April Scholarship Deadlines
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, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. 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
StepUp to College Costs Scholarship for 10th and 11th Graders
By just completing a few items, you could be eligible for this scholarship!
You need to:
Eligible grades: 10, 11
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:
Amount: 7 credit hours - $300; 8 or more credit hours - $500; 15 full-time SAT program - $500
Deadline: Fall semester - June 1
Spring semester - November 15
Summer semester - April 15
Eligible grade: 12 and/or SLCC student
The Ruth S. Clayton Memorial Nursing Scholarship
The Ruth S. Clayton Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund provides a scholarship to a woman who is a graduate of a Utah high school, who is accepted into a R.N. or R.N./B.S.N. program at a Utah educational institution and who has demonstrated financial need. Priority will be given to women whose intention is to work as nurses in the state of Utah for at least two years following their graduation. The recipient must be recommended by a Utah P.E.O. chapter. Several scholarships are available, ranging from $750 to $2500.
Website: see Kim Campbell in the Counseling Office for application
Eligible grade: 12 (GIRLS ONLY)
AHLEF (American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation) - Incoming Freshman Scholarship
Amount: Baccalaureate Majors: $4,000; Associate Majors: $2,000
Eligible grade: 12
The Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest
The Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest is open to filmmakers age 19 and younger. To qualify, address this years topic which is: SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER! In homage to Sheryl Oring's "I Wish To Say" project, create a 4 minute film "postcard" with an important social message you believe has gone unheard (or silenced) by those in power. Include an artist's statement articulating your film's message and identifying the public official or organization you believe should hear it. Be thoughtful. Be creative. Be original. Be uncensored. Entries can be videos of any kind, including documentary, animation, experimental, satire, fictional narrative, or music video. The top three winners will be award cash prizes and the first place winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship to the New York Film Academy.
Amount: $1,000 and a scholarship to the New York Film Academy
Eligible grade: 10, 11, 12
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
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