Updated 1/13

SCHOLARSHIP LISTING

APPLICATIONS AND INFORMATION ARE AVAILABLE IN THE CAREER CENTER

Available to Juniors and/or Sophomores as indicated.

Scholarship Due Dates (Click on month for scholarship info)

January February March April May June
July August September October November December

University Tutor's Scholarship Contest Description
University Tutor holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write a short essay in response to a monthly prompt. The submitted essays are reviewed by University Tutor staff at the end of the month and one winner is chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest


Symantec
Criteria:
Students to want to further pursue their education in math and science. Scholarships awarded at each of the four Utah Science fairs. More information available at www.symantec.com/about/progile/responsibility/software_scholarship.jsp
Amount: $10,000 four available



WESTMINSTER COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT
Criteria:
The Westminster College Music Department is offering scholarships for incoming students next fall. These 4 year music scholarships range form $500 - $3,000. Scholarship auditions will be held Jan. 16th, Feb. 6th and March 20th. You will need to go online to www.westminstercollege.edu click on academics; music; music program auditions and fill out and online audition application. More information online.



AYN RAND ESSAY CONTEST- 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders- check each novel to be read for criteria. Go to web page for more information.

Criteria:  Students must read one book from list, depending on grade level, and write an essay must no fewer that 600 and no more than 1,200 words in length must be typewritten and double-spaced.
Amount: First prize $2,000; 5 second prizes $500; 10 third prizes $200
Deadline:  various
Contact:  Anthem Essay Contest
                   The Ayn Rand Institute
                    PO BOX 57044
                    Irvine, CA  92619-7044
                     www.aynrand.org



WELLS FARGO COLLEGE STEPS PROGRAM
Sign up online at www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps there are monthly winners



TEACH GRANT PROGRAM
Criteria:
Students who intend to teach full time in bilingual education and English language acquisition; communication disorders; speech pathology; foreign language; mathematics; reading specialist; science; special education. Must be a US citizen and meet the following academic requirements: score above 75th percentile in a college admission test (ACT); graduate from high school with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 to receive a grant as a freshman; complete TEACH Grant counseling and sign a TEACH Grant agreement to serve. Must have FAFSA filled out prior to appling for this.
Amount: provides up to $4,000 per year in grants for graduate and undergraduate students who intend to teach full time in high need subject areas for at least four years at schools that serve students from low-income families. Students may receive up to $16,000 for undergraduate study and up to $8,000 for graduate study. Part-time students are eligible, but the maximum grant will be reduced.

More information online at http://www.cehs.usu.edu/htm/teacher-education/teach


SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN JANUARY:

UNITED STATES JCI SENATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM

Criteria: For graduating high school seniors in the US, who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary college, university or vocational schools.

Amount:                $1,000 awards
Deadline:              January 6
Contact:                Applications available in the Counseling Center
                                Utah JCI Senate Scholarship Committee
                                % Al Rickard
                                4227 Rose Cr
                                SLC, UT  84118



SAM WALTON COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: this is a $1,000 scholarship for students who live in an area served by Wal-Mart or Sam's Club.
Deadline: Jan 14
Apply online at www.walmartfoundation.org
Access code is: SWCS


ARMY ROTC SCHOLARSHIPS

Criteria: Based upon leadership, scholarship and extracurricular activities.
Amount:Tuition, book allowance, fees, plus monthly stipend
Deadline:January 10
Contact: (800) USA-ROTC or look on the Web at http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/


RON BROWN SCHOLAR PROGRAM

Criteria: This Scholarship program is for African American students who excel academically, exemplify exceptional leadership potential. Make an impact on their communities, and demonstrate financial need.  For high school seniors who plan on attending a 4 year college or university.

Amount: Ten $10,000 scholarships renewable for four years
Deadline: November 1st and January 9
Contact:Ron Brown Scholar Program
                1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206
                Charlottesville, VA  22901      (434) 964-1588   fax:  (434) 964-1589
                See website for application www.ronbrown.org


PHI DELTA KAPPA SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PROSPECTIVE EDUCATORS

Criteria: High school senior with 3.0 GPA.  Includes five criteria that are weighted equally: academics, essay, letters or recommendation, school activities, and community activities.  Must major in education and write an essay on topic chosen by scholarship committee.  Must meet one of the following criteria: Senior intending to major in education who is a member of a Future Educators Association chapter in good standing; Senior intending to major in education who is the child or grandchild of a Kappan in good standing; Senior intending to major in education who has one of his/her regerences letters written by a Kappan in good standing.

Amount: Forty-seven $1,000 (two renewable), One $2,000 (renewable for four years), One $4,000 (renewable for four years), One $5,000.
Deadline: Needs to be turned in to the local chapter president Wynn Costley by Jan 15
                                                Wynn Costley
                                                Preston High School
                                                151 W 200 S
                                                Preston, ID  83263
Contact: Phi Delta Kappa
                 408 North Union
                 Bloomington, IN  47402-0789         (800) 766-1156
                 Download application from www.pdkintl.org


BURGER KING

Criteria: Minimum GPA of 2.5. Plan to enroll full-time with out interruption for the entire academic year at an accredited two- or four- year college, university or vocational-technical school. Applications can be found at www.haveityourwayfoundation.org  E-mail at scholarshipmanagers@erols.com
or call (305)378-3186
Amount: A minimum of 269 scholarships worth $1,000 each
Deadline:  January 10, must be postmarked by this date


GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS

Criteria: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American and Hispanic American students with high academic and leadership promise who have significant financial need. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 and will be enrolling for the first time in a full-time accredited college in the fall of their graduating year. 
Amount: Winners will receive funds for the cost of tuition, fees, books and living expense in an amount to be calculated by the Gates Millennium Scholars based on financial need.
Deadline: on or before January 11 postmarked or filled out online by 11:59 pm all three forms must be submitted
Contact: Download application at www.gmsp.org


SAE ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Criteria: SAE offers a number of scholarships for senior students who have intentions of majoring in Engineering at an accredited university or a related science.  Download application from www.sae.org. There are various scholarships listed with various deadlines.
Amount: Varies from $500 to full tuition
Deadline: January 15


U of U Chicano Scholarship

Criteria:  Students who promote the cultural pride and tradition of the Chicano/ Latino community while overcoming their own life challenges.  Chicano Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of family background, involvement in the community, and live challenges, which exemplify the Chicano, struggle for opportunity.  Applicants must have resided in Utah a minimum for 5 years.
Deadline: January 15


UAEOP Utah Association of Educational Office Professionals

Criteria: Students planning a business office career.  Go to www.uaeop.org, click on “awards” and the “student scholarship”.  Applicants must type directly on the form and then print a paper copy for submission. Must intend to continue a career in a office related businees program.
Award: $500
Deadline: January 31


RENAISSANCE ACADEMIE DE HAIR DESIGN

Criteria: Must hold a high school diploma or be a current senior in high school. 
Amount:  up to $2,000
Deadline:  January 31
         Applications are available in the Counseling Center.



