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Scholarships & Awards 2013-2014

Scholarships & Awards 2013-2014

New Century and Regents’ Scholarships
Two state-wide scholarships offered through the Utah State Board of Regents, Utah System of Higher Education. Can start working toward these scholarships in 9th grade. For information and requirements refer to the Utah System of Higher Education http://www.higheredutah.org
Timpview specialists:
Colette Davis – Regents’
Lisa Pulver – New Century
See more information in the February section of this booklet.
Note: Deadlines may not be current. Please see Career Facilitator for correct dates or cancellations.

AUGUST

August – June – AnyCollege.com Scholarship – Grades 9-12
This scholarship is given by random drawing 4 times a year, on 3/31, 6/30, 9/30 & 12/31. Students can apply online at www.anycollege.com. Click on “win a scholarship” $1,500

August – April 2nd – American Fire Sprinkler – Seniors
Read an essay on “History and Impact of Automatic Fire Sprinklers” and answer ten questions. Ten $2,000 scholarships awarded nationally. U. S. Citizen. Applicants are put into a random drawing. Application online (www.sprinklernet.org)

All Year – Zinch.com – Grades 9-12
Online profile for college recruitment and researching scholarships. If you win a scholarship that you found on Zinch, then they will match the scholarship! www.zinch.com

Various Deadlines – Youth for Understanding USA –
YFU is a home stay program where you live with a host family, attend the local high school, and interact with new friends. You will understand the country and its people in a way that only someone who has lived there can! You’ll benefit academically as you learn in a global setting, and gain knowledge through the unique strengths of your school abroad. YFU offers more than 100 program choices to 40 countries and awards more than 300 scholarships each year. YFU looks for students who are flexible, have a spirit of adventure, and who will enjoy the challenge of adapting to new people in a new culture. There is a program perfect for you. Visit the website to see the countries and costs that are involved. Apply online www.yfu-usa.org

ACT Sign up by 9/27/13 to avoid $23.00 late fee. Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

Sign up online www.actstudent.org. Test fee $36.50. Test will be given October 26, 2013.

Check your college or university of choice to see if they require the ACT.

SEPTEMBER

SAT Sign up by 9/6/13 to avoid $27.50 late fee. Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

Sign up online www.collegeboard.com. Test fee $51. Test will be given October 5, 2013

Check your college or university of choice to see if they require the SAT.

September 1st – Coca-Cola – Seniors

Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution, 3.0 minimum GPA. For students who demonstrated leadership, commitment to community and academic achievement. Applications are only online September 1st – October 31st. Four year college scholarship. $10,000-$20,000 www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org

September 14th – Utah Hispanic Business Leadership Foundation Scholarship- Seniors

SOMOS – date is when scholarship needs to be received, not postmarked. Must submit a one-page personal statement, two letters of recommendation, etc. Min. GPA 2.0, leadership, community service, financial need. Applicants must be legal residents of the state of Utah. Application is online at www.utahhcc.com $2,500 – $25,000 (avg. $3,000)

September 17th – Ayn Rand – Seniors

Write an essay on one of three topics for Rand’s novel “Atlas Shrugged” $50-$10,000 http://aynrandnovels.com

Attend a Financial Aid Night! Thursday, October 3rd, 6pm-8pm

Provo High School

Description: This Regional Financial Aid Night is intended for all high school students in the southern and eastern areas of Alpine School District and the Provo School District, particularly seniors. Information about financial aid will be distributed during a presentation beginning at 6 pm, and students and parents will have an opportunity to talk with college representatives and fill out college admission applications during a college fair after the presentation. This event is free and open to the public. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Sumiko Martinez at smartinez@utahsbr.edu or 801-366-8477. Possible $250 Scholarship Contest Available

September 27th – Questbridge – Seniors

Full four-year college scholarships. Demonstrated academic excellence in the face of economic obstacles. Specific partner colleges only ie: MIT, Yale, Stanford, Caltech, Brown, Princeton, Wellesley (full list of colleges on website) Online application www.questbridge.org worth up to $55,000

Septemeber 30th – Siemens Competition – Open to all high school students

Compete as an individual or as a team in math, science and technology. Students submit a research report/paper to be judged. Award varies between $10,000 and $100,000. Apply online www.collegeboard.com/siemens

September 30th – Hubbard’s Writers – Grades 9-12. See December 31st

September 30th – Hubbard’s Illustrators. – Grades 9-12. See December 31st

SAT Sign up by 10/3/13 to avoid $27.50 late fee. Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

Sign up online www.collegeboard.com. Test fee $51. Test will be given November 2, 2013

Check your college or university of choice to see if they require the SAT.

OCTOBER

Make sure you attend a Financial Aid Night! Wednesday, October 3, 2013Provo High School6 p.m.-8 p.m. October 2nd – Wendy’s High School Heisman – Seniors

Senior athletes that have at least a 3.0 GPA and participate in at least one school-sponsored sport. Application is done online. Receive certificate and a Wendy’s gift certificate. National winners will receive money for their school. http://www.wendysheisman.com

October 3rd – UHEAA Super Short Essay Scholarship Contest – Grades 9-12

Attend a Financial Aid Night and submit a short essay (500 words) on a specific topic. The closest Financial Aid Night will be held at Provo High School on October 3rd from 6 p.m. -8 p.m. Essay information on www.facebook.com/uheaa $250 plus a MacBook Air laptop

October 4th – AES Engineers – Seniors

Students must submit an essay of no more than 1000 words in answer to the following question: “Reflecting on your personal experiences and/or circumstances, tell us something about yourself that distinguishes you as a potential scholarship candidate.” Submit essay to: scholarships@aesengineers.com. There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time. Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending in 2013/14 and your plans for 2014/15 www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm $500

October 8th – YouthLINC – Seniors

Youthlinc students choose their local service sites, where they can become relied upon volunteers during their Service Year. We require our student participants to do hands-on service with genuinely needy individuals or communities. Team participants also attend monthly meetings where they prepare for the international experience, and are mentored to take leadership roles in planning the activities in-country while being mentored by team staff. After fulfilling local service requirements, YouthLINC students take their commitment to another level by participating in a two-week experience in a developing country. YouthLINC currently has five sites for international service: Cambodia, Kenya, Guatemala, Peru and Thailand. www.youthlinc.org

October 15th – American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Contest – 12th

Contest will be held in the fall of 2013. Names will need to be submitted earlier. If you are interested please talk to Mrs. Davis in the Career Center for more information. http://www.legion.org/oratorical $25-$18,000

October 15th –Military Academy Nominations- ages 17-22

Students wanting to attend a military academy need to be nominated by a Congressional representative. Nominations are based on SAT/or ACT scores, class rank, GPA, high school transcript, extracurricular activities and service. Nomination only. No money is attached. Contact Congressman Jason Chaffetz for a registration packet 801-851-2500. More information is available online at his website

October 15th – CIA Undergraduate Scholar Program – Seniors

US Citizens, age 18 by April 1st of senior year, ACT of 21 or higher, at least a 3.0 GPA, has financial need and available to work in Washington DC may apply. Scholarships were developed particularly to assist minority and disabled students seeking to work in government work. $18,000/year plus benefits https://www.cia.gov/careers/student-opportunities/undergraduate-scholarship-program.html

October 16th – PSAT National Merit Qualifying Test –

Test taken in 11th grade. Top scoring students in the state will become semi-finalists and considered for scholarships. Timpview test date Oct. 16, 2013

October 25th – Horatio Alger Scholarship – Seniors

For those students who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Community service, extracurricular activities, letter of support, financial need, minimum GPA 2.0 U.S. Citizen. State and National Scholarship $5,000-$20,000

October 26th – Make a Difference Day – All ages

Win cash awards for a charity by doing a community project and submitting your idea to “Make a Difference Day”.

