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4-H Youth in Action Scholarship

Grade: ages: 15-29

Deadline: 10-21-19

Scholarship Value: $3,000

The program recognizes four confident young leaders in our core pillar areas of Agriculture, Civice Engagement, Healthy Living and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), giving pillar winners the chance to share how 4-H changed theire lives and how they have used the skills they gained in 4-H to change the lives of others. To apply please visit: 4-H Youth in Action Scholarship.

Academic Hero Scholarship

Grade: Ages 16+

Deadline: 10-31-19

Scholarship Value: $10,000

Sign up for a free course hero account and then submit a 500-word essay on the topic "Nowadays people know the price of everything, and the value of nothing". - Oscar Wild, The picture of Dorian Grey. Do you think this is true of today? Has this changed since Oscar Wilde wrote it in 1890? If so , what has changed? Please provide examples to support your position. Please visit: Academic Hero Scholarship to apply. 

AES Engineering Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-04-19

Please go to AES Engineering Scholarship for details and to apply.

Active Life Scholarship: To Tackle your Weakness

Grade: Ages 15 and up

Deadline: 10-31-19

Scholarship Value: $1,000

This Scholarship encourages students to identify and take action to improve a weakness and begin to transform it into a strength. In 3-5 sentences please answer ONE of the following: What do you consider onf of your greatest weaknesses? OR Why is it important to try to improve a weakness?  Please visit: Active Life Scholarship to apply. 

Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship

Grade: Ages 16-19

Deadline: 10-15-19

Scholarship Value: $1,000

The essay topic for this annual scholarship is, "How (*Enter your Favorite Branson Show*) inspired me to realize my dreams." Don't be afraid to be creative or let your personality shine! We want to hear your unique voice! To apply please visit: Branson Shows Scholarship

CARiD Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-31-19

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industroy. Here are some ideas to get you started: Your first car, custom modifications you've made, something that makes your vehicle unique, or the coolest vehicle you've ever seen - we're looking forward to your creativity! Please visit: CARiD to apply. 

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-31-19

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is an achievement based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their leadership,service and academics, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Please visitCoca-Cola Scholars for eligibility requirements and a program overview as well as to begin the online application process.

College Jumpstart Scholarship

Grade: 10-12

Deadline: 10-17-19

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Write an essay to answer ONE of the following questions in 250 words or less.1) What are your educatioinal goals? 2) How will winning this scholarship help you attain your goals? 3) Write about a time when "hard work" paid off. 4) Describe your experience with community service and volunteering and how that has affected you and your outlook. To apply please visit: College Jumpstart Scholarship

CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-15-19

Scholarship Value: $500

Create a short video, under 3 minutes long, on one of the provided topics relating to cars/Mustangs. You can be inspirational, funny, serious, educational, or even musical. Winners will be selected based on creativity and content. Please visit: CJ Pony Parts Scholarship to apply. 

Create Real Impact Contest

Grade: Ages: 14-22

Deadline: 10-05-19

Scholarship Value: $500-$1,500

Create an original work showcasing your idea for a SOLUTION to the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving. Compete in one of four categories. Please visit: Create Real Impact to apply. 

Digital Project Manager Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-15-19

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Write an essay of no more than 1,000 words addressing this topic: The Biggest Challenge Facing Digital in 2019. What is the biggest challenge facing digital workers. Why? Can it be overcome? Describe steps for overcoming it. To apply please visit: Digital Project Scholarship

Dr. Pepper Tuition Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-17-19

Scholarship Value: $2,500-$100,000

Sixteen awards offered annually. Four tuition prizes (one at each Grand Prize Game); four runner-up prizes (one per Grand Prize Game); and eight consolation prizes (two per Grand Prize Game). Sixteen grand prize winners (four for each Grand Prize Game) will receive a trip for two (winner and guest) to one of the Grand Prize Games as a “Pass Contestant” to participate in the pass competition (“Half-Time Event”). The prize money may be used as tuition to cover up to four consecutive years of college or postsecondary vocational institution tuition, fees, books, supplies, equipment, related educational expenses and room and board to be awarded in the form of a check distributed to the school; or to pay off student loans incurred by the runner up for eligible costs listed above in the form of a check distributed to the lending institution on behalf of the winner or winner’s designee; or a combination of the two above in an amount not to exceed the prize amount. Please go to:  Dr. Pepper to get further information and how to apply.

