Monthly Archives

May 2012

May 25, 2012

By Announcements

Students:       Please check the list on the window to the main office to see if you owe any fees. All fees must be paid in order to receive your Yearbook during Yearbook distribution on Friday.

 

Orem High Cross Country Team Meeting:

For athletes and parents of 9th – 12th grade students. If you would like to compete on the Orem High Cross Country Team – Please come and join us on Tuesday, May 29th at 3:00 p.m. in the Orem High School Little Theater. It will be a great opportunity for you to meet the coaching staff, ask questions, and find out more about the requirements to be on the Cross Country Team.

 

Yearbook Distribution:

This will be this Friday from 11:00 to 1:00 in the Commons.  Please make sure your fines are paid and come pick up your yearbook.

 

Pay You For You’re A’s:

Get ready Einstein’s – Now you get a little something extra for your accomplishments! D Boy’s BBQ & Grill is going to PAY you for you’re A’s – Bring your Report Card in during the month of June and get $1 off your meal for each Strait Up A. They are located at 294 North State Street in Orem.

 

Attention All Sophomores: 

Your ACT Plan Results are in.  Please come to the counseling office to pick them up.

 

Tongan High School Award Recognition:

Any Senior who is Tongan and would like to participate in this Award Recognition Event, please see Mrs. Colon in the counseling center.

 

Seniors:         Come cast your vote for most inspirational senior in the main office.  Voting will go until May  25th. This vote is only for Seniors.

May 22, 2012

By Announcements

Students of the Day:

Mckenzie Maughan chosen by Mr. Greg Sheide and Annie Agenor chosen by Mrs. Terri Martin.

 

OHS Girl’s Basketball:

There will be a meeting for all girls interested in playing basketball in Coach Rhees' room immediately after A3 tomorrow, Wednesday..

 

The OHS Advanced Orchestra:

They played on Friday at the State Orchestra Festival.  The kids did an amazing job overall and earned Superior (Gold) ratings.  They played music of Vaughan Williams, Mahler and Mozart.  It was one of the most challenging sets of music at the two day event.  This is our 6th consecutive year getting Superior ratings with the Orchestra! 

 

Pay You For You’re A’s:

Get ready Einstein’s – Now you get a little something extra for your accomplishments! D Boy’s BBQ & Grill is going to PAY you for you’re A’s – Bring your Report Card in during the month of June and get $1 off your meal for each Strait Up A. They are located at 294 North State Street in Orem.

 

National Honor Society:

Reminder – the closing social is tonight, Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Cascade Park. If you haven’t received your invitation come see Ms. Young.

 

Students:       A drum set has been left in the auditorium.  If you think it is yours please talk to the main office to claim it.

 

Attention All Sophomores: 

Your ACT Plan Results are in.  Please come to the counseling office to pick them up.

 

Tongan High School Award Recognition:

Any Senior who is Tongan and would like to participate in this Award Recognition Event, please see Mrs. Colon in the counseling center.


Seniors:         Come cast your vote for most inspirational senior in the main office.  Voting will go until May 25th. This vote is only for Seniors.

 

Attention all Fall athletes:

This includes football, volleyball, cross country, girls tennis, boys golf and girls soccer. We will have a mandatory meeting today, Tuesday May 22nd during regular lunch in the little theatre. See you then!

 

Senior Send Off Assembly Tryout:

Sign ups are on the student council door. They will be Monday thru Wednesday before and after school. Only seniors can try out, so seniors come and use this last opportunity to show off your talent!

 

Senior Dinner Dance:

This will be this Friday, May 25th. Pay your $20.00 to the financial office or online but make sure you buy your ticket by today. You don’t want to miss this delicious dinner and last senior dance!

 

Attention Seniors:

The deadline for completing work at East Shore is Thursday the 24th, not Friday the 25th.  Make sure you have your work done on time so you can graduate.  See your counselor if you have any questions.

May 18, 2012

By Announcements

Students of the Day:

Angela Arnoldsen chosen by Mrs. Amy Taylor and Ben Pope chosen by Mr. Howard Summers.

 

Attention All Sophomores: 

Your ACT Plan Results are in.  Please come to the counseling office to pick them up.

 

Tongan High School Award Recognition:

Any Senior who is Tongan and would like to participate in this Award Recognition Event, please see Mrs. Colon in the counseling center.

 

Students:    All Textbooks and Library Books are due today.  Turn them in now.

 

Seniors:      Come cast your vote for most inspirational senior in the main office.  Voting will go until May 25th. This vote is only for Seniors.

 

Attention all 10th graders:

BYU Foundations has been canceled for this year and will not be held this Saturday, May 19th.

 

Please let your parents know!       

 

Attention all Fall athletes:

This includes football, volleyball, cross country, girls tennis, boys golf and girls soccer. We will have a mandatory meeting Tuesday May 22nd during regular lunch in the little theatre. See you then!

 

The School Store is Going Out of Business:

Join us for our 28th Annual Going Out of Business Sale.  Thursday and Friday all food items are a whopping 50% off.  All apparel items have been discounted 50%.  Hurry in for the best selection.  You’ll find these once‑in‑a‑year bargains only in the school store on the second floor.

 

Seniors:      You can pay for Grad Night until Monday, May 21st at the financial office.

 


Senior Send Off Assembly Tryout:

Sign ups are on the student council door. They will be next Monday thru Wednesday before and after school. Only seniors can try out, so seniors come and use this last opportunity to show off your talent!

 

Senior Dinner Dance:

This will be next Friday, May 25th. SENIORS BUY YOUR TICKET BY NEXT TUESDAY, MAY 25TH!! Pay your $20.00 to the financial office or online but make sure you buy your ticket soon, you don’t want to miss this delicious dinner and last senior dance!

 

Senior Showcase:

This will be held tonight, Friday at 7:00 in the auditorium. One hour of great song and dance and hilarious scenes!   Only $3.

 

Also, for this year’s drama students and their parents the annual Awards ceremony will be held at 5:30.

 

Attention Seniors:

The deadline for completing work at East Shore is Thursday the 24th, not Friday the 25th.  Make sure you have your work done on time so you can graduate.  See your counselor if you have any questions.

 

Ballroom Tryouts Info:

Come join the OHS Ballroom Dance Teams!  All students who will be Freshman through Seniors next year (2012‑13) are encouraged to tryout for the teams!  Experience helpful but not necessary.  Students will learn the dances they need to know during Tryouts!  All those who are interested should attend the tryouts. The last tryout is today, May 18th 3:00pm – 4:30pm in Room 1222.