October 31st – Coca-Cola – Seniors

Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution, 3.0 minimum GPA. For students who demonstrated leadership, commitment to community and academic achievement. Applications are only online September 1st – October 31st. Four year college scholarship. $10,000-$20,000 www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org

ZIONS BANK’S PAYS FOR A’S Getting good grades in school pays off—literally. You’ve worked hard for your grades; it’s time to get paid for it! Hardworking 7th-12th grade teen students (ages 13-18) in Utah and Idaho can earn $1 per “A” on their 2013-2014 report cards. Plus, for each “A,” students get automatically entered into drawings to win one of 152 scholarship savings accounts, worth up to $1,000. www.zionsbank.com click on “in our community” or try https://www.zionsbank.com/in-our-community/pays-for-as.jsp

NOVEMBER

ACT Sign up by 11/8/13 to avoid $23.00 late fee. Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

Sign up online www.actstudent.org. Test fee $36.50. Test will be given December 14, 2013.

Check your college or university of choice to see if they require the ACT.

SAT Sign up by 11/8/13 to avoid $27.50 late fee. Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

Sign up online www.collegeboard.com. Test fee $51. Test will be given December 7, 2013

Check your college or university of choice to see if they require the SAT.

November – Centennial Scholarship for Early Graduation Certificate – Grades 11 and 12

A partial scholarship program for high school students who graduate early from high school and enroll within one calendar year in an eligible Utah post-secondary institution. $250-$1,000. Must enroll full time. http://www.schools.utah.gov/CURR/earlycollege/Scholarships/Centennial.aspx

November 1st – Ron Brown Scholar Program – African-American senior

Academics, leadership, community service and financial need. U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Essay, two letters of recommendation. Up to $40,000

November 1st – Student Government – Junior and Senior Class elected officers

Senate Youth competition, portfolio, $5,000 and trip to Washington D.C. Talk to Colette Davis in the counseling office if you are interested in competing for this.

November 1st – Bennington Young Writers Award – Grades 10-12

Submit one of the following: Poetry (a group of three), fiction (a short story or one-act play) or nonfiction (a personal or academic essay). Awards range $250 to $500. Apply online www.bennington.edu/go/news/young-writers-competition

November 1st – Nestle – Very Best in Youth – ages 14-18

Earn $1,000 for your favorite charity and prizes and a trip for you and a parent to go to California. Need two letters of recommendation, transcript and consent form.

November 1st – Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program – Junior Girls

Start exploring this option now! Deadlines will be further into the year. The program awards college scholarships to young women who have distinguished themselves at school and in their communities. It is their goal to provide this experience to every eligible young woman in Utah. Those who participate in these programs develop interview skills, self-confidence, and other life skills that lead to future success. The competition for scholarships begins at the local level. Contestants from each of the 14 local programs advance to the state competition. All State Distinguished Young Women will compete for a share of at least $150,000 in cash scholarships. For more info: Co-directors: Cynthia Gaufin 801-836-9249 and Shristen Massic 801-368-1131 www.ajm.org

November 1st – PTA Reflections – Grades 9-12.

Recognition awards in photography, music, literature, film/video, dance, theater, and visual arts. Receiving recognition from PTA Reflections would be a great addition to a college application and/or resume. Contact PTA President for more information. Entries are due January 30, 2014. The 2013-2014 theme is: “Believe, Dream, Inspire”

November 1st – Voice of Democracy – Grades 9-12.

Patriotic 3-5 minute audio/essay competition. 2013-2014 theme: “Why I’m Optimistic about our Nation’s Future!” State winners receive $1,000 but could win the $30,000 first place award. May also win all expense trip to Washington D.C. www.vfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy

November 5th – Prudential Spirit of Community Awards – All ages

Recognizes students who have demonstrated exemplary community service. One student per school chosen. State honorees receive $1,000 and an all expense trip to Washington D.C. National Honorees receive an additional $5,000 www.prudential.com/spirit

November 6th – Intel Science Talent Search – Seniors

Bright, ambitious, senior science, math, and engineering students doing scientific research. 20 page report on research project. Awards from $1,000 to $100,000 and a trip to Washington D.C. www.intel.com/about/corporateresponsibility/education/sts/index.htm

November 10th – Komen College Scholarship – Seniors

For students who have lost their parent or guardian to breast cancer, or if the student has breast cancer. Academics, community service, financial need, leadership. Planning to attend a state school in Utah. Min. GPA 2.8, U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Up to $40,000. www.komen.org or http://ww5.komen.org/Content.aspx?id=6442451554&terms=scholarship

November 14th – Comcast – Senior

One student nominated by Timpview principal, contact Colette Davis if interested in applying. Community service, demonstrate leadership abilities at work or school. Min. GPA 2.8, $1,000 (due to Comcast December10th)

November 15th – Martin Luther King Jr. – Grades 7– 12

Essay Contest – 500 words or less on a specific theme OR Video – 3 minutes or less. Last year’s theme was: “How are you demonstrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of unity in your life?” $50-$125

November 18th – Regents’ Application Available Online – www.higheredutah.org

November 18th – New Century Application Available Online – www.higheredutah.org

November 19th – HOBY – sophomores.

An outstanding sophomore chosen to be a representative of Timpview High School for the Hugh O’Brian Youth Foundation which is a youth leadership training Conference. Essay, Interview, GPA, Leadership skills. Last year’s conference was held in Aspen Grove in May

November 25th – FIRE’s Freedom in Academia Essay Contest – Grades 11 and 12

High school juniors and seniors for the 2013-2014 school year are eligible to participate in FIRE’s essay contest. To enter, students must submit an essay between 800 and 1,000 words on the provided topic. One $10,000 first prize, one $5,000 second prize, and three $1,000 runner-up prizes will be awarded for the best essays. Four $500 winners will be chosen from the remaining entrants in a drawing. FIRE will accept essay contest entries from August 1 to November 25, 2013.

November 25th – Freedom Foundation – Juniors

Attend the 2014 Spirit of America Youth Conference at Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. Two letters of recommendation, Patriotic Essay, Educational Resume of school activities, community service, cultural interests and hobbies, interview. Approx. cost to student of $200. The rest of the costs are paid by the foundation. See Colette Davis in the Career Center for applications.

November 29th – Daniels Fund – Seniors

U.S. citizen or permanent resident, financial need, min. ACT 17, Money amount awarded varies; the scholarship is to cover unmet need. The money can be quite substantial. www.danielsfund.org

November 30th – Deseret News & KSL 5 Television Sterling Scholar Awards- Seniors

Award amount varies, can be used at all Utah Colleges, Universities and BYU Idaho. Open to seniors only in recognition of academic excellence, applications will be available in November from the department chairs. Completed applications are due to the department chairs around the end of November. Categories are English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Foreign Language, Computer Technology, Trade and Technical Education, Family & Consumer Sciences, Business and Marketing, Speech/Drama, Visual Arts, Music and Dance. School winners will go on to the regional competition. More information is available from Mrs. Crosland.

DECEMBER

SAT Sign up by 12/27/13/13 to avoid $27.50 late fee. Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

Sign up online: www.collegeboard.com. Test fee $51. Test will be given January 25, 2014.

Check your college or university of choice to see if they require the SAT.

December 1st – ROTC – Seniors

GPA 3.0 min. ACT 24 – Four year scholarship to a college/university that has an ROTC program. Can use scholarship for 1 year without commitment.

December 1st – NROTC – Seniors – ages 17-23

Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship Program (NROTC). Can be used at over 160 colleges. It covers full tuition, books, fees, uniforms, and a monthly stipend of up to $400. Upon receiving a bachelor’s degree you will be commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy. Students have until the beginning of their sophomore year of college to leave the program without incurring any obligations. Min. ACT math score of 21, min. ACT English score of 22. Final deadline: Jan 31st. scholarship worth up to $180,000

December 1st – BYU Priority deadline – Seniors

Those students who complete their application by the priority deadline will receive extra consideration in the admission process.

