February

Provo Elks Lodge Student Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 1, 2020   Amount: Varies

  • Current high school seniors planning on a technical or vocational education or students with special medical or financial needs.
  • Paper applications are available in the College and Career Center.
  • Applications must be submitted to the Provo Elks Lodge, 1000 South University Avenue, Provo, UT  84601 by 9 p.m. on February 1.

Empower Manufacturing Scholarship by Powerblanket

Deadline: February 10, 2020     Amount: up to $1000

  • Must attend a high school in Utah (open to juniors and seniors)
  • After receiving proof of enrollment, the scholarship award will be deposited to the student’s account at their eligible institution of higher education
  • Must show interest in the manufacturing industry/engineering field
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Submit all forms/information/projects to [email protected]

Flavorful Futures Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2020     Amount: $5,000

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
  • Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020.
  • Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale (high school/home school seniors).
  • Supports applicants in a vocational/trade, 2-year, or 4-year program.

America’s Freedom Festival at Provo Essay Contest

Deadline: February 17, 2020   Amount: up to $500

  • The Freedom Festival Essay Contest is open to ALL Students in grades K-12, whether in traditional public schools, public chartered schools, private schools, or home schools.
  • All entries must be received no later than February 17, 2020.
  • All submitted essays must include a completed Contest Entry.  No personal or identifying information may appear on the essay itself.  (No names, grades, teachers’ names or school names on the essays.)
  • Winners will be notified by email when judging is completed.  Original essays will not be returned.

Utah Valley Exchange Club, Youth of the Year (YOY) Scholarship

Deadline: February 17, 2020    Amount: $1000

  • Must be a senior graduating in 2020.
  • Turn in the completed application and all supporting documents to the Counseling Office by the deadline. (Click on above title link for the application, or pick up a paper copy in the Career Center.)
  • The following categories will be considered during the selection process:
    1. Presence/Communication Skills/Confidence
    2. Leadership
    3. Community Service
    4. Student Body and Class Government
    5. School Activities
    6. Special Achievements
    7. Grades/ACT/AP Classes
  • The top six candidates will be interviewed and the two finalists from Skyridge, along with finalists selected from six other high schools, will be asked to write an essay.  From the finalists of all the schools, two Utah Valley Exchange Club 2020 YOY winners will be selected.

Fisher House Scholarships for Military Children

Deadline: February 24, 2020   Amount: Varies

  • Applicants must possess a valid (not expired) U.S. Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card (DD Form 1173) and whose parent(s) are serving, or have served, in the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force or Coast Guard.
  • Applicants must be enrolled, or planning to enroll, in a full-time undergraduate program of study leading to a bachelor’s degree at an accredited U.S. college or university in the fall term of 2020.
  •  High school applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 basis).

March

Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2020   Amount: Varies

  • Be a resident of Utah at the time of application and have attended a high school or college in Utah.
  • Provide proof of acceptance to a four-year college or university located outside of the state of Utah by April 1.
  • Have a 3.8 or higher GPA (cumulative grade point average), including high school and college courses (if applicable) and high SAT/ACT scores.
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities, participate in extracurricular school activities, be involved in community affairs.

The University of Utah ACCESS: Supporting Women in Science and Mathematics Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2020   Amount: Varies

  • Must be a senior in high school or a college transfer student who will be attending the University of Utah.
  • ACCESS provides University of Utah freshmen and transfer students, from a variety of backgrounds, with a supportive path into STEM degrees and careers. The scholarship covers all educational expenses associated with ACCESS, including a summer residential experience (freshmen live on campus) and earning upper division course credits. The year culminates in a Spring semester research opportunity.
  • ACCESS welcomes all students who are committed to advancing gender equity in science and engineering. With a vision of greater inclusion, diversity, and accessibility across STEM fields, ACCESS works for students today and the workforce of tomorrow.

Youthlinc – Young Humanitarian Award

Deadline: March 1, 2020 (Applications open January 2020)   Amount: up to $5,000

  • Must be a Utah student and a US citizen, legal resident, or have DACA status.
  • Must be a junior or senior in a Utah high school or must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate college or university program in the state of Utah.
  • Applicants will be judged on quality of essays and recommendation forms and, above all, on evidence of sustained, focused service efforts on behalf of genuinely needy individuals or communities.
  • We are looking for applicants who demonstrate strong leadership skills, consistent service over a period of time, hands-on service, self-driven service, collaboration with others, and local impact right here in Utah.

SUU-Governor’s Honors Academy

Deadline: March 2, 2020 (Applications open January 1, 2020)   Amount: 4 yr scholarship to SUU

  • Must be a current high school junior.
  • Must be able to attend and complete the Governor’s Honors Academy June 19-27, 2020.

