February Scholarships

U OF U SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: NOW

Numerous scholarships available at this scholarship management site. 

APPLY HERE: https://utah.academicworks.com/


DIXIE TALENT SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: NOW

Scholarships in art, band, dance, orchestra, piano music, theater/drama and vocal music. Fill out the on-line application and contact the Department Representative for specific information regardinga a parrticular scholarhip program. Application Deadlines vary by department. 

APPLY HERE: http://new.dixie.edu/financial/scholarships/perf orming_artstalent.php


CTE SCHOLARSHIP AND TUITION AWARD

Deadline: Feb 1

Students seeking a one-year certificate, or a two-year associate or
technical degree or students seeking to be a school teacher in a CTE
area are eligible to apply. Every year, some scholarships go unused

APPLY HERE: https://schools.utah.gov/cte/resources/scholars hipsawards


ENGINEER GIRL ESSAY CONTEST

Deadline: Feb 1

Write an original, fictional story in which the main character is a female who uses engineering skills to solve a problem. 

APPLY HERE: https://www.engineergirl.org/108311/2019- contest


JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Feb 1

For minority students accepted by a 4 year accredited college or university. US citizen, high academic achievement, minimun 21 ACT score, ldearship potential and financial need. 

APPLY HERE: https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/


NEW CENTURY SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Feb 1 

For students who complete the requirements of an Associate Degree
with a minimum 3.5 high school GPA and a minimum 3.0 for your
Associate’s degree GPA. Courses must be completed by high school
graduation. Be advised that award amounts are determined on an
annual basis and are subject to legislative funding and the total
number of qualified participants. May be used at BYU, Dixie, SUU, U
of U, USU, UVU, Weber and Westminster.

APPLY HERE: https://stepuputah.com/program/new-century-scholarship/


RICHIE’S SPIRIT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Feb 1 (received date, not postmarked)

For graduating high school senior who demonstrates leadership, character, and initiative in school and community affairs and merits academic achievement (minimum 3.4 GPA.)

APPLY HERE: http://www.richiesspirit.org/collegescholarships


SLCC SCHOLARSHIPS

DEADLINE: Feb 1

Apply for admission to SLCC

  • Once admitted, students will receive a letter with their SLCC Student ID number and instructions to create their MySLCC username and password.
  • MySLCC is their gateway to all-important SLCC services, including scholarship applications, BruinMail email, class registration and schedule and more. 
  • Apply for scholarships
    • Click on the “Apply Now” button.
    • Log in using their MySLCC username and password.
    • Complete the General Application.
    • Complete the supplemental questions for any scholarships that interest them.

APPLY HERE: http://www.slcc.edu/scholarships/index.aspx


SLCC SCHOLARSHIP FOR UNDOCU/DACA STUDENTS

Deadline: Feb 1

Salt Lake Community College offers more than 60 private scholarships throughout the year that undocumented students are able to apply
for.

APPLY HERE: http://www.slcc.edu/scholarships/


SNOW AMBASSADOR SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Feb 1

Award: Half tuition
Duration: Incoming Freshman or current Snow College students may apply. Renewable for up to 3 years.
Requirements:

  • Incoming Freshman: 3.0 GPA
  • Current Snow Students: 2.75 GPA
  • Must complete a full academic school year

APPLY HERE: https://www.snow.edu/offices/scholarships/lea dership_scholarships.html


STACEY SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR ART

Deadline: Feb 1

To foster high standards in the study of form, color, drawing, painting,
design, and technique, as theses are expressed in modes showing
patent affinity with the classical tradition of western culture.
Suggested categories: painting from life, drawing from the figure,
composition, landscape or any other examples of your work which
you think advisable.

APPLY HERE: https://nationalcowboymuseum.org/learn-discover/stacey-scholarship-fund/


SLCC TEACHER RECRUITMENT SCHOLARSHIP FOR DIVERSE STUDENTS

  • want to pursue a career in teaching
  • represent ethnically diverse and underrepresented backgrounds
  •  Utah residents and citizens or permanent residents of the U.S..
  • need financial assistance to attend college

APPLY HERE: www. slcc.edu/scholarships


JAMESON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Student must have been admitted to the University of Utah as an H.B. 144 student and have completed at least one year at the University of Utah. The Jameson Family Scholarship looks for motivated students who have been involved in leadership and/or community activities, have a good academic record, have financial need, and are enrolled as full-time students at the time the award is used. Preference will also be given to (a) students who are majoring in the College of Social and Behavioral Science, (b) students who have been involved in leadership and/or community activities, (c) students who have applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and (d) students who graduated from Wayne County High School, although the scholarship eligibility will not be limited to these students alone.

Instructions:

  1.  GO TO:https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/8426
  2. CLICK: “CLICK HERE TO APPLY” and follow first steps
  3. ANSWER: “Are you a United States Citizen or a legal resident?” (Undocumented students with DACA answer: “No”)
  4. ANSWER: “Did you graduate from high school in Utah?” (“Yes”)
  5. ANSWER: “You may be eligible for the Jameson Family Scholarship… Would you like to apply for this scholarship?” (“Yes”)

NEW AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Feb 8

The Union Scholarship Fund in partnership with the Women’s Resource Center, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and the Office of President Ruth V. Watkins provides six (6) scholarships of $5,000 each to assist refugee students in accomplishing their academic goals. The purpose is to identify and recognize students whose community engagement and service have, or will, contribute to the mission of the Union and the refugee community.

APPLY HERE: https://utah.academicworks.com/opportunities/12125


U OF U UTAH OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Feb 9

This Scholarship is renewable for up to eight semesters. To renew this award, students must qualify annually by maintaining satisfactory academic achievement and make acceptable progress toward a Bachelor’s degree and abide by the University of Utah, Student Code of Conduct.

