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UPDATED SCHOLARSHIP LIST FEBRUARY- MARCH 2021

Instagram: Follow@westscholarshipsfor latest scholarships!

Email: Delilah.Martis@slcschools.org

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

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Some useful resources

CompleteScholarshipsandCompleteFinancialAid– scholarship and financial aid platforms from UHEEA

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

Complete Financial Aid contains FAFSA and other paying for college resources

Visit www.completescholarships.organdhttps://www.completefinancialaid.orgto 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 our only means of discovery.

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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.

 

FEBRUARY 2021

 

SLCC TEACHER RECRUITMENT SCHOLARSHIP FOR DIVERSE STUDENTS

Criteria: High school senior. Must have interest in pursuing a teaching or related educational career in SLCC and the U. Financial need, underrepresented, first generation student preferred.Utah residents and citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. Minimum high school GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Amount: Tuition, fees and supplies

Deadline: Feb 2021

Website:www.slcc.edu/scholarships

 

U OF U WILLIAM BROWNINGAND EXPLORE MORESCHOLARSHIPSIN MINING ENGINEERING

Criteria: Be admitted to the U of U. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Follow the program for Mining Engineering.

Amount: $6,000renewable annually

Deadline: First come first serve basis

Website: https://mining.utah.edu/scholarships/index.php

 

AFA TEENS FOR ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST

Criteria: College-bound high school seniors. 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on yourself, your family or their community, and what you have learnedin light ofcoping with the brain disorder.

Amount: $500 – 5,000

Deadline: March 1st,2021extended!

Website: https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/scholarship-contest/

 

 

 

AMAZON FUTURE ENGINEER SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: High School Seniors from underserved and underrepresented communities. US Citizens or Permanent Residents. Completed an AP computer science course and / or test. 3.0 GPA.

Amount: $10,000 a year for a total of $40,000 (100 awards) to study a computer science related field at a four-year college or university and a guaranteed paid internship offer at Amazon after the completion of the first year

Deadline: Feb 25th2021extended!

Website:https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/amazonfutureengineer/

 

THE VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP

Criteria: Graduating U.S. high school seniors who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and / or communities. Essay required. Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle.

Amount: $5000 - 10000

Deadline: February 20, 2021

Website: https://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm

 

COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: High school JUNIORS.

Annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. Anyone of any background, pursuing any academic discipline of study, may apply to this non-partisan, need-blind, program. Primary criterion is academic record.

Amount: Full ride

Deadline: Feb 24, 2021 (extended)

Website: www.coolidgescholars.org

 

U OF U CHICANA/O SCHOLARSHIP FUND – U OF U

Criteria: Graduating high school seniors admitted to the U of U. Involvement in community activities that promote cultural pride and strengthen theChicanx/ Latinx community. Eligible for federal financial aid. Also open to dreamers with or without DACA.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Feb26th2021

Website:https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/8723

 

DOODLE FOR GOOGLE

This year’s Doodle for Google theme is: “IAM STRONG BECAUSE...”

Doodles will be judged on artistic merit, creativity, representation of theme, use of the letters in the Google logo.Doodles will be judged by the following grade groups: Grades K-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-12

National Winner: Featured on Google.com. Inadditionthere will be state winners from each state.

Deadline: February 26th, 2021

Website:https://doodles.google.com/d4g/

 

UTAH PTA/PTSA SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Senior students with 3.0 GPA or above. Must be a member of the Utah PTSA (see website for enrollment information). Essay on involvement in PTSA and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $1000

Deadline: Feb 28th 2021. This form is best filled out on a computer.

Website: https://www.utahpta.org/student-scholarship-application

FIRST DEGREE SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: High school sophomores who reside in Salt Lake County, Utah. First generation. Family income less than $75,000. Scholarship recipients will receive mentoring through high school and college to prepare for success in post-high school education.

Amount: Tuition and fees for up to eight semesters at a qualified university in Utah.

Deadline: February 28, 2021

Website: https://firstdegreescholarship.org/

 

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

 

Utah Sports Hall of Fame Foundation (USHOFF) Ream’s Food Stores scholarship

Criteria: Utah High School Seniors. Each high school may nominate only ONE boy and ONE girl.

Academic scholarship, leadership, community service, school involvement (all three of these areas are needed), Financial need, Athletic involvement (This is NOT an athletic scholarship)

Amount: Six $2,000 Scholarships 

Contact: Eligible and interested seniors please contact Delilah.martis@slcschools.org for form and details.

MARCH

 

SLCC SCHOLARSHIPS

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

Deadline: Varying deadlines in March

Website: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 in March

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

 

American Chemical Society SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Criteria:Graduating high school senior.Intend to major AND plan to pursue a career inChemistryorchemistry-related science. 3.0 or higher GPA.U.S. citizen or permanent resident.African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian.