Energy Solutions Foundation       **10th Grade students only**

Criteria: Must want to major in one of the following in order to be eligible for the scholarship: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology, Geophysics, Mathematics, Meteorology, or Physics.
Award: $2,000 initial award and three distinguished award recipients receive an additional $2,500; $5,000, or $25,000. In addition to receiving a $2,000 scholarship.  BYU, U of U, Utah State and Westminster will match $2,000 if the students attends their institution.
  Deadline: January 31
                Application are available online at http://energysolutionsfoundation.org



STATE FARM HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
Must be of Hispanic heritage; a US Citizen or legal permanent resident; Minumum cumulative GPA of 3.0; Plan to enroll full-time degree seeking program at a two year US accredited institution during the 2011-2012 academic year; must apply for federal financial aid; must be pursing first undergraduate or graduate degree.
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: January
Applications are available online at www.hsf.net



Beauty Schools Directory
Criteria: Future students of the beauty disciplines, includeing cosmetology, barbering, esthetics and skin care, nail technology, makeup artistry and several others can apply.
Amount: $2,500 not tied to a specific school, and may be used in most parts of the country.
Deadline: January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31 every year.
Appy at http://www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/cosmetology-school-scholarships.php

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SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN FEBRUARY:


WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY EMERGING LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
Must be accepted to WSU and committed to attending in the Fall have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher, ACT of 20 or greater. Exhibit past involvement in school and community activities with particular experience in leadership roles. Must participate in the Emerging Leaders program as set by Weber State University.
Deadline: February 1
More information at www.weber.edu/GetIntoWeber/undergrads/ScholarshipFreshmen.html


UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY WOLVERINE AMBASSADOR PROGRAM

Criteria:
Designed for top student leaders, providing opportunities for leadership development through a variety of activities involving recruitment, campus outreach and more. Must be a first-time freshman or transfer student and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Must have made significant contributions to their schools and communities through involvement, leadership and service.
Deadline:
Feb 1, postmarked date or faxed by 5 pm MST


REGENTS’ SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: 4 years of English; 4 years of math, 3.5 years of social science, 3 years of science (must incluce one each of Biology, Chemistry, Physics) and 2 years of foreign language courses all taken during 9-12 grade.  Must have a 3.0 GPA and no individual core class grade lower than a “C”.
Amount: Scholarship is worth up to $1,000.  Academic achievement award worth up to 75% for tuition for two years.  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.
Deadline: Februrary 1
                Apply on line starting November 1 at www.utahsbr.edu



FIRST SCHOLARS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH

Criteria:
Available to Utah high school graduates of the class of 2011 that are first-generation college students (parents did not continue education after high school) who enroll at the University of utah full-time during the academic year.
Amount: Twenty scholarships will be awarded at $5,000 each. Half disbursed in the fall semester and half disbursed int eh spring semester and renewable for a total of 3 years. Scholarship requires recipient live on campus for the academic year and outside of the family home following three acadmeic years in order to renew the scholarship.
Deadline: February 1


USU ALUMNI LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
Incoming freshman or transfer student; child or descendant of alumnus; must be admitted to Utah State University.
Deadline: February 1
For more information and application go to www.usu.edu/alumni/scholarships


DAN HOLA LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:
entering freshman or transfer student; have current or recent demonstrated experience seving and working with Pacific Islander communities; enroll at University of Utah full-time for the academic year.
Deadline: February 4
More information at www.humis.utah.edu/


USU President’s Leadership Scholarship Ambassador Program

Criteria:  Open to all students with a 3.4 GPA and a 21 ACT or higher.  Be aware that this scholarship is highly competitive and those students applying must have extensive leadership experience and the spirit of a True Blue Aggie.  Student must call 1-800-488-8108 and request an application. Can be found online at link below.
Award:  Four year tuition waiver
Deadline: February 1
More information found at www.usu.edu/admissions/docs/ambassadorApplication.pdf


BYU George Hansen Fellowship in Geology

Criteria: This award is available to incoming freshmen who enroll as geology, environmental geoloby, earth and space science education, or engineering geology majors.  This fellowship is awarded separately from University wide scholarships and usually covers a significant portion of the recipient’s tuition costs.  Candidates may apply for University scholarships separately.
Award: $500 - $1,000
Deadline: February 15


PHI DELTA KAPPA SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: International competition that awards grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to seniors planning on pursuing a career in education.  Applicants are evaluated in five criteria: academic standing, essay. Letters of recommendation; school activities; and community activities.
Deadline: February 1


BEST BUY SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Rewards students for all of their work; inside and outside of the classroom.  Students need solid grades,  If you’re a graduating High School Senior, we’d like to help you with college.
Deadline: February 16
          Apply online at www.bestbuy.com/scholarships


BATC SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Available to current high school seniors who have a desire to succeed in a technical area, and are serious about attending and completing their training at BATC.  The BATC scholarship waives tuition and registration fees for one full-time program.
Deadline: February 28
           Applications available online at batc.edu, or in the counseling center.


ZIONS BANK FOUNERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM—


Criteria:  Applicants must be either a Utah or Idaho senior and have a 3.0 GPA or higher.  Applicants will submit a letter of recommendation, a one-page letter to their college or university of choice describing community involvement and citizenship.  Students will also need to submit an application form for the college or university of their choice.
Amount: Eleven four years full tuition scholarships to a state institution of higher learning.
Deadline: February 1
Contact: School of choice and ask about the program


AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY MINORITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Criteria: Any African-American, Hispanic, or Native American U.S. Citizen who is majoring or plans to major in Physics is qualified to apply.
Amount: $2,000 for new scholarship recipients, and $3,000 for renewal scholarship recipients.  Funds to be used for educational expenses including educational materials, tuition, room and board.  $500 awarded to each College Physics department that hosts one or more APS minority undergraduate.
Deadline: February 4
Contact:  The American Physical Society, Minority Undergraduate Scholarship
Arlene Modeste Knowles
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD  20740-3844        (301) 209-3232
Applications can be downloaded at www.aps.org in November 2011