Scholarships

By scholarships

Available Scholarships will be listed by the date their applications are due.

Scholarship Opportunities

Note: Some of the deadlines listed above are estimates. Please verify all due dates and eligibility requirements carefully.  Make sure your applications are complete and are in by the deadlines.

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

 

Key Information

Website

Fiesta Bowl Queen Court Scholarship

9/16/10

GPA 3.0 . Recipients of this award will serve as spokespersons for the Fiesta Bowl Festival of College Football  http://www.fiestabowl.org/index.php/events/queencourt/
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest- Seniors

9/17/10

Write Essay between 800- 1,600 wordsAuthor: Ayn Rand

 

http://aynrandnovels.com/essay-contests/
Shout it out Scholarship 2009 

9/30/10

Essay required – 5 at $1,000 scholarshipexperts.com
AIA/AAF Scholarship Programs

9/30/10

Nomination required. Must plan to study in an NAAB-ARCHITECTURE program.  www.archfoundation.org/aaf/aaf
/Programs.Fellowships.htm
“Shout it Out” Scholarship

9/ 30/10

five (5) $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded to winners of an essay competition  www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx
Make Art Save Art

9/30/10

Create a PC wallpaper design to show your artistic talent. Photography, graphic design, and traditional visual art are all eligible  http://www.dosomething.org/make-art-save-art
Disney Scholarship 10/11

9/30/10

3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale, attending a UNCF college or university, and have an interest in the arts, hotel hospitality, or communication.  http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarDetailSGA.asp?id=516
Vantage Media, LLC Scholarship Sweepstakes

Available

1/1/10

Deadline

9/30/10

Many different scholarshipsGeneral, Nursing, Business,

etc

http://www.freescholarshipgrant.com/start.htm?kid
 

 

OCTOBER

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

 

Bennington Young Writers Award

11/1/10

Students submit one of the following: poetry, fiction, nonfiction http://www.bennington.edu/go/news/young-writers-competition 
National Eagle Scout Scholarship

Available 11/1/10 Deadline 2/28/11

 

Senior that has achieved Eagle Scout rank http://post369.columbus.oh.us/scouting.d/fact.sheets.d/nesa.d/files.d/hmapp.pdf
1800Mattress.com”Next Commercial” Contest

10/1/10

Create a 60 second commercial that showcases how a 1800mattress enhances a good nights sleep and takes your nights sleep to the next level.  http://1800mattresscontest.com/mattress/                                            (fastweb.com)
Women’s Western Golf Scholarship

Available

10/1/10

For women. Based on academics, financial need, character involvement in golf.  www.wwga.org/scholarship_info.
htm
Siemens Competition Scholarship

10/1/10

Team or individual science project with research report abstract.  www.collegeboard.com/siemens/i
ndex.html
National Eagle Scout Scholarship

10/1/10

One award is for leadership, the other is merit/need based more rigorous.  www.nesa.org/scholarships.html
FastWeb Promo Award

10/3/10

Open to registered FastWeb members. Each day you log into your FastWeb account you increase your chances of winning.  http://www.fastweb.com/content/back_to_school_sweepstakes            (fastweb.com)
Gilman International Scholarship Program

10/5/10

Awards up to $5000 for students who want to study abroad.  www.iie.org/programs/gilman/in
dex.html
Energy Solutions Scholarship

10/11/10

For sophomores with minimum GPA of 3.5 who plan to get a science/math degree.  www.energysolutionsfoundation.
org/scholar_home.php
Marc Heitz Student Scholarship Award

10/8/10

A scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to the student with the most ‘likes’ on their 1 minute fan video, posted to Marc Heitz Fan Videos section of Facebook.  Videos must be submitted to the Marc Heitz Chevrolet Facebook Fan page  http://facbook.com/MarcHeitzChevrolet
2010 Veteran’s Day Contest(Joe Foss)

10/10/10

Get to know a veteran, and then write and submit your essay. http://www.joefoss.com/programs/scholarship-program/2010-scholarship-call-for-entries 
 

Faith & Development Essay Competition

 

10/15/10

Seeking essays on enterprise solutions to poverty from around http://www.sevenfund.org/faith-and-development/
Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship

Available

10/15/10

Deadline

2/15/11

Must have an interest in journalism and be a free spirit.  www.freedomforum.org/freespirit
MonsterCollege One Year Anniversary $5,000 Giveaway

Begins 9/7/10

Ends

10/17/10

 Limit one entry per day during the Promotion Period. www.fastweb.com
Junior Miss Scholarship Program –

10/18/10

Senior girls Candidates are judged in the following areas: Scholastic, Achievement, Judges interview, Creative and performing arts presentation, Physical fitness, and Self-expression. Award amount varies.  www.ajm.org
Make A Difference Day- All AgesOct. 23,2010 Must participate10/23/10

Entry Form Due By

11/17/10

Win cash awards for a charity by doing a community project and submitting your idea to “Make a Difference Day”. http://www.makeadifferenceday.com/
National ACT High School Poster Contest

Begins

10/18/10

Ends

1/31/11

Posters may bein electronic or non-electronic format. http://www.actstudent.org/postercontest/pdf/OfficialRules.pdf
Travel Video Contest

10/29/10

To enter the competition, you need to create a short movie (no longer than 5 minutes in length) telling us why you want to study or travel abroad. http://www.internationalstudent.com/contest/how-to-enter.shtm
Horatio Alger Utah Scholarship

10/30/10

Must have critical financial need have overcome great adversity.  www.horatioalger.org/scholarsh
ips/apply.cfm
I Don’t Want to Pay for College

10/31/10

Available to students planning to attend college. Based on a demonstrated strong record of extracurricular, leadership and/or volunteer activities.  http://www.cappex.com/page/account/quickApply.jsp?code=FW_98&scholarshipID=np
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarships 

10/31/10

Online application for seniors. Must have 3.0 GPA.  www.coca-colascholars.org
Education Matters $5K Scholarship

10/31/10

“What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?”  http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx#5K2
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

10/31/10

Need to start own business be involved in organizations like DECA or FBLA.  www.nfib.com/YoungEntrepreneur
Foundation/YEFPrograms/YoungEn
trepreneurAwards.aspx

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

 

Wal-Mart Scholarships

Available

11/2010

Different scholarships available. Criteria varies.  walmartstores.com/CommunityGiv
ing/235.aspx
Sam Walton Community Scholarship