December 1st – U of U Priority deadline – Seniors

December 1st – Utah State University scholarship and priority deadline – Seniors Logan Utah (www.usu.edu) this is the final deadline for scholarships.

December 1st – Southern Utah University (SUU) deadline for scholarships – Seniors

Cedar City (www.suu.edu). This is the final deadline for scholarships.

December 1st – Violet Richardson Award (soroptimist) –14-17 yrs. old- girls only

Three $1,000 awards given to those who volunteer to make the community and world a better place. U.S. citizen, 750 word essay. They have to receive the application by Dec. 1st – this is not a postmark deadline! $500-$1,000 www.sislc.org – click on projects & awards

December 1st – Soroptimist Live Your Dream Art Contest – Grades 9-12

Draw a present day woman who inspires you. No larger than 11×14, hand drawn. Win prizes! www.liveyourdreamcampaign.org or www.soroptimist.org

December 1st – AXA Achievement – Seniors

U.S. citizens, demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in an activity in school, the community, or the workplace. Be recommended by an adult professional. One Utah scholarship awarded. $2,000-$25,000 www.axa-achievement.com

December 3rd – Principal’s Leadership – Seniors

Open major. Based on student activities, leadership, and academics. One nominee chosen by Student Government Advisor. $1,000

December 6th – Elks Most Valuable Student – Seniors

Selection is based on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Award amount varies depending on local, state, or national awards http://elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm $300-$15,000

December 6th – Elks Vocational Grant – Seniors

Student must pursue vocational/technical course of study for an Associate’s Degree. http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/ $300-$1,000

December 15th – UHEAA Super Short Essay Scholarship Contest – Grades 9-12

Attend a Financial Aid Night and submit a short essay (500 words) on a specific topic. Essay information on www.facebook.com/uheaa $250 plus a MacBook Air laptop

December 15th – Hispanic College Fund – Hispanic Seniors

U.S. citizen or permanent resident, min GPA 3.0, financial need. Certain scholarships are restricted by major. $500-$10,000 online application http://www.hsf.net/

December 15th – SAE – Senior

Seniors who plan on enrolling in an engineering or computer science major program. There are many scholarships offered through this foundation. U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Check the website for the many scholarships and approved school programs. $1,000-$10,000 http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/undesignated

December 18th – NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award– Seniors

Academics, character, leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. All applicants must be nominated by a member of the National Federation of Independent Business 1-800-634-2669. Student must own their own business. $1,000 Application information online – access code NIFB http://www.nfib.com/yef

December 19th – USCA Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship – Seniors

Students who want to be a teacher or school counselor. Min. GPA 2.5 $500 http://www.utschoolcounselor.org/scholarship-information/general-scholarships/lynn-jensen-memorial-scholarship-2012/

December 20th – Priority deadline for Regent’s Scholarship – (see Feb. 1st)

Application will be available online beginning November 18, 2013

December 31st – U.I.A.A. – Seniors

Student Athletic Scholars, min. ACT 24, must have played 2 sports for 2 years each in high school. Need a varsity letter in two different sports, essay, and 1 letter of recommendation. GPA 3.5 $1000. http://www.uiaa.org/

December 31st- NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LETTER CARRIERS (William C. Doherty) – Seniors

Must be a son/daughter of current or deceased member of National Association of Letter Carriers. Five scholarships of up to $4,000. Apply online

December 31st – Hubbard’s Writers – Grades 9-12.

Entries must be original works in English. All types of science fiction, fantasy, and horror with fantastic elements are welcome. Prizes from $500-$1,000, awarded quarterly. www.writersofthefuture.com

December 31st – Colgate Haz La U Educational Grant – Hispanic Juniors and Senior

Hispanic Heritage Month is a national celebration of Hispanic achievements, contributions and culture. To honor Hispanic Heritage Month, Colgate proudly introduced a new scholarship program entitled, “Haz la U” or “Make the U.” This program, launched in partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF), aims to award educational grants to eligible Hispanic students pursuing higher education. Write an essay of 500 words or less, to a specific question. GPA 3.0 U.S. citizen, apply for FAFSA $1,000-$10,000 http://www.colgate.com/app/Colgate/US/Corp/CommunityPrograms/Haz-La-U.cvsp

December 31st – BSA Eagle Scout – Senior Boys only

For Eagle Scouts who are graduating and entering college the year of application min. ACT score of 28 (recommended), leadership in scouting. Applications are in the Eagle Scout packet or available at the Scouting office. $1,000-$40,000 www.nesa.org

December 31st – Hubbard’s Illustrators. – Grades 9-12.

Open to new science fiction and fantasy artists. All judging is done by professional artists. Cash grant of $1,500 each quarter. www.writersofthefuture.com

JANUARY

January 1st – Free Application for Financial Aid – Seniors

First day that you can file your 2013-2014 FAFSA.

Reasons to File Your FAFSA – Reprinted from FASTWEB.com Bridget Kulla

Submitting your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be a complicated process. From digging through information on your family’s assets to decoding income tax forms, filling out the FAFSA is a hassle, so why bother? Here are five reasons why it’s worth it.

1. Federal Aid –Do you want some of the more than $80 billion the federal government provides in grants, loans and work-study programs every year? Federal Student Aid programs are the largest source of student aid in the United States. The only way to be considered for Pell Grants, Perkins Loans, Stafford Loans and more is by submitting your FAFSA.

2. State Aid –Your FAFSA also puts you in consideration for state financial aid programs. Eligibility and deadline dates for these programs differ by state, but they all have one thing in common — they require the FAFSA. Learn more about the financial aid your state offers its residents at your state’s higher education agency.

3. School Aid – Colleges and private scholarship sponsors offer billions of dollars in financial aid. Even if you don’t have a high level of financial need, you may be eligible for these awards. Most colleges and many private scholarship sponsors require students to submit their FAFSA to be considered for financial aid. Some school and private scholarship programs are specifically designed for students who were rejected for federal financial aid, so even if you don’t think you’ll qualify for federal aid; it’s a smart move to submit your FAFSA.

4. It’s Free –A completed FAFSA will put you in consideration for federal, state, college and private scholarships and it’s completely free. The only thing you’ll spend completing your FAFSA is a few minutes of your time, and you could get thousands of dollars of financial aid in return.

5. Getting Help is Easy and Free – Not only is submitting your FAFSA free, but it may be easier to complete than you realize. Don’t know how to figure out your parents’ net worth? Don’t worry. When you complete your FAFSA online help is built into the system, so you won’t get bogged down by the form’s confusing financial jargon. You can still submit your questions online at the FAFSA Web site if you choose to fill out the paper form, or you can call the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243).

Many high schools and colleges offer help with FAFSA Day, an event usually in February. If your school doesn’t host a FAFSA Day, check with other schools in your area to see if you can attend their FAFSA Day. Federal, state and private financial aid can be within your reach when you submit your FAFSA, so what are you waiting for? FAFSA forms become available on or before January 1st each year. Submit your FAFSA as soon after January 1st to have the best shot at financial aid.

Don’t just send in your FAFSA and expect the money to start rolling in. Many financial aid programs require additional forms besides the FAFSA, so check the requirements for state, school and private awards to make sure your application is complete

www.fafsa.ed.gov or www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov

ACT Sign up by 1/10/14 to avoid $23.00 late fee. Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

Sign up online www.actstudent.org. Test fee $36.50. Test will be given February 8, 2014.

Check your college or university of choice to see if they require the ACT.