DEKALB AG YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: All scholarship dollars will be administered via the National FFA Organization. The scholarship is available to both high school and collegiate students who are pursuing agricultural-related degrees and demonstrate strong leadership skills and community involvement. FFA membership is not required to be eligible for the scholarship program.
Amount: Ten students will be awarded a $2,500 DEKALB Ag Youth Scholarship
To apply for the scholarship, please visit http://scholarships.ffa.org. Available in November
Deadline: February 21


Thatcher Company Scholarship in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering

Criteria: Must attend University of Utah and majoring in chemistry or pre-chemical engineering
Amount: Four year full tuition (up to 15 credit hours for eight semesters) $500 book award per semester
Once selected the recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.0, and be making satisfactory progress toward graduation in one of those majors to retain the scholarship.  In addition, the company will offer an optional paid internship for the recipient, and possibly other applicants to work at their company.
Deadline: February 20


WOMEN’S ITALIAN-AMERICAN CIVIC LEAGUE

Criteria: Applicant must be of ITALIAN ancestry and graduate of a Utah school.  Scholarship is awarded based on the ACT or SAT (40%), exceptional high school academic ability (40%), extracurricular (school, church, community service work) related involvement (20%).  To be considered for this scholarship, the applicant must be admitted as a degree seeking student by the applicant’s chosen institute of Higher Education.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline:  February 1
                Applications available in the counseling center or at www.italianamericancivicleague.com


Freshman Scholarship for Science or Mathematics

Criteria:  Incoming freshman majoring in biology, chemistry, math, or physics. 
Must attend the University of Utah.
Multiple awards of $1000 available.
Deadline: February


Utah FFA Western AgCredit Scholarhip

Criteria: Must pursue a degree in agriculture
Amount:  $1,000 – one available
Deadline: February 20
              Get application in the counseling center from Mrs. Christensen, available in February


USU COLLEGE OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Criteria:
Seniors interested in: Wildland Resources (forestry, rangeland resources, and wildlife science); Environment & Society (sustainability, interactions between humans and the environment); Watershed Sciences (fisheries and river systems)
Applications are available at www.cnr.usu.edu in November
Deadline: February 15



CTE SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:  Students seeking associated degrees or less or seeking to be a school teacher in CTE areas.  Must be a Career and Technical Education student.  Must have a cum. GPA of 3.0 or above.
Amount: from $1,500 - $3,300 depending on college/university chosen.
Deadline: February 25
More information at schools.utah.gov/cte/scholarships.html   
Applications available in the Counseling Center in mid January.



KFC COLONEL'S SCHOLARS

Criteria:
Must be a high school senior; earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; enroll in a public college or university within their state of legal residence; plan to pursue a bachelor's degree; be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; demonstrate financial need.
Amount: up to $20,000
Deadline: February
            Apply online at www.kfcscholars.org  available in December


DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY

Criteria: Must be a senior African American male or female. 500 word essay must be included.
Deadline: February 25


CARGILL COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Amount:
$1,000 scholarships availble to 350 high school seniors living near Cargill communities nationwide
Deadline: Application must be submitted online by Feb. 15th
Application is available online at www.cargill.com keyword scholarship. The Cargill location that requested our involvement is Horizon Milling 2780 G Avenue, Ogden UT


CANCER SURVIVOR COLLGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Criteria:
Must be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 21; scheduled to graduate from high school; must be a US citizen; accepted without condition to an accredited univeristy, college, community college or vocational tech school and must become a full time student in upcoming year; must have a 2.5 GPA or above.
Amount: $2,500 can apply multiple years for a possible lifetime award of up to $10,000 per student
Deadline: Application must be received by February.
Application available at www.cancersurvivorsfund.org starting February 1



THURGOOD MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND


Criteria: Go to www.thurgoodmarshallfund.net/scholarship for more information
Deadline: February


NURSING HOME ABUSE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Must be enrolled in an accredited online post-secondary institution; this scholarship is particulary sutied for students studeying nursing, social work, psychology, or healthcare administration. Applicant must be receiving some form of need-based aid. This will hlep pay for non-tuition related living expenses for the 2012-13 academic year that are not covered by the recipient's current financial aid. Such as: rent, books and school supplies, utilities, groceries.
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Febryary 15th- must be emailed or postmarked by this day
Applications can be found at www.nursinghomeabuse.net


BUICK ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Criteria:
Must be enrolling for full-time study as a first-time freshamen at a 4-year college or university; plan to major in one of the following: Science, technology, Engineering, Math, Business Adminstration, Finance, Marketing, or Design; are interested in a career in the automotive or related industries.
Amount: 100 scholarships for up to $25,000/year; 1,000 scholarships at $2,000/year renewable for up to 4 years.
Deadline: February 28
Application can be found at www.buickachievers.com


JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: Must be a graduating minority high school senior; show leadership potentail; dedication to community service; evidence of financial need; ACT at least 22.
Amount: up to $7,500 annually
Deadline: Feb. 15
More information and application available at www.jackierobinson.org



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SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN MARCH:

JIFFY LUBE SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
The "your turn behind the wheel" award will be offered only to those students enrolled in driver's education during this school year.
The unique "What drives you now?" scholarship porgram allows students to express their "inner drive" and personal amitions with a simple 500 word essay - No other requirements!
Go to http://yourturn2apply.com/ for applications, guidelines and eligibilty requirements.
Deadline: March


AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Criteria: Scholarships designed to encourage underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields, such as environmental science, toxicology and chemical technology.
Amount:  Varies up to $5,000 per year - renewable
Deadline: March 1
Contact:                Yvonne Curry, American Chemical Scoiety
                                1155 Sixteenth Street,  N.W.
                                Washington, D.C.  20036      (800) 227-5558 ext 6250
                                www.chemistry.org/scholars available in November 2011


WALMART DEPENDANT SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
Must be a dependant of a WalMart or Sams Club Associate; have at least a 2.0 GPA and prove financial need.
Amount: $13,000 paid over 4 years
Deadline: March 15


JAPANESE AMERICAN CITIZEN’S LEAGUE

Criteria:  For graduating high school seniors who are JACL members or their parents are (not limited to students of Japanese ancestry).
Amount: $1,000 to $5,000 one time awards
Deadline: March 1 (to local chapter)
Contact: Japanese American Citizen’s League
                  1765 Sutter Street
                   San Francisco, CA  94115     (415) 921-5225 ext. 34
More information and applications available at: scholarships.collegetoolkit.com/scholarships


USBANK

Criteria:  High School Senior planning to attend 2-4 year college next fall.
Amount:   $1,000
Deadline: March 31
Contact:  Apply online after October 1st at www.usbank.com/studentbanking


