September

Cameron Impact Scholarship

Deadline: September 10, 2021 at 12pm (Noon) PT     Amount: Four years full tuition, fees, and books
  • Maintain a minimum, cumulative, unweighted GPA of a 3.7/4.0 scale or equivalent in their high school studies;
  • Be a full citizen of the United States of America;
  • Be in the high school graduating Class of 2022, planning to enroll in a full-time course of study towards a degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university for the full academic year following high school graduation;
  • Show proven excellence in extracurricular activities, be motivated leaders with a strong work ethic, demonstrate active participation in community service and/or civic minded arenas; and
  • Submit the following three components by the Application Deadline:
    • Online Application;
    • Two required Letters of Recommendation; and
    • Transcript certifying academic performance.

The Gates Scholarship

Deadline: September 15, 2021  5 pm PT    Amount: Up to full cost of attendance (tution, fees, books, room & board)
  • A high school senior
  • From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Pell-eligible
  • A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)

We the Future Scholarship Contest

Deadline: September 17, 2021     Amount: $1000
  • The High School Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students in grades 9-12 and are 14 to 19 years old at the time of entry, attending public, private, religious, home school programs, and charter schools.
  • Students must attend school in one of the 50 States, District of Columbia, all U.S. Territories, or American Armed Forces Schools abroad.
  • High School Students may submit the following: Essay, Song, STEM, Short film, or PSA. All entries that utilize copyrighted music, film clips, or photos MUST obtain the proper licensing permissions IN ADVANCE of submitting the entry, in order to be considered.

Circled In “No Sweat” Scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2021     Amount: $2500
  • Open to all students 8-12th grade
  • Create a FREE Student Cirkled In account
  • Increase your chances of winning by completing your portfolio
  • No minimum GPA, no essay, no income requirements

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2021     Amount: $1000
  • Must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit.
  • You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
  • Must complete the application form including a 140-character message about texting while driving.
  • The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving.

My 529 Make Your Mark Bookmark Contest

Deadline: September 30, 2021     Amount: $1,000

  • Open to all students K-12th grade
  • Design and draw a bookmark using the art medium of your choice
  • Applications are available online using the link above

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2021     Amount: $2500
  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.
  • Must be a citizen or resident of the United States, the District of Columbia or territories of the United States.
  • Must be a high school senior, current undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled in a 2- or 4- year public or private college or university located in the United States or District of Columbia.
  • Submit a short essay responding to the prompt: In 500 words or fewer, please tell us why you’re an achiever. How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams—or the dreams of others—come true? Please include links to any relevant material that demonstrates your accomplishments.

October

Skyridge Sterling Scholar Award

Deadline: October 1, 2021 by 3 pm     Amount: Varies

  • A Sterling Scholar is a high school senior who is publicly recognized and awarded for the pursuit of excellence in scholarship, leadership and citizenship in the State of Utah.
  • Applicants must be Utah public high school seniors and must be nominated by their schools in one of 14 categories.
  • Selection is based on scholarship (50 percent), leadership (25 percent) and community service/citizenship (25 percent).
  • Applications are available online, in Mrs. Billings’ room (C142), or in the Skyridge College and Career Center.
  • A training session will be held in Mrs. Billings’ room (C142) on Thursday, September 2, during SKYtime (10:30 am)
  • Contact Mrs. Billings for more information or if you have any other questions.

Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship 

Deadline: October 19, 2021  3 pm (Pacific)   Amount: up to $5,000
  • Open to high school seniors graduating with the class of 2022
  • Have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of a B (3.0) or better
  • Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association and sponsored by your school
  • Be a leader in school and in the community and serve as a role model for underclassman
  • Apply early so that your chosen Skyridge school official has time to review your application and give feedback

US Bank Student Scholarship

Deadline: October 30, 2021    Amount: $5000-$10,000
  • Must be 16 years of age or older, and are enrolled as an undergraduate student (for at least 6 credit hours per semester) as of September 1, 2021 at an eligible, accredited two- or four-year U.S. brick and mortar college or university (specifically excluding trade, vocational and online only schools) (“entrant”).
  • All entrants must complete registration by visiting usbank.com/scholarship and following the online directions for registration to create a login.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Deadline: October 31, 2021, 5pm ET     Amount: up to $20,000
  • Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2021-2022 academic school year
  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees – based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
  • Expecting to receive high school diploma during current academic year
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

November

College Scholarship Program – Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Deadline: November 18, 2021   Amount: up to $160,000 ($40,000 per year for four years)
  • Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2022.
  • Fall College Enrollment – Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2022.
  • GPA – Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.
  • Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $35,000.

December

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2021     Amount: $2500
  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.
  • Must be a citizen or resident of the United States, the District of Columbia or territories of the United States.
  • Must be a high school senior, current undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled in a 2- or 4- year public or private college or university located in the United States or District of Columbia.
  • Submit a short essay responding to the prompt: In 500 words or fewer, please tell us why you’re an achiever. How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams—or the dreams of others—come true? Please include links to any relevant material that demonstrates your accomplishments.

January

February

March

Horatio Alger National Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2021  Amount: up to $25,000
  • 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

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2022     Amount: $2500
  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.
  • Must be a citizen or resident of the United States, the District of Columbia or territories of the United States.
  • Must be a high school senior, current undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled in a 2- or 4- year public or private college or university located in the United States or District of Columbia.
  • Submit a short essay responding to the prompt: In 500 words or fewer, please tell us why you’re an achiever. How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams—or the dreams of others—come true? Please include links to any relevant material that demonstrates your accomplishments.

April

May

June

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2022     Amount: $2500
  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.
  • Must be a citizen or resident of the United States, the District of Columbia or territories of the United States.
  • Must be a high school senior, current undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled in a 2- or 4- year public or private college or university located in the United States or District of Columbia.
  • Submit a short essay responding to the prompt: In 500 words or fewer, please tell us why you’re an achiever. How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams—or the dreams of others—come true? Please include links to any relevant material that demonstrates your accomplishments.

July

August