January

ABPA Harrington-Arthur Essay

Grade: 10-12

Deadline: 01-31-21

Submit a 700-1200 words essay about "Explain cross-connection control in relation to protecting the public's drinking water from a purveyor's viewpoint. Discuss the water purveyor's role and responsibilities and ways to eliminate contamination risks in a city or town's water supply system." To apply visit: ABPA

Adrian Rubin Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-01-21

The Adrian Rubin Scholarship is open to high school seniors who plan to continue their education with high learning programs either at a college, trade school, or university. The only requirement to apply is a short, 500-word essay on “How do you think real estate investment trends will change over the next five years?”. Visit Adrian Rubin Scholarship for more information.

Ag Day Essay Contest

Grade: 9-12

Deadline: 01-31-21

Scholarship value: $1,000

Students across the country are invited to enter the National Ag Day essay (450 words or less) or video contest (2 minutes or less), sponsored by the Agriculture Council of America. This year's theme is, "Food brings everyone to the table." National Ag Day's objective is to celebrate agriculture and to help consumer better understand how farmers and the companies serving them produce abundant, healthy, nutritious and safe food that nourishes our families and consumers around the world. Please visit: Agday.org to apply. 

AWM (Association for Women in Mathematics) Essay Contest

Grade: 6-8,9-12

Deadline: 01-31-21

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Math for America are co-sponsoring an essay contest for biographies of contemporary women mathematicians and statisticians in academic, industrial and government career. Submit an essay of 500-1000 words based primarily on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical sciences career. Please visit: AWM to apply. 

College Peas Student Standout College Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: Not specified

Criteria: Intend to enroll full-time at a four-year college, have a minimum GPA of 2.0, Submit a short essay describing a special skill, talent or interest that helps you standout from your peers. The essay should be no longer than 300 words. Scholarship amount: $500 + free college admissions consultation with Mike Moyer. Please visit: Standout Student College Scholarship to apply and for more information. Here is another link: College Peas.

Cancer for College Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-31-21

Scholarship Value: $5,000

For students who personally have been diagnosed with cancer, are planning to attend an accredited college or university, located in the U.S. You must be planning to enroll in a degree earning program, not a certificate earning program, and attend school as a full time student.  Family income for the applicant must be no more than $150,000. Please visit: cancer for college to apply. 

Career Fitter's Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-31-21

Scholarship Value: $1,000

A specific major is not required for this award, but the applicant should have above a 2.4 grade point average. Please write up to a 1,000-character (not 1000 word) essay answering the following question: What is the perfect career for you and why?" You will be asked to complete a brief questionnaire regarding careerfitter.  Please visit: Career Fitter to apply. 

Courageous Persuaders Video Contest

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-31-21

Scholarship Value: $3,000

To be considered, you must create a 30-second television commercial targeted to middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking or texting while driving. Please visit: Courageous Persuaders Video Contest to apply. 

CTE Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-31-21

Please visit: CTE Scholarship for information and to apply.  The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholarships and Tuition Awards are for outstanding CTE students. The scholarships/awards are sponsored by the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) with funds provided by participating higher education institutions. The award amount varies by institution. 

Drive Smart Video Contest

Grade: 10-12

Deadline: 1-06-21

Teens, create digital shorts to help educate your peers about the dangers of driving distracted. In addition to helping your friends and others to stay safe on the road, you’ll earn a chance to win $10,000. For more information please visit Drive Smart.

EGIA Foundation Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 1-30-21

This scholarship recognizes excellent and deserving students seeking an HVAC technical education and provides essential financial support toward aspiring residential HVAC, or home performance contracting careers. Please visit: EGIA to apply. 

Elks Legacy Award

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-31-21

Scholarship Value: $4,000 (3 will be awarded from Utah)

Eligible applicants are any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk member who joined this order on or before April 1, 2017. Please visit Elks.Org to apply. 

FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education)

Grade: 11,12

Deadline: 01-01-21

This is an exciting opportunity for seniors in your school to practice, develop, and hone their writing and research skills. FIRE will award $12,500 in college scholarships, including a $5,000 scholarship to the student with the best essay. FIRE defends civil liberties on behalf of thousands of students and faculty members on our nation’s college campuses. Students may enter online at: FIRE . To learn more about what the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education does, please visit the website at: Foundation for Individual Rights in Education . If you have any questions please, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-04-21

Exceptional student leaders are invited to apply for the  Ge-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. Please view the criteria at: GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program . Like President Reagan, candidates use the formative experiences of their youth to lead, serve, and pursue a life of progress, both individually and for their communities.