USU Space Science Scholarship

To enter:  Describe in 2-5 pages the experiment you want to do (experiment should be able to fly in a small student payload); or describe in 2-5 pages your interest in space research.  Send your high school transcript.  Provide letters of recommendation from two individuals.
Award:   In-state tuition waiver for four years
Deadline:  March 1


The Utah Chapter of the Society of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters

Criteria: Must be High School Senior and majoring in business, finance or insurance in the Fall. Maintained at least a 3.0 GPA and are active in extra-curricular activities through their school, church, community or work.
Deadline: March 15
     Application can be downloaded from web site at http://utah.cpcusociety.org


UTAH SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
Must be pursuing a minor or major in law enforcement field or criminal justice.
Application can be picked up at the Sheriff's Office at 52 S 1000 W Brigham City.
Deadline: March 20th returned to Sheriff's Office


SOCITEY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICISTS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Criteria:  Students with interest in aptitude for Physics, Mathematics, and Geology, who intend to pursue a career in exploration Geophysics.  A student in need of financial assistance will be considered; however, the competence of the student is given first consideration. 
Amount:  Awards range from $500 to $14,000 per academic year, with average awards being $2,700 per academic year.  Scholarship is renewable.
Deadline:  March 1
Contact:  Society of Exploration Geophysicists Foundation
                   PO Box 702740
                   Tulsa, OK  74170-2740      (918) 493-3516
More information and applications are available at: www.seg.org/web/foundation/programs/scholarship


AMERICAN LEGION EAGLE SCOUT OF THE YEAR

Criteria: Must be a registered, active member of a Boys Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew chartered to an American Legion Post or Auxiliary Unit.  In addition, must have received the Eagle Scout Award; be an active member of his religious institution and must have received the appropriate Boy Scout religious emblem; have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school, scouting, and community; have reached his 15th birthday and be enrolled in high school at the time of selection.
Amount:  One $8,000 scholarship, Three $2,000 scholarships
Deadline: March 1
Application can be downloaded from www.legion-aux.org


TANNER HUMAN RIGHTS SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
Must be an incoming freshman; be accepted to University of Utah
Amount: $3,500
Deadline: March 15 - essay requiered
Go to http://humanrights.utah.edu/scholarships/scholarships.html for more information.


TOMORROW'S PIONEERS

Criteria: The applicant must have exemplified through specific acts in their lives the ideals and character traits of true pioneers of faith, courage, endurance, and family values. They should show that they have overcome significant disadvantages such as physical, social or economic challenges and demonstrate scholarly ability adequate for success in college. It is necessary to show ecomonic need.
Deadline: March
Amount:
First place $1,000


GARFF KEYS TO SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: For seniors who have been awarded a Ken Garff Keys to Success Key Card. Must enroll in and attend Utah Valley University and have a 2.0 GPA or above. Interested students must submit a completed application, personal statement, and a letter of recommendation.
Applications are available with Mrs. Christensen or Mrs. Madsen.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: March



UTAH APPLIED TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS


Criteria:  This scholarship is for seniors completing or continuing courses in Agriculture, Business, Health Science & Health Technology, Family Science, Consumer/Home Economics, Marketing & Trade, and Industrial & Technical.  Candidates must indicate interest in a vocational/technology program that requires less than a four-year degree for completion.  Students should have completed basic algebra and be recommended by an Applied Technology teacher and be in the top 20% of his/her program.  Must also submit a portfolio.
Amount: Various tuition waivers (from participating Utah public schools)
Deadline:  Postmarked by March 14
Contact: Jeanette Thomas (801) 538-7854 or Thalea Longhurst (801) 538-7889
                Download applications at http://www.schools.utah.gov/cte/scholarships


ODENZA MARKETING SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
Must be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30; submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page.
Amount: $500
Deadline: March 30
Applications can be found by going to http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/php



JACKIE ROBINSON SCHOLARSHIP


Criteria:  Minority high school seniors accepted by an accredited four-year college or university, U.S. citizens.  Based on academic achievement, financial need and evidenced leadership potential, SAT score 900 or above or ACT 23.
Amount:  Up to $7,500 per year for four years
Deadline: March 30
Contact: Jackie Robinson Foundation, Scholarship Program
                   3 West 35th Street
                   New York, NY  10001      (212) 290-8600
          Applications can be downloaded at www.jackierobinson.org available October 15th


UTAH JUMPSTART COALITION/UHEAA SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:
Scholarships to eligible Utah students who demonstrate their knowledge of financial literacy and perparation for post secondary education.
Amount: Four $1,000
Deadline: March
Application available in the counseling center or online at www.utjumpstart.org


NORTH BOX ELDER FARM BUREAU

Criteria:  Must be a dependant of a current Farm Bureau member
Amount: between $300 - $500
Deadline:  March 31
Applications available in February in Counseling Center


DAIRY DELEGATE SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:  Past success as a spokesperson; flexibility in work/school schedule to accommodate short notice interview requests; strong communication skills & ability to put complex topics into context for consumer audiences; Solid knowledge of dairy/nutrition &current related topics; positive professional image and attitude; 3.0 GPA or higher.
Amount:   one $650 and two $350 scholarships available.  After completing one year at the county level, there is a $2,000 scholarship opportunity.
Deadline:  March
                Pick up application with Mrs. Madsen in front office


AMERCIAN DREAM FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: GPA of 2.5 of higher, African American with financial need, have applied to or been accepted to a college, technical or vocational.  www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/scholarship/american_dream.html
Amount: $500
Deadline:  March 30
Contact:  The American Dream Foundation
                   Chris Hess Scholarship
                    1185 West 3050 South
                     Ogden, UT  84401



FIRST IN MY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Criteria: offers scholarships to Hispanic-American students who are the first in their family to attend college and have financial need. The program is open to Hispanic Americans who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled as full time undergraduate students at approved, accredited institutions. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
Amount: Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000
Deadline: March 30
Move information available at www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/scholarship/first_family.html


Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents

Criteria: Utah high school seniors who have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA and are active in extra-curricular activities through their school, church, community or work.  One scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing an insurance career, the others to students pursuing insurance or business degrees.
Amount: Minimum of three $1,000 scholarships
Deadline:March 31
More information available at www.uaiia.org


Western AgCredit Customer Scholarship

Criteria: Applicant must be a borrower or child of a bona-fide Western AgCredit borrower.  Borrowers are defined as someone who owns at least one share of Class C Stock on an active Western AgCredit loan, either with a principal balance or current note having available commitment.
Must be a high school senior
Scholarships can be used at the school of their choice
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 31
See Mrs. Christensen in the Counseling Center for an application in January or visit                        www.westernagcredit.com