APPLY HERE: https://diversity.utah.edu/wp-content/uploads/documents/scholarships/UOS-Application-2018-19.pdf


DREAMERS CONNECTING OUR COMMUNITY UNION SCHOLARSHIP 

Deadline: Feb 9

Two (3) scholarships of $5,000 each to assist undergraduate and graduate Dreamers (undocumented students with or without DACA) in accomplishing their academic goals. The purpose of this scholarship is to identify and recognize incoming and current University of Utah Dreamers whose community engagement and service have, or will contribute to the overall mission of the Dream Center (dream.utah.edu)

APPLY HERE: http://union.utah.edu/services/union-scholarships/2018-scholarships/


WE THE STUDENTS ESSAY CONTEST

Deadline: Feb 14

The Founders believed in the sanctity/vital importance of the individual liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. To what extent (or in what ways) has our government compromised on these liberties in the name of security or the general welfare? In your answer, incorporate the principles and specific examples (including current events) that support your conclusion.

APPLY HERE: www.billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship


Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Feb 15 

 

Award Amount

$5,000 annually for the grand-prize winner, $3,500 annually for the first runner-up winner, $1,500 annually for the second runner-up winner, $1,000 annually for the third runner-up winners, $750 for fourth runner-ups, and $500 annually for honorable mention. All awards are non-renewable.

 

Apply Here: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/all/AFA-Teens-Essay-Scholarship/1000245?utm_source=Unigo+Members&utm_campaign=02a8cc1411-EMAIL_ourscholarship_2019_2_5_counselor&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7902ca422c-02a8cc1411-183890017&mc_cid=02a8cc1411&mc_eid=7f609c5778


DAR SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: Feb 15

$2000 for seniors who will have a concentrated study in American History or American government. Several nursing scholarships are available for students already accepted into a nursing program.  No affiliation with DAR is necessary.  Additional scholarships available to children of DAR members. Applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter.  Amounts vary.

APPLY HERE: www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm


BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY GEORGE HANSEN SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Feb 15

  • Must be a graduating high school senior
  • Must enroll as a geology or earth and space science education major
  • Must continue in one of these majors according to a progressive program
  • Must maintain at least a 3.3 grade-point average
  • Must abide by all BYU standards of conduct

APPLY HERE: http://geology.byu.edu/Home/news/feb-15-deadline-george-hansen-scholarship


FIRST ASCENT SCHOLARS

Deadline: Feb 15

We are thrilled to announce the First Ascent Scholars program, a Jeff and Helen Cardon and David Eccles School of Business partnership. The First Ascent Scholars mission is to cultivate, encourage and enable academically focused students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds

APPLY HERE: https://eccles.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6PwldibVTa7pbMx


CEDAR CITY FARM BUREAU FINANCIAL SERVICES

Deadline: Feb 15

This scholarship is for $750 to the college of choice

Requirements:

  • 1pg Resume
  • Declared Agriculture Major: Ex: Agriculture Sciences
  • 20 hours of community service in the agriculture industry.
    • Ex: assisting farm, ranch, or family operation to include anything in the realms of livestock, hay bailing, or hands on experience.
  • Two full page essay on community service experience and why agriculture is needed in the community.

APPLY HERE: Contact McKennan.Hansen@fbfs.com 


CHRISTOPHER’S POSTER CONTEST

Deadline: Feb 18

Create a poster that includes the words, “You Can Make a Difference” and illustrate the idea that one person can change the world for the better.  Judged on overall impact, effectiveness in conveying the theme, originality and artistic merit.1@ $1000; 1@ $500; 1@ $250; 5 @$100.

APPLY HERE: https://www.christophers.org/poster-contest


Vegetarian Resource Group

Feb 20 

 


GORDON A. RICH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Feb 20

Parents and/or legal guardians of the students applying must have, or had, a career in the financial services industry.  Selection criteria: academic record and GPA (minimum 3.5); high school activities and demonstrated leadership; ACT score; responses to questions on the application form; demonstrated financial need.  Awards depend on financial need.

APPLY HERE: www.gordonrich.org/html/apply.html


VEGETARIAN ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Feb 20

Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle.  2 @ $5000

APPLY HERE: www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm


DR. AMANDA PEREZ SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Feb 21

Dr.Amanda Perez Scholarship was developed in 2008 to assist high school and college freshman students who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. Personal qualities, financial need, academic and extracurricular achievement, and ability to attend the Annual LMSA West Regional Conference will be considered in the selection process. Dr. Amanda Perez is an alumna of LMSA-West at the Charles Drew University Chapter, where she served as Medical Student Representative. She later was in charge of the Scholarship Program when she served on the Executive Board for the Western Region. Award recipients will have the chance to meet Dr. Amanda Perez at the LMSA West conference.

APPLY HERE: http://lmsa.net/west/what-we-do/scholarships/dr-amanda-perez/


NextStepU

 

Award Amount

$2,500, non-renewable.

Recipients

One award offered annually.

Additional Information

The winner is chosen at random. Odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received.


THE DREAM US

Feb 28

The National Scholarship Award will cover your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $14,500 for an associate’s degree and $29,000 for a bachelor’s degree, at one of our Partner Colleges. Please note, some Scholars may be eligible for an additional stipend of up to $4,000 (or $1,000 per year) for books, supplies, and transportation. 

https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/


BUICK ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Feb 29

Must plan on majoring in a course of study that focuses on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math); show academic achievement;  financial need; participation and leadership in community and school activities.  Special consideration for first-generation college students, female, or minority.  1000 @ $2000 for four years; 100 @ $25,000 per year for four years.

APPLY HERE: www.buickachievers.com

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