January – May 31st – U.S. Bank – Seniors

Applications will be accepted from January to May 31st. $1,000 Apply online. One or two scholarships awarded per state in a random drawing. www.usbank.com/studentbanking or https://www.usbank.com/community/financial-education/scholarship.html

January 1st – National Wild Turkey – Seniors

Min. 3.0 GPA, pursuing degree at an accredited institution. Must support preservation of the hunting tradition and actively participate in hunting, sports, academics, leadership, and community involvement and be a National Wild Turkey Foundation member. Essays and 3 letters of recommendation. Local winner minimum of $250, State $1,000, and National $10,000)

January 2nd – Sophia L. Gokey Scholarship Award Seniors

Sophia’s Heart Foundation would like to honor those who have persevered through a significant roadblock, setback or challenge. This organization is looking for students that, in spite of their circumstances, have shown that they were committed to their dream, still attended and excelled in school and also chose to get involved in making their communities better. Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1000. Interested students must submit a completed application, official sealed transcript showing cumulative GPA from 9th through 12th Grade on a 4.0 scale, min GPA 2.7, three letters of recommendation one from a teacher, a community leader and a person of choice that is not related to the student. Students must also submit a 500 word essay describing the dream they are pursuing and what significant roadblock, setback or challenge they have faced along the way. www.sophiasheart.org

January3rd – Oh, the places you’ll go! – Seniors

Artwork OR Essay 500 words or less due January 15th $10,000 http://origin-www.seussville.com/OTPScholarship/

January 4th – Alliance for Young Artists & Writers – Grades 9-12

Earn up to $2,500 to attend summer art and writing camps and/or up to $10,000 college scholarship. Submit only to National Contest, nothing local. Many category options www.artandwriting.org

January 5th – Profile in Courage – Grades 9-12

Essay no more than 1,000 words addressing one of two topics. $500-$10,000 www.jfkcontest.org

January 8th – Elks Teenager of the Month – Seniors

Based on character, leadership, service, citizenship, and scholastic ability. One page application – Pick up application in Career Center www.elks.org/enf/scholars $50-$100

January 7th – ACLU Youth Activist Scholar – Senior

Students who have taken a stand to protect civil liberties. Two letter of recommendation, 1,000 word essay, min GPA 3.0, leadership, financial need. 3 scholarship awarded in Utah $2,500-$10,000

January 9th – Ladies of Elks – Music Award – Seniors

Be one of the first 20 applicants to apply for an audition. First Place –$300, Second Place $275, Third Place $225, Fourth Place $200

January 10th – Burger King – Seniors and Employees

Min. GPA 2.5, Work 10 hours/week. Community service, extra-curricular activities, and demonstrate financial need. U.S. resident. Apply online from Sept- Feb www.haveityourwayfoundation.org $1,000 – $50,000

January 10th – Joann “contest” – ages 14-19

Start to make your own prom dress. $2,500-$50,000 Teens who create their own prom outfit can win cash for college and other prizes. Outfit must include a garment and an accessory and be made with fabric and other products from Jo-Ann. Winning entries chosen for: Workmanship • Originality • Level of Detail www.joann.com/prom

January 11th – APIASF – Asian or Pacific Islanders – Seniors

Citizen, Min. GPA 2.7, financial need, must apply for FAFSA. Letter of recommendation. $2,500-$5,000 http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html

January 13th – American Military Engineering (SAME) – Seniors

Students pursuing Engineering as their major, transcript, 250-500 word essay $1,800. 3 scholarships will be awarded in Utah

January 14th – Weber State University Scholarship Deadline – Seniors

January 15th – National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Utah State Chapter) – Seniors

Any student with MS or who is a child of someone with MS. $1000 – $3,000

January 15th – Washington Crossing Foundation – Seniors

This is for students who are planning careers in government service. Each interested student is invited to write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware. The student must confine the essay to viewpoint, attitude and purpose in choice of career. The essay must be accompanied by a recommendation from the high school principal or guidance counselor evaluating the student’s achievements, academic and otherwise – particularly any preparation relevant to his or her career choice – along with transcripts, national testing scores and other supporting information of the applicant’s choice as described in the Official Rules. The Washington Crossing Foundation is pleased to offer a variety of national and regional college scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000. Students do not apply for specific scholarship; an application is automatically considered in each category for which it qualifies. http://www.gwcf.org

January 16th – Gates Millennium – Seniors

African-American, American-Indian, Asian, Pacific American, or Hispanic-Americans. 3.3 GPA, severe financial need. (Must have Pell Grant as part of their financial package) Requires a nominator and recommender. US Citizen. Amount varies according to need. (www.gmsp.org)

January 16th – Create-A-Greeting Card Contest – Grades 9-12

Applications are now available online or mail-in submission of design. One $10,000 prize awarded. www.gallerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm

January 18th – APIO – Asian Pacific Islander – Seniors

Asian Pacific American who is interested in the following fields of study: Agriculture, natural resources conservation, computer science or engineering. Application, transcript, personal statement, letter of recommendation. U.S. citizen. $750.00

January 18th – DECA 2014 Scholarships – Seniors

Over a dozen scholarships available for members of DECA. . Check out the website for the applications. Scholarships range from $1000 – $9000 www.deca.org

January 18th – Truman Picard – Seniors

For Native American/Alaskan students pursuing higher education and studying natural resources. Transcript, 3 letters of recommendation (www.itcnet.org) $1,500

January 28th – National Honor Society – Seniors

Must be a member of the National Honor Society, show leadership and service. Must be nominated. See Mrs. Abbott. $1,000-$13,000

January 21st – ACT Poster Contest – Juniors and Seniors

Design a poster answering the question, “Why Take the ACT?” promoting the theme of attending college and taking the ACT as the entrance exam of choice. Must include the ACT logo (located on website). $1,000-$5,000 awards. www.actstudent.org/postercontest

January 30th – Jim McKay Memorial Scholarship – Seniors

Students who intend to pursue a bachelor degree in communication with the emphasis on any aspect of the television industry. $10,000 www.emmyonline.tv/scholarship/application

January 31st – National Football Foundation Scholarship Awards– Seniors

Selected student athletes are among the finest senior high school young men in Utah. Winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship award and will be qualified on GPA 3.0 or better (40%), outstanding football ability, performance and attitude (40%), must be a 1st team all-region to be nominated, must show outstanding campus leadership, excellent citizenship, and community service (20%) Letter of recommendation. Apply online: http://www.utahfootballfoundation.com

January 31st – University of Utah Chicano – Seniors

Students planning on attending University of Utah. Need to have lived in Utah for five or more years. Financial need. Involvement in the Chicano/Latino community. Life challenges. Transcript, 2 letters of recommendation 4 $2,500.00 awarded www.chicano.utah.edu

January 31st – Pastor France A Davis – Seniors – African American

Min. GPA 2.5, autobiography, 3 letters of recommendation, scholarship only good if you attend a Utah school http://www.calvaryslc.com/

January 31st – UAE Office Professionals – Seniors

Scholarship awarded to assist business education students who wish to continue their education and pursue office related careers, preferably in the educational field. $500. 3 letters of recommendation, Essay, Transcript, 2.0 credits of business classes, typed online application. http://uaeop.weebly.com/

FEBRUARY

SAT Sign up by 2/7/14 to avoid $27.50 late fee. Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

Sign up online www.collegeboard.com. Test fee $51. Test will be given March 8, 2014.

Check your college or university of choice to see if they require the SAT.