National Federation of the Blind

Criteria: Students must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post-secondary course of study.  Applications must also have a letter from a state officer of the National Federation of the Blind.
Amount: range from $3,000 to $12,000 cash
Deadline: March 31
               Applications are available on line at www.nfb.org/scholarships
Contact:
Ron Gardner, President
NFB of Utah
132 Penman Lane
Bountiful, UT  84010


Massage Therapy Helping Others Scholarship

Amount: $1,000.00
Description: Students pursuing a degree in massage therapy and who are interested in giving back to the community are eligible for this scholarship. The deadline is March 31st.
Website information: http://www.massageschool.org/submit/scholarship.php



SEMI Scholarship
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Criteria: Scholarship recipients are high school students that satisfy the following eligibility requirements:  *Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
*Applicants must be in their senior year of high school
*Applicants must be pursuing a major such as Math, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Education degree with a focus on teaching math or science.
*Preference will be given to applicants who have a work history, can demonstrate financial need, volunteered and shown leadership experience in civic or professional associations, or participated in SEMI High Tech U and/or FIRST Robotics.
Application may be found at www.semi.org/pnwscholarship
Deadline:  Must be received by March 15


UTAH SPORTS HALL OF FAME FOUNDATION

Criteria: Academic achievement, school and community service, sports participation.
Amount: $2000- six available
Deadline: Returned to the Counseling center by March 31


WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY DREAM WEBER PROGRAM

Criteria:
This program encourages students to dream big-without worrying about the price tag. Dream Weber is a program that provides free tuition to students whose annual household income is $25,000 or less. For all the details and criteria go to www.weber.edu/dreamweber



UTAH SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS/ JOE RHOADS SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:  Must be a U.S. citizen; be a high school senior living in Utah with a 3.5 GPA or higher and entering college in 2012.  Scored at least a 30 in math and a 26 in English on the ACT.  Be planning to major in engineering at an accredited engineering program in Utah.
Amount:  $1,000
Deadline: March 15
                Application available at www.uspeonline.com email Dan Church at churchd@pbworld.com for more information.


T.H. BELL TEACHING INCENTIVE LOAN

Criteria: Must be High School Senior who plans to pursue an educator preparation program, and obtain educator licensing, and then teach in Utah public schools for a period equal to the time they received assistance.  The TIL consists of a waiver (of tuition and fees at the Utah public institutions and $995 per semester at private institutions) to be used for a period not exceeding 8 semesters.
Deadline: March 29 by 5 p.m. in the Utah State Office of Education Office
            Application can be found at www.schools.utah.gov/cert and lock on “Loan and Scholarships”
Contact:
 Linda Alder
Educator Quality and Licensing
Utah State Office of Education
250 East 500 South
PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT  84114-4200


SUSAN W. CODA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:  Scholarships awarded to outstanding Utah female accepted at a 4-year college outside of Utah.  GPA 3.8 or higher; demonstrate leadership abilities; participate in extra-curricular school activities and community service.
Amount: Approximately $4,000
Deadline: March 1
All applications of theuniversity academic year and supporting documents(transcripts with test scores, letters of recommendation and acceptance letters from chosen institution) must be completed and sent in one packet and postmarked no later than March 1 to be considered.
http://www.peoutah.org/SusanW.CodaMemorialScholarshipFundApplication_-_Sept_2012.pdf


SUSAN M. HAMOS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Must be graduating girl; have high academic potential; have a sincere desire to complete a college curriculum.  Must have financial need.
Amount: $500 scholarship awarded directly to the candidate.
Deadline: March 31


UTAH CATTLE WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Senior with intent to enroll in fall college program in Agriculture.  GPA of at least 3.0 for all high school years. Parent must be a member in good standing of the Utah Cattlemen’s Association and/or the Utah Cattle Women’s Association.  Essay required.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
                Application available at utschoolcounselor.org


BODY BY MILK

Criteria:  Outstanding athlete who knows what it takes to work hard and stand as a role model for your peers?  The SAMMY Award Program recognizes outstanding scholar athletes in grade 12 from high schools throughout the U.S.  You could be one of the 25 winners to receive the following: $7,500 college scholarship from the Milk Processor Education Program, an invitation for winners, parents and/or guardians to attend a SAMMY weekend at Walt Disney World, an opportunity to be a star in a Milk Mustache ad in USA Today.  Judging is based on the following: academic performance, athletic excellence, leadership, community service and what role milk plays in their success.
Deadline: March 4


DRAUCA J. HOLMES THEATRICAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
Must have actively participated in theartical productions and plan to pursue Theatrical Arts in your education.
Deadline: March 15


University of Utah Pre-Art Major Scholarship

Criteria: Award is intended for a first year student who has been accepted to the University by 1 February and who will enroll as a pre-art major.  3.5 or above GPA is required.  Must submit portfolio including ten pieces of original artwork to University of Utah campus.  Teacher recommendations are required and due the end of February. Online application is available at www.sa.utah.edu/finance/scholarships/scholar/college/index.htm
Deadline: end of March
         Teacher recommendations are due end of February


Utah Jump$tart Coalition/UHEAA Scholarship

Criteria: Utah students who demonstrate their knowledge of financial literacy and preparation for post-secondary education.
Amount: $1000- two available
Deadline: March
         Applications available here.


Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship

Criteria:
Must be a US citizen or permanent resident of US; GPA 2.5 or higher; High school senior who will matriculate full-time at a US accrredited four-year college or university within the fifty sates starting at the beginning of the fall semester or quarter. Must have demonstrated leadershipabilities through participating in community services or other extra curricular activities.
Amount: $2,500 scholarship (six available)
Deadline: Must be received on or before March 31
Selection of these scholarships is bases primarily on a "need" basis. the process involves four means of evaluation. they are need, academics, community services and writing skill (essay required).
More information available at http://scholarshipmentor.com/janice-m-scott-memorial-scholarship


NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC JOURNALISTS

Criteria: Awarded to high school seniors majoring in Print or Broadcast Journalism.  Selected on the basis of academic excellence, demonstrated interest in journalism and financial need.  Application and material must be submitted in English. Students must be a current member of the NAHJ.
Amount: Several scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $1,500
Deadline: March 28
Contact
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
1000 National Press Building 529 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20045-2001   (202) 662-7145
More information and application can be downloaded from www.nahj.org


INDEPENDENT ORDER OF THE ODD FELLOWS

Criteria:
Must be from a single parent home. Have a minimum grade point average of 2.7. Must show financial need.
Amount: $1,000 with option to receive another $1,000 if you maintain a 2.7 GPA in your first year of college.
Deadline: March 29
Application available here.