Men’s Italian American Civic League Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2020   Amount: $1,000 – $4000

  • Must be of Italian ancestry and a 2020 graduate of any high school in the state of Utah.
  • Complete application form.
  • Submit official transcript with copy of ACT/SAT scores.
  • Submit resume emphasizing academic and extracurricular activities.
  • Write 3 essays:
    • What are your future educational/career goals? (max 300 words)
    • Describe your Italian ancestry. How has it influenced your life? (max 600 words)
    • Why are you the best candidate to receive the Men’s Italian American Civic League Scholarship? (max 300 words)

Women’s Italian American Civic League Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2020   Amount: $1,000

  • Must be of Italian ancestry and a 2020 graduate of a Utah high school.
  • Complete application form.
  • Submit official transcript with copy of ACT/SAT scores.
  • Submit outline of extracurricular activities.
  • Submit summary of future educational goals and why you are the best candidate for this scholarship.
  • Write an essay (max 300 words) describing the applicant’s Italian ancestry and how it has influenced your life.

America’s 911 Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Deadline: March 9, 2020   Amount: $2,000

  • Any student whose parent is an Active Duty First Responder, either Paid or Volunteer (EMS, Fire, or Police)
  • Must be admitted to an accredited College or University
  • Submit two letters of reference from current school faculty and/or community leader, non-related
  • Financial need can be a component of this scholarship
  • Write an essay (250-500 words) on “Why is the America’s 911 Foundation important?”

The Jiffy Lube “Teen Driver” Scholarship

Deadline: March 16, 2020    Amount: up to $6,500

  • For Utah students, already licensed, 15-17 years old, enrolled in high school during the 2019-20 school year
  • Three finalists will be selected from the 500 word “What Drives You?” essays submitted.  Each finalist will be guaranteed a minimum $1,500 award if they create and submit a 1-2 minute video that expands on their essay in their own candid words, visuals, etc.  The overall $6,500 scholarship winners will be chosen from these three videos.

America’s Freedom Festival at Provo Speech Contest

Deadline: March 20, 2020   Amount: up to $600

  • Theme: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.”
  • Open to all 9th – 12th grade Utah students.
  • You may use visuals or video with your speech.
  • Speech must be your own work (family or friends may critique your speech but cannot write it for you).
  • Time limit is 5 minutes (penalty if speech is too short or too long).
  • The speech should be positive and hopeful, expressing ideas on how to build America and patriotism, while discussing sound principles of freedom.
  • Professional dress is requested for presentation.
  • Decision of the judges is final.
  • Finalist speaks at the Patriotic Service

Utah Jump$tart Coalition Scholarship 

Deadline: March 20, 2020     Amount: $1,250

  • Be a high school student, graduating class of 2020, at an accredited Utah school.
  • Have successfully completed or currently be enrolled in the General Financial Literacy course or equivalent required course.
  • Show proof that you plan to pursue post-secondary education which includes acceptance letter from an eligible post-secondary institution.
  • Complete online submission form located at www.utahjumpstart.org by March 20, 2020.
  • Submit required video as specified in application criteria.
  • Submit post-secondary institution acceptance letter OR document indicating student has completed the application process and is being considered for admission.

LifeLine for Youth Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2020    Amount: up to $1,000

  • Open to any high school senior or college student who is a legal resident of and living in the United States.
  • Applicants are required to submit a video on YouTube (click the “Make a Video” button or scroll down for details)
  • Must include a link to LifeLine’s website in your video description: https://lifelineutah.com/ and the hashtag: #LifeLineUtahScholarship.
  • Applicants MUST “like” LifeLine for Youth’s Facebook page to be considered. Failure to “like” our Facebook page will result in automatic disqualification.

April

Church Hill Classics Frame My Future Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2020     Amount: up to $5,000

  • Must be a legal U.S. resident who will be a full-time student at a U.S. college or university in the 2020 – 2021 academic year is eligible.
  • Whether through poetry, photography, ink, collage, painting, mixed media, or graphic design work, entrants submitted original creations, along with a 500 character description, expressing what they hope to achieve in their personal and professional lives after college.

Lehi Round-Up Rodeo Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2020    Amount: $1,000

  • Must be a graduating senior (class of 2020) from Skyridge or Lehi High School
  • Must complete and submit the application form – (Click on above title link for the application, or pick up a paper copy in the Career Center.)
  • Must provide an official, current high school transcript
  • Must submit a letter of recommendation
  • Must submit a typed essay 500 words or less (Click on the above link for essay prompt.)
  • Must submit all materials to the Counseling Office by the deadline