ELKS Teenager of the Month

Grade: 12

Monthly from October through April

Needs community service and to make a portfolio of their accomplishments. $100.00 Scholarship. For more information please visit: Elks/org

George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest

Grade: 10-12

Deadline: 10-31-19

Scholarship Value: $250-$750

This contest encourages youth to nurture their interest for the visual arts, hunting and wildlife conservation. It also reinforces the positive effects of hunting and wildlife conservation. Entries must portray any North American game bird or animal that may be legally hunted or trapped. Endanered species and non-game animals such as eagles and snakes are not eligible subjects. Please visit: George Montgomery Wildlife Art Contest to apply.  

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-25-19

Scholarship Value: $6,000-$25,000

This program assists high school seniors who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives, and are planning to register for school the Fall after graduation. Applicants should also demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA and be a US citizen. Multiple scholarship opportunities are available. Please visit: Horatio Alger Association to apply.

KidGuard for Education Scholarship Program

Grade: 9-12+

Deadline: 10-31-19

Scholarship Value: $500-$800

The KidGuard for Education Scholarship is part of our effort to bring awareness and inspire solutions on issues such as cyberbullying, online predators, impact of online gaming, teen suicide, phone dependency, and childhood depression in the age of technology. This scholarsip is an essay with no word count that will be submitted online. To apply please visit: KidGuard for Education Scholarship

LendEDU Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-18-19

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Write an essay of 750 words or less: "With more people taking on student debt to pay for college and record high default rates, what do you think can be done to improve the financial literacy of our nation's young adults to help this problem?" Award can be used to cover tuition, textbooks, room and board, and even living expenses. To apply visit: LendEDU Scholarship.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student of the year

Grade: 10-12

Deadline: 10-31-19

Calling all student leaders. Looking for the best of the best to take on The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Student of the Year Fundraising Challenge. Fight Cancer, win a scholarship, and save lives. To apply click on the following link: Leukemia & Lymphoma Scholarship.

National Eagle Scout Association STEM Scholarship

Grade: Senior Eagle Scouts

Deadline: 10-31-19

Scholarship Value: $50,000

This scholarshp is for Eagle Scouts in their Senior year who intend to pursue an education and career in a STEM related field. Please visit: National Eagle Scout Scholarship to apply. 

Nomination to the United States Naval, Air Force, and Merchant Marine Academies or the Military Academy at West Point

Grade: 12
 

Deadline: 10-25-19

Students who are interested in entering one of the service academies in July 2019 are encouraged to begin an online application by clicking on the services section at: United States Senate . Completed applications and all supporting documents must be submitted to Senator Mike Lee’s office. While a congressional nomination is an important part of the process, please note that it is the academies themselves who make the actual appointments. The nomination and appointment process can be extremely competitive and the academic, character and physical requirements at each academy will be very demanding. Students are encouraged to begin the process as soon as possible as the process of submitting an application and gathering all supporting documents can take some time. More information on the application process is available through the academy coordinators in Senator Mike Lee’s Salt Lake City Office at 801-524-5933.

Olene S. Walker Transition to Adult Living Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-31-19 for Spring Semester 2020

Transition to Adult living Scholarship: The scholarship is designed to assist qualified youth who are transitioning out of state foster care to complete a post-secondary education program (degree or certificate) at one of the Utah System of Higher Education institutions. The scholarship is sponsored by private donors in partnership with the Utah Educational Savings Plan. The maximum yearly scholarship award is $5,000 for full-time enrollment (12 or more credit hours), $3,750 for three quarters-time enrollment (9-11 hours), and $2,500 for part-time enrollment (6-8 hours). The scholarship may be renewed up to four years depending on satisfactory academic progress and availability of funds. Students must re-apply each year to renew the scholarship. Visit Olene S. Walker for information and to apply.

Omega PSI PHI Fraternity, Inc. African American Male Scholar Competition

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-18-19

Please visit the website at Omega PSI PHI Fraternity for more information.

Omega PSI PHI Fraternity, Inc. Annual International High School Essay Contest

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-18-19

The High School Essay contest is open to ANY high school senior. The local 1st place winner has a chance of winning one of four college scholarships at the national level: 1st scholarship: $5,000; 2nd scholarship: $3,000; 3rd scholarship: $2,000; and 4th scholarship: $1,000. Please go to the website at Omega PSI PHI Fraternity 

Oregon State University

Grade: 12

Deadline: Varies

To learn more about scholarships at Oregon State University please visit: Oregon State . Oregon State University offers scholarships beyond the Provost Scholarship and Tuition Grant, including opportunities for children of OSU alumni, students who have earned an IB diploma, Honors College scholarships, and scholarships based on academic major.

The National Young Arts Foundation

Grade: 10-12

Deadline: 10-12-19

Please apply at Young Arts. There you will find details on the application.