THE MENLOVE EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP 2013-14

Criteria: In honor of "Daisy Doutre". The applicant must be a majoring in deaf education, applying at a state univerisity in Utah, and graduate from Bear River High. A copy of transcripts and essay in regards to the questions on the application.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: March


HEBER LYNNE ORME HOME ECONOMICS/AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: One scholarship for home economics and one scholarship for agriculture
Amount: $1,000 each
Deadline: March
          Applications available in the counseling center in March. Click here to download application



KAISER-PAGE MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:  The scholarship is to be awarded to a worthy graduate in Box Elder county who wishes to pursue a career in any branch of medicine.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March
                Applications available in the counseling center. Click here to download application.


RUDD FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Scholarship is for a Bear River High Student who is continuing on in an agriculture field.
Amount:  $1,000
Deadline: March
                Applications available in the counseling center. Click here to download application.


LINDA KUWANA SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Scholarship will be awarded to an ethnic minority student who plans to attend college or vocational training after high school and who attends and will graduate from Bear River High.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline:March
         Applications are available in the counseling center. Click here to download application.



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SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN APRIL:



PROSPECTIVE EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: Senior who meet one of the following may apply directly to PDK International through the online application: High school senior intending to major in education who is a member of a Future Educators Association chapter in good standing or senior intending to major in education who is the child or grandchild of a Kappan in good standing or senior intending to major in education who has one of his/her regerence letters written by a Kappan in good standing or an undergraduate member of an FEA or PDK chapter who is enrolled in a college education program.
Deadline: April 1


VIRTUAL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
business, markieting and personal finance students currently enrolled in their Junior and Senior years of high school throughout the United States are eligilbe for the scholarship.
Amount: $1,000 for first place; $500 for second place; $250 for third place
Deadline: April 1, 2012
Apply online at http://businessmajors.about.com/b/2012/03/21/virtual-business-scholarship.htm need to be nominated by a teacher.


BOX ELDER COUNTY CREDIT UNION

Criteria: Given to a deserving student who will use it to help them become a better citizen and an asset to their community.
Amount:  $1,000
Deadline: April 15
                Applications available on line at Box Elder County Credit Union 


TREMONTON WOMEN'S CIVIC CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
Must have school and communtiy service.
Amount: $500
Deadline: April
Application available here.


RENAISSANCE ACADEMIE DE HAIR DESIGN

Criteria: Must hold a high school diploma or be a current senior in high school. 
Amount:  up to $2,000
Deadline:  April 30
         Applications are available in the Counseling Center.


JIFFY LUBE SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
The "Teen Driver" scholarship award is offered to all eligible licensed teen drivers. (Students taking drivers ed during current school year need to apply for the Driver's Ed Scholarship)
The unique "What drives you now?" scholarship porgram allows students to express their "inner drive" and personal amitions with a simple 500 word essay - No other requirements!
Go to http://yourturn2apply.com/ for applications, guidelines and eligibilty requirements.
Deadline: April


LAVERNA S. CLARK CREATIVE WRITING SCHOLARSHIP- BYU Only

Criteria: Must be a high school senior; must demonstrate a desire & interest in creative writing and financial need; must include samples of your creative writing.     
Amount: Generous scholarship of up to full tuition for freshman creative writing students at BYU. 
Deadline: April 15
Application and more information available at english.byu.edu


MOUNTAIN WEST CENTER

Criteria:  This scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors showing talent and potential for continued leadership.  Must be a U.S. Citizen and must be attending Utah State University.
Amount:  $1,000 - $1,500 each semester for two semesters.
Deadline: April 12 by 5 pm
More information can be found at mountainwest.usu.edu/



MOUNTAIN WEST AFRICAN-AMERICAN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:
African-American students who are gruaduating high school, demonstrated leadership in high school and in the community, show special talent and potential for leadership. Must be a U.S. Citizen and must be attending Utah State University.
Amount: $500
Deadline:
April 12 by 5 pm
More information can be found at http://mountainwest.usu.edu/africanamerican.aspx



AMERICAN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS’ SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Criteria: For high school graduates interested in pursuing Medical Technology o r Medical Assisting studies including Dental Assisting.  Awards are based primarily on need, with consideration give to goals, school grades, experience, and personal references. More information at www.aie.org/Scholarships
Amount:  Five $500 scholarships
Deadline: April 1
Contact: 
American Medical Technologists’ Scholarship
Higgins Road
Park Ridge, IL   60068        (847) 823-5169


LION’S CLUB OF TREMONTON

Amount:  $1,000
Deadline: May 1 received at Lion’s Club
                Applications available here.


AMERICAN FIRE SPRINKLER ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP/Contest

Criteria:  For high school seniors who plan to further their education at a college/university or certified trade school.  Scholarship is not based on financial need. 
Amount:  Ten regional winners of $2,000 each
Deadline: April 5 12 pm (noon)
Application available at http://www.afsascholarship.org/



Beauty Schools Directory

Criteria: Future students of the beauty disciplines, includeing cosmetology, barbering, esthetics and skin care, nail technology, makeup artistry and several others can apply.
Amount: $2,500 not tied to a specific school, and may be used in most parts of the country.
Deadline: January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31 every year.
Appy at http://www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/cosmetology-school-scholarships.php



USLO Minority Student Entrepreneur Scholarship

Amount: $1,000.00
Description: Minority student entrepreneurs who want to or have already started a business are eligible for this scholarship. Students must be in high school or full time students in a U.S. college. The deadline is April 15th.
Website information: http://www.usleaseoption.com/scholarship.php

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SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN MAY:

Northern Utah Natural Resources Conservation District Scholarship

Criteria: Must be involved with FFA.
Amount: $300
Deadline: May 5 to the counseling center or FFA advisor
Applications can be picked up in the Ag building in March.


Timothy Craig Richards Scholarship

Criteria:
Must be a graduate of Bear River High School. Must be going to Bridgerland Applied Tech. College after high school and need to study Auto Mechanics, or Auto collision or Maintenance. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above.
Amount: $1,000 (two available)
Deadline: May 9th
Click here to download application.