Amount:Up to $5,000

Deadline: March 1st2021

Website:

https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars/apply.html

 

SUSAN CODA SCHOLARSHIP WOMEN ONLY

Criteria:Exceptional Utah woman attending a college or university outside the state of Utah.  The recipient must be a Utah high school graduate and resident at time of application.

Amount:Varies.

Deadline:March 1

Website: https://www.peoutah.org/utah-projects and/or peoutah.coda@gmail.com

 

U of U ACCESS SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN

Criteria: Seniors. Must be admitted to the University of Utah. For women in science and mathematics. Must attend an integrated summer science course.

Amount: Valued at over $5000, includes a monetary award and all costs associated with the ACCESS first year experience.

Deadline: March 1, 2021

Website:https://science.utah.edu/access/

 

UTAH OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Utah high school seniors accepted to the UofU. First-generation college students. Demonstrated financial need. Community service or leadership within underrepresented communities.

Amount: Tuition and Fees

Deadline: March 1st, 2021

Website:https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/16276

 

SOUTH HIGH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

Direct descendant (grandchild / great grandchild) of a South High Alumnus who wishes to attend SLCC.

Please read application form for complete details. Available with Delilah in room 325 or at

http://www.slcc.edu/alumni/south-high-alumni.aspx

Deadline: March1st2021

 

YOUTHLINC YOUNG HUMANITARIAN AWARD

Criteria: Junior or Senior in a Utah High School who has made a positive impact in their community through service.

Amount: $1,000 – 5,000

Deadline: March 1st 2021

Website: https://www.youthlinc.org/young-humanitarian-award/

 

MICROSOFT DISABILITY SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: High school seniors with disabilities. Demonstrate a passion for technology. GPA 3.0 or higher.

Resume, essays and letters of recommendation required.

Amount: $5000 – $20,000

Deadline: March 1, 2021

Website: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/microsoftdisabilityscholarship.aspx

ONE REFUGEE PROGRAM

Criteria: Seniors with refugee background. Permanent Resident of Utah or Idaho. Minimum 2.75 GPA. Must complete FAFSA.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: March 1st 2021 

Website: onerefugee.org/apply

 

U OF U ALUMNI ASSOCIATION STEVE AND ANGIE SMITH YOUNG SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: High school senior. Incoming freshman at the University of Utah, Minimum GPA 2.5. First generation college student or underrepresented community. Demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $6,000

Deadline: March 5th2021

Website:  https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/11943

 

WOMENS WESTERN GOLF FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:Woman High School Senior

Active participantin Golf (ability is not a criteria)

Min 3.5 GPA

Financial need

Amount:$10,000

Deadline:March5th2021

Website:https://wwgf.esfhost.com/info/

 

Sallie May - TMCF BRIDGING THE DREAM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR UTAH HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

Criteria: Utah High school senior. US Citizen or legal resident. Pell Grant eligible. Diverse – gender / disability / race / ethnicity / underserved community.

Plan to enroll full time during the 2021-2022 academic year at an accredited post-secondary institution - 2 year / 4 year / Vocational / Technical / Certification program

FAFSA, transcript, letter of recommendation, essays, required

Amount: 25 scholarships of $10,000 each

Deadline: March 8, 2021

Website: https://www.tmcf.org/students-alumni/scholarship/tmcf-bridging-the-dream-scholarship-program-for-utah-high-school-seniors/

 

CREATE A GREETING CARD SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:High school students 14 years and older. Submit original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.

Amount:$10,000

Deadline:March 9th2021

Website:www.gallerycollection.com/scholarship

 

REAL LIFE SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: High school seniors or college students of refugee or immigrant background. Must be a participant of the Youthlinc Real Life program. Be accepted to a college or university and be a full-time student. Maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. Complete FAFSA (PELL eligible)

Amount: $2,000 – 5,000

Deadline: March 15th 2021

Website: https://www.youthlinc.org/real-life-scholarship/

 

 

 

 

JIFFY LUBE

Criteria:Jiffy Lube is offering two $6,500 scholarship awards and six $1,500 scholarship awards to Utah high school students. Write a 500-word essay about “What Drives You?” – no grade point or test score requirements! Open to all teen drivers as well as those in driver’s education.

Amount:$1,500 – 6,500

Deadline:March 15th teen drivers and April 19th Drivers Ed students, 2021

Website:http://yourturn2apply.com

 

MEN’S / WOMEN’S ITALIAN AMERICAN CIVIC LEAGUE SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Outstanding graduating high school senior of Italian ancestry. (At least one of the student’s parents must be of Italian ancestry.)

Both females and males can apply for both scholarships (but can receive only one).

Amount: $1,000 - $4,000

Deadline: March 15th2021

Website: http://italianamericancivicleague.com/scholarships/

 

JOSEPH JAMES MORELLI SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: High school students with dyslexia, dysgraphia or dyscalculia who wish to pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Documentation of your learning challenge such as a 504, IEP or one-page letter from a teacher or counselor required.

