awarded each year varies, but are awarded to deserving West High seniors who are committed to pursuing a college education and demonstrate financial need.

Applications for incoming college freshmen for the 2022-2023 academic year (West High Class of 2022) are now open.

DEADLINE 8 May 2023

https://westalumni.formstack.com/forms/2022_scholarship_application

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JUNIORS – low income / from underrepresented communities / first generation / academically middle performing with the potential to improve

EY College MAP is a multi-year, group mentoring program focused on enabling and empowering students from underserved backgrounds so that they can gain access to college and succeed in higher education.

Team-mentoring by EY professionals, Monthly meetings, approximately 2 hours each at West High School

More details: Delilah.Martis@slcschools.org

Applications: https://qfreeaccountssjc1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a8BjMRt4pVDqHf8

 

 

 Scholarships

Here is a list of some scholarships with February and later deadlines. This is constantly being updated and so please look at the website https://west.slcschools.org/academics/counseling-center/scholarship-information

and Instagram @westscholarships for the most updated list. This is not a comprehensive list. For more scholarships please look at other scholarship search websites as well. Some useful websites are:

https://completescholarships.org/ for Utah based scholarships

https://www.ktsutah.org/ for more Utah based scholarships and college and career resources

www.fastweb.com and www.goingmerry.com (among others) for national scholarships

https://dream.utah.edu//dream_scholarships.php and https://educate-utah.org/scholarships/

for undocumented students

https://www.collegeboard.org/ and https://www.collegeessayguy.com/ for college search resources

Again, these are just some starting points and are not a comprehensive list.

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, service, diversity, academic, private, and college scholarships. Your effort is much appreciated as self-reporting is often our only means of discovery.

 

MARCH

SLCC SCHOLARSHIPS

Criteria: High School Senior. Incoming freshman at SLCC. Must be admitted to SLCC. Multiple scholarships.

Deadline: Varying deadlines

Website: https://www.slcc.edu/scholarships/incoming-freshmen-scholarships.aspx

https://www.slcc.edu/scholarships/index.aspx

https://slcc.awardspring.com/Home/Scholarships

 

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SCHOLARSHIPS

Criteria: High school seniors. Incoming freshmen at the U of U. Must be admitted to the U. Multiple scholarships available – for incoming freshmen, department scholarships, etc.

Deadline:Varying deadlines

Website: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities

 

Rose Park Good Samaritan Foundation Scholarship

To assist Hispanic/Latino college students obtain certificates and college degrees.

Eligibility:

Live in Salt Lake County, Utah in or around the West side of Salt Lake City (Rose Park, Glendale, FairPark, WestPointe, Poplar Grove, Downtown, etc.)

Accepted and/or attending a Utah college, university & pursuing an undergraduate degree

Demonstrate strong academic performance through GPA, test scores or other academic indicators

Must be able to volunteer with Rose Park Neighborhood Center 10-15 hours per semester

Open to citizens, residents, documented and undocumented students (with or without DACA). 

Transcript and short bio: less than 250 words required.

Deadline: Ongoing - Apply sooner rather than later.

Website: https://gsfutah.org/scholarship-program/

    

ANTHEM AND FOUNTAINHEAD ESSAY CONTEST 

Criteria:  8th – 12th grade. Essay contest based on the book Anthem and fountainhead by Ayn Rand. Prompts on website. 

Amount: Up to $2,000.00 

Deadline: 28th April 2021 

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

 

AMERICA FIRST CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

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

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 30 April 2022

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

 

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 April 2022

Amount: $1,000 – 5,000 

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

 

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, 2022

Website: https://prochnowfoundation.org

 

AMERICAN LEGION UTAH BOYS STATE

Criteria: Junior Boys.

A weeklong immersion to learn how Utah government works, earn University credits and scholarships from Weber State University.

Cost: $400

Dates: June,2021 at Weber State University 

Deadline: April 30th 2022

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

 

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.

Deadline: 30th April 2022

Amount: $500 - $10000

Website: https://greatmindsinstem.org/gmis-scholarship-application/gmis-scholarships/gmis-scholarship-guidelines/

 

NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Senior who has Multiple Sclerosis or a parent with MS.

Deadline: Various scholarships – details on website

Website:https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Living-Well-With-MS/Work-and-Home/Insurance-and-Financial-Information/Financial-Resources/Scholarship-Program/Scholarship-Resources

 

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: 4th May 2022

Website: https://projectmanager.org/Scholarship

 

WEST HIGH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

Graduating Senior Scholarships

Each year, the West High Alumni Association aims to help graduating West High seniors pursue their higher education goals.

The number of scholarships awarded each year varies, but are awarded to deserving West High seniors who are committed to pursuing a college education and demonstrate financial need.

Applications for incoming college freshmen for the 2022-2023 academic year (West High Class of 2022) are now open.

DEADLINE 8 May 2022

APPLY NOW

https://westalumni.formstack.com/forms/2022_scholarship_application

 

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: Early deadline - May 20, 2022. Final deadline - Fall 2022. 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

 

GENEVA ROCK

Criteria: High School Seniors. Must be enrolled in a postsecondary program that leads to a construction-related career. Citizenship and/or residency restrictions apply.

Amount: $2000

Deadline: 1 July 2022

Website: https://genevarock.com/company/scholarship/ and https://completescholarships.org/

 

Reasons to Submit Your FAFSA - College Financial Consultants

Seniors please complete the FAFSA if you have not already, to qualify not only for federal financial aid but also for aid from colleges as well as to qualify for some scholarships.

Here is a helpful FAFSA walkthrough video and a handy document (Section 4, pages 21 to 64) to help with getting started or answering FAFSA queries:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVkb2wtOUXeCZgYntOsEdkg?view_as=subscriber

https://ushe.edu/wp-content/uploads/pdf/k-12/ucaw/2021/2021_FAFSA-night-coordinator-manual.pdf

Juniors and others, to get an estimate of your FAFSA report and also to estimate eligibility for scholarships that require Pell eligibility use this fafsa4caster tool -

https://studentaid.gov/aid-estimator/

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Instagram: Follow @westscholarships on Instagram for latest scholarships!

 

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