NORTH BOX ELDER HEALTH CARE FOUNDATION

Criteria:  Students in North Box Elder County who are actively pursuing, or who intend to pursue either undergraduate of graduate degrees in the health care field.
Amount:  $500
Deadline: by May 31
Contact Mary Marble at 207-4651


BOX ELDER JUNIOR LIVESTOCK AUCTION

Criteria: Must be actively involved in the Junior Livestock Program as a 4-H or FFA member  this scholarship must be used toward furthering the student’s academic pursuits.
Amount:  $500
Deadline: May 1



WYZANT SCHOLARSHIP

Amount:
$2000, $3000 and $5000 available
Deadline: April 1
Apply online at http://www.wyzant.com/Scholarships/



ALLIANCE FOR UNITY

Criteria: Parents income must be eligible for free and reduced lunch. Minimum grade-point average in high school of 2.5; consistent after-school work history; evidence of good citizenship & promotion of the values of unity, civility, and respect for others, as expressed in the Alliance’s mission statement (attached to application)
Amount:  up to twenty $2,000 scholarships available
Deadline:  May 13


B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.  Include your name and school you are attending this year and next year. Not an academic scholarship but they would like to know your current academic standing.
Amount:  $1,000
Deadline: May 28
       Apply on line at http://oaklandtech.com/staff/scholarship/2010/01/22/b-davis-scholarship/


HEALTHY LIFESTYLES SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
Must be a senior in high school or in your first year of universtiy or college
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: May 30
Applications can be found by going to: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php


SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIPS

Criteria: Society of Women Engineers offer a variety of scholarships for incoming freshmen women pursuing degrees in Engineering or Computer Science.  Must be used in colleges or universities with an ABET-accredited program.  Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA or above.
Amount: 90 scholarships $200-$5,000
Deadline: May
Contact:  (212) 509-9577
  Download application starting in December at http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=222&Itemid=111


GREAT CLIPS FOR HAIR

Criteria: This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing a career in cosmetology or barbering.  Scholarship can be used toward tuition at any accredited Utah cosmetology or barbering school.
Amount: $500
Deadline: May
Contact:
Ms. Susan Rooney
2065 S 2300 E
Salt Lake City, UT  84108
www.greatclips.com


Western AgCredit BYU Idaho College of Ag

Criteria:  Must pursue a degree in agriculture.
Amount:  $1,000 – one available
Deadline:  May 30
Contact:  Stephen McGary 208-496-2019


UTAH TRAPPERS ASSOCIATION

Criteria:  Applicants must be a high school senior with intent to enroll in Fall 2010 college program; application packets must be complete and include an essay.  Qualified applicants must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Must be a resident of the Sate of Utah.
Amount: Two $1,000 scholarships
Deadline: May 30 must be postmarked by this date


Bound Tree Medical

Criteria: Check out the web site http://www.boundtree.com/training/scholarships/ for more information.
Children of EMTs and Firefighters interested in becoming EMTs, or furthering their certification by becoming Paramedics.
Awards: EMT-B- Potential of 50% of program fees up to $500
                EMT-I or EMT-P- Potential of 50% of program fees up to $2,000
Deadline: May - check web site for exact deadline date



Medical Goods, Inc. Minority Nursing Student Scholarship

Amount: $1,000.00
Description: If you're an African American, Native American, or Hispanic American U.S. citizen & student pursuing a nursing degree in higher education, then you're eligible for this scholarship from Medical Goods, Inc. The deadline is May 31st.
Website information: http://www.medicalgoods.com/minority-nursing-scholarship/

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SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN JUNE:

ABBOTT & FENNER SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Must be a high school junior or senior.  Must write an essay on one of two topics they listed. 
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June
                   Information found at http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm       


Giva Corporate Student Scholarship Announcement

Grants for anyone attending a college or university worldwide

Giva's Corporate Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award is for anyone attending a college or university worldwide. This scholarship grant is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students further their education as well as expand their social responsibility and community service footprint in the world. There is no specific course of study or major required. More informations go to http://www.givainc.com/scholarships/student-scholarship-worldwide-community-ambassador-award.cfm

Amount: $1000 scholarships
Deadline: June 1st and December 1st
Contact: Bear River Counseling Center


BIG SUN SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: All student athletes are eligible for this award regardless of which sport they are participating in.  Essay is required answering questions listed on the web page at http://www.bigsunathletics.com.
Amount: $500
Deadline: June


BIG DIP SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
must be currently in 12th grade and entering into your first year of college/university. Must submitt an essay that is under 1000 words by the stated deadline.
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: June 1
Applications can be found by going to: http://www:studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php



ROCKY MOUNTAIN GAS ASSOCIATION – RMGA


Criteria: Graduating high school students interested in pursuing a career in Heating, Ventilation and air conditioning, Hydronics, Hearth or Refrigeration (HV ACR).
Amount: one $4,000 and two $2,000 scholarships available
Deadline: June 1
                Applications are available at www.utrmga.org


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SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN JULY:


RENAISSANCE ACADEMIE DE HAIR DESIGN

Criteria: Must hold a high school diploma or be a current senior in high school. 
Amount:  up to $2,000
Deadline:  July 31
         Applications are available in the Counseling Center.


Beauty Schools Directory
Criteria: Future students of the beauty disciplines, includeing cosmetology, barbering, esthetics and skin care, nail technology, makeup artistry and several others can apply.
Amount: $2,500 not tied to a specific school, and may be used in most parts of the country.
Deadline: January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31 every year.
Appy at http://www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/cosmetology-school-scholarships.php

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SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN AUGUST
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WILL TO WIN

Criteria: Seniors with asthma who participate in sports.
Amount: Ten awards in the amounts of $10,000, $5,000 and $1,000
Deadline: August        
Contact:  http://www.schering-ploughwilltowin.com

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SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN SEPTEMBER:

Weber State University Wildcat Lynx Scholarship

Criteria: Weber State University offers a Lynx Scholarship to one senior at select Utah high schools. Lynx Scholars act as a liaison between their high school and Weber State University. A Lynx Scholar is enthusiastic, responsible, available and creative. Applications are in the Career Center.
Award: $1,000 tuition waiver good toward the student’s freshman year at Weber State.
Deadline: September - check web for extact date
Applications in the counseling center.


Wells Fargo College STEPS Program Scholarship Sweepstakes

Sign up online at www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps
Awards: Vary- there are monthly winners

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SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN OCTOBER:

AES Engineering Solutions

Criteria: Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.
Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

How to Apply: Students must submit an essay of no more than 1000 words in answer to the following questions:
What impact will the Natural Disasters have on the global economy? How should these events affect future political, business and personal decisions?

Award: $500 in scholarships and awards
Deadline: October 5
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 and your plans for coming year.