Great Clips Scholarship

Ages: 16+ Cosmetology Students 

Deadline: 01-31-21

At Great Clips, we encourage you to show the world what you;re all about. To make it easier, Great Clips provides scholarships and professioinal tools to cosmetology students each year! Answer the question, "What is exciting to you about a career in the cosmetology industry? Why?" If selected as a winner, applicants will be asked to indicate their preference between a tuition reimbursement award or a professional toolkit. Please visit: Great Clips Scholarship to apply. 

Hamilton Award

Grade: 11

Deadline: 01-29-21

Inspired by Alexander Hamilton's legacy of leadership through service, Alexander Hamilton Scholars (AHS) empowers high achieving, underserved students to succeed in college and career. Students are considered for their academic, personal and service achievements. Please visit: Hamiltonscholars to apply. 

Hard Money Home Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-15-21

There is a $1,000 scholarship available for students who have a dedicated interest in volunteerism and entrepreneurship. The scholarship will be based on a combination of merit and need. Please visit HARD MONEY HOME to apply.

Huntsman School of Business Freshman Enrollment Scholarship (Utah State University)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 1-10-21

Scholarships range from $500 – $5,000. For more information visit: Enrollment Scholarship. APPLY NOW!

I have a Dream Scholarship

Ages: 13+

Deadline: 01-31-21

Scholarship Value: $1,500

We want to know .... what do you dream about? Whether it's some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us in a 250 words or less essay.  Please visit: I have a dream scholarship to apply.

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Grade: 9-12

Deadline: 01-04-21

Write an original and creative essay of 1,000 words or less that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. For complete guidelines, visit the Profile in Courage Essay contest at: Profile in courage Essay Contest . Awards: First-place winner receives a $10,000 cash award and there will be 25 cash prizes given for other essays.

Larry H. and Gail Miller Enrichment Scholarship (U of U)

Deadline: 01-31-21

Grade: 12

Write a 1,000 word essay addressing your education and career goals, family background, and the reason why you believe you are qualified for the scholarship. Must also be admitted to the University of Utah, must be a Utah resident, and able to demonstrate financial need. Please visit: Academic Works to apply.

LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Aviation Scholarship

Deadline: 01-31-21

Ages: 16-23

LeRoy Homer was the first officer on United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked and crashed in Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001. The mission of the foundation is to continue LeRoy's love of flight be encouraging young men and women who wish to pursue aviation careers as professional pilots. The Foundation will award flight instruction scholarships to potential students for private pilot certification. Must be a U.S. citizen, be able to attain an FAA third-class medical certificate, and be willing to commit the necessary time required to complete the entire private pilot training program within a six month period. All fees and expenses associated with the private pilot course instruction will be paid by the foundation.  Please visit: LeRoyHomer Aviation Scholarship to apply. 

National MS Scholarship

Deadline: 01-15-21

Grade: 12

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship Program provides scholarships to high school students nationwide, including Utah and Idaho. Last year, 10 students from Utah and Idaho were awarded $23,500.

The guidelines for scholarships are: 1) Anyone with multiple sclerosis, or anyone who is the child of someone with multiple sclerosis, who will be attending an accredited post secondary school for the first time is eligible. 2) The scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $3,000, although a limited number of awards may exceed this amount. 3) Applicants will be reviewed by a national and a local selection committee. The application process is simple. An application must be completed online. The link for the application can be found here: NMSSOCIETY.

New Year's Resolution Scholarship

Deadline: 01-31-21

Grade: 12

Scholarship value: $1,000

Setting lofty goals in your New Year's resolutions can feel inspiring. Tell us about your 2020 resolutions and how you plan to keep them. Please visit: moneysolver.org to apply.

Porch Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-15-21

Scholarship Value: $3,000

Level up your education with a $3,000 scholarshp from Porch. Growing demand and lack of qualified workers in skilled trades and technology means it's a great time to go back to school and enter these lucrative and fast-growing industries. To help keep up with demand and assist the next generation of professionals, Porch will award a $3,000 scholarship twice a year to eligible students. You need to have a 3.4 GPA. Entries are now being accepted for the October 2019- January 2020 scholarship. Please visit Porch to apply. Scholarship is chosen by a drawing. 

Quinney Scholarships (College of Natural Resources) Utah State University

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-15-21

Go to USU at: Applying to USU you can also visit this website for scholarship information at: CNR Scholarships . The Quinney Scholarship provides up to $14,400 in support over a four-year course of study. Recipients must maintain a 3.2 cumulative USU GPA, while showing progress toward a degree in the CNR and participating in college student leadership activities.

Ron Brown Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 1-9-21

To find out more about the Ron Brown African American Scholarship please visit: Ron Brown.

