November 2018

November 15th – Regents Scholarship – Seniors

Regents Scholarship application opens

December 2018

December 31, 2018  – Utah Jump$tart Coalition Scholarship – Seniors

Requirements: The Utah Jump$tart Coalition Scholarship is open to all Utah graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited college or university, and who demonstrate a solid understanding of financial literacy concepts. The Utah Jump$tart Coalition Scholarship is open to undocumented students (with or without DACA), and students who are U.S. Permanent Residents, and U.S. Citizens.

December 31, 2018 -The SOMOS Liberation Foundation Scholarship

Requirements: Open to Utah high school, college or university, or vocational school students in the state of Utah or that have been recently admitted to an institution of learning in Utah. The award is in recognition of academic and vocational achievement, demonstrated leadership in school, community or other service activities and financial need. The Utah Hispanic Business Leadership Foundation (SOMOS) is a non-profit organization established to develop leaders and improve education and opportunities for Hispanic/Latino students and professionals.

December 31, 2018 Sons of American Revolution Scholarship – 9-12 Grade

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all high school students (9th through 12th grades) interested in the American Revolution to participate in the George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest. The contest is open to all US Citizen and Legal Resident students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools in that same grade range. The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed this program on the 2017-18 NASSP List of Approved Contests, Programs, and Activities for Students.

To participate, students must submit an original 800- to 1,200-word essay based on an event, person, philosophy or ideal associated with the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution. Each student’s essay will be judged based upon its historical accuracy, clarity, organization, grammar and spelling, and documentation.

The contest is conducted in three phases: the local chapter, state-level society, and national phases. The contest must be entered through an SAR chapter near the student’s residence. In some cases, the contest may be entered at the state level (if the local society does not have chapters or the chapters are not participating) and a contact-at-large should be used to find out more contest details. The list of contest contacts listed below can provide you with assistance in entering the Knight Essay Contest. Only one entry per student is permitted per contest year.

A complete set of rules, along with the application for both the applicant and the sponsoring SAR members, can be found below. Please be aware that the local application deadline dates may vary, so interested applicants should reach out to their local SAR member.  

January 2019

January 4, 2019 – GE Reagan Scholarship Program – Seniors

For students who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. Up to $40,000.

January 31 AFROTC Seniors

AFROTC is a program designed for college and higher education students, not to be confused with military enlistment. This is a great route for students that plan to attend college, have the desire to serve as an Air Force Officer for their country after college graduation, and would appreciate the copious benefits of Active Duty Military such as financial aid and job security.

Moreover, AFROTC is currently in the scholarship application window until January 31st for eligible graduating Seniors. Our next scholarship board will be meeting in December and if the students are able to complete the application by then, they can hear as early as mid-late December whether or not they’ve been awarded a scholarship. Some basic scholarship eligibility requirements are the following:

  1. Be a U.S. Citizen
  2. Minimum 9th-11th grade GPA of 3.0
  3. Minimum SAT/ACT composite score of 1240 or 26, respectively.
  4. 17 years old to active a scholarship
  5. Meet physical fitness standards
  6. Must be of good moral character and demonstrate leadership potential

February 2019

February 1, 2019 – CTE Scholarship – Seniors

Students seeking a one-year certificate, or two year associate or technical degree OR

Students seeking to be a teacher in a CTE area (four-year program). Apply online. Up to full tuition at specific schools. MTech, Dixie State, Southern Utah University, Weber State and UVU are included.

April 2019

April 15th 2019 – Barron Prize for Young Heroes

January 7, 2019 application opens

$10,000 Ages 8-18 years old The Barron Prize welcomes applications from public-spirited young people who are, on our April 15 deadline: between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19),permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada, currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months, working as an individual to lead their service work. The Barron Prize does not accept applications from large groups of young people. The Barron Prize does not discriminate against its applicants based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.

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