February Scholarships

​​UYSA College Scholarship

This program is open to Utah soccer players who are registered to a UYSA affiliated club and are graduating high school seniors.  Two scholarships, one to a male soccer player and one to a female soccer player, will be awarded to two players from the DISTRICT IN WHICH THEY ARE REGISTERED.  You may submit a digital or paper submission.

Requirements:

  • complete application
  • submit a photo (2 1/2 X 3 1/2)
  • submit a copy of your official high school transcript
  • one page letter of self-recommendation which includes your athletic achievements, honorary or special interest organizations, community involvement, course of study you plan to pursue, awards or scholarship you have received, and a brief description of any way in which you have given back to soccer (i.e. coach, referee, etc.)
  • please include endorsement from soccer coaches, teammates, or other soccer entities
  • financial need is not a key issue but it will be considered
  • minimum GPA of 2.75 and be preparing to attend an accredited college, university, or community college, or other institute of higher learning
  • applications will be accepted from all eligible UTSA players regardless of the school they have attended or whether or not their school or district has varsity soccer.  You DO NOT have to play college soccer to apply.
  • recipient will receive a seat (plus one) for the Awards Gala on April 10, 2020

Amount:  $750
Deadline:  2/01/2020 5PM
Please contact Stephanie Larsen for any questions your may have about the scholarship. slarsen@utahyouthsoccer.net
Website:  http://www.utahyouthsoccer.net/players/college_scholarships/
Eligible grade:  12


Susan K Madsen Youth Service Scholarship

Applicants must be a current member of Utah Youth Soccer Association and a graduating senior. Two $1500 awards will be given to one male and one female.

Applications requirements:

  • complete application
  • digital photo to be featured on the website
  • copy of high school transcript that includes ACT/SAT scores
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • two letters of recommendation may be from the following:  coach, community leader, teacher, counselor, principal or peer.  A phone number and email address of the person completing the letters of recommendation should be included in the letter.
  • written essay:  no more than 500 words.  Tell us about how service has helped you grow as a person.
  • 3 to 5 minute video (uploaded on YouTube) with the following information:  Title - Madsen Scholarship (your last name).  In the video, tell us something you are passionate about and why. 
  • attendance at the Awards Gala on April 10, 2020, IS REQUIRED to receive this award.  College soccer participation is not needed.

Amount:  $1500
Deadline: 02/01/2020 5PM
Please contact Stephanie Larsen for any questions your may have about the scholarship. slarsen@utahyouthsoccer.net
Website:  http://www.utahyouthsoccer.net/players/college_scholarships
Eligible grade:  12


U-S2TEM

The U-S2TEM program, funded through the National Science Foundation, is a partnership of the Global Change and Sustainability Center and the Center for Science and Math Education (CSME) to provide academically talented, financially challenged, and diverse undergraduate students with unique educational and research opportunities. By using a comprehensive approach to undergraduate education, the U-S2TEM program will provide scholarships for up to 4 years to students in the Colleges of Science, Mines and Earth Sciences, and Engineering. This program is targeted at incoming freshman who are interested in being a part of this program for all 4 years of their undergraduate career.

Criteria:

  • Be an undergraduate accepted to the University of Utah with a declared major in the College of Science, College of Mines and Earth Sciences, or College of Engineering
  • Have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Have demonstrated financial need
  • Have an interest in pursuing an environment and/or sustainability related field

Amount: Varies
Deadline: 02/01/2019
Website: http://environment.utah.edu/undergrad/ustem.html
Eligible grade: 12


CTE Scholarships

CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards are for outstanding Career and Technical Education (CTE) students. The awards cover up to one year of tuition. CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards are open to any graduating senior student who plans to get CTE training after high school. This training must result in one of the following: an associate degree or less in a CTE area, or a bachelor's degree with a teaching credential in a CTE area.

Criteria:

  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Have Senior status and graduate from a Utah-sponsored public, secondary school before September 1, 2019.
  • Each nominee must complete all aspects of the portfolio. Guideline and application are found on the website.

Once you have completed the required information, collected all required signatures, and attached all necessary documents, please submit your application to Ashley Higgs at ashley.higgs@schools.utah.gov

Amount: Varies
Deadline: 02/01/2019
Website: www.schools.utah.gov/cte/resources/scholarshipsawards
Eligible grade: 12​


University of Utah ARUP Utah Promise

The University of Utah provides a specific scholarship program that assists incoming Freshman students in financial need with educational costs. The Utah Promise scholarship program provides additional support to academically qualified students with financial need to gain access to a great education that the University of Utah provides.