Westminster College Music Department

The Westminster College Music Department is offering $30k in music scholarships for in-coming student next fall and $20k for matriculating music students.  These 4-year music scholarships range from $500 - $3,000.  Scholarship auditions will be held November 13, January 15th, February 19th and March 19, on all instruments and voice.  You will need to go online to www.westminstercollege.edu click on Academics then Academic Programs Undergraduate;Music and fill out an on-line audition application.  Audition requirements include: 1. two contrasting pieces of music, memorized; bring an accompanist of the accompaniment on a cd 2. A one-page music biography in outline form that describes your music background (ensembles, music classes, awards,solos, etc) 3. a current photo.
Deadline: Check online


Horatio Alger Scholarship

Criteria: For students who will graduate in the spring. Must be committed to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Have critical financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Involvement in co-curricular and community activities. Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum grade point average of 2.0) Must have United States citizenship or permanent residency.
Online application at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/program
Award: Range in value from $2,500 to $20,000
Deadline: October 30


COCA-COLA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Criteria: Seniors carrying a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.  Based upon leadership, character and achievement both inside and outside the classroom, and community service.  Must be high school senior and U.S. Citizen.
Award: Fifty four-year $20,000 scholarships
200 four year $10,000 scholarships for use at accredited colleges and universities within the US
Deadline: October 31 of your senior year
Contact: Apply online www.coca-colascholars.org or e-mail at scholars@na.ko.com



RENAISSANCE ACADEMIE DE HAIR DESIGN

Criteria: Must hold a high school diploma or be a current senior in high school. 
Amount:  up to $2,000
Deadline:  October
         Applications are available in the Counseling Center.


Beauty Schools Directory
Criteria: Future students of the beauty disciplines, includeing cosmetology, barbering, esthetics and skin care, nail technology, makeup artistry and several others can apply.
Amount: $2,500 not tied to a specific school, and may be used in most parts of the country.
Deadline: January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31 every year.
Appy at http://www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/cosmetology-school-scholarships.php


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SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN NOVEMBER:

RON BROWN SCHOLAR PROGRAM

Criteria: This Scholarship program is for African American students who excel academically, exemplify exceptional leadership potential. Make an impact on their communities, and demonstrate financial need.  For high school seniors who plan on attending a 4 year college or university.

Amount: Ten $10,000 scholarships renewable for four years
Deadline: November 1st and January 9
Contact:Ron Brown Scholar Program
                1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206
                Charlottesville, VA  22901      (434) 964-1588   fax:  (434) 964-1589
                See website for application www.ronbrown.org



UNIVERSITY OF UTAH INTERMOUNTAIN JUNIOR SCIENCE & HUMANITITES SYSMPOSIUM


Criteria: High school students in grade 9-12, students interested in the sciences and research.
Awards:  scholarship money
Deadline: November
Applications are available at web.utah.edu/newstudents/pdfs/GeneralinformationandRegistrationpacket.pdf


 

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SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN DECEMBER:

Giva Corporate Student Scholarship Announcement

Grants for anyone attending a college or university worldwide

Giva's Corporate Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award is for anyone attending a college or university worldwide. This scholarship grant is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students further their education as well as expand their social responsibility and community service footprint in the world. There is no specific course of study or major required. More informations go to http://www.givainc.com/scholarships/student-scholarship-worldwide-community-ambassador-award.cfm

Amount: $1000 scholarships
Deadline: June 1st and December 1st
Contact: Bear River Counseling Center


 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LETTER CARRIERS (William C Doherty Scholarship)

Criteria: Must be a son/daughter of current retired or deceased member of National Association of Letter Carriers. Must be a NALC memeber in good standing for at least one year.
Amount: Five $4,000 scholarships (renewable for three years)
Deadline: December 31
Contact:  
William C. Doherty Scholarship Committee
c/o NALC
100 Indiana Avenue NW
Washington, DC  20001       (202) 393-4695
Obtain an application from the Postal Record
Information on-line at http://www.nalc.org/nalc/members/scholarships.html#doherty


TOYOTA COMMUNITY SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Criteria:  Bear River High can nominate one senior for this scholarship.  The nominee should have a consistent record of academic excellence, be active in school programs, and be recognized as a leader by his/her peers and instructors.  In addition, the nominees must have initiated or be actively involved in a service program that addresses a school or community need.
Amount: One hundred renewable scholarships valued at $20,000 or $10,000 each
Deadline: December
Contact: Bear River Counseling Center to pick up an application.


AXA Achievement Scholarship

Criteria: Must be a high school senior.  Applicants are asked to describe in detail an outstanding achievement they have accomplished in a non-academic activity or project.  The accomplishment may be a long-term achievement, an activity or a project that occurred in their school, in the community or in the workplace.  Primary consideration will be given to the applicant’s demonstrated achievement in a non-academic area as reported by the applicant and supported by the appraisal completed by an adult who is not related to the applicant.  Go to www.axa-achievement.com click on the ‘Learn More’ box on the right of the screen that states the ‘2012 scholarship program is underway’.  On the next page click on the link in the ‘Learn More’ box on the right that states ‘application’ to download or fill out on line
Award: $10,000 scholarships, one from each state.  From among the state recipients, 10 students will be named national AXA Achievers.  They will be selected to receive additional national awards at $15,000 each.
Deadline: December 1-The first 12,000 applications received, which have met the postmark deadline, will be considered.


Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: Must be high school seniors who plan to become a school counselor or public education teacher for Grades K-12. 
Award: $500
Deadline: December 20


Elks National Foundation Scholarship

Criteria: Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
College students are not eligible to apply.
Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; resident alien status does not qualify.
Male and female students compete separately.
Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.
                                                                      
All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.
 
Go to www.elks.org/enf/scholars/downloadmvs.cfm for the MVS application.
Awards:  Vary
Deadline: Post marked no later than December 9


YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR FOUNDATION

Criteria: Graduating senior who is entering freshman year at an accredited two or four year university, college or vocational institute in the fall.  A student who demonstrates entrepreneurial spirit and initiative through examples such as starting his/her own business; participating in organizations such as DECA, FBLA or FFA. Must be running their own business to apply. Opens October 1.
Deadline:December 17
more information on line at http://www.nfib.com/yef/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards


Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

Criteria: 2.8 GPA or higher.  Demonstrate leadership abilities in school activities or through work experiences.  Strong commitment to community service involvement.  Employees of Comcast, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their families are not eligible.
Amount:  $1,000
Deadline:  December 7 to the counseling center- applications available on line at
http://scholarshipmentor.com/comcast-leaders-and-achievers-scholarship-program
Applications available in the counseling center.



USU Alumni Chapter Legacy Scholarship


Criteria: Must be a child or descent of Alumnus living in Box Elder County and be admitted to USU.
Apply on line at www.usu.edu/alumni/scholarship
Deadline: December 1


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See Mrs. Christensen in the Counseling Center for the information.