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Burger King Scholars
Due: December 15
Who Can Apply: Seniors
Amount: $1,000 – $50,000
Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.
The application period for the 2022-2023 cycle begins on Oct. 15, 2022 and closes Dec. 15, 2022.
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Equitable Excellence Scholarship
Due: December 16th
Who Can Apply: Seniors
To support students throughout their academic journeys, Equitable will provide 100 $5,000 annual scholarships that will be renewed to award recipients each academic year for four years, for a total of $20,000 per recipient. The company will also award 100 one-time $2,500 scholarships that can help students to underwrite immediate costs associated with higher education such as tuition, books or room and board.
The high school of every recipient, regardless of the scholarship amount, will receive a $500 grant.
To make an even bigger impact directly to educators, we ask each recipient to identify a public school* teacher who made a significant difference in his or her academic journey. To express our gratitude, Equitable will provide a $500 DonorsChoose gift card to each educator.
*Please note, private schools are ineligible to participate in DonorsChoose funded projects. If you teach at a public school, public charter school, or Head Start center in the U.S. you can start fundraising now.
In addition to providing monetary scholarships, Equitable plans to offer award recipients with development opportunities and engagement programs to support their onboarding into their first year of college. This will include mentoring, networking and professional skill-building programs with Equitable’s own workforce and executive leadership teams.
The Equitable Excellence Scholarship is supported through new strategic partnerships between Equitable and Scholarship America, CommonApp and the National College Attainment Network (NCAN) to assist students who apply for the scholarship and are seeking resources to support the college application process.
We’re committed to students who show potential. Those with the courage to pursue what’s possible; display strength in managing challenges; share wisdom with others. The Equitable Excellence Award is our promise to those individuals dedicated to achieving their dreams.
Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year. Be a United States citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico. Be willing to provide a release to publicize their identities and information about their achievements along with photographs for use in Program promotion/information. Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Academic record Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities Work experience Unusual personal or family circumstances A custom essay Financial need will be required. Applicants must have financial need.
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Jump$tart Coalition Scholarship 2022-2023
Due: December 31, 2022
Who Can Apply: Juniors and Seniors
Award – Up to three applicants will each receive (one) $1,250 scholarship award. One eligible winner may receive an additional $500 bonus from my529 (see “Application Process” below for details).
The scholarship may be used for any field of study at an accredited Title IV fund-disbursing post-secondary institution. Search here for eligible post-secondary institutions.
1. Be a high school student, graduating class of 2023 or 2024, at an accredited Utah school.
2. Have successfully completed or currently be enrolled in the General Financial Literacy course or equivalent required course.
3. Not be a direct relative of the Utah Jump$tart Coalition Board of Directors or staff.
Deadline to submit application:
1. Complete online submission form by 11:59 pm on December 31, 2022.
Selection and Judging
All qualifying entries will be judged by a panel composed of representatives from the scholarship sponsoring organizations. All decisions of the judges are final.
All applications must be submitted via online submission form at https://www.utahjumpstart.org/scholarship, and in proper format NO later than 11:59 pm on December 31, 2022.
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Common App Scholarship
Due: December 31st
Who Can Apply: Juniors and Seniors
To encourage students to spend more time preparing for the Common App, Scholarship Guidance has created an annual scholarship to reward students who do.
To be eligible for the Scholarship Guidance “Common App Scholarship” a student must:
A) Be in Grade 11 or Grade 12
B) Be attending college or university no later than October of 2024.
C) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.
D) Answer ONE of the essay prompts found below.
Below is the full set of Common App essay prompts for 2022-2023:
Choose one topic below and write an essay that is under 700 Words
A) Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
B) The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
C) Reflect on a time when you questioned or challenged a belief or idea. What prompted your thinking? What was the outcome?
D) Reflect on something that someone has done for you that has made you happy or thankful in a surprising way. How has this gratitude affected or motivated you?
E) Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others.
F) Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you? What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more?
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GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship
Due: January 5
Who Can Apply: Seniors
To be eligible for this award, applicants must: Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent); be citizens of the United States of America be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year. Semifinalists will be required to provide a recommendation from a community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization, and must provide documentation to certify academic performance and financial need. Finalists will be interviewed via Skype or telephone by a member of the selection committee.
