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May

MAY 2020

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

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Email – Delilah.Martis@slcschools.org

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Now is a great time to be applying for scholarships!

Use some of your time to work on your college and scholarship readiness – make a resume, write a personal statement, list and organize your academic, extra-curricular, community service, athletic and other achievements.

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Complete Scholarships contains a comprehensive database of verified Utah-based scholarships. Create an account at www.completescholarships.org

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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.

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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.

 

APRIL

HORATIO ALGER NATIONAL CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Seniors, US Citizens. Enroll in a two-year or less technical program in a not-for-profit post secondary institution. Demonstrate financial need, Pell eligible.

Amount: Upto$2,500

Deadline: April 30

Website: application.horatioalger.org

 

THE PROCHNOW FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: High-performing students with diagnosed mental illnesses. Minimum GPA 3.5, graduation class of 2020. 250-500 word essay required.

Deadline: April 30, 2020.

Website: https://prochnowfoundation.org

 

NATIONAL TONGAN AMERCIAN SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Tongan American Seniors.

Amount: $100 -500

Deadline: April 30

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

 

ALL ABOUT EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Submit an online written response to the question:

"How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?" (250 words or less). Applicants must be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application. Legal US residents.

Amount: $3,000

Deadline: April 30

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

ONE REFUGEE PROGRAM

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

Amount: Varies

Deadline: April 30 

Website: onerefugee.org/apply

 

DIANA TAGGART SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: April 30

Amount: $1,000

This one-time scholarship will be awarded to a deserving female West High School senior who aspires to a career in mathematics. Must have taken math all 4 years of high school.
Selected winner must attend in the West High School Awards Assembly at the end of the school year.
Scholarship funds may be used for books, tuition, and other educational expenses at a college of choice.

Website: www.completescholarships.org

 

STEED/SORENSON SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: April 30

Amount: $2,000

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

Website: www.completescholarships.org

 

ARCHIE ARCHULETA COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: April 30

Amount: $1,000

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

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.

Deadline: April 30

Amount: $1,000

Website: www.completescholarships.org

 

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF UTAH YOUTH TEACHING SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: April 30

Amount: Varies

Organization: Salt Lake City School District

Applicant must be a participant in the Natural History Museum of Utah's Youth Teaching Youth program.

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 30

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

 

MAY 2020

 

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: Extended 1 May 2020

Amount: $500-$10000

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

 

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 1, 2020

Amount: $1,000, multiple scholarships

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

 

UHEAA (Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority) Plan Ahead for College Costs Scholarship

(formerly known as “StepUp to College Costs Scholarship”)

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

Amount: $500 - $750

Deadline: May 15, 2020

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

 

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 15, 2020

Website: https://www.macu.com/footer/columntwo/community-involvement/scholarships/mountain-america-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: May 22, 2020. 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

 

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: Extended May 26, 2020

Website: edwards@scholarshipamerica.org

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

 

ANTHEM ESSAY CONTEST

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

Amount: Up to $2,000.00

Deadline: Extended May 28, 2020

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

 

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: Extended to May 29, 2020

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

 

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

 

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: June 15

Amount: $2000-$4000

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

 

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 2020

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, 2020

Website: https://breakthroughjuniorchallenge.org/

 

NROTC

The NROTC 2021 scholarship application is open from 1 April 2020 to 31 December 2020.

Information session on zoom with Stephanie Varnell, the NROTC Scholarship coordinator for Utah, Friday May 8th 11.30 – 12.30. Email Delilah.Martis@slcschools.org for zoom link. You MUST RSVP in advance.

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/rocky-mountain-nrotc