February 1st – Brigham Young University – Seniors

Provo, Hawaii, Idaho Applications found online (www.byu.edu) (www.besmart.com)

February 1st – Thomas S Monson (BYU) – Seniors

The scholarship recognizes the leadership, personal character, and academic promise of 25 young women and 25 young men. One and one-half time LDS tuition for 8 semesters. No separate application is required. www.byu.edu or www.besmart.com

February 1st – (USU) College of Eastern Utah Scholarship Priority Deadline – Seniors

Price, Utah (www.ceu.edu)

February 1st – Southern Utah University Scholarship Deadline -Seniors

Cedar City, Utah (www.suu.edu/you)

February 1st – Snow College Scholarship Deadline – Seniors

Ephraim, Utah (www.snow.edu)

February 1st – Utah Valley University – Seniors

Orem, Utah. To apply for admissions and scholarships www.uvu.edu

February 1st – University of Utah – Seniors

Salt Lake City, Utah. For academic departmental scholarships speak directly to department; their deadlines vary and may be earlier that Feb 1st. (www.utah.edu)

February 1st – Weber State University- Seniors

Ogden, Utah (www.weber.edu)

February 1st – Ambassador (Weber State University) – Seniors

Full tuition and fees. Great people skills, positive attitudes, and strong leadership skills required to help in the Student Recruitment Office. Resume, Essay, 3 references, and application.

February 1st – Westminster – Achievement Award – Seniors

www.westminstercollege.edu

February 1st– United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar – Juniors

The United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar is a fast-paced, six-day experience for high achievers who have completed their junior year in high school. The Summer Seminar teaches you about life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics, and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation’s leaders.

Note: U.S. Citizenship is not a requirement; however candidates seeking an appointment to the Naval Academy need to be U.S. Citizens by the time they are inducted into the Brigade of Midshipmen. http://www.usna.edu/admissions/nass.htm

February 1st – Phi Delta Kappa – Seniors

Career goal in education. Phi Delta Kappa (PKK) BYU chapter will award one $500 scholarship. PDK International will award 43 scholarships Must be a PDK member, a child/grandchild of a member, or have letter of recommendation written by a Kappan. Many other scholarship opportunities listed on website. Apply online www.pdkintl.org $1,000

February 1st New Century Scholarship – Seniors

  1. The New Century Scholarship is worth up to $5,000. Min. high school GPA 3.5 US Citizen
  2. Applicants must complete an associate’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above( in the college courses) by the date they graduate from high school
  3. Scholarship to be used at specific Utah colleges or universities

Check website often for updates and changes. Must fulfill very specific classes and criteria www.higheredutah.org

February 1st – Regents’ Scholarship – Seniors

4 years of English, 4 years of Math, 3 years of Science; ( Biology – Physics – Chemistry), 2 years same foreign language, 3.5 years Social Science

a) A Base award for the Regents’ Scholarship worth up to $1,000.

b) An Exemplary Academic Achievement award for the Regents’ Scholarship worth up to $5,000 tuition. Min. GPA 3.5 and min. ACT 26, US Citizen

c) A supplemental award of up to $100 per year for students who have contributed to their Utah Educational Savings Plan account between the ages of 14-17. The maximum supplemental award is $400.

d) Scholarship to be used at a specific Utah colleges or universities

Check website often for updates and changes to the Regent’s Scholarship. Must fulfill very specific classes and criteria www.higheredutah.org

February 1st – Nat’l Peace Essay – Grades 9-12

Patriotic essay 1,500 words. The 2013-2014 National Peace Essay Contest topic is: Transitioning to peace and democratic governance raises challenging questions about how to handle security forces. What do you do with a police force that has been trained to serve a repressive government and protect the status quo? What do you do with an army that has been fighting in a civil war? What do you do with rebel forces that may know how to fight but know very little about civilian life?

Essay submissions are due on February 3, 2014. State winners will receive scholarships and will come to Washington for an educational awards program. www.usip.org

February 1st – ESA Foundation Scholarships – Seniors

Over 20 scholarships available ranging from $500 – $5000. Check website for details.

http://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants

February 1st – USU Legacy Scholarship Utah State University – Seniors

$1000 cash award for a child or grandchild of USU alumni who will be attending USU. Senior needs to have at least a 19 on the ACT and a 2.5 GPA. $1,000 http://www.usu.edu/alumni/scholarships/

February 1st – U of U Ivory Homes – Seniors – Hispanic

Hispanic students planning on attending U of U and desire a business career in management, marketing, finance, accounting, etc. Also based on student’s academics, community service, leadership $4,000 http://diversity.utah.edu/scholarships/index

February 1st – NIADA Foundation – Seniors

Academic, application, Essay, Interest in the auto sales business is helpful. $3,500

February 1st – U of U ACCESS for Women in Science and Mathematics – Senior Girls

Majoring in Science, attend 7 week summer course. A one year stipend of $3,500.

Students must be admitted to the University of Utah as a matriculated (degree seeking) student to be awarded a scholarship. The ACCESS Scholarship is a cash stipend award ($3,500.00) that does not conflict with most University scholarships such as Honors at Entrance, Leadership, and Diversity scholarships. Student who choose to accept the ACCESS Scholarship award, if offered, are required to attend the seven-week summer course, UGS 1430 Integrated Science. Activities begin in May and go through April of the following year http://www.science.utah.edu

February 1st – Cargill Community Scholarship Programs – Seniors

Must be a graduating senior from a farming family and pursuing a degree in agriculture. There are many $1000 – $1500 scholarships available with just one application. You do not have to be a FFA member to apply.

February 1st – UVU Honors Program – Seniors

Students who are interested in being in the Honors Program at UVU. Min. GPA 3.0. Housing scholarship. http://www.uvu.edu/honors/

February 1st – Italian Women’s (Women’s Italian-American Civic League) – Seniors

Utah seniors with Italian ancestry may apply. Award is based on 40% ACT scores, 40% academics, 20% extracurricular/service $1,000. Application is due to them by Feb. 2nd, this is NOT a postmark date!

February 1st – DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Scholarships -Seniors www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm

Applications are due before the 1st of February to

The following DAR scholarships are available to high school seniors:

DAR Political Science History, Government and Economics Scholarships

Dr. Aura-Lee A. Pittenger and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship

$2,000 each year for up to four consecutive years. Must commit to 24 credit hours in American history or American government while in college.

DAR Nursing School Scholarships

One-time $1000 for a financial need accepted or enrolled in accredited school of nursing.

Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship

Mildred Nutting Scholarship

Occupational Therapy Scholarship

DAR Specific Scholarship

Margaret Howard Hamilton Scholarship

$1000 award for up to four years. Application must be requested directly from the learning center upon acceptance into their program for learning disabled students.

Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship

$2,000 awarded for up to four years to well qualified, deserving sons and daughters of members of the NSDAR.

Nellie Love Butcher Music Scholarship

One-time preferred amount of up to $5,000 shall be given annually to a male or female music student who is pursuing an education in piano or voice.

February 1st – BYU George Hansen Fellowship – Seniors

Majoring in geology, earth science, space science, engineering geology majors. Pays significant portion of tuition. Separate application process required.