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Ron Brown Scholarship
Due: January 9th
Who Can Apply: Black/African American Seniors
RON BROWN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY: Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for the Ron Brown Scholar Program provided you meet the following requirements:
A) Must be Black/African American.
B) Must excel academically.
C) Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential.
D) Must participate in community service activities.
E) Demonstrate financial need.
F) Be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
G) Be a current high school senior at the time of your application.
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Career & Technical Education Scholarship
Due: January 27th
Who Can Apply: Seniors
Amount: $1.000 – $2,000
The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholarships and Tuition Awards are for outstanding CTE students in Utah. The scholarships/awards are sponsored by the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) with funds provided by participating higher education institutions. The award amount varies by institution. Below is the list of participating institutions, the number of scholarships/awards offered, and the amount of the scholarship/award.
CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards are only offered to the higher education institutions listed. The CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards may only be applied toward future programs and not toward any expense incurred as a high school student. Each scholarship/award has different criteria for what the scholarship/award can be used. Please refer to the Institution Criteria Frequently Asked Questions for detailed information. Applicants should work with their high school counselor and a CTE teacher when completing the application. Applicants should follow directions on the CTE Scholarship and Tuition Awards website with exactness to ensure the application is accepted and duly considered. Acceptance of the scholarship does not guarantee acceptance into space limited programs.
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Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships
Due: January 31st
Who Can Apply: Seniors
Amount: $1.000 to $5,000
Graduating high school seniors, college and graduate students in specific areas of study. Scholarship applications due January 31st. Applicants must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the USA.
Scholarships available are Merit scholarships, political science, history, Government and economics. Medical and Nursing scholarships, and specific areas of study scholarships.
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FOSSI STEM Scholarship
Due: January 31, 2023
Who Can Apply: Seniors
The Future of STEM Scholars Initiative (FOSSI) is a $40,000 scholarship program for students who plan to study STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs.) The American Chemistry Council has partnered alongside HBCU Week Foundation, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and Chemours to make the program possible. In addition to the scholarship, students will gain leadership development, mentoring and internship opportunities with program sponsors and access to AIChE student networking events. Graduating high school seniors are eligible to apply. Applications for the 2023 cohort will open on Friday, September 23, 2022. • Each FOSSI scholar is awarded a $40K scholarship ($10K per year, for four years), offered leadership development, mentoring and internship opportunities with program sponsors, and access to AIChE student networking events. • Since 2021, FOSSI has provided 295 scholarships, with a goal of 1000 scholarships by 2025. • Questions can be directed to FOSSI@americanchemistry.com. About FOSSI: With funding from 60 chemical manufacturers and related industry stakeholders, the program has raised more than $17 million to support access to education. This national industry-wide program seeks to increase the number of underrepresented professionals in the STEM workforce, particularly in the fields of chemical manufacturing, engineering, environmental health, and sustainability. Scholarship recipients represent 30 states, with students attending 39 HBCUs.
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Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship
Due: March 10
Who Can Apply: Students age 16-18 with a drivers license currently attending high school in Utah
Amount: $1,500 – $6,500
Students, already licensed, between the ages of 16-18 currently attending high school in Utah for the 2022-2023 school year. All winners will be verified by Jiffy Lube by contacting the winners’ school administration. One (1) overall winner of a $6,500 scholarship award Three (3) finalist $1,500 scholarship awards Express “What Drives You?” in 500 words or less! *Three finalist essays will then be selected in each category. Each finalist will then be notified that are now eligible to compete for the overall award. Each finalist will be guaranteed $1500 award if they pursue the new overall award criteria requirement. Finalists will be required to create and submit a unique 1-2 minute short video that expands beyond their submitted essay and illustrates in candid words, photos, etc., what truly drives them. This video should include read excerpts of their essay along with candid words beyond what was submitted. This video submission is required to be eligible to win the overall scholarship award and also be a recipient of the finalist award.
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Due: March 15
Who Can Apply: Seniors
Amount: $500 – $5,000
Must be of Hispanic heritage
U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA
Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students
Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the US, for the 2022-2023 academic year
Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable)
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Horatio Alger National Scholarship
Due: March 15th
Who Can Apply: High School Juniors
To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution) Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required) Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and Be a United States citizen The undergraduate application will be available from December 1, 2021 – March 15, 2022.
