April Scholarship Deadlines
Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship Program
To participate in the scholarship program, a student must submit a 5 minute documentary film exploring some aspect of Utah's energy industry. Topics may include the following: conventional or unconventional fossil fuel production or processing; alternative energy resources including nuclear and renewable resource development; energy efficiency or conservation technologies or programs; and finally, electricity and natural gas utility facilities and operations. Five scholarships will be awarded, one to a student in each of Utah's four Congressional districts. The $4000 scholarships will be awarded to students who intend to pursue a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) related course of study at a Utah institute of higher education. There are also five scholarships for up to $2000 for students attending a Utah technical college.
- Must be a 11th or 12th grade student
- Must certify your intent to pursue a STEM course of study at a Utah institution of higher education
- Scholarship dollars may only be utilized at a public or private institution of higher education located in Utah
- Must be 5 minutes long
- Must explore not only facilities and operations, but also highlight the energy workforce and explore energy career opportunities
- Students are encouraged to work with energy companies to coordinate site visits
- Videos must be made through appropriate and legal avenues
- Videos must be created in a video format capable of being uploaded to YouTube
Eligible grades: 11, 12
Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest
We are proud to host our 23rd annual Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest, in which five high school juniors or seniors can each win a $1,000 scholarship award to be used toward their higher education plus a Signet Classics library for their school! Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher on behalf of students who write an essay on one of five topics for this year's competition book, Wuthering Heights. Open to 11th and 12th grade full-time matriculated students who are attending high schools located in the fifty United States, or home-schooled students between the ages of 16-18 who are residents of the fifty United States.
How to Enter:
Four (4) copies of the essay must be mailed by an English teacher on behalf of the student (each English teacher may submit only one junior and one senior essay) along with a cover letter on school letterhead that includes the following details:
Eligible grade: 11, 12
Select Health Scholarship -SLCC
The SelectHealth Scholarship is a two-year full scholarship for freshman Hispanic and Latinx students with demonstrated financial need at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) who are interested in a career in healthcare. In addition to paying for an awardee’s education, SelectHealth invests in each student’s personal and professional growth. Students who earn this scholarship will have the opportunity to participate in important mentoring activities throughout the year, be offered a paid summer internship, and be offered full-time employment at SelectHealth upon graduation (contingent upon meeting HR requirements).
Amount: $2500 each semester
Eligible Grade: 12
Deadline: April 15, 2020 for summer semester
The Pepsi Generation Excellence Cash Award - SLCC
The Pepsi Generation Excellence Cash Award may be received once during your enrollment at SLCC and/or SAT. If you are not selected, you may submit a new application for the next semester. Award amounts will be based on expected enrollment. All applicants will be notified, by mail, after scholarship recipients are determined. You must meet the following requirements to be considered:
Deadline: Various depending on semester
Fall semester - June 1
Spring semester - November 15
Summer semester - April 15
Eligible grade: 12 and/or SLCC student
Transition to Adult Living Scholarship
The scholarship is designed to assist qualified youth who are transitioning out of state foster care or the unaccompanied refugee minor program to complete a post-secondary education program (degree or certificate) at one of the Utah System of Higher Education Institutions. Private donors in partnership with the Utah Educational Savings Plan sponsor the scholarship. Applicants will be selected based on their strong desire to complete a post-secondary program of study, potential for academic success, and financial need. Students who are awarded the scholarship are required to participate in extra-curricular activities and meet regularly with a mentor.
To be eligible for consideration, the student must:
Eligible grade: 12
SCW DREAMers Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:
-Applicant must be a dreamer
immigrant under the age of 25
entered United States before the age of 16
lived continuously in country for last 5 years
- plan to attend college by Fall semester 2020
- minimum GPA of 3.0
Eligible grade: 12
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Each year, the Barron Prize welcomes nominations of public-spirited young people who meet the following criteria:
- The service activity cannot have been done solely to complete an assignment for school or work.
- shown initiative, tenacity, and unselfishness in pursuit of their goals.
- accomplished something with inspirational value - something that could inspire others to make a difference.
- done more than survive a difficult personal challenge. Their heroism must have made an impact on the world beyond themselves.
Eligible grade: 10, 11, 12