February 5th – Dan Hola – Seniors Pacific Islanders

Students with demonstrated experience or commitment to the Pacific Islander community and planning on attending the U of U. Min. GPA 3.5 http://heritage.utah.gov/utah-multicultural-affairs or www.ethnicoffice.utah.gov

February 6th – Foreign Service – Seniors

U.S. citizen. Dependent of Foreign Service employee. Min. GPA 2.0 Essay on designated topic 750 to 1,000 words. $2,500 (www.afsa.org)

February 8th – KFC Colonel’s Scholars – Seniors

Students with entrepreneurial spirit planning on attending an in-state college/university. Min. GPA 2.75, U.S. citizen or permanent resident, letter of recommendation, financial need – send in copy of FAFSA results – up to $5,000 to be used at a public Utah college or university www.kfcscholars.org

February 14th – Jackie Robinson Foundation’s Scholarship Program – Seniors

Minority seniors who show leadership potential and demonstrate financial need may apply. U.S. Citizen, transcript, letter of recommendation. Min ACT 21. Scholarships up to $24,000 available. http://www.jackierobinson.org

February15th – DAR Christopher Columbus Essay Contest – Seniors

Each year, an essay contest is co-sponsored by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) and the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) on a topic related to Christopher Columbus, for high school students throughout the United States. The national winner receives a $1,200 prize and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington to read the essay at the Columbus Day event in Washington. The second place winner receives $500 and the third place winner receives $300. Essays are to be typewritten and no more than 750 words long

February 15th – Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship – Juniors

Juniors who intend on pursuing a journalism degree. $1000 scholarship and expense paid trip to Washington D.C. Extracurricular, 2 essays, letter of recommendation, journalism experience. Online application only. U.S. Citizen. Must attend award ceremony in Washington D.C. to receive scholarship.

www.freedomforumfreespirit.org

February 15th – Dixie College Achievement Scholarship deadline http://new.dixie.edu/financial/scholarships/

February 15th – AXA Achievement – Seniors

Ambition and drive. Determination to set and reach goals. Respect for self, family and community. Ability to succeed in college. Need to be recommended by unrelated adult $2,000- $25,000

www.axa-achievement.com

February 15th- Best Buy – Grades 9-12

Volunteer service, solid academic performance. 1200 scholarships awarded nationally. Financial need is not considered. Ten Utah students received a Best Buy Scholarship last year. Min. GPA 2.5. $1,000 Apply online

February 18th – NAME – Grades 9-12 (by 5:00 pm)

Narratives of bravery and hope: embracing diversity in Utah. Video or essay, Tell you story in writing or in video. Written stories should be a maximum of 500 words. Video narrative should be a maximum of 3 minutes. $1,000 www.utahname.org

February 18th – American Kennel Club – Seniors

U.S. citizen, applicant’s need, academic achievement and essay on experience and interest in purebred dogs. Financial need, academics. (www.akc.org) keywords: kids/juniors and scholarship, $1,000-$5,000

February 20th – VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP- Seniors

Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment in promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. Must submit an essay on how you have promoted vegetarianism in your school. Two $5,000 scholarships. Apply online at www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm

February 25th – Delta Sigma Theta Sorority –African American Seniors

Academics, two letters of recommendation, financial need, essay, leadership, community service. $1,000

February 27th – CTE (Career and Technical Education) – Seniors

Students planning to obtain CTE training after high school where the training will result in one of the following: $1,700 or 1 year tuition www.schools.utah.gov

  1. an Associate’s Degree or less in a CTE area OR
  2. Bachelor’s Degree for teaching in one of the CTE areas

February 28th – Huggable Heroes – ages 8 – 18 years old

Nominate one student who makes a difference in their community. $7,500. Twelve awards nationally http://heroes.lovehugssmiles.com/HuggableHeroes.aspx

February 28th – Lowes – Seniors

Min. GPA 3.25, academics, leadership, community involvement or work experience. $2,500 http://careers.lowes.com/college_recruiting_scholarship.aspx

February 28th – Buick Achievers – Seniors

Academic, financial need, U.S. Citizen, Planning to major in Science, Technology, Engineering, Design, Business, with an interest in the automobile industry. Up to $25,000 www.BuickAchievers.com

ACT Sign up by 3/7/14 to avoid $23.00 late fee. Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

Sign up online www.actstudent.org. Test fee $36.50. Test will be given April 12, 2014.

Check your college or university of choice to see if they require the ACT.

MARCH

March 1st – Dixie State College – Scholarship deadline- Seniors www.dixie.edu

March 1st – LDS Business College Scholarship Priority Deadline – Seniors

www.ldsbc.edu

March 1st – Westminster Scholarship Priority Deadline – Seniors

Salt Lake City www.westminstercollege.edu

March 1st – Salt Lake Community College Scholarship Deadline – Seniors

Salt Lake City, Utah (www.slcc.edu)

March – Symantec Software Scholarship – Grades 9-12

Scholarship will be awarded at the regional science fairs in March. Applicant needs to create and enter a science project that involves computer software into a regional Utah science fair. $10,000

www.symantec.com/about/profile/responsibility/software_scholarship.jsp See website for deadlines

March 1st – The Spirit of Ann Frank Scholarship – Seniors

Must be postmarked by Jan 31st . Recommended for applicants to have read The Diary of a Young Girl. Personal essay, two letters or recommendation. Award range $1,000-$10,000 Apply online http://www.annefrank.com/fileadmin/safa/categories.htmll

March 1st – Various Scholarships – Minority Engineering Seniors

Students who are planning on majoring in engineering and are African-American, Hispanic, or Native American. Two letters of recommendation, academic, internships www.nspe.org $5,000

March 1st – ACS – American Chemical Society Scholarship– Seniors

African American, Hispanic and American Indian Students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Academic, financial need, career objective, leadership, and involvement in school activities and community service. Need two letters of recommendation and a copy of your SAR (FAFSA). Up to $5,000

March 1st – Susan Coda – Seniors – Girls only

Must be accepted to a college or university outside of Utah, have a 3.8 or higher GPA, high ACT scores, demonstrate and participate in community service, and extra-curricular activities. $2,500-$5,000 – application available in career center.

March 1st – Governor Honors Academy – SUU – Juniors

Apply to attend the 9 day academy at SUU. June 2014. Need three letters of recommendation submitted online, 750 word essay, transcript, resume. Attendees will receive 6 college credits and a 4 year scholarship to SUU. Minimum GPA 3.75. Cost of summer academy is $1,000. (www.suu.edu/gha)

March 4th – Mountain America & UPEA – Seniors

Family needs to be a member of the Mountain America Credit Union AND also a member of the Utah Public Employee Association. Pick up application at any branch office. Three awards of $1,000 https://www.macu.com/aboutus/community/scholarships/

March 4th – Girls State – Juniors (Girls only)

Legal, permanent residents of US. Interested in government, high moral character, strong leadership abilities, and above average scholastic standing. Applicants interviewed by Women’s Auxiliary. SUU campus June 2014. Can receive concurrent government credit. Costs vary to participate, typically $250. Applications from Colette Davis in career center.

March 4th – SAMMY – Seniors

Outstanding scholastic athletic. Academic performance (35%), athletic excellence (35%), leadership (15%), and community service (10%), milk experience (5%), $7,500. Applications available online only ()

March 5th – UCCU – Grades 9-12

Application on being money smart $500

March 12th – LIFE Lessons Scholarship – Seniors

Students who have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian. Online application, 500 word essay or a 3 minute video describing how you have experienced the personal and financial challenges experienced. www.lifehappens.org/scholarship $2,000-$15,000

March 15th – Utah Chapter of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters – Seniors

Academics, essay, community and school activities, two letters of recommendation, financial need optional. $1,000 www.utah.cpcusociety.org

March 15th – Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship (ages 6-18)

Available to students who have contributed to the community by performing volunteer services. Students must be nominated online from 2/1/14 to 3/15/14 (www.kohlskidswhocare.com) $50 – $10,000

March 15th – USPE (Joe Rhoads Scholarship) – Seniors

Utah Society of Professional Engineering. Engineering major at an ABET accredited school. Based on activities, honors, essay, U.S. citizen, resume, two letters of recommendation, min. GPA 3.5, ACT 30/math 26/English $1,000

March 15th – Student View Scholarship Program Seniors

No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average, no essay required, no lengthy application forms, no application fees. One (1) $4,000, One (1) $1,000, Four (4) $500 scholarships available. Students simply log on to http://www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winner will be announced in May 2014. www.student-view.com

March 15th – Renaissance Hair Design – 16 years and older

Essay, 2 letters recommendation, up to $2,000

March 15th – Freedom Festival Essay Contest – Grades 9-12

Essay contest on a specific theme – four to five minute speech upload to YouTube. $50-$500 http://www.freedomfestival.org/events/essay-contest/

March 17th – HOSA – Seniors

Opportunity to apply for a HOSA scholarship at the HOSA competition $1,500-$2,000. Information will be given to students from Mrs. Abbott.