Amount: $500-$2500

Deadline: March 17th2021

Website:https://morelli.foundation/scholarship-applications.htm

 

ACLU of Utah Youth Activist 2020 SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Current high school senior. Utah resident. Minimum GPA of 2.5. Have proof of strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism addressing such issues as equality, racial justice, free speech, religious freedom, tolerance, and privacy.

Amount: 4 scholarships of $3,500 each.

Deadline:March 22nd, 2021

Website:www.acluutah.org/scholarship

 

QUESTBRIDGE FOR JUNIORS

Criteria: The College Prep Scholars Program equips high-achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds to apply to top colleges including a full scholarship to a college summer program at Yale, Emory,UChicago, and more.

Deadline: 24thMarch,2021

Website: https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/college-prep-scholars

 

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST

Criteria: High school Juniors and Seniors.

Essay -Does a religious leader have the right to run for public office? What, if any, steps should they take to acknowledge the bedrock American principle of the separation of church and state?

Amount: $500 - $2,000 (and trip to Washington DC)

Deadline: March 26, 2021.

Website:http://bjconline.org/contest/

 

SUPERPOWER SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Age 14 and above. Submit an online written response to the question: "Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?" (250 words or less)

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: March 31st, 2021

Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/superpower-scholarship

 

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Criteria: Legally blind in both eyes. Will be enrolled in a full-time degree program at an accredited college or university during the fall semester of 2021.

Amount: $3,000 – 12,000

Deadline: March 31st, 2021

Website:https://www.nfb.org/programs-services/scholarships-and-awards/scholarship-program

 

LIFELINE FOR YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Utah High School Seniors. Create a simple 30-90 second video to raise awareness about topics like bullying, suicide, and substance abuse and hopefully prevent any of our youth from making some of these potentially damaging choices.

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: March 31st2021

Website: https://www.lifelineutah.com/lifeline-scholarships

 

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UTAH GIRLS STATE

Criteria: Junior Girls.

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

Cost - $150

June7–11, 2021at Weber State University 

Deadline: March 31st2021

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

 

VFW Auxiliary Scholarships – Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest

Criteria:Grades 9-12. U.S. citizen or U.S. national.

Two or three-dimensional art. Digital art, photography and jewelry are NOT ACCEPTED.

Submit a typed explanation of patriotism expressed in art (250 words or less).

Amount:The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $31,500.

Deadline:March 31st2021

Website:https://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest/

 

BLACKS AT MICROSOFT SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: High-school senior of African descent. Plan to pursue a degree in engineering, computer science, information systems, or business programs (finance, business administration or marketing). Demonstrate a passion for technology. Demonstrate leadership at school or community. GPA of 3.3 or higher. Demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $5,000 - $20,000 (renewable up to 4 years)

Deadline:March 31st, 2021

Website: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx

 

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:March 31st2021

Amount:$1,000 – 5,000

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

 

UNCF STEM SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Criteria: High school seniors entering college as first-time freshman in fall 2021. African American, U.S. citizen or legal resident, 3.0 GPA, taken rigorous course of study in high school, demonstrated high academic performance in math and science, demonstrated financial need, commitment to pursue a STEM major.

Amount: $2,500 - $5,000

Deadline: Feb /March 2021

Website:https://uncf.org/pages/stem-scholars-scholarship-overview

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https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/1db5d542-4b11-42b1-adee-c142fc0dea43?_ga=2.146143412.1650992093.1626367551-47736346.1626367551

 

APRILand later

 

KEYS TO SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIPS

The Keys to Success Scholarships for Seniors are now open.

Two $1000 scholarships to SLCC and

One $1000 scholarship to USU

DeadlineApril 2nd

Apply on the App

Apply in app or atwww.ktsutah.com

 

ANNE FORD & ALLEGRA FORD SCHOLARSHIPS for students with learning disabilities

Criteria: Seniors. GPA of 3.0 or higher; demonstrate financial need, show documentation of an identified learning disability (Please submit your most recent IEP, 504 plan or assessment/evaluation report. ADD/ADHD alone is not considered a learning disability. For complete details refer website.)

Amount: $10,000 payable over 4 years

Deadline: April 5, 2021

Website: http://www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards

 

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 - $150

June,2021 at Weber State University 

Deadline: May 19th2021

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

 

DAVIS-PUTTER SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Criteria: High School Seniors. Active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity or other progressive issues. Financial need. US Citizens, permanent residents and undocumented students with or without DACA.

Deadline: April 1st2021

Amount: Up to $15,000 per year

Website: https://davisputter.org/

 

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: 30thApril 2020

Amount: $500-$10000

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

 

UTAH INDEPENDENT INSURANCE AGENTS SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Seniors who have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA and are active in extracurricular activities through their school, church, community or work. Financial need.

Amount: $500-2000

Deadline: April1st2021

Website: https://www.utahia.org/Education/Pages/Scholarships/default.aspx

 

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