Quality Assurance Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-15-19

This is open to all majors, so think outside the box! Answer in 300 words or less: Why do you believe organic agriculture is important? How will your education help further the organic industry?  Please apply at: Quality Assurance Scholarship .

Parking Boxx Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-15-19

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Write a 500 word essay that is original, creative and persuasive on the subject of technology innovation in parking solutions, specifically from your perspetive as a student. We're interested in learning your opinions about how parking can be more user-friendly, efficient or otherwise enhanced. To apply please visit: Parking Boxx

Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-15-19

Research a topic about Adobe Photoshop and compose an essay style tutorial of 800 to 1,000 words, with screenshots and phots included to illustrate your points.  Choose from these for your tutorial essay: How Photoshop has changed photography, How to re-touch skin in Photoshop for photographers, Favorite tips for enhancing color in Photoshop, Photoshop overlay ideas for adding WOW to your portraits, a How To Photoshop Tutorial. Please apply at: Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship.

The TEACH Grant Program

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-01-19

Scholarship Value: $4,000

Grants to students who agree to teach for four years in a high need field at an elementary school, secondary school or educational service agency that serves students from low income families. Eligibility: Complete the FAFSA, be enrolled in a TEACH-Grant eligible school, 3.25+GPA, or top 25% of ACT test scores. Visit The TEACH Grant Program to apply. 

Tobacco-Free Life Scholarship

Grade: Ages 14+

Deadline: 10-31-19

Scholarship Value: $1,000 (2)

Are you passionate about creating a tobacco-free world? Tobacco-Free Life awards scholarships to students who are committed to preventing the suffering and death caused by smoking. If you share our vision, submit an essay of between 1,000 and 1,500 words answering the provided questions on our website. Please visit: Tobacco-Free Life Scholarship to apply. 

UHEAA Financial Aid Scholarship Essay Contest

Grade: 12

Deadline: See website listed below for details on deadlines

Please visit: UHEAA Scholarship for details and how to apply. This scholarship is only available during regional financial aid nights.

University of Oregon

Grade: 12

Deadline: varies

The University of Oregon has a new scholarship program – the Summit and Apex scholarships. The Summit and Apex Scholarships recognize students who have reached the pinnacle of achievement in high school. The Summit will provide out-of-state students with $32,000 over four years, or the Apex will award them $16,000. Recipients of either scholarship will be able to combine the Summit or Apex award with most other UO scholarships, such as the General University or Diversity Excellence Scholarships. The awards will be granted automatically based on GPA and tests scores as follows:

Summit 3.80 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale, 1200 combined critical reading and math SAT or 26 ACT

Apex 3.65 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale, 1150 combined critical reading and math SAT or 25 ACT

Please visit: University of Oregon for more details.

University of Utah Scholarships

Grade: 12

Deadline: varies

Grade: 12

This website is a link to scholarships for University of Utah. Please visit: University of Utah

Varsity Tutors Monthly Essay Contest

Grade: Ages: 16+

Deadline: 10-15-19

Scholarship Value: $200

Write an essay between 200-900 words about a given topic, then promote your entry via social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram). New topic and winners chosen every month. Please apply at: Varsity Tutors Essay

VFW Voice of Democracy

Grade: 9-12

Deadline: 10-31-19

Scholarship Value: $1,000-$16,000

Voice of Democracy provides high school students the unique opportunity to express themselves in a 3.5 minute recorded essay on audio CD. The deomocratic and patriotic-theme is "What Makes America Great". To apply please visit: VFW Voice of Democracy.

Weber State University

Grade: 12

Deadline: Varies

This link will take you to various scholarships found at Weber State University. Please visit: WSU Scholarship opportunities.

Zions Bank

Grade: Ages 12-18

Deadline: Monthly

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Hardworkng middle school, junior high and high school students in Utah and Idaho can earn $1 per "A" on their 2019-2020 report cards. (Sorry, "A-" grades are not eligible). Eligible students are also entered for a chance to win scholarship savings accounts worth up to $1,000. Please visit: Zions Bank to apply.  

Zip Recruiter Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-31-19

Scholarship Value: $3,000

Write about your favorite ZipRecruiter feature from the list: Job Alert Emails, One-clip Apply, SMS Job Alerts, Job Search functionality, profiles. Then write 350 words max about why you chose that feature. To apply visit: Zip Recruiter Scholarship

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Grade: Ages 13 and up

Deadline: 10-31-19

Scholarship Value: $2,000 award 

Submit a short (250 words or less) online response to the question: Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead.  Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you'd hide and the top-five things you'd bring to stay alive.  To apply please visit: Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

 

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