The Utah Promise scholarship provides $2,000 per year ($1,000 each semester) to recipients, for up to 4 semesters. Awards will be offered to students as funding allows, with consideration being given to those identified with the highest financial need. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and financial aid file with the University of Utah by March 1st to be considered.

Amount: $2,000 ($1,000 per semester) per year
Deadline: 02/01/2019
Website: http://financialaid.utah.edu/scholarships/freshman-general-scholarships.php
Eligible grade: 12​


SLCC CTE Scholarships

There are a variety of scholarships available to CTE students and this is an application for those that have funding available and based on the individual program that the student indicates he/she is enrolled in. For ALL scholarships you must be admitted as a matriculated student and scholarships are open to Utah residents only. Scholarships are awarded based on need for financial aid and academic achievement. The following items are required to complete the CTE Scholarship Application:

Completed scholarship application.

Two current letters of recommendation from individuals with direct knowledge of your abilities and potential.

Briefly discuss your educational and career goals, the qualities that you possess that will help you succeed in college and your need for funding to assist with educational expenses.

Applications can be submitted to the SLCC Financial Aid Office at Redwood Campus, South Campus, or Jordan Campus, or mailed to the Financial Aid Office. The application is available at the above campus locations or online at: http://www.slcc.edu/financialaid/slcc-scholarships-and-tuition-waivers.aspx. For questions and information, contact Ruth Henneman, Scholarship Specialist in the Financial Aid Office at (801) 957-4123.

These CTE scholarships are funded by generous donations from the following donors: Paul Gunderson Memorial, George F. Pearson Memorial, Richard W. Schanz Family Fund, and Volkswagon Bank.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: 02/01/2019

Website: http://www.slcc.edu/financialaid/slcc-scholarships-and-tuition-waivers.aspx

Eligible grade: 12


Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism (Juniors only)

 The annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference program targets rising high school juniors who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism and who demonstrate qualities of "free spirit." Students will come to Washington, D.C., June 14-20, 2019.

 Criteria:

  • Must be a high school junior who will graduate in the Class of 2020
  • Must be committed to pursuing a career in journalism
  • Must demonstrate qualities of a "free spirit"
  • Must be available to attend the conference June 14-20, 2019 in Washington D.C.
  • Completely fill out the application (unfinished applications will not be considered)
  • Submit Letters of recommendation. These may be uploaded, mailed separately, or emailed info@freespirit.org. All letters of recommendation should be submitted on official letterhead and should include the contact information of the person providing it.

 Amount: varies
Deadline: 02/01/2019
Website: http://freespirit.org/
Eligible grade: 11


University of Utah Steve and Angie Smith Young Alumni Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Be an incoming freshman at the U of U for the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Have an cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 in high school
  • Be a first generation college student or represent at risk and underrepresented student populations
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Enhance the diversity of the student body at the U of U
  • Not be a current recipient of an athletic scholarship at the U of U
  • Be able to attend the Spring Awards Banquet in April, 2018 

     Applications must include:

  • a current transcript
  • name and email of a reference for a letter of recommendation
  • a 1 page resume
  • a one-two page (double spaced) essay

Amount:  $6,000
Deadline:  02/01/2019
Website:  www.utah.edu
Eligible grade:  12


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/o 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:

  • Admitted to the University of Utah as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student
  • Eligible to receive federal financial aid
  • A resident of the state of Utah (minimum of 5 years)
  • To apply for the scholarship, applicants must submit:
  • The Chicana/o Scholarship Fund Application (with personal statement)
  • Official academic transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation

Amount:
Deadline: 02/03/2020
Website:  www.chicano.utah.edu
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.

Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in the Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
  • Apply online. If you are applying for a scholarship, you first will need to create a MY GOARMY account. Once you create an account, you will be sent to the MY GOARMY Log In page.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: 02/04/2020
Contact: Army recruiter or Ms. Carey in the Counseling Center
Website: http://www.goarmy.com/
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

Amount: Varies
Deadline: TBA
Website: http://www.legion.org/oratorical
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 [1] scholarship in each of Maryland's 23 counties and one [1] in the city of Baltimore. Two [2] in each of the eight locations listed below:

  • California (Azusa Campus) - San Gabriel Valley
  • California (Woodland Hills Campus) - Antelope, Conejo, San Fernando, Simi Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, or Ventura County
  • Florida - Orange or Seminole County
  • Illinois - Cities of Arlington Heights, Hoffman Estates, Inverness, Mt. Prospect, Palatine or Rolling Meadows
  • New York - Erie or Niagara County
  • Ohio - Butler, Claremont, Hamilton or Warren County
  • Utah - Davis, Salt Lake, Utah, or Weber County
  • Virginia - Albemarle County

Criteria: 

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a resident in one of the counties or communities listed above
  • Must be a graduating senior of a public or accredited private high school in sponsoring location
  • Must plan to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student in an approved engineering program
  • Must have a minimum composite SAT score of 1150 or ACT score of 27
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5

Amount: $8,000
Deadline: 02/05/2019
Website: www.northropgrumman.com
Eligible grade: 12


Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision

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
Deadline:  02/08/2019
Website:  www.exploravision.org
Eligible grades:  10, 11, 12​


Utah Opportunity Scholarship - University of Utah

The University of Utah recognizes that a racially/ethnically diverse student body benefits and enriches the educational experiences of all students, faculty, and staff. Thus, we strive to recruit students who will further enrich this diversity, and make every attempt to support their academic and personal success while they are here. In support of this goal, the Utah Opportunity Scholarship (UOS) will be offered to entering freshmen who reside in the Greater Salt Lake City area. Eligible students are first-generation college students and/or those with demonstrated financial need. Whenever possible, scholars will be selected from applicants whose ethnic background is underrepresented in higher education in Utah.

To Qualify for this scholarship:

  • Eligible for Utah residency status for the academic year for which they are applying.
  • Eligible to receive federal financial aid.
  • Graduating high school in 2019
  • Be admitted to the University of Utah

Amount: $32,000 + fees and books
Deadline: 02/08/2019
Website: http://diversity.utah.edu/scholarships/index
Eligible grade: 12


University of Utah 2019 HonorsGradU Scholarship

The theme this year is:  HonorsGradU Design a Better Future $10,000 Scholarship
Whether through essays or multimedia, students have used their voices to share visions for a better world.  So here's their chance to put them to action!  We're asking high school seniors to submit a proposal for how they'll better their communities.  There will be three rounds, using the principles of design thinking:

Round one:

First 3 stages of design thinking Launch cycle

Students submit overall proposal based on the Ford Institute Community Building Principles

Selection based on completion, seriousness, and viability, offering feedback for those approved to move on to round 2

Deadline:  February 11, 2019

Round two:

Next 3 phases of design thinking launch cycle (all but the final launch)

Students submit an artifact representing their progress and learning

Students are given additional feedback

Deadline:  March 18, 2019

Round three:

LAUNCH phase of design thinking launch cycle

Students submit a final reflection that shares how their project is doing one of the following:  1) increasing connections, 2) building capacity, or 3) taking community-led action.  They also share their ideas for acquiring further funding, in addition to the $5,000 from HGU if selected as the top finalist

Include a video of yourself working on your project

Deadline:  April 15, 2019

Amount:  $10,000
Deadline:  02/11/2019
​Website:  www.honorsgraduation.com/graduation-scholarship.htm
Eligible grade:  12


Women's Italian American Civic League

An applicant must be of ITALIAN ancestry and a 2019 graduate of a Utah school.

Requirements:

  • Completed application form
  • Official transcript with a copy of ACT or SAT scores
  • Outline of extracurricular activities
  • Summary of future educational goals and why you are the best candidate for this scholarship
  • A personal essay (maximum 300 words) describing:      a.  the applicant's Italian ancestry      b.  how this ancestry has influenced your life

*Your essay is a critical part of the application - TELL US YOUR STORY

Amount:  $1000
Deadline:  02/13/2019
​Website:  www.Italianamericancivicleague.com
Eligible grade:  12


The Davidson Fellows Scholarship

The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000, and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with congressional meetings and a special reception. Davidson Fellows is named as one of the 10 Biggest Scholarships in the World by TheBestColleges.org and one of 7 Prestigious Undergrad Scholarships in U.S. News & World Report.

Criteria:

  • Must be 18 or younger as of Oct. 1, 2019
  • Must be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing in the United States, or stationed overseas due to active U.S. Military duty
  • The Davidson Institute is looking for students whose projects are at, or close to, the college graduate level with a depth of knowledge in their particular area of study. This scholarship is not geared toward students at the novice level.