March 17th – MaxPreps Citizen Athlete – Grades 9-12

High school student athletes who are model citizens in all areas of life; community service, academics, athletics, and school involvement. Must be nominated. Your sport needs to be on the MaxPreps website to qualify; Football, Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer. $2,500 www.MaxPreps.com/CitizenAthlete

March 18th – Exchange Club – Seniors

The Exchange Club offers two different scholarships:

The Youth of the Year – involved with school activities, essay, $500

ACE Award – for students who have overcome physical, emotional or social obstacles. Two essays, letter of recommendation $500

March 18th – GE-Reagan Scholarship Program – Seniors

Leadership, Min. GPA 3.0, Financial Need, U.S. Citizen. Up to $40,000 http://www.reaganfoundation.org/GE-RFScholarships.aspx

March 20th – Boy’s State – Juniors (Boys only)

Attend a 5 day conference at the Weber State Campus. Receive 3 college credits. A plan for training in the functional aspects of citizenship. Sponsored by the American Legion; its purpose is to teach the youth of today constructive attitudes toward the American form of government. Boys will be interviewed by a committee looking for outstanding qualifications in leadership, character, and service. American Legion scholarship will pay for most of the cost of conference. Approx. cost to student – $250

March 20th – Ayn Rand – Grades 9-10

Write an essay on one of three topics for Ayn Rand’s novel; Anthem $30-$2,000 http://aynrandnovels.com

March 20th – Rotary Scholarship – Seniors

Min. GPA 2.5, community service, high standard citizenship, financial need, letter of recommendation, turn into Colette Davis in the Career Center office. $1000

March 21st – YouthLINC –Seniors

Young Humanitarian Award. Utah resident who excels at helping others: giving back to his or her community. $1,000-$5,000 www.youthlinc.org

March 23rd – House of Representative Page Program – Sophomores (16 years old)

Must be 16 years of age and have a 3.0 GPA. Will attend program for one month the summer before junior year. Student needs to be nominated by a member of congress. This is a paid position.

March 27th – QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship – Juniors

Provides awards that equip outstanding low-income high school juniors with the knowledge necessary to compete for admission to top-ranked colleges. All expenses paid for college summer school programs, conference, campus visits. Individualized college admissions counseling is also available. www.questbridge.org

March 29th – T.H. Bell Career Teaching – Seniors

From the Utah State Office of Education for those pursuing a teaching degree with plans to teach in Utah public schools for a term equal to the number of years for which the loan was received. Four -year full tuition available. www.schools.utah.gov

March 31st – Susan Hamos – Seniors – Girls only

High academic potential, sincere desire to complete a college curriculum, and financial need. Counselor recommendation. $500

March 31st – NFB National Federation for the Blind – Seniors

Students who are “legally blind” in both eyes. Essay www.nfb.org/scholarships $3,000- $13,000 State scholarships also available $3,000

March 31st – Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship – Seniors

U.S. Citizen, min. GPA 3.0, leadership, financial need, academics, community service, writing skills, essay, two letters of recommendation. Six scholarships awarded of $2,500.

March 31st – Law Enforcement Exploring Scholarships – Seniors

Senior Explorers seeking a career in criminal law or law enforcement. There are at least 3 different types of scholarships offered ranging from $500 – $1,500.

http://www.learningforlife.org/

March 31st – Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars – Seniors

Two $10,000 scholarships available to students along the Wasatch Front. Seniors pursuing an engineering degree with an ACT of 27 or higher and at least a 3.5 GPA may apply. www.es.northropgrumman.com – key word community – scholars

APRIL

SAT Sign up by4/4/14 to avoid $27.50 late fee. Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

Sign up online www.collegeboard.com. Test fee $51. Test will be given May 3, 2014.

Check your college or university of choice to see if they require the SAT.

April 1st – U of U Admissions deadline (www.utah.edu)

April 1st – Utah State Admissions deadline (www.usu.edu)

April 1st – Italian Men’s – Seniors

Italian descent. High school performance, extra-curricular activities, and scholastic records. $1,500

April 1st – Utah Assoc. of Independent Ins. – Seniors

Three scholarships available. One for insurance career and the other two for students pursuing insurance or business degrees. Based on 3.0 GPA, transcript, extracurricular activities, and essay. (www.iiau.org) $750-$1,000

April 1st – AHETEMS – Hispanic Seniors

Academics, Financial Need, Resume, Letter of Recommendation, Min GPA 3.0. For Hispanic students interested in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Do not have to be a U.S. Citizen. www.shpefoundation.org $1,000-$3,000

April 1st – UVU Educators and Scientists of Tomorrow – Grades10-12 (Hispanic students)

Students interested in being a teacher or majoring in science. Apply to be accepted into a summer program. Earn college credits and be introduced to the UVU campus and professors. No cost to student. Pick up application in the Career Center office.

April 1st – Jiffy Lube- What Drives You? –current driver

Essay on What Drives You – www.yourturn2apply.com $1,000-$3,500

April 1st – Sons of Pioneers – Seniors

Essay based on theme. Must have exemplified through specific acts in their lives the ideals and character traits of true pioneers of faith, courage, endurance, and family values. Necessary to show that they have overcome significant disadvantages and economic need. More interested in the disadvantage that they have overcome than scholastic or social ability. $500-$1,000 Please talk to Colette Davis in the career center if interested

April 1st – August 31st – Tesoro-Gallons for Grades

Tesoro – eligible students may submit their best grade report from the academic year to Tesoro. Grade reports can be uploaded directly to the Gallons for Grades Website (www.TesoroGallonsForGrades.com), or can be submitted via the mail. Students who earn an A average on their Grade Report will receive a $10 Tesoro reward card. Students who earn a B average on their Grade Report will receive a $5 Tesoro reward card.

April 1st – UHEAA Jumpstart – Seniors

For students who are currently in or have already taken the Financial Lit. class. Essay, apply for FAFSA, apply to college, http://UtahJumpstart.org $1,000

April 1st – James Beard – Seniors

For interested culinary students. Various scholarships and tuition waivers to specific schools www.jamesbeard.org

April 1st – Olene S Walker Transistion to Adult Living Scholarship – Seniors

This is a program to assist young people leaving foster care to adjust successfully to independent adult living. For youth who were in Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) foster care after age 14 or adopted after age 6 may be eligible. Scholarship can be used at SLCC, UVU, Weber, CEU, SUU. Applicant must be verified by DCFS, under 26 years old and admitted to a Utah higher education school. Scholarship is worth up to $5000 a year www.justforyouth.utah.gov

April 1st – Knowledge Matters Virtual Business – Grades 11 and 12

Show excellence in business and marketing courses and accomplishment in the use of technologies within these subjects. Personal statement and nomination by a business or marketing teacher. http://www.knowledgematters.com/scholarships/ $1,000-2,000

September – April 3rd – American Fire Sprinkler – Seniors

Read essay on “History and Impact of Automatic Fire Sprinkler.” and answer ten questions. Ten $2,000 scholarships awarded nationally. Applicants are put in to a random drawing. Application online (www.sprinklernet.org)

April 6th – Mountain America Paul R. Ball – Seniors

Member of the Mountain America Credit Union. Scholastic, future plans, community service, special skills, essay, financial need.