SeniorAdvice Caregiver Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 1-15-21

This $2,000 scholarship is for students who have acted as a caregiver to an adult friend or relative in any capacity. Please visit: https://www.senioradvice.com/senior-caregiver-scholarship-spring-2020.

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-08-21

The Great Basin Post of the Society of American Military Engineers invites high school seniors attending a Utah high school who plan to pursue an accreditation board for Engineering and technology or national architectural architecture degree to apply for a Lt. Col. G. Roger Sunada $1800 college scholarship.

Award of multiple scholarships is anticipated. Fill out an application and write a short essay telling what you hope to contribute to society through a career in engineering or architecture. If you have questions you may contact Evan Gabrielsen, SAME Great Basin Post, Scholarship Chair: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone:801-694-2112 Application information and forms are available on the Great Basin Post website. http://same.org/Great-Basin

To fill out an application visit: SAME .

 

The Utah Association of Educational Office Professionals (UAEOP) Judy Anderson Student Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-31-21

The Utah Association of Educational Office Professionals is offering a $500 scholarship for students planning a business office career. Please visit: UAEOP. This scholarship is designed to assist business education students who wish to continue their education and pursue office related careers, preferably in the educational field. Please contact Paula Bosgieter, UAEOP Scholarship Chair if you have any questions. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 801-737-7288.

The Utah Advocates Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 1-31-21

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Write 300-500 word essay on the following topic: "What are some of the daily problems bicyclists face on the roads? How aware are we of bicyclists and the laws associated with them? How can you contribute to improving awareness and road safety for bicyclists?" Please visit: utah advocates to apply. 

The College Monk Short Essay Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 1-31-21

Scholarship Value: $1,500

Applicants must submit an original essay of 100+ words which addresses the following: "Please tell us about yourself and why you are applying for this scholarship. Please be clear about how this scholarship will help you achieve your personal and professional goals. List any past achievements of state, national or internation fame should be mentioned." Please visit: College monk to apply. 

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Grade: 9-12

Deadline: 1-30-21

Scholarship Value: $1,000

With technology always at the ready at your fingertips, it can be a challenge to unplug, but taking a break from technology is healthy for both the mind and body. Complete the application including a 140-character message about technology addiction. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500 to 1,000 word essay about technology addiction. Please visit: Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship to apply. 

TopTen List Scholarship

Ages: 13+

Deadline: 1-31-21

Scholarship Value: $1,500

There are many scholarships and colleges that want to know the number one things you want people to know about you. Just one? That's it? "But, I'm amazing," you say. We hear you, and we know that it's tough to narrow down your awesomeness into one measly reason. So, inspired by David Letterman and his top ten lists, we created the Top Ten List Scholarship. With so many awards based on grades and extracurricular activities, this unique scholarship gives you the chance to show us what's truly special and different about you. Get creative, be serioius, or tug at our heart strings. Whatever you do, you only have ten reasons to convince us, so make each one count. Please visit: top ten list to apply. 

Union Plus Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 1-31-21

Scholarship Value: $500-$4,000 (100)

This scholarship program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation. Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) are eligible. Applicants are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended.The required essays account for up to half your total score. Please visit: Union Plus to apply. 

Utah State Board of Education CTE Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 1-31-21

The CTE Scholarships are LIVE! You may access the scholarship application at: Utah State Board of Education CTE Scholarship. Pay close attention to the Application Scoring and Preparation tab.  If you have any questions about applying for this scholarship please send an e-mail to Ashley Higgs, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

UIAAA (Utah Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-31-21

Annually the UIAAA gives five $1,000 scholarships every year to deserving seniors throughout the state of Utah. Please visit: UIAAA for minimum requirements and to apply.

Utah State Ambassadors Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-10-21

If you are interested in a Utah State Ambassadors Scholarship please go to: Utah State Ambassadors for an application and more information on the scholarship.

Weber State University – The Edge Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 1-12-21

Students receiving a concurrent enrollment edge scholarship will receive a $1,500 tuition waiver (up to $750 per semester for 2 semesters). Please visit: The Edge for more details.

Weber State University MYC Scholarship

Grade: 12

*Deadline: 01-07-21

This scholarship is listed on this site: MYC .Please apply! There are four $500 scholarships.

Women in Computing Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-31-21

Scholarship Value: $1,000

For a female student seeking a degree in a computer science or technology related program. Pathable is seeking to bridge the gap between men and women in computer science related fields. Must answer the following questions "What drew you to technology and computer science as a career direction? Describe a relevant projecxt that you have workedon that you found particularly challenging, meaningful and/or rewarding. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?" Please visit pathable to apply.  

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