Amount: $50,000, $25,000 & $10,000
Deadline: 02/13/2019
Website: http://www.davidsongifted.org/Fellows/
Eligible grade: 12


We The Students Scholarship Contest

In 500-800 words, answer the following question: "What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?"  This year, they are asking you to dig deep and make your essay personal.  They want to know what YOU think makes a good citizen in your community!

When students win, teachers win! The teachers of each winner will receive prize money to reward their work in the classroom.

Amount: $500 - $5,000
Deadline: 02/14/2019
Website: http://billofrightsinstitute.org/
Eligible grade: 10, 11, 12


Hispanic Scholarship Fund/General College Scholarship

Four scholarships offered for graduating high school seniors of Hispanic heritage.

Eligibility:

  • must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • plan to enroll full-time in an accredited not-for-profit 4 year university or graduate school
  • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen
  • complete FAFSA

​Amount: $500 - $5,000
Deadline: 02/15/2019
Website: www.hsf.net/en_us/scholarships
Eligible grade: 12


Daughters of the American Revolution National Society Scholarship

The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education. The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex or national origin. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training.

Requirements:

  • Personal statement 1000 words or less
  • Transcript
  • Proof of citizenship
  • List of extra-curricular activities, honors and achievements
  • 2-4 letters of recommendation

Amount: $2000-$5000
Deadline: 02/15/2020
Website: www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships
Eligible grade: 12


George H. Hansen Scholarship

George H. Hansen was the central figure around whom the Department of Geological Sciences at Brigham Young University was built.  This award is available to all incoming BYU freshmen who enroll as geology or earth and space science education majors.  

  • Must be a graduating high school senior
  • Must enroll as a geology or earth and space science education major 
  • Must continue in one of these majors according to a progressive program
  • Must maintain at least a 3.3 GPA
  • Must abide by all of BYU standards of conduct
  • Student needs to submit high school transcripts and two letters of recommendation

Amount:  Varies
Deadline:  02/15/2019
Website:  https://byu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cHJjlD795hmSOrj
Eligible grade:  12


First Ascent Scholars at the University of Utah

The First Ascent Scholars mission is to cultivate, encourage, and enable academically focused students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds to:

  • Attend the Eccles School
  • Connect with the University of Utah, local and global community
  • Reach their full academic potential

    Requirements are:

  • First Ascent Scholars must -   - Engagement in monthly activities with the First Ascent Scholars team  - Participate in First Ascent Scholars events, including:  travel, speaker series and team building  - Volunteer 25 hours per semester in a school or other educational setting  - Reside on campus for 2 years  - Maintain a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester  - Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA  - Attend the annual Scholarship luncheon
  • To Apply, you must be:  - A current high school senior  - Have applied or will apply to the University of Utah  - Demonstrate an interest in business  - Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher  - Show significant financial need to attend college Amount:  Varies Deadline:  02/15/2019 Website:  undergrad.business.utah.edu/page/apply-0 Eligible grade:  12

Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship

In a further effort to provide an outlet for teenagers to express their thoughts about Alzheimer's disease and to engage the younger generation in this cause, AFA is pleased to offer the AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship. Beginning in 2014, scholarship awards to deserving college-bound students will be a $5,000 scholarship to the winner; and $2,500 and $1,000 scholarships to the first and second runners-up, respectively. Additionally, seven $500 scholarships will be awarded for Honorable Mention. This scholarship provides an excellent opportunity for college-bound students to give thoughtful consideration to the impact Alzheimer's disease has on their own lives and others in their family and community.

Criteria:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must enter a four-year accredited college or university within 12 months of the application deadline
  • Must submit an autobiography and write a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay that answers the following questions: 1) How has Alzheimer's disease changed or impacted your life? 2) What have you learned about yourself, your family, and/or your community in the face of coping with Alzheimer's disease?

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: 02/15/2019
Website: http://www.afateens.org/about_new.html
Eligible grade: 12​​


DAR American Indian Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to help Native American students of any age, any tribe and in any state striving to get an education at the undergraduate or graduate levels. However, undergraduate students are given preference. All awards are judged based on financial need and academic achievement.

Criteria:

  • Enrolled in a federally recognized tribe
  • Financial need
  • Proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers
  • 3.25 GPA or higher

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: 02/15/2019
Website: http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/american-indian
Eligible grade: 12


Zions Pays for A's

Getting good grades in school pays off - literally. You've worked hard for your grades; it's time to get paid for it! Hardworking 7th to 12th grade teen students (ages 13 to 18) in Utah and Idaho can earn $1 per "A" on their 2017-2018 report cards. Plus, for each "A", students are automatically entered into drawings to win one of 152 scholarship savings accounts, worth up to $1,000.

Here's how: Take your most recent report card for the 2019-2020 school year to any Zions Bank Financial Center. For every "A", get $1 deposited into your Student Savings Account. Don't have an account or not a client? No problem, you'll still be rewarded 0.50 cents per "A" on your report card, get automatically entered for the chance to win drawings for scholarship savings accounts. You must provide your name, grade, phone number, school name and city to be entered.

Community drawings: 150 students from different geographic regions in Utah and Idaho will win scholarship savings accounts throughout the school year. Deadlines to submit most current reports cards:

February 28, 2019 for 1st semester drawing

July 31, 2019 for 2nd semester drawing

Year-end grand prize drawing: entries from all community drawings will be pooled into the grand prize drawing. One Utah student and one Idaho student will each win a grand prize $1,000 scholarship savings account. The deadline to turn in final report cards for the year-end drawing is July 31, 2019

Amount: Varies
Deadline: See above
Contact: email: pays4as@zionsbank.com,  or Don Milne, Zions Bank Public Relations, at 801-844-7977
Website: https://www.zionsbank.com/in-our-community/pays-for-as.jsp
Eligible grade: 10, 11, 12


Utah State University's Engineering State

All high school juniors who are university bound, with a high interest in math and science, and interested in engineering or computer science as a possible field of study, should apply for Engineering State.  Engineering State will be held on the Utah State campus

June 3 - 6, 2019

Must have at least a 3.0 GPA to attend  

Deadline:  02/28/2019
Website:  http://estate.usu.edu
Eligible grade:  11


Willy the Plumber Scholarship

These awards are made to further the education or training of students whose parents or guardians have been or are incarcerated.  The Fund was established by Karl Winsness, who spent years in prison and knows the impact that can have on young people and their dreams.

Qualifications:

  • be able to prove parent/guardian incarceration
  • be a resident of the State of Utah
  • be graduating from or have graduated from high school with a GPA of 2.0 or above (preference is given to students with a 3.0 GPA or above)
  • have applied to, be admitted to, or will be attending a two or four-year accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school in Utah
  • demonstrate financial need

Be prepared to submit the following documents:

  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • financial aid documents
  • proof of parent/guardian incarceration
  • acceptance letter from eligible college/university or proof or application
  • an essay

Amount:  varies
Deadline:  02/28/2019​Website:  https://thecommunityfoundationofutah.formstack.com/forms/willy_the_plumber_scholarship_2019
Eligible grade:  12


Carrington Court Scholarship

This is a service based scholarship, available ONLY to Bingham High School Students.  Carrington Court is a retirement/assisted living home here in the South Jordan Community.  They are offering a scholarship that will be awarded to the student that creates the most innovative, organized, exciting, engaging idea/activity that will benefit the residents of Carrington Court through entertainment or education.

 Guidelines are as follows:

  • 10th, 11th and 12th grade students may submit an application
  • This scholarship is NOT grade based
  • Activity must be at least one hour in length
  • Activity must be organized by scholarship applicant, but activity must be provided by a group of students (we will not put a precise number, but no less than five) that you have organized and prepared them to perform activity
  • Activity must be able to be done inside, unless mild weather
  • Activity must be done Monday-Saturday.  Event must be completed by 5:00 pm
  • Activity must be reviewed by a Carrington Court Activities director before acceptance is granted
  • Activity must be engaging and of interest to our residents

One week upon completion of your activity, you must submit a 3 page, double spaced, 12 pt. font word essay describing the creation and organization of the activity and what you learned from it and how you engaged the residents.  15 pictures of the event must be submitted along with this activity. Each activity will be recorded to help in the evaluation process

There are three scholarships:  one for $1000 and two for $500

Applications must be submitted by February 28, 2019.  The activity must be completed by May 15, 2019.  


Amount:  $500-$1,000
Deadline:  02/28/2019
Website:  www.carringtoncourtal.com
Eligible grades:  10, 11, 12