February Scholarship Deadlines
The Chicana/o Scholarship Fund - University of Utah
in 1973, in honor of the ideals and principles of equal opportunity and social justice in education, a group of Chicana/os comprised of members from the community and University of Utah students, staff, and faculty initiated the Chicana/o Scholarship Fund at the University of Utah. Committed to all students of diversity who promote the cultural pride and tradition of the Chicana/o-Latina/o community, the Chicana/o Scholarship Fund recognizes and assists students in their undergraduate and/or graduate education endeavors. The Chicana/o Scholarship Fund awards a number of scholarships to graduating high school seniors who will be entering their freshman year at the University of Utah and undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Utah.
Eligible students are selected on the basis of family background, scholastic effort and involvement in community activities that promote cultural pride and strengthen the Chicana/o-Latina/o community. Financial need may strongly influence the final selection.
To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must be:
Eligible grade: 12
Army - ROTC
The high school four-year scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information.
Contact: Army recruiter or Ms. Carey in the Counseling Center
Eligible grade: 11, 12
American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Program
The NROTC scholarship is offered through the University of Utah and Westminster College.
Speaking subjects must be on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government. Speeches are 8 to 10 minutes long; three- to five-minute speeches on an assigned topic also are part of the contest. See website for more information about topics.
Scholarships are awarded to the three finalists. First place receives $18,000, second place receives $16,000 and third place receives $14,000. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives a $1,500 scholarship. Scholarships may be used to attend any college or university in the United States. Funding comes from The American Legion Life Insurance Fund. In addition to the national organization's scholarships, hundreds of scholarships are awarded to participants by posts, districts, counties, and departments during earlier levels of competition. Scholarships can equal up to $180,000 - full tuition, student fees, books, housing (at Westminster), $250 stipend per month during the first year of school.
The 2018 department Oratorical Contest will be held Saturday, February 3rd at 1:00 pm at the Spanish Fork Veterans Memorial Building. Address: 400 North Main Street, Spanish Fork UT
Eligible grade: 12
Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholarship
Scholarships of $8,000 over the course of four years ($2,000 a year) will be awarded by Northrop Grumman to qualified graduating high school seniors per the following: One  scholarship in each of Maryland's 23 counties and one  in the city of Baltimore. Two  in each of the eight locations listed below:
Eligible grade: 12
ExploraVision is a competition that encourages K-12 students of all interest, skill and ability levels to create and explore a vision of a future technology by combining their imaginations with the tools of science. Teams of two to four students research scientific principles and current technologies as the basis for designing innovative technologies that could exist in 20 years. Students compete for up to $240,000 in savings bonds (maturity value) for college and cool gifts from Toshiba. First and second place teams also receive an expenses-paid trip with their families, mentor and coach to Washington D.C. for a gala awards weekend in June, 2018.
Amount: up to $240,000
Eligible grades: 10, 11, 12