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Aspirations in Computing - NCWIT  Award recipients of the AiC Award receive exclusive access to scholarships, internships, and job opportunities all across the nation as well as prizes, trophies, and swag during your local NCWIT Ceremony in the spring.  Open to young women in grades 9-12 who have an interest in computing and technology.
 
Deadline: November 5, 2018 with all teacher/parent endorsements due November 12th.
 
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards - The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. Created in 1995 by Prudential and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the program honors middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state and national level. Thus far, it has recognized more than 120,000 young people who’ve made a difference – and inspired countless others to consider how they might contribute to their communities. 
 

Local Honorees receive a Certificate of Achievement from their schools or organization. Those Local Honorees who qualify (26 hours of service for ages 10 and younger, 50 hours for ages 11-15, and 100 hours for older students) also receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award.

 

Distinguished Finalists receive an engraved bronze medallion, and other state-level runners-up receive Certificates of Excellence.

 

State Honorees receive an award of $1,000, an engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C., for national recognition events.  Examples of 2018 state honoree qualifications include raising over $100,000 for a non-profit organization, designing a "bionic scarecrow" currently being used at SL International Airport, multiple years organizing a fundraiser to get help for those experiencing addictions, abuse, and the struggles of poverty.

 

National Honorees receive an additional award of $5,000, an engraved gold medallion, a crystal trophy for their schools or nominating organizations, and a $5,000 grant from The Prudential Foundation for a nonprofit charitable organization of their choice.

 

To learn more and to  apply, go to: https://spirit.prudential.com/.  Deadline: November 6, 2018

 
Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship -Comcast NBCUniversal anticipates awarding over 800 scholarships for the 2019 – 2020 school year. If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Furthermore, a select number of awardees will be chosen as recipients of a Founder’s Award. These scholarship winners will receive awards in excess of $2,500. The Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program recognizes high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. For more information or to apply, go to Comcast Leaders & Achievers
Deadline December 7, 2018
 
The DomCop Scholarship - This is a $1000 scholarship.

Application Requirements:

  • Please write a 800-1,500 word essay about a new business idea that you think would help to make the world a better place.  Why do you believe that it would be successful?  What would drive its growth?  What challenges and barriers to entry would you face if you started it?  How would you obtain market share from any current competition?
  • In addition to your essay, please send a video of yourself talking through your business idea and the inspiration behind it. The video should be 5-15 minutes in length and should act as a supplement to your submitted essay. Discuss the key points in your essay and show your enthusiasm for your idea!
  • Submit proof of enrollment in, or an acceptance letter to, an accredited university or school that is list on the U.S. Department of Education’s official website
To learn more and to apply, go to: https://www.domcop.com/scholarship/.  Deadline:  November 29, 2018.

 

Daniels Scholarship - The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year annually-renewable college scholarship for graduating high school seniors in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities. It is a “last dollar” scholarship that pays toward tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and miscellaneous educational expenses. Scholars may attend any nonprofit accredited school in the United States. For more information, visit www.DanielsFund.org/Scholarships. Deadline: November 29, 2018.

Hunt Electric Merit Scholarship - Hunt Electric will award 4 years, full tuition and books scholarship for an Electrical Apprenticeship Training program.  The recipient will also receive full-time employment, wages and benefits while completing the 8,000 hour apprenticeship.  Links for details and the application are included.  

Larry H. and Gail Miller Enrichment Scholarship - This scholarship is offered for incoming and current students at the University of Utah.  Students who are unable to complete the FAFSA may still apply by contacting Hayley Shipton @ 801-581-8676.  Total awards may include full tuition, on campus housing and meal plan, and a book stipend.  For more detailed info and to apply, to go Miller Enrichment Scholarship. Deadline: December 1, 2018