The Randy Rummage Foundation weRstars Scholarship

Deadline: April 3, 2020    Amount: $750 to $1,000

  • Must be a graduating senior from Skyridge (class of 2020) with the following traits and characteristics
    • Compassion towards those who suffer any limitations
    • Inclusiveness for those on the fringe of social groups
    • Positive “can-do” attitude in troubling situations
    • Consistent kindness to ALL people
    • Seeks to uplift and encourage others by WORD and EXAMPLE
  • Must complete and submit the application form – (Click on link for the application, or pick up a paper copy in the Career Center.)
  • Must provide an official, current high school transcript
  • Must submit two letters of recommendation from a high school teacher, administrator, coach, counselor, church leader, or employer
  • Must submit three short (250 words or less), typed essays (Click on the weRstars title link for essay prompts.)
  • Must submit all materials to the Counseling Office by the deadline

2020-2021 We the Students Essay Contest

Deadline: April 15, 2020     Amount: up to $7,500

  • Must be a United States citizens or legal resident and a student no older than 19 and no younger than 14 as of the end of the Contest Period who (1) attends school in the United States, one of its territories or districts, or an American Armed Forces School Abroad, and (2) who is in grades 8 -12 attending public, private, religious, or charter schools, or (3) enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program, or (4) attends a home school program.
  • Submit a 500-800 word essay on the topic: What does civil discourse mean to you?

Skyridge High School PTSA Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2020       Amount: $100-$500

  • Must be a senior at Skyridge High School graduating in May 2020
  • Must be a current Skyridge PTSA member (joined by December 1, 2019)
  • Must be entering college by Fall of 2020 (may defer for military or humanitarian/religious service)
  • Applications are available online or in the Career Center

The Jiffy Lube “Your Turn Behind the Wheel” Scholarship

Deadline: April 20, 2020    Amount: up to $6,500

  • For Utah students 15-17 years old enrolled in Driver’s Education during the 2018-19 school year
  • Three finalists will be selected from the 500 word “What Drives You?” essays submitted.  Each finalist will be guaranteed a minimum $1,500 award if they create and submit a 1-2 minute video that expands on their essay in their own candid words, visuals, etc.  The overall $6,500 scholarship winners will be chosen from these three videos.

National Tongan American Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2020    Amount: $100-$500

  • Must be a Utah resident of Tongan background.
  • Must submit completed application, high school transcript, SAR (Student Aid Report), and two letters of recommendation.

May

American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Program

Deadline: May 1, 2020    Amount: $1000 $5,000

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled as a High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior (2023, 2022, 2021, or 2020); and, must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • A 500-word, typed, double-spaced essay on “Why College is Important to Me”
  • Financial need is NOT considered; all income levels are encouraged to apply.
  • Must submit an unofficial high school transcript.
  • Application packet must be requested and can take up to two weeks to be delivered.

June

Steve Van Dyke Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2020     Amount: $2,000

  • The applicant must be a high school senior or college student.
  • The applicant must be the dependent son or daughter of a current, full-time commissioned law enforcement officer in the United States.
  • The recipient must attend an accredited community college or four-year college or university in the United States.
  • The recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours per semester.
  • The applicant must submit the official pdfUSDSA scholarship application, certified high school/college transcript, and signed media release.

From Classroom to Classroom Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2020    Amount: $5,000

  • Must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Open to students from all states.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Accepted as a full-time student at a 2-year, 4-year, or technical vocational college or university in the United States for the 2020-2021 academic year. We will require proof of enrollment.
  • Intent to pursue an Education or closely related degree
  • Proof of strong academic performance, leadership, and community service, if applicable.

July

Geneva Rock Scholarship

Deadline: July 1, 2020    Amount: $2,000

  • Scholarship applicants must be in pursuit of construction-related careers including, but not limited to: Construction management, civil engineering, business, and commercial/professional sales. Students involved in trades such as welding, diesel tech, heavy equipment operations and building tech are also welcome to apply.
  • High school seniors are eligible to apply, but must be enrolled in one of the previously mentioned institutions. All applicants must have received, (or be in the process of attaining), their high school diploma or GED. All applicants must be U.S. citizens, or be a legal permanent resident with work eligibility status.
  • Students must answer all questions below, using complete sentences.  The construction industry, and its numerous affiliated-professions, are dedicated to building and connecting the world.
    • Why have you chosen a career path in the construction industry? (200 words max)
    • What role do you feel that the construction industry has in the future of your community? (200 words max)
    • Discuss a time when you built something. Did you enjoy it? What was your favorite part of the process? How did you feel after the project was complete? (200 words max)
    • What area of the industry intrigues you the most? Describe your ideal career.

August

AspenRidge Recovery Annual Scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2020    Amount: $1,000

  • Open to anyone pursuing higher education that has either struggled with or been impacted by mental illness or substance abuse.
  • Students currently enrolled or enrolled in the upcoming semester at a college, university, or trade school in the United States must write 500 to 1,000 words on how mental health and/or substance abuse has impacted their lives.
  • Essays can be emailed to [email protected]
  • If you have questions about the AspenRidge Recovery Annual Scholarship submission process or the status of your submission, please email [email protected] or call (720) 513-2228.

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