Available 11/2010 Deadline 1/29/11

GPA 2.5  Must have taken either the ACT or SAT standardized tests. http://www.act.org/walmart/community/
Nestle Very Best in Youth Scholarship

11/1/10

Please let your counselor know if you plan to make application, and would like to be nominated.  http://verybestinyouth.nestleusa.com/
FIRE Essay Contest for High School Seniors

11/1/10

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) “Freedom in Academia” student essay contest  http://www.thefire.org/contests
US Senate Youth Program

11/8/10

2 student council participant from each state. Program runs March 5-12, 2010. http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/socst/senateyouth.html
VFW Voice of Democracy Essay 

11/1/10

Topic: Does America still have Heroes?  www.vfw.org
Ron Brown Scholar Program

11/1/10

&

1/9/11

awards scholarships to academically talented, highly motivated African American students who are currently seniors in high  http://www.ronbrown.org/
VFW Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

11/1/10

Topic: “When is the right time to honor our Military heroes?”  www.vfw.org/index.cfm?fa=cmty.
levelddid=151
SAMMY (Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year) Awards 

11/1/10

Nominate your coach sammy.bodybymilk.com/index.php
VFW Voice of Democracy Essay

11/1/10

Topic: Does America still have Heroes  www.vfw.org/index.cfm?fa=cmty.
levelddid=150
Elk’s Vocational Grant- Seniors

11/2/10

Student must pursue vocational/technical course of study for an Associate’s Degree.  http://www.elks.org/
Elk’s Teenager Of The Month- Seniors

11/2/10

Based on character, leadership, service, citizenship, and scholastic ability.  One page application   http://www.elks.org/
Hearst JournalismAwards Program

Deadlines

11/2/10-

4/26/11

12 different scholarships:Writing / Broadcast News http://www.hearstfdn.org/hearst_journalism/about.php?type=Deadlines
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

11/2/10

Volunteer award for 1 high school 1 junior high school student per state.  www.prudential.com/spirit
Wendy’s High School Heisman

11/3/10

Online application. Must have a B average play one of 32 listed sports.  www.wendysheisman.com/
OWATC Scholarship Ogden-Weber Applied Tech College. 

11/5/10

12/3/10

Need-Based www.owatc.edu/main/wp-content/uploads/2010Need-BasedScholarship.pdf 
OWATC Scholarship Ogden-Weber Applied Tech College

11/5/10

12/3/10

Achievement-Based  www.owatc.edu/main/wp-content/uploads/2010Need-BasedScholarship.pdf
OWATC Scholarship

11/5/10

Ogden-Weber Applied Tech College. Based on educ/community achievements.  owatc.edu
US Senate Youth Program

11/8/10

2 student council participant from each state. Program runs March 5-12, 2010.  http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/socst/senateyouth.html
ACLU Student Activist Scholarship

11/9/10

Must have a passion for civil liberties a 3.0-4.0 GPA.  www.acluutah.org/scholarship.h
tm
Women In Healthcare Scholarship

11/15/10

Available to female students in their senior year of high school.  An essay of between 500 and 750 words must also be submitted. http://www.radiology-schools.com/healthcare-scholarship.html
DuPont Challenge Science Essay

Available 11/15/10

Deadline

1/31/11

Must write a 700-1000 word essay that discusses a scientific, event, theory. www.thechallenge.dupont.com/en
tryform.html
Leading the Future II Scholarship

Available

11/15/10

Deadline

3/1/11

Only the first 500 applications will be processed. www.scholarshipworkshop.com/fu
ture.html
First Freedom Student Competition

11/15/10

Sponsorship required from English/History teacher. For 9 – 12th graders.  www.firstfreedom.org/education
/students.html
Intel Science Talent Search

11/17/10

Downloadable information booklet entry packet.  http://www.societyforscience.org/Document.Doc?id=215
Make A Difference Day- All AgesOct. 23,2010

Entry Form Due By

11/17/10

Win cash awards for a charity by doing a community project and submitting your idea to “Make a Difference Day”.  http://www.makeadifferenceday.com/
Martin Luther King Jr Essay Contest 

11/19/10

For 4 – 12th graders. Write about your dream for social justice.  www.schools.utah.gov/equity/mlk/mlk-essay-packet.pdf

 

Passion for Fashion

11/19/10

Tuition scholarships for Fashion Design/ Marketing @ The Art Institutes.  www.artinstitutes.edu/Admissio
ns/PassionForFashion.aspx
Regents’ Scholarship

Available

11/22/10

Deadline

12/20/10

Award of up to 75% of tuition to any public Utah college or university. www.utahsbr.edu/acad01i.html
Chick & Sophie Major Memorial Scholarship Duck Calling Contest 

11/26/10

Open to any high school senior in the United States who can call ducks. http://stuttgartarkansas.org/
Team America Rocketry Challenge

9/8/10

11/30/10

For 7-12th graders. Teams of 3-10 enter rocket-building contest (fly w/raw egg).  www.rocketcontest.org/
Daniels Fund

11/30/10

Must be nominated by referral agency. For college-ready students with need.  www.danielsfund.org/Scholarshi
ps/index.asp
 

 

DECEMBER

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

National Society of Black Physicists: Undergraduate Scholarship

12/1/10

Scholarship for a graduating high school senior or undergraduate student enrolled in a physics major. Scholarship renewable up to four years if student maintains a 3.0 GPA and remains a physics major.  http://www.nsbp.org/
Author’s of Tomorrow

12/1/10

Any student in either junior or senior high school. Application form, essay.  http://www.elpublishers.com/
NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund

12/1/10

Scholarly writing contest for grades K-12. “The Second Amendment to the Constitution: Why it is important to our nation.”  http://www.nradefensefund.org/writingcontest.aspx
‘Beyond Oil’ College Essay Contest

12/1/10

Submit an 800 – to 1500 – word essay on the following topic: “What is a viable alternative to fossil fuels?”  http://lafango.com/gogreen-essay-contest
KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program

Available

12/1/10

Must attend in-state college. For those w/entrepreneurial drive financial need.  www.kfcscholars.org/
United Negro College Fund: Johnson Scholarship

12/1/10

Award of up to $5,000 available to African American students who attend UNCF member colleges and universities and Selma University. Must have a 3.0 GPA  http://www.uncf.org/
Elk’s Most Valuable Student- Seniors