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Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest
Due Date: March 31
Who Can Apply: Grades 9-12
Amount: $500 – $33,000
A scholarship contest that recognizes up and coming artists and encourages patriotism in youth.
Who is Eligible to Apply?
Students in grades 9-12 by the March 31 deadline who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions; or dependents of U.S. military or civilian personnel in overseas schools. Student must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national. Foreign exchange students, students age 20 or older, GED and adult education students, or national winners of previous Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contests are ineligible. What is the Scholarship Amount?
The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $33,000. What are the Scholarship Submission Requirements?
Two-dimensional art must be on canvas or paper. Watercolor, pencil, pastel, charcoal, tempera, crayon, acrylic, pen, ink, oil, marker or other media taught may be used. Do not frame two-dimensional pieces. Submit canvas entries on a stretcher frame or canvas board. Other entries must be matted in white. Do not use color mats. Reinforce the back with heavy paper. Mounted and floating mats may also be used. The art should be no smaller than 8” x 10” but no larger than 18” x 24”, not including mat. Three dimensional art can be paper, papier-mâché, pottery, clay, metal work, fabric, etc. Pieces should be no larger than 18” in any direction. Art cannot be more than 5 lbs. in weight. Digital art, photography and jewelry are NOT ACCEPTED. Complete entry form and attach to back of entry. Submit a typed explanation of patriotism expressed in art (250 words or less). What are the Scholarship Contest Deadlines?
March 31: Student Entry Deadline to Local VFW Auxiliary.* April 10: Local VFW Auxiliary and District Judging Complete. April 15: Local VFW Auxiliary and District Winners to Department (state) for Judging.* May 5: VFW Auxiliary Department (state) Winners to VFW Auxiliary National Headquarters.* * required deadlines
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Due: March 31, 2023
Who Can Apply: Seniors of Asian or Pacific Island heritage
Amount: $1,000 – $5,000
Applicant requirements: High school senior East, South, Southeast Asian, or Pacific Island heritage Citizen or permanent resident of the United States Beginning full-time study at an accredited post-secondary educational institution in the United States in Fall 2022 Award requirements Academic achievement of 3.3 GPA or higher Leadership in extracurricular activities Involvement in community service Financial need
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Jiffy Lube Your Turn Behind the Wheel Scholarship
Due: April 14, 2023
Who Can Apply: Students between the ages of 15-17 currently attending high school and are currently enrolled in a driver’s education program either in the private sector or in Utah’s public high schools for the 2022-2023 school year
Amount: $1.000 – $6,500
Students between the ages of 15-17 currently attending high school and are currently enrolled in a driver’s education program either in the private sector or in Utah’s public high schools for the 2022-2023 school year. Seniors will be considered for the “Teen Driver” category. All winners will be verified by Jiffy Lube by contacting the driver education instructor and/or school administration. One (1) overall winner of a $6,500 scholarship award Three (3) finalist $1,500 scholarship awards Express “What Drives You?” in 500 words or less! *Three finalist essays will then be selected in each category. Each finalist will then be notified that are now eligible to compete for the overall award. Each finalist will be guaranteed $1500 award if they pursue the new overall award criteria requirement. Finalists will be required to create and submit a unique 1-2 minute short video that expands beyond their submitted essay and illustrates in candid words, photos, etc., what truly drives them. This video should include read excerpts of their essay along with candid words beyond what was submitted. This video submission is required to be eligible to win the overall scholarship award and also be a recipient of the finalist award. The overall and finalists videos will be posted along with all names and photos on the yourturn2apply.com web site.
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Tongan American Society Scholarship
Due: May 25, 2023
Who Can Apply: Seniors
Amount: $500 to $1000
The purpose of the National Scholarship Funds is to assist Tongan-American students in completing their higher education. National Tongan American (NTAS) scholarship are available on a competitive basis to undergraduate and graduate students of Tongan background, and applicant must be a Utah resident. Awards normally range from $500 to $1000.
College Transcript or High School transcript for entering Freshman.
A cover letter that demonstrates your qualifications, how you plan to use the scholarship, extracurricular activities and any special recognition and awards.
Student Aid Report (SAR) showing assistance, grants, scholarships student are receiving.
Application must be completed, signed and dated.
Each application must be accompanied by a cover letter and two letters of recommendation.
You MUST be a Utah resident
DEADLINE: All materials must be submitted by May 25, 2023.
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