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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.

If letters of recommendation are required please ask recommenders early, giving them enough time to write your letter.


College Jumpstart Scholarship

Criteria: High school 10th – 12th grade. U.S. citizen or legal resident. Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational school in the U.S.

Amount: 1,000

Deadline: October 17, 2022



DAR Good Citizens Scholarship

Criteria: One outstanding Senior who demonstrates qualities of good citizenship – leadership, service, dependability and patriotism – will be awarded the DAR Good Citizen for West High School and will have a chance to participate in the scholarship process.

Amount: $250-$5,000

Deadline: October 21, 2022

Website: Email or visit / Room 325


Sterling Scholars (Many West High Students have become Region winners)

Sterling Scholar Awards publicly recognize the pursuit of excellence in scholarship, leadership and citizenship of high school students graduating in the State of Utah. 

Seniors can apply to be Sterling Scholar in one of the following categories - English, Mathematics, Social Science, Science, World Languages, Computer Technology, Skilled And Technical Sciences Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, Business And Marketing, Speech/Theatre Arts/Forensics, Vocal Performance, Visual Arts, Instrumental Music and Dance. You can apply to more than one category but can only accept one.

Deadline: Oct 19, 2022        



Heisman Scholarship

Criteria: High school seniors. Weighted GPA of 3.0 or better. Proven leaders and role models within school and community. Must preform in at least on the of the school sponsored sports.

Amount: $1,000-10,000

Deadline: October 18, 2022



Coca – Cola Scholars (West High Students have won in past years)

Criteria: High school seniors. Based on leadership, academics and service.

Amount: $20,000(150 scholarships offered)

Deadline: October 31, 2022



Voice Of Democracy VFW Scholarship

Criteria: 9-12 grade. U.S. permanent residents and citizens. Essay and recording of essay required. The 2022-2023 theme is: “Why is the Veteran Important?”

Amount: $1,000-30,000

Deadline: October 31, 2022



VFW’S Patriot’s Pen Youth Essay Contest

Criteria: 6-8 grade. The essay contest encourages young minds to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay. The 2022-23 theme is: “My pledge to our Veterans.”

Amount: $500-5,000

Deadline: October 31, 2022



NSHSS Diversity Scholarship 2022

Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in high school who have demonstrated a commitment to expanding the diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in their school, community, or workplace.

Application Requirements: 500–800-word response to: How have you raised awareness for or helped to expand the diversity and inclusion initiatives in your school, community, and/or workplace? Please be sure to include your leadership roles in furthering a more diverse and inclusive environment.

Pictures/ Videos showing your leadership in action (optional), Color headshot, Academic resume, transcript, educator recommendation.

Award: Five (5) $2,000 awards

Deadline: October 31, 2022, by 11:59p EST