Min. GPA 3.0 $2,000 https://www.macu.com/aboutus/community/scholarships/

April 6th – UHEAA Utah High School Film Festival – Seniors

This category focuses on the importance of financial literacy or the value of a post-secondary education (any education beyond high school). Entries can be either live-action or animation. Scholarships will be awarded for first place ($4000), second place ($2500), and third place ($1500), catch-all ($1000), and a “most popular” category ($1000) determined by unique comments on UHEAA’s Facebook page. For details on the most popular category, go to facebook.com/uheaa or youtube.com/uheaa. There is no limit to the number of entries a school can submit, however, there can be only one producer per entry. Scholarship money can only be awarded to Utah students and can only be applied to any school that is eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. This category is sponsored by the Utah High Education Assistance Authority (UHEAA).

April 6th – Utah State Conway & Elaine Sonne Scholarship – Seniors

Students planning on attending Utah State who have shown talent in continued leadership. $2,000-$3,000.

April 12th – Keys to Success/UVU/Comcast – Seniors who received a Key Card

Application, Personal Statement, Letter of Recommendation, $2,000 to UVU. Pick up application from Colette Davis in the Career Center.

April 12th – Keys to Success/US Synthetic Engineering/Bill Pope – Seniors who received a Key Card

For students who are interested in science, math or engineering as an educational pursuit or a career. Application, Personal Statement, Letter of Recommendation, $1,000. Pick up application from Colette Davis in the Career Center

April 15th – Miss Provo – Senior Girls

Pageant scholarship awards in several categories. Applications available in Career Center. For information call Robyn Pulham (801-812-3623).

April 15th – Utah Sports Hall of Fame – Seniors

Each high school nominates one boy and one girl to apply. Based on academic scholarship, personal character, financial need, leadership qualities, and involvement in athletic activities. $2,000

April 16th – CHCI Scholarship Program Mission – Seniors

The mission of CHCI Scholarship Program is to provide critical financial assistance that will increase graduation rates among Latino students in post-secondary education.

April 19th – Holocaust Remembrance Project – Grades 9-12

1,200 word essay on specific theme. Could win all expense trip – 2010-2011 trip was to South Florida, 2008-09 trip was to Washington D.C. $250-$5,000 http://holocaust.hklaw.com

April 23rd – “Your Turn Behind the Wheel” Jiffy Lube – students attending Drivers Ed.

Essay contest “What Drives You?” in 500 words. Scholarship open to students who are currently taking the Drivers Ed Class. www.yourturn2apply.com $1,500-$5,000

April 26th – Junior Prom – Wear attire made of duct tape – (Entry due June 13th)

Duct Tape Prom Ages 14 or older attending high school prom

Must be a US citizen or legal resident. Must enter as a couple and attend high school prom wearing complete attire or accessories made from duct tape, and submit a color photograph. Each member of the winning couple will receive a $3,000 scholarship. http://duckbrand.com/promotions/stuck-at-prom promotions $500-$5,000 each

April 26th – Ayn Rand – Grades 11 and 12

Write an essay on one of three topics for one of Rand’s novels, “The Fountainhead”. $50-$10,000 http://aynrandnovels.com

April 30th – Alliance for Unity – Seniors

Financial need. Family qualifies for free or reduced lunch. Min. GPA 2.5. Good citizenship, after school work history. $2,000 http://www.allianceforunity.org/scholarship.html

ACT Sign up by 5/9/14 to avoid $23.00 late fee. Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

Sign up online www.actstudent.org. Test fee $36.50. Test will be given June 14, 2014.

Check your college or university of choice to see if they require the ACT.

MAY

SAT Sign up by 5/9/14 to avoid $27.50 late fee. Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

Sign up online www.collegeboard.com. Test fee $51. Test will be given June 7, 2014.

Check your college or university of choice to see if they require the SAT.

Now through July 4th- Constituting America – All students K-12

Contest gives kids the opportunity, depending on grade, to write and direct an entertaining short film or public service announcement, compose a cool song, write an essay, or for younger kids, write a poem or design a holiday card! Entry themes emphasize how the United States Constitution is relevant today. Prizes include $2,000 scholarships and a trip to Philadelphia for the high school kids, and prizes of $100 and $200 gift card awards for the younger kids. More information and contest materials may be downloaded on www.constitutingamerica.org

May 2nd – Dallas Roberts Academy of Hair and Aesthetics- Seniors

$500, $750, $1,000 Scholarships available. http://pmtheschooltexas.com/

May 6th – Ayn Rand – Grades 10-12

Write an essay on one of three topics for Ayn Rand’s novel; “We the Living” $25-$3,000 http://aynrandnovels.com

May 7th – Brian Watkins – Seniors

In memory of Brian Watkins, a former Provo High student. Based on academics, need, athletics, and leadership. $2,500. Pick up applications from Colette Davis in the Career Center

May 10th – EmmaLou Swensen – Seniors

Graduates of Provost Elementary School, 3.0 GPA, good citizenship, and financial need. $200

May 14th – Provo City Youth Government Program – All Ages

Opportunity to serve and participate in government affairs. Requires a year long commitment. Many positions available from Youth Mayor to Youth Council member to Youth Police Chief. Applications in Career Center office. Questions: 801-852-6119 May not be available for 2013-2014

May 15th – Society of Women Engineers – Senior Girls

Girls who plan to major in Engineering or Computer Science. Citizen, Permanent Resident. Two letters of recommendation. Min GPA 3.5 by 5:00pm Central Time www.swe.org $1,000-$10,000

May 26th – Davis Scholarship – Juniors and Seniors

Essay of 1,000 words or less. Your submissions must be sent to them by e-mail at awards@studentawardsearch.com 2013-2014 question is: Pick a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses and suggest a solution.

May 28th – Marinello Schools of Beauty – Seniors

Write an essay on “What will I do to make a difference” $5,000-$10,000 scholarship to the Marinello School

May 31st – Utah Trappers – Seniors

Conservation, love of outdoors, 2 letters of recommendation, essay, 3.0 GPA, resident of the state. (Scroll all the way down to see information) $1,000

JUNE

June 1st – Rocky Mountain Gas Association (RMGA) – Seniors

For students pursuing a career in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, hydronics, or refrigeration. Academic, financial need, extracurricular $2,000-$4,000 www.utrmga.org/scholarships.php

June 13th – Duct Tape Prom – Ages 14 or older attending high school prom

Must be a US citizen, must enter as a couple and attend high school prom wearing complete attire or accessories made from duct tape, and submit a color photograph. Each member of the winning couple will receive a $1,000- $3,000 scholarship. http://duckbrand.com/promotions/stuck-at-prom

June 14th – Abbott & Fenner – Grades 11 and 12

500-1000 word essay on specific topic. 2013-2014 topic• Every generation faces new challenges and new problems. What do you think is the biggest difference between your generation and older generations? How do you think these differences will affect the future of our country and/or your career choice? http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm $1,000

June 14th – AIChE – Minority Seniors

Students who are planning on majoring in chemical engineering and are African,-American, Hispanic, Native American, or Alaskan Native. www.aiche.org $1,000

June 20th – The BigSun Scholarship – Seniors

All student athletes eligible for award, essay on specific question $500 www.bigsunathletics.com

June 30th – Great Clips

Students interested in Cosmetology. Can be used at any cosmetology or barbering school in Utah. $500

JULY

Now through July 4th- Constituting America – All students K-12

Contest gives kids the opportunity, depending on grade, to write and direct an entertaining short film or public service announcement, compose a cool song, write an essay, or for younger kids, write a poem or design a holiday card! Entry themes emphasize how the United States Constitution is relevant today. Prizes include $2,000 scholarships and a trip to Philadelphia for the high school kids, and prizes of $100 and $200 gift card awards for the younger kids. More information and contest materials may be downloaded on www.constitutingamerica.org

July 24th – National Restaurant Association – Seniors

Demonstrate commitment to a restaurant/ foodservice career. Merit based with a personal statement and Essay. Permanent US Resident $2,500 www.nraef.org/scholarships