12/1/10

Selection is based on scholarship, leadership and financial need.  Award amount varies depending on local, state, or national awards  http://elks.org/
National Peace Essay Contest

Available

12/1/10

Deadline 2/1/11

1500 word essay on How do you build peace?. 9 – 12th graders. www.usip.org/ed/npec/index.htm
l
Bell Teaching Incentive Loan

12/1/11

To be used at Weber State U. Loan is repaid by teaching at a Utah school.  www.weber.edu/wsuimages/Schola
rships/thbellappl3.pdf
 
American Quarter Horse Foundation

12/1/10

Various scholarships for members of the American Quarter Horse Assoc.  www.aqha.com/foundation/schola
rships/wanttoapply.html
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

12/1/10

Elks membership not needed. Based on scholarship, leadership and financial need.  www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.
cfm
Americanism Essay Contest

12/1/10

For students in grades 7-12. Must be sponsored by an FRA member.  www.fra.org/Content/fra/AboutF
RA/EssayContest /essay-rules.pdf  /
 
Navy ROTC

12/1/10

Covers full tuition + stipend at over 160 top colleges univ. in US.  www.navy.com/benefits/educatio
n/nrotc/
Big Dig Scholarship

12/3/10

Submit an essay between 500 and 1000 words that addresses the following issue: “In 200 years, one of your relatives is going to be digging in what is now your backyard. They are going to find something that you buried in 2010 and it is going to put any financial worries they have to rest. Your job today is to decide what to bury. Your goal is to find something that will have immense value in the future.”  http://www.antiquetrader.tv/studentscholarship.php
Principal’s Leadership Award

12/3/10

Must be nominated by the principal. 150 awards of $1000 each.  http://www.principals.org
HOBY Youth Leadership Conference 

12/3/10

For sophomore leaders. Nomination required www.hoby.org
Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program 

12/10/10

By nomination only See a counselor if you would like to be nominated
Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Leadership Award 

12/14/10

By nomination only See a counselor if you would like to be nominated
Society of Automotive Engineers: Dawson Technical Scholarship

12/15/10

Scholarship of $1,500 a year for up to four years as long as a 3.0 GPA and continuing engineering enrollment is maintained. High school seniors must have a 3.25 or higher GPA to apply. Act score of 27 or higher  http://www.sae.org/
AXA Achievement Community – State Level 

12/15/10

Up to 375 awards of $2000 each. www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foun
dation/community-scholarships.
html
The HSF/GOYA Scholarship

12/15/10

For students entering a two-year or four-year institution as freshman who are children of GOYA employees, brokers, or independent drivers.  http://www.hsf.net/GOYA.aspx
Valley Humanities Review- High School Scholarship  12/15/10

Essay in the subject of Humanities http://www.lvc.edu/vhr/
Hispanic Scholarship Fund

12/15/10

Must be US citizen of Hispanic background with need GPA 3.0  www.hsf.net/Scholarships.aspx?
id=460
‘Financial Connects’ Financial Literacy Award

12/17/10

Create an original financial literacy video or interactive game that promotes financial literacy  http://www.netliteracyalliance.org/financial-connects-contest/
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange program

12/18/10

FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIP,To spend an academic year in Germany.

 

http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org
Lynn Jensen Memorial – Utah School Counselor 

12/19/10

Essay about a school counselor who has influenced your school success.  www.utschoolcounselor.org
Regent’s Scholarship

Priority

12/20/10

Final

12/1/11

Complete the Utah Scholars Core Course of Study during grades 9-12.GPA 3.0 or higher (For the 2011 application, deadline and criteria information click here.)

 

Hubbard’s Illustrators Of The Future

Runs Quarterly

10/1-12/31

1/1- 3/31

4/1-6/30

7/1-9/30

Open To New And Amateur Science Fiction And Fantasy Artists – No Entry Fee! http://www.writersofthefuture.com/contest-rules
Hubbard’sWriters Of The Future

Runs Quarterly

10/1-12/31

1/1- 3/31

4/1-6/30

7/1-9/30

Opportunity For New And Amateur Writers Of New Short Stories Or Novelettes Of SF Or Fantasy- No Entry Fee! http://www.writersofthefuture.com/contest-rules
Healthy Respect Win-Win Scholarship

12/30/10

What makes you unique? What makes you stand out from the crowd? What attributes do you have that would make others want to emulate you? Tell us or show us and you could win one of several scholarships being offered. Neither merit nor financial need will be considered  http://healthrespect.org/win-win/
Alvin J. Cox Memorial Fund

12/30/10

Write Essay on 1 of 2 different subjects  http://www.alvincoxmemorial.com
Nicodemus Wilderness Project: Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship  12/31/10 Open to students interested in protecting wildlife and the environment. http://www.wildernessproject.org/
National Institute for Labor Relations Research: Ruggles Journalism Scholarship 12/31/10 High school seniors accepted into certified journalism school may apply. Specify “Journalism” or “Ruggles” scholarship on any correspondence. http://www.nilrr.org/
National Institute for Labor Relations Research: Future Teacher Scholarship 12/31/10 High school seniors accepted into a teacher education program may apply. Award is based on an essay demonstrating knowledge of and interest in compulsory unionism in education. http://www.nilrr.org/
National Center for Learning Disabilities: Ford Scholarship 12/31/10 Award of $10,000 given to two high school seniors of high merit with an identified learning disability who is pursuing a college degree.The ideal candidate is a person who has faced the challenges of having a learning disability and who, through perseverance and academic endeavor, has created a life of purpose and achievement. http://www.ld.org/
Imagine America Scholarship 12/31/10 By nomination only. See a counselor if you would like to be nominatedhttp://www.imagine-america.org

 

e-CollegeDegree.com Online Education Scholarship Award  12/31/10 The award is to be used for online education. http://www.e-collegedegree.com/
Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship 12/31/10

 

Write Essay. Demonstrate personal leadership, initiative, and environmental stewardship in goal project.  http://www.wildernessproject.org/
Dave Family ‘Humor Studies’ Scholarship

12/31/10

Available to students pursuing humor/laughter studies with the intent of entering the field of applied or therapeutic humor.  http://aath.org/                                 (Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor)
Margie Klein ‘Paper Plate’ Scholarship

12/31/10

Available to those interested in therapeutic humor. An essay must also be submitted.  http://aath.org/                        (Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor)
Frank O’Neill Memorial Scholarship

12/31/10

$1000 award. Must write a 750 word essay on global warming.  www.easyaid.com/scholarship_fo
rm.html
Lenny Ravich ‘Shalom’ Scholarship

12/31/10

Available to those whose work in humor therapy demonstrates a commitment to world peace. An essay must also be submitted.  http://aath.org/                                                                             (Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor)
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship Program

12/31/10

The award may be used for tuition, room and board, books or any related educational expense. A brief personal statement is required.  http://www.gkscholarship.com/                                 
Music Student Scholarship

12/31/10

250 word essay, I believe music must remain a part of the school curriculum because…  www.sbomagazine.com
HSF”Haz La U” (“Make the U”)

12/31/10

Students may apply for one of eleven educational grants that will be awarded on a competitive basis  http://www.hsf.net/Haz_La_U_Scholarship.aspx
Soroptimist Live Your Dream Art Contest Ages 16-18

12/31/10

Draw a present day woman who inspires you.  No larger than 11×14, Hand drawn, $100  http://www.soroptimist.org/http:// www.liveyourdreamcampaign.org/
Harley-Davidson® Visa® Free Ride Sweepstakes

Post-marked 12/31/10

Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age and older. Win 1 of 12  http://www.h-dvisa.com/credit/sweepstakes.do?redirect=freeride&lang=en
2011 NASC High School  National  Council of Excellence Award

Runs from

1/1/10-12/31/10

Deadline

2/15/11

Student Councils that demonstrate the highest levels of excellence http://www.nasc.us/Content/158/2011_NCOE_HS_Application.pdf
“Top Ten List” Scholarship

12/31/10

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the scholarship topic:
Create a ‘top ten list’ of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship. 
http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx – 5K2
Kaplan’s 25K YourWay Sweepstakes

12/31/10

What would you do with $25,000? Register  http://www.kaptest.com/sweeps/kaptestPCSweeps.jhtml
 

 

JANUARY

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

1/1/11

Annual award recognizing writing excellence among graduate and undergraduate students. http://www.aahperd.org/
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Available

1/2011-

3/2011

Must have Marine Corps parent gross family income $77,000. www.mcsf.us
American Quarter Horse Foundation: Excellence in Equine/Agricultural Involvement Scholarship 

1/2/11

Scholarship to an AQHA/AQHYA member who exemplifies the characteristics of leadership and excellence acquired through participation in equine or agriculture activities. http://www.aqha.com/foundation
ACLU ofUtah’s Youth Activist Scholarship Program

Extension to

1/3/11

Short application form and write a 1,000-word essay about your commitment to, and work on behalf of, civil liberties. WWW.ACLUUTAH.ORG
All-Ink.com College Scholarship Program 

1/5/11

Online application with 2 essays. www.all-ink.com/scholarship.ht
ml
US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

1/7/11

$1000 awards. Must contact the Utah JCI Senate rep to get more info. www.usjcisenate.org/index.php?
option=com_contentview=article
id=13:scholarship-informationc
atid=46:scholarshipsItemid=26
 
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay 

1/8/11

1000 word original essay. For students in 9 – 12th grade. www.jfkcontest.org
Hispanic Scholarship fund: Gates Millennium Scholars

1/10/11

For Hispanic, Amer. Indian, Asian Pacific Islander or African American w/GPA 3.3  www.gmsp.org/
United States Hispanic Leadership Institute Scholarship

1/11/11

Must need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. http://www.ushli.org/
National Society of Black Physicists: Imes Scholarship

1/12/11

Graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students already enrolled in college as physics majors may apply for the scholarship http://www.nsbp.org/
National Society of Black Physicists: Anderson Scholarship

1/12/11

One-time award for an African American undergraduate student majoring in space science or physics. http://www.nsbp.org/
West Point Bridge Design Contest

Available

1/10/11

Deadline

2/25/11

Must be 13 to enter. Download software to design bridge w/simulated load test.  bridgecontest.usma.edu/
Asian and Pacific Islander Scholarship Fund

1/14/11

Students who are of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 or have earned a GED to be eligible for this award. http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html
CDM/UNCF Scholars Program 2010-11

1/14/11

Have a 3.0 grade point average or better and who are majoring in a variety of engineering, science, or construction disciplines  http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarDetailSGA.asp?id=531
Christopher Poster Contest

1/14/11

Theme is: One Person Can Make a Difference. For 9th-12th graders. www.christophers.org/NETCOMMUN
ITY/Page.aspx?pid=274srcid=271
 
National MS Society Scholarship

1/14/11

Essay on how MS has impacted your life. Based on need and stats. www.nationalmssociety.org/get-
involved/programs-and-services
/scholarship/criteria-and-info
rmation/index.aspx
 
Dell Scholars Program 

Available 11/1/10 Deadline 1/15/11

 

Students who demonstrate their desire and ability to overcome barriers and to achieve their goals. http://www.dellscholars.org/public/
Marathon Scholars Program 

Available 10/15/10 Deadline            1/15/11

 

GPA  3.0 http://www.sms.scholarshipamerica.org/marathon/index.html
National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Mid America Chapter Scholarship

1/15/11

For high school seniors and graduates (or GED) with MS or students who are children of people with MS. http://www.msmidamerica.org/
American Architectural Foundation: Minority/ Disadvantaged

1/15/11

High school seniors and college freshmen entering an architecture degree program. Must be nominated by an architecture firm, teacher, dean, or civic organization director. http://www.archfoundation.org/
  Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

1/15/11

 Write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service  http://www.gwcf.org/
SAE Engineering Scholarship Program

1/15/11

Different scholarships with varying GPA, SAT/ACT, essay requirements.  www.sae.org/students/engschlr.
htm
Create-A-Greeting Card Contest

1/15/11

Online or mail-in submission of design. One $10,000 prize awarded.  www.gallerycollection.com/scho
larship.htm
American Indian Graduate Center: Gates Millennium Scholars Program 

1/16/11

Award enables American-Indian and Alaska Native students to complete an undergraduate and graduate education. http://www.gmsp.org/
C-SPAN StudentCam 2011    Competition.

1/20/11

National video documentary competition for grades 6-12. This year’s theme is: “Washington, DC – Through My Lens”  http://www.studentcam.org/
Newspaper Guild Award

1/25/11

Award for high school seniors and college students for their journalistic achievements and to encourage young journalists to focus on issues of social justice http://www.newsguild.org/
American Council for Polish Culture: Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia Scholarship

1/30/11

High school seniors.   Applicants must be either of Polish descent or students pursuing courses in Polish or Slavic language, history, or culture in college. http://www.polishcultureacpc.org/
United Negro College Fund: Toyota Scholarship

1/30/11

3.0 GPA. http://www.uncf.org/
Wal-Mart Foundation: Sam Walton Community Scholarship

1/31/11

Award for high school seniors not affiliated with Wal-Mart stores. Based on financial need, academic merit, and school or community work activities http://www.walmartfoundation.org/
Michael J. Powell High School Journalist of the Year

1/31/11

Applicant must submit five samples of work, a letter of recommendation from the nominee’s advisor, and an autobiography http://www.mddcpress.com/
National Business Aviation Association: International Operators Scholarship

1/31/11

500-word essay explaining how this scholarship will help the applicant achieve their international aviation career goals, statement of the funds required to achieve these goal http://www.nbaa.org/
Energy Solutions Scholarship Sophomores only- declaring  a math, science, or engineering major  www.energysolutionsfoundation.org

A GPA Isn’t Everything Scholarship

1/31/11

You must demonstrate a strong record of extracurricular, leadership and/or volunteer activities to be eligible for this award. http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/scholarshipDetails.jsp?scholarshipCode=gp&code=FW_32

Union Plus Scholarship

1/31/11

available to union members, spouses, and dependent children. Minimum GPA of 3.0  http://www.unionplus.org/college-education-financing/union-plus-scholarship

Doing Good Scholarship

1/31/11

vailable to full – time students who are active in their communities and are making an impact.  GED recipients may also apply.  http://www.doinggood.com/campaigns/doing-good-giving-away-up-to.html

Hall/McElwain Merit Scholarship

 

1/31/11

Available to graduating high school seniors.  You must be an Eagle Scout and have received credentials from the national office to be eligible.  http://www.nesa.org/applications.html
Discover Scholarship Program

1/31/11

Applicants should be current high school juniors with minimum 2.75 GPA.  http://www.discoverfinancial.com/
QuestBridge National College Match

1/31/11

Full 4-yr scholarships to the nation’s best colleges univ. for talented students. www.questbridge.org/students/a
pplication_information.html
Northwest Perspectives Essay Contest

1/31/11

Compose an essay of no more than 1500 words that addresses ideas that affect the Northwest.  http://www.oregonquarterly.com/essay.php
DuPont Challenge Science Essay 

1/31/11

Must write a 700-1000 word essay that discusses a scientific, event, theory.  www.thechallenge.dupont.com
 

 

FEBRUARY

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

New Century Scholarship

2/1/11

Applicants must earn their Associate’s degree, by their high school graduation
(For the 2011 application, deadline and criteria information click here.)

 

National Peace Essay Contest

2/1/11

Write Essay – Governance, Corruption and Conflict…Corruption often compromises the peace and stability of countries in transition.  http://www.usip.org/national-peace-essay-contest/2010-2011-contest
National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and the American Academy of Sanitarians (AAS) 

2/1/11

Undergraduate scholarship is to be used toward the tuition and fees associated with either the junior or senior year of college studies.  http://www.neha.org/scholarship/scholarship.html
Young Epidemiology Scholars

2/1/11

Health problem research project applying epidemiologic methods. For jrs. srs.  www.collegeboard.com/yes/
Women’s Italian-American Civic League 

2/2/11

Must have ACT or SAT test score www.italianamericancivic league.com
ExploraVision Awards

2/2/11

ExploraVision is a hands-on, minds-on project that inspires students and fuels imagination. It’s what science is all about.  http://exploravision.org
Poster Design Competition

2/4/11

Tuition scholarships for Graphic Design @ The Art Institutes.  www.artinstitutes.edu/Competit
ions/BestPoster.aspx

College Prowler “No Essay” Scholarship for January

 

2/7/11

Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses. http://collegeprowler.com/scholarship/apply.aspx
Brickfish “My Favorite Photo (I’ve Ever Taken) 3” Contest

 

2/9/11

Calling all shutterbugs! From beginners to experts, we’re once again looking for your favorite photo you’ve ever taken! Entering is easy.  http://www.brickfish.com/Lifestyles/MyFavoritePhoto3?tab=overview&=FASTWEB_FAVPHOTO3_SEARCH
Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.) Grand Scholarship

2/14/11

Available to high school sophomores and juniors who attend the seven – day, expense – paid Youth Education Summit in Washington D.C. which will take place June 20 – 26.  http://www.friendsofnra.org/National.aspx?cid=90
National FFA Collegiate Scholarship Program

2/15/11

Open to high school seniors. You must be a current FFA member to be eligible for this award.  https://www.ffa.org/programs/grantsandscholarships/Scholarships/Pages/default.aspx
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

2/15/11

Available to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/community-scholarships.html 
AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship

2/15/11

Available to high school students who will be entering an accredited four – year college or university within 12 months of the deadline. Essay  http://www.afateens.org/about_new.html
EAA Aviation Scholarships

2/15/11

Several awards for students majoring in aviation. Must be members of EAA  www.youngeagles.org/programs/s
cholarships/scholarships.asp
National Commission for Cooperative Education 

2/15/11

largest independently sponsored merit co-op scholarship. GPA 3.5 http://www.co-op.edu/
Best Buy @15 Scholarships

2/16/11

Available to students in grades nine through twelve, minimum 2.5 GPA http://www.bestbuy-communityrelations.com/scholarship.htm 
War College Strategic Landpower Essay Contest

2/17/11

Submit an essay related to the strategic use of landpower. http://www.mca-marines.org/gazette/us-army-war-college-strategic-landpower-essay-contest-2011 
Vegetarian Resource Group

2/20/11

Essay about how you promote vegetarianism and related questions.  www.vrg.org/student/scholar.ht
m
Scholarship for Military Children

2/22/11

minimum 3.0 GPA Available to the unmarried children (under age 23) of military personnel  http://www.militaryscholar.org/
Get Green Video Contest

2/23/11

Available to U.S. high school students between the ages of 14 and 19. Submit 30 to 120 second video.  http://planet-connect.org/2011getgreen
Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship 

2/25/11

Available to students who volunteer at Veterans Affairs medical centers. http://www.dav.org/volunteers/Scholarship.aspx
International Association of Machinists (IAM) Scholarship 

2/25/11

Must be pursuing their bachelor’s degree or a vocational/ technical certification and  be a graduating high school senior http://www.goiam.org/index.php/headquarters/departments/scholarship/7537-2011-scholarship
The Great Achievements Scholarship

2/28/11

Selection is also based on a demonstrated strong record of extracurricular, leadership and / or volunteer activities.  http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/scholarshipDetails.jsp?scholarshipCode=gas&code=FW_230
Utah CTE Scholarship Program

2/28/11

Career Technical Education – applied technology degrees. 50-50 chance.  www.schools.utah.gov/cte/schol
arships.html

Brickfish “Show Us Your Best Facial Feature 3” Contest

 

2/28/11

Cherubic cheeks? Lucious lips? Exquisite ears? What’s your best facial feature that you love to show off or get complimented? Share it and you could win $2,000 cash or scholarship  http://www.brickfish.com/Lifestyles/BestFacialFeature3?tab=overview&=FASTWEB_FACIAL3_SEARCH
Young Eco-Hero Awards

2/28/11

Kids ages 8-16 whose actions have significantly improved the environment.  www.actionfornature.org/eco-he
ro/ecoheroawards.html
 

 

MARCH

 

 

Scholarship

 

Due Date

Key Information

Website

Do Something Award

3/1/11

Could you use $100,000 to change the world?   Celebrate young people who are tackling a problem and changing the world.  Apply or nominate someone today at: http://www.dosomething.org/awards
2011 EngineerGirl! Essay Contest

3/1/11

Available to boys and girls in 9th-12th grade.  Essay: describe an item that is used for disaster relief. See website for deatails  http://www.engineergirl.org/?id=13161
Wright-Patterson Officers’ Spouses’ Club Scholarship

3/1/11

Available to graduating high school seniors,  must be the dependent of military personnel  http://wrightpattersonosc.org/
Young Naturalist Award

3/1/11

Available to students in grades 7 to 12. Must plan and conduct your own scientific expedition on a topic in the natural sciences. Essay  http://www.amnh.org/nationalcenter/youngnaturalistawards/
NANBPWC National Scholarship

3/1/11

Available to graduating high school seniors of African – American heritage. minimum 3.0 GPA. Essay -300 word  http://www.nanbpwc.org/presidents_message0.aspx
VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship

3/1/11

Open to high school students who are at least 15 years of age.  Boy scout award recipient.  http://www.vfw.org/index.cfm?fa=cmty.leveld&did=4371
Allstate Foundation Keep the Drive High School Journalism Award

3/1/11

Available to high school students between the ages of 13 and 18.”The dangers of texting while driving.”Journalism/ Broadcasting

 

http://www.allstate.com/foundation/keep-the-drive/HSJ.aspx
Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees 4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest 

3/1/11

Open to current 4-H members.  Essay http://honeybeepreservation.org/2010/05/2011-essay-contest-topic/
Visual and Performing Arts Achievement Award

3/1/11

Available to student members of the Golden Key International Honour Society who are studying art. http://www.goldenkey.org/GKIHS/MemberBenefits/ScholarshipsandAwards/ScholarshipandAwardListing/ 
Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship Fund 

3/1/11

Grant of up to $4,000 to high school graduate or students holding the GED http://www.milotte.org/
American Museum of Natural History – Young Naturalist Awards 

3/1/11

For 7-12th graders who plan a scientific expedition submit an essay www.amnh.org/nationalcenter/yo
ungnaturalistawards/
Davidson Fellows Scholarship

1st Wed.

Of March

Anyone under 18 who has completed a significant piece of work. 7 categories.  www.davidsongifted.org/fellows/
DNA Day Essay Contest

2/7/11

Available to students in grades 9-12. Essay: that examines, questions, and reflects on the important concepts of genetics

http://www.ashg.org/education/dnadaycontest.shtml
The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography Competition

3/11/11

Capture a story with six photos.

It could jump-start your photography education!

 

http://artinstitutes.promo.eprize.com/photo2011/
Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship

3/15/11

Available to female, African – American students involved in school and community activities and have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Essay

 

http://www.nhbwinc.com/scholarships.html
Simek s Commercial Contest

3/15/11

Open to high school juniors and seniors, must film a unique and creative commercial, of 30 seconds or less  http://www.simeks.com/scholarship-contest
Relgious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest

3/15/11

Open to high school juniors and seniors.Essay: “how religious rights clash with other rights or laws in America, and how you would determine an appropriate outcome.”

 

http://www.bjconline.org/contest/index.html
Daughters of the Cincinnati Scholarship

3/15/11

Available to daughters of career commissioned officers in the United States military.  Must be a graduating high school senior and demonstrate merit and financial need  http://www.fdncenter.org/grantmaker/cincinnati/
Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship

3/17/11

Must have worked or are working in an Asian restaurant or have at least one parent who worked or is working in one.   Min. GPA 3.0  http://www.asianpacificfund.org/information-for-student-applicants
AnthemEssay Contest (Sophomores Only) 

3/20/11

Essay must be 600 – 1,200 words Author: Ayn Rand http://aynrandnovels.com/essay-contests/
Life Lessons Scholarship Program

Available

3/2011

Video or essay on how loss of a parent has impacted your life.  lifehappens.org/life-lessons/
Junior Duck Stamp Contest

3/15/11

For K – 12th grade students. Judging based on grade level.  www.fws.gov/juniorduck
Roy Wilkins Scholarship

2/25/11

Available to full – time entering college freshmen. Min. GPA 2.5, NAACP membership and participation are highly desirable. http://www.naacp.org/pages/naacp-scholarships
Live Deliberately Essay Challenge

3/31/11

Available to students at least 13 years of age. Essay: Consider Thoreau’s belief that living a simpler life will make our life richer in many ways. http://www.worldwidewaldens.org/activity-guide/essay-contest.aspx
2011 GRHS Essay Contest

3/31/11

A contestant does not need to be of German-Russian heritage to enter the contest. Open to middle school students (sixth through eighth grade), high school students. Paper must be related to German-Russian history. http://www.grhs.org/youthn/youth.html
U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship

3/31/11

Available to high school seniors Participating in the U.S. Bank No Fee Education Loan Program. http://www.usbank.com/cgi_w/cfm/studentloans/marketing.cfm
Young American Creative Patriotic Art Award

3/31/11

Available to students in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12. Must submit a work of patriotic art on paper or canvas.                      Must be sponsored by your state’s Ladies Auxiliary VFW. http://www.ladiesauxvfw.org/html/scholarships.html
New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest

3/31/11

Respond by video or essay to topics in book, New Threats to Freedom. http://newthreatstofreedom.com/contests/
A GPA Isn’t Everything Scholarship

3/31/11

Must demonstrate a strong record of extracurricular, leadership and/or volunteer activities. http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/scholarshipDetails.jsp?scholarshipCode=gp&code=FW_32
National Federation of the Blind

3/31/11

Must be legally blind be willing to attend the national convention in July. www.nfb.org/nfb/scholarship_pr
ogram.asp
UAIIA Scholarships (Utah Association of Indep. Insurance Agents) 

3/31/11

Need-based awards for students pursuing insurance or business degrees.  www.uaiia.org
 

 

APRIL

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

 

Prom Guide Scholarship for Creative 2011 Graduates 

4/1/11

Available to graduating high school seniors. Must submit a short YouTube video http://www.promguide.com/scholarship/
P. Doug Laughlin Family Scholarship

4/1/11

First – time freshmen students must rank in the top 50 percent of their high school graduating class,  be part of the first generation in their family to attend college  http://www.collegeparents.org/cpa/about-scholarship.html
North American Indian Department Scholarship

4/1/11

Available to students of American Indian descent, must provide a Tribal Registration number  http://www.iokds.org/scholarship1.html
Beans for Brains Scholarship

4/1/11

Available to enrolled undergraduate students, major can be in any field but you must be a knitter or crocheter  http://www.jimmybeanswool.com/scholarshipHome.asp
Swackhamer Disarmament Video Contest

4/1/11

submit a video of no more than three minutes that addresses the following question: “How would the world look if the funds allocated to nuclear weapons throughout the Nuclear Age ($7.5 trillion for the US alone) had been spent instead on building a more decent world?”  http://www.wagingpeace.org/menu/programs/awards-&-contests/video-contest/2011/index.htm
Jiffy Lube “Teen Driver” Scholarship

4/4/11

Open to students 16 to 18 years of age in Utah. Essay “What DrivesYou”  http://www.yourturn2apply.com/UTothers.htm
Google Global Science Fair 2011

4/4/11

Open to student(s) between the ages of 13 and 18, must create either a two-minute video or 20-slide presentation  http://www.google.com/events/sciencefair/how.html
Team America Rocketry Challenge 

Available

9/8/10-

Deadline

4/4/11

For 7-12th graders. Teams of 3-10 enter rocket-building contest (fly w/raw egg).  www.rocketcontest.org/ 
American Fire Sprinkler Scholarship

4/5/11

10-question quiz on “Fire Sprinkler Essay” each correct ans. qualifies entry into a drawing.  www.afsascholarship.org/
Patient Advocate Foundation

4/12/11

For survivors/patients of life-threatening diseases. MD diagnosis required.  www.patientadvocate.org/events
.php?p=69
Signet Classics Essay Scholarship

4/14/11

Essay contest on Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. 11 – 12th graders.  us.penguingroup.com/static/htm
l/services-academic/essayhome.
html
 
Elizabeth and Wallace Kingsbury Scholarship 

4/15/11

See website for details.                                Min GPA 3.0 http://www.hqudc.org/scholarships/scholarships.html
College JumpStart Scholarship

4/15/11

Available to 10th, 11th, 12thgrade students Must be committed to going to school and be able express your goals  http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/
CHCI Scholarship

4/16/11

Available to Latino students, community service, demonstrate financial need, good writing skills  http://www.chci.org/scholarships/
Jiffy Lube “Your Turn Behind the Wheel” Scholarship

4/18/11

Open to students 15 to 17 years of age in Utah, currently enrolled or have been enrolled in a driver’s education program 2010-2011 school year          Essay: “what drives you”  http://www.yourturn2apply.com/UTdrivers.htm
Negative Population Growth Scholarship Contest

2/22/11

open to high school seniors, must submit a three- to five-point plan on population control.  see website  http://www.npg.org/2011scholarship.html
The Fountainhead Essay Contest (11th &12thgrade) 

4/26/11

Essay must be 800-1,600 wordsAuthor: Ayn Rand http://aynrandnovels.com/essay-contests/
ThinkQuest International Competition

4/27/11

open to teams of students who are age 22 and younger. Teams; one coach and one to six students.  http://www.thinkquest.org/competition/
AFL-CIO Skilled Trades Exploring Scholarship

4/30/11

Open to participants in a Learning for Life Skilled Trades Explorer program. Must be a graduating high school senior. Essay, letters of Rec.  http://www.learningforlife.org/exploring/index.html
ASHA Youth Scholarship

4/30/11

available to students who are involved with saddlebred horses, must be in the 11thor 12 th grade grade  http://www.asha.net/Youth-Scholarships
Standout Student Scholarship

4/30/11

Available to high school students, essay max 100 words, min GPA 2.0  http://www.collegepeas.com/money/
Samsung Techwin America Scholarship Program

4/30/11

Available to U.S. high school students 15 years of age or older with an interest in future technologies.                Essay max 300 words http://www.samsungscholarship.com/
Americanism Educational League Essay Contest  Essay, opposing views                                  max. 2000 words http://americanism.org/pages/contest/college.htm
Healthy Lifestyles Scholarsip

4/30/11

Open to currently enrolled high school seniors, essay. http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8809/healthy_lifestyles_scholarship_scholarship.php 
Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

4/30/11

recognizes outstanding young leaders who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet  http://www.barronprize.org/

MAY

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund

5/1/11

Award for students pursuing a career in information and records management. Students must be citizens of the United States, Canada, or Mexico.

http://www.alhef.org/

We The Living Essay Contest

5/5/11

Must write Essay between 700- 1,500 words

http://aynrandnovels.com/essay-contests/

Dial My Dentist Scholarship

5/6/11

Demonstrate, through an essay, that you understand the value of an education.

http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9838/dial_my_dentist_scholarship_program_scholarship.php

JUNE

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

Big Dig Scholarship

6/1/11

For students who submit an essay that is under 1000 words and are currently in high school http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8864/big_dig_scholarships_scholarship.php
Scholarship Program Application

6/1/11

Available to any student that is 21 years or under, as of June 1, 2011. http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarshipprograms.php
2011 ICBC Scholarship 6/15/11 Open to students that are between the ages of 17-21 that are residents of the US or Canada. http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9839/icbc_scholarship_scholarship.php

Abbott & Fenner

6/18/11

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. What have you done outside of the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by universities or other educational facