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ACT Student Champion | Due October 31
$500 scholarship for senior who has taken the ACT and overcome academic hardships. Application available HERE. Scroll to the bottom on the right side for the link.
Wendy Heisman | Due October
Wendy Heisman scholarship for high school seniors who are student athletes. The student must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Application available HERE.
Ostergar Scholarship | Due Monthly
Specially for students at Bryce Valley, Escalante and Panguitch High Schools who desire to apply for top tier universities across the country by covering application fees, and in some cases the travel for in person interview. Information Available HERE. List of the top ranked universities can be found HERE, which includes Utah State University & Utah Valley University.
National Young Arts Foundation | Due October
The National Young Arts Foundation - 10th - 12th grade students - Actors, Dancers, Filmmakers, Musicians, Photographers, Singers, Visual Artists, Writers, and Design Arts who apply to participate in a week of Master Classes to be eligible for scholarship awards. Find info HERE.
Horatio Alger Scholarship | Due October
Horatio Alger Scholarship - Seniors - Application requires the student be interested in pursuing a Bachelor's Degree, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, and maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0. Find info HERE.
Coca-Cola Scholars | Due October
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. There are multiple scholarships. It is recommended that applicants have a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school. Find info HERE.
Hagen Scholarship Foundation | Due November
350 Scholarships awarded to help rural students graduate debt free. For more information go HERE.
Prudential Spirit of Community Award | Due November
If you’ve made a difference through significant volunteering over the past year, you could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. Grades 10-12. Find info HERE.
Daniels Fund Scholarship | Due November
Daniels Scholarship Program - Seniors Applicants must have an ACT score of at least 17 in each category, writing scores are not required. Find info HERE.
Drive Smart Now | Due December
Create a digital short to persuade peers not to drive distracted. an apply as a JUNIOR or SENIOR. Find info HERE
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship | Due December
Elks Most Valuable Student (MVS) Scholarship - Seniors - Local and national scholarship potential - Applications can be sent to: Scholarship Committee / Elks Lodge 1556 / Po Box 507 / Cedar City, UT 84721 - or hand delivered to 111 E 200 N Cedar City, UT 84721. Find info HERE.
Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship | Due December
Seniors - Find info HERE.
National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) | Due December
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award - Seniors - Find info HERE.
Regents Scholarship | Due December
The Regents’ Scholarship application for the graduating class of 2017 will open November 2016, and will be posted HERE. There is a priority deadline and applications must be postmarked by early December. To meet the final deadline all application documents must be postmarked by February 2017. Late or incomplete application materials are not accepted. Documents mailed prior to the opening of the application WILL NOT be accepted as part of a students application file, students must wait to submit documentation until after November 2016.
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program | Due December
The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student athletes who demonstrate excellence in school, on their sports teams, and in their communities and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Find info HERE.
Foot Locker Scholarship | Due Date: December
The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student athletes who demonstrate excellence in school, on their sports teams, and in their communities. Application and information are available at https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/.
JUNIORS* Governors Honors Academy | Application period open
Governors Honors Academy at Southern Utah Univeristy is an amazing opportunity to attend a leadership camp and earn a full ride scholarship to SUU. A $1000 investment for a $28,000 degree. Find info HERE.
Business Leaders of Tomorrow | Due January 29
Must be 17 (Can include JUNIORS) 600-1,000-word essay explaining what you hope to accomplish during your collegiate and professional career, several topics to choose from i.e. “How will you positively impact the world through a career in business? GPA 3.0 or higher. Find out more HERE.
National MS Society Scholarship | Due January
Scholarship available to students with MS and/or have parents who have been diagnosed with MS. For application and information click HERE.
National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Scholarship | Due January
All materials must be postmarked to UIAAA/NIAAA scholarship program 199 East 7200 South, Midvale, Utah 84047. For application and information go to http://www.niaaa.org/niaaa-awards/niaaa-student-athlete-scholarship/.
ACLU Youth Activist | Due January
ACLU Scholarship - for application and information go to http://www.acluutah.org/
UAEOP Scholarship | Due January
For application and information CLICK HERE.
Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award | Due February
Register online to submit an entry, the winner chosen by random drawings. $2500 Enter to win HERE.
Utah Girls State & Boys State | Due February
Junior age girls and boys. Girls state is held in early June at Weber State University. Boys state is held mid June at Weber State. It is sponsored by the American Legion auxiliary. The cost to participate is $350 for girls and $400 for boys however, students are often able to obtain sponsors to help pay the fee. In addition the fee pays for housing, meals, materials, college class & 3 college credits. This is a great activity and it looks good on scholarship applications their senior year. If you have questions check out the website at https://sites.google.com/site/deptofutah/home/.
Honors Graduation Multi-Media Scholarship | Due February
Go to https://www.honorsgraduation.com/graduation-scholarship.htm.
Career & Technical Education (CTE) Scholarships | Due February
CTE (Career & Technical Education) Scholarships and Tuition Awards - Half of the students that apply receive this award - For an application and information go to https://www.schools.utah.gov/cte/resources/scholarshipsawards. Application HERE.
South Central Scholarships | Due February
As your local High Speed Internet, telephone and Cable TV provider, it is our pleasure to offer scholarships to the students in our landline service areas. There are two scholarship applications enclosed.
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Garkane UREA Leadership Camp | Due March
Garkane hosts a leadership camp opportunity during the summer for Juniors. Get the application HERE
Utah’s Young Humanitarian Award | Due March
Supported by the Eccles Foundation this award up to $5000, with other scholarships available, recognizes young people for their outstanding humanitarian service - Local service must be a central focus in the application. Apply for more information HERE.
Jiffy Lube “What Drives You? | Due March
Open to all high school students that have a valid driver’s license; a scholarship is also available for students in drivers ed. 500 word essay. $6500 Has been awarded to a Panguitch High School student in the past! Find out information HERE.
Garfield County 4-H Scholarship Application | Due March
Portfolio and Interview with preference given to 4H members. For the application click HERE.
Distinguished Young Women | Due March-April
Can apply as a JUNIOR or SENIOR- requires on stage performance and National travel for final competition. See details HERE.
University of Utah ACCESS Program for Women in Science and Mathematics | Due March
For an application and information visit the website at http://science.utah.edu/students/access.php.
E4U2 Video Contest | Due March
Video Contest for students of all ages. For an application and information go to http://www.nae.edu/e4u2/.
ACLU Scholarship | Due March 15
2019 Activist Scholarship Program offering 4 scholarships of $3,500 each, totaling $14,000 in monies awarded. Must have a GPA of 3.0 check out the application at www.acluutah.org.
*JUNIORS* USU Engineering State | Due March
Mid June on the USU campus in Logan. This is not a scholarship but it is an event for students who are interested in math, science and/or engineering. Students should be a junior and have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. For an application and information go to http://engineering.usu.edu/htm/engineering-state-2015. or click HERE
Utah Jump$tart Coalition Scholarship | Due March
For an application and information go to http://www.utahjumpstart.org/.
T. H. Bell (TIL) Teaching Incentive Loan | Due March 24
For an application and information go to https://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/educatoreffectiveness?mid=1050&aid=3 The TIL is funded by the Utah State Legislature. This loan will pay for your school then the amount is forgiven if you teach in a Utah public school. The application is also available HERE.
TIL recipients are required to pursue an educator preparation program, obtain educator licensing, and then teach in Utah public schools for a period equal to the time they received assistance. To qualify for a Utah Educator License, a recipient must receive a cleared background/fingerprint check at the time of licensing and have a visa or citizenship status that will allow the recipient to be employed in the United States. The TIL consists of a waiver (of tuition and fees at the Utah public institutions and $995.00 per semester at private institutions) to be used for a period not exceeding 8 semesters. The program is jointly administered by the Utah State Board of Education (USOE) and the State Board of Regents.
*JUNIORS* SUU Governor's Honors Academy | Due March
Current high school juniors are welcome to apply. The cost of the Academy is $1000 for all expenses of the 9 day Academy. Selected participants will receive a sponsorship packet, detailing how to raise money towards their $1000 fee (monthly payments may also be arranged). Those participants who are selected and attend the entire Academy will receive 6 college credits and a 4-year scholarship to Southern Utah University. For an application and information go to http://www.suu.edu/prostu/gha/. Find the information HERE.
LifeLine For Youth | Due March 31
Organization to raise awareness about issues related to suicide, substance abuse, or bullying. $1000 scholarship. The instructions for applying to the scholarship are simple and can be found HERE.
*EHS STUDENTS* Cort Durfey Memorial Scholarship | Due March 31
Cort Durfey Memorial Scholarship. Application is found HERE and HERE. See DerLynne in the office she has the applications!!
Lighthouse Guild Scholarships for visually impaired students | Due March
Seniors For application and information go to http://www.lighthouseguild.org/programs-services/scholarships.
YCC Youth Conservation Corp Employment | Due April
Working with federal government on trail and project crews open to youth 15-18 years of age. Application is due to the counselor on April 25th. Find the English Application HERE and the Spanish Application HERE.
Rolling on the Floor Laughing Scholarship | Elevate Pest Control | Due April
Elevate Pest Control in Utah is offering a $750 scholarship for 2017. The scholarship will be given to a graduating senior or college freshman from Utah. There are more details about the scholarship and its qualifications in the link HERE.
Ayn Rand Essay Contest | Due April
Can apply as a JUNIOR or SENIOR. Essay Contest between 800-1600 words on an Ayn Rand novel. Find out more by signing up through their website HERE.
Bryce Canyon City Scholarship | Due April
Scholarship available to students within the district. Application must arrive at the Bryce Canyon City Office prior to due date. Download the application HERE.
South West Applied Technology Scholarship | Due April
Scholarships for PHS, BVHS & EHS. For the application and information go to HERE.
South Central Summer Internship Program | Due April
For student enrolled in high school, a paid internship, at $10 per hour for a warehouse tech, at a great local company. Find the info HERE and the application HERE.
South West Applied Technology Scholarship | Due April
Three scholarships reserved for PHS, BVHS & EHS. The scholarships will be used by other schools if we don't take them. For the application and information go to HERE.
Garkane Energy Scholarship | Due April 5
There is an application for seniors as well as non-traditional students. For the application and information for seniors click HERE. For the application and information for the non-traditional student click HERE.
Garfield Memorial Hospital Scholarship | Due April
Scholarship for students who are pursuing a degree in a health care related field. There is an application attached for high school seniors. The nursing scholarship can be found HERE.
Southern Utah Junior Livestock Show Scholarship | Due April
Students must have shown 3 of the last 5 years to be eligible. For the application and information click HERE.
Utah Association of Conservation Districts Zone 5 Scholarship | Due April 30
The recipient will be a high school senior living in Beaver, Iron, Washington, Kane or Garfield County, who is pursuing a degree in an agriculture or natural resource science field.
For more information about the Utah Association of Conservation Districts go to www.uacd.org
For the application and information click HERE.
BVHS Students * Bryce Lions Club Scholarship | Due April 20
Find the electronic notice HERE.
May & Beyond
UTAH Area Health Education Centers | Due May 10
Health Career exploration opportunity for students 8-12 grade who are interested in medical careers. It is a camp experience at Dixie hosted in the summer to experience careers such as dentist, respiratory therapy, nursing, dental hygiene, and many other medical related careers. You can access the application HERE. Find out more info at https://www.suu.edu/ahec/health-resources.html
Wilson & Whetten Scholarship | Due May
Wilson & Whetten Orthodontics Scholarship - Available to seniors who are currently or who have been past patients. For application and information click HERE.
State Bank of Southern Utah Scholarship | Due May
For the application click HERE.
EHS Students * Boulder Escalante Scholarship | Due May 15th
Endowment requires application and selection by committee, more than one recipient can be chosen from living in the Boulder/Escalante area. Awarded $15,000 to 5 seniors in 2017. Application is available through DerLynne! Must be submitted online this year!
Aspiring Fashion Scholarship | Due June
For application and information go to http://www.fashion-schools.org/.
Aspiring Animation Professional | Due June
For application and information go to http://www.animationcareerreview.com/.
Aspiring Nurses Scholarship | Due June 30
Applications will be accepted until midnight June 30. For application and information go to http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/.
Sign.com Scholarship "Design Your Success" | July
Requires a 1,200-1,500 word essay for $2000. For more information visit https://www.signs.com/scholarships/design-your-success/