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SLCC Concurrent Enrollment Transition Tuition Waiver - $1,000 tuition waiver to concurrent enrollment students who plan to transition to SLCC and have completed 6 credits of SLCC concurrent enrollment coursework with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  To be eligible for the waiver for the coming fall semester, students must apply by March 1, 2019.  Additional requirements include being a US citizen, completing the admissions update form admissions update , completing the FAFSA on SLCC website at FAFSA , and working with an SLCC adviser to create an academic plan academic advising.  A detailed list of the requirements is available on the SLCC website at tuition waiver instructions. To apply for the tuition waiver, complete the online scholarship application at SLCC Scholarships.

 

U of U Access STEM for Women Scholarship - Valued at $4,500 to cover summer housing and tuition prior to starting Freshman year at the University of Utah.  Open to women interested entering a science or engineering program. Application and detailed info can be found at U Access Scholarship

Deadling to apply: March 1, 2019 

 

TXT180.com Scholarship 

Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.  This scholarship is open to students graduating from high school in 2019. Write a 500-800 word essay on: why you want to go to college and what you are most excited for in the college experience. Minimum GPA of 3.4 and an ACT score of 25 or higher are also required.  For more details and to apply: https://www.txt180.com/scholarship/

Deadline: March 1, 2019

 

Youthlinc Utah Young Humanitarian Award - $5,000, $3,000, and $1,000 scholarships will be awarded for outstanding humanitarian service among youth.  Past winners have given extensive hours to their causes and acted in a leadership role.  The University of Utah has also pledged to match the $5,000 if a winner attends their school, making this scholarship worth up to $10,000.  For more info and to apply, go to youthlinc humanitarian award.  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2019 including the letter of recommendation.

 

Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship Fund (SWC) provides a scholarship each year for a Utah woman attending a four-year college outside Utah. The award is based on scholastic achievement, community involvement as well as personal and professional goals. The application process begins November 1 and ends March 1.

 

For exceptional Utah women only, attending a college or university outside the state of Utah.

Requirements:

·         Must be a resident of Utah at the time of application.

·         Must be a graduate of a Utah high school.

·         Must have a 3.8 or higher GPA (cumulative grade point average), including high school and college courses (if applicable) and high SAT/ACT scores.

·         Must provide proof of acceptance to a four-year college or university located outside the state of Utah.

·         Must demonstrate leadership abilities.

·         Must participate in extra-curricular school activities.

·         Must be involved in community affairs.

 

Note: Financial need is not a consideration.

 Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship Fund Application (Word) - Aug 2017 

Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship Fund Application (PDF) - Aug 2017

 

For questions concerning the application process, please contact the Committee by emailing: PEOUtah.Coda@gmail.com

 

Utah Public Employee Association Scholarship - Mountain America Credit Union has partnered with the Utah Public Employees'Association (UPEA) to offer three scholarships of $1,000 each.  This scholarship is available for those who are both Mountain America and UPEA members or their dependents.  Applicants must live in Utah.  To apply, go to UPEA Scholarship App Deadline: March 1, 2019 by 5 PM.

 

 

CTE Video Contest - Check out this contest that is open to juniors and seniors at the JATC:

 

Who:  The contest is open to secondary CTE students. Students can enter individually or as a group.

What:  Create a short video (45 seconds to 90 seconds) highlighting what you are learning in your CTE classes, CTSOs, work-based learning experience, CTE Internships, or in CTE concurrent enrollment classes.

Why:  Videos will be featured on the Utah CTE webpage and via social media to promote CTE programs throughout Utah.

How:  Upload your video to YouTube and submit the URL to UtahCTE@schools.utah.gov. Contest rules and guidelines are located here..

Prize: First Place $300, Second Place $125, and Third Place $75.

Entries Due:  Monday March 4, 2019. Winners will be announced Monday, April 8, 2019.

 

Westminster College - Civility Essay Contest - $2,000 first place cash award, and $500 runner up cash award.  Many have lamented the loss of civility and bipartisanship in our political and public reams.  Name-calling, attack ads, deliberate mis-truths, and even overt violence towards members of the press and political opponents are common features of our public life. The Honors College at Westminster sponsors an annual essay contest for Utah high school students who want to engage in conversation about how to restore civility and bipartisanship to our politics and public life. Application details. Deadline to apply is March 5, 2019.

 

ACLU Youth Activist Scholarship The ACLU of Utah is please to announce its 2019. Four scholarships of $3,500 each Will be awarded..  During 2018, a total of $10,000 was awarded to recipients. To qualify, students must be a high school senior who has demonstrated a strong commitment to civil liberties through activism, plan to attend college as a full-time, degree-seeking student, and have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Interested students must complete a short application, write a 1,000-word essay about their commitment to and work on behalf of civil liberties, submit school transcripts, and two letters of recommendation from non-family references.  For more detailed information and to apply: ACLU Scholarship 2019  Deadline: March 15, 2019.

 

Young Entrepreneur Scholarship - The Young Entrepreneur Scholarship was created to support and inspire our future innovators and creators. This scholarship is for kids and teens (10 to 18) who are interested in entrepreneurship and have shown they aren’t afraid to innovate.

Scholarship Requirements:

1. Must be currently running your own business. You need to have regular customers or be consistently working on your business and making some money.

“I did a lemonade stand once, does that count?” No. For a lemonade stand to qualify you would need to show that you do a regular lemonade service (i.e. every Saturday for the last three months).

If you have a Youtube channel, you need to have published videos consistently for a couple months at least. We are looking to help kids and teens who are serious about running their own business.

If you don’t have a current business, don’t worry! This is the perfect time to start! Then come back to the application in a few months. You can find tons of resources and ideas at Howtomakemoneyasakid.com. We will be happy to consider your application once you have your own business up and running.

2. Must be between the ages of 10 and 18 years old.
3. Must have parent or guardian permission.
4. Must complete the entire scholarship application.

To learn more and to apply, go to: http://www.howtomakemoneyasakid.com/scholarship/.  Deadline:  March 26, 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.  Deadline: March 31, 2019.

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Award - Open to 9th-12th grade students.  Scholarships ranging from $500 to $15,000.  For complete rules, eligibility, and application go to Application and rules.  Entry Form Submission Deadline: March 31, 2019