November Scholarships

Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship
The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergraduate student who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual. 
Amount: $1000
Deadline: 11/1/2020
Website: https://www.derricklawfirm.com/library/scholarship.cfm
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Bennington College Young Writers Competition

Submit one of the following: Poetry (a group of 3 poems); fiction (a short story or one-act play), nonfiction (a personal or academic essay). Submit online to Bennington College. Submission time frame is September 1 to November 1, 2018.

Amount: $250 - $500
Deadline: 11/01/2019
Website: https://admissions.bennington.edu/register/youngwriters
Eligible grade: 12


​Congressional APP Challenge 2019
The Congressional APP Challenge is a public effort to encourage kids to learn how to code, through annual district-wide competitions hosted by Members of Congress for their district.
Here's how to participate:

  • Register
  • Think of an APP you'd like to create
  • Design you APP
  • Create you APP
  • Submit!

Amount:  varies
Deadline:  11/1/2019
​Website:  www.congressionalappchallenge.us
Eligible grades:  10, 11, 12


Elks National Foundation Emergency Educational Grants
Emergency Educational Grants: One-year educational grants available to children of deceased or totally disabled Elks. Grants are based on information submitted in the application.

Amount: Up to $4,000
Deadline: 11/5/2019
Website: http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/


NCWIT Award (National Center for Women & Information Technology)
The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) seeks high-school level young women to apply for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing! The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Winners get cool prizes, gadgets, and scholarships, and can join a community of like-minded young, technical women. National award winners are selected from across the country and Affiliate Award competitions are available in many areas nationwide. All girls at all computing levels are encouraged to apply: we recognize aspirations as well as accomplishments! Competition for the 2019 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing is open to any U.S. high school-level female (grades 9-12).

Amount: $500, a laptop computer, an engraved award and an expenses-paid trip to the national award ceremony
Deadline: 11/05/2019
Website: https://www.aspirations.org/recognitions/AiCAward
Eligible grade: 10, 11, 12


Prudential Spirit of Community Award
The Prudential Spirit of Community Award is open to students in grades 5-12 who have participated in volunteer activities in the past 12 months. Local Honorees are selected by participating organizations in November and receive a certificate of recognition. Bingham High School is a participating organization. If you have taken part in a community service in the last 12 months and are a student at Bingham, fill out an application form at the website listed below and submit it to Kim Campbell, Scholarship Assistant at kimberly.campbell@jordandistrict.org. 

State Honorees are selected from each state and receive an award of $1,000, an engraved medallion and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC for the national recognition events. Ten National Honorees receive an additional award of $5,000, an engraved gold medallion and a trophy for their school or organization. Apply online at one of the two following websites: www.spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit.

Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
Deadline: 11/06/2019
Contact: Scholarship Assistant in Counseling Office
Website: www.spirit.prudential.com
Eligible grade: 10, 11, 12


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program rewards excellence by supporting high achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, up to 40 students will become Jack Kent Cooke Scholars and have access to funding for up to four years for undergraduate studies. This highly competitive scholarship includes: up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school, ability to pursue any area of study, personal advising about selecting a college, and navigating financial aid, multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the college student experience.

At a minimum, applicants must:

  • Plan to graduate from a US high school in spring 2019
  • Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2019
  • Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Receive standardized test scores in the top 15%: SAT combined critical reading and math scores of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above.
  • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need


Amount: $40,000
Deadline: 11/13/2019
Website: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/
Eligible grade: 12

 


 

Utah JumpStart Scholarship Competition

This scholarship is designed to recognize students who can demonstrate a solid understanding of financial literary concepts and are pursuing a post-secondary education either at a university, college, trade school or similar institution of higher learning.  They are looking for creative, engaging VIDEO entries that capture the important principles of preparing financially for college while keeping debt to a minimum.
Eligibility:​
Applicant MUST:

  • be a high school student, graduating class of 2019, at an accredited Utah school
  • have successfully completed or currently be enrolled in the General Financial Literacy course or equivalent required course
  • show proof that you plan to pursue post-secondary education which includes acceptance letter from an eligible post-secondary institution

Amount:  $1,250
Deadline:  11/30/2019
​Website:  www.utahjumpstart.org
Eligible grade:  12


Real World Design Challenge Scholarship
Eligibility:

  • must be currently enrolled in grades 9-12.  Students enrolled in school environments with alternative grade or level designations must be engaged in a program of study equivalent to the corresponding high school grade level.


Amount:  $50,000
Deadline:  11/22/2019
Website:  https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10303/real_world_design_challenge_scholarships_scholarship.php
Eligible grades:  10, 11, 12


Seattle University - Sullivan Leadership Award
The Sullivan Leadership Award represents Seattle University's holistic definition of academic excellence, one that transcends classroom performance. The award is a full scholarship, equal to tuition, room and board for each of four years, designed to support students whose records reflect their commitment to: Academic Excellence, Service and Leadership, Community, Spirituality, Global Engagement.

Amount: equal to full tuition plus room and board for 4 years
Deadline: 11/30/2019
Website: http://www.seattleu.edu/sullivan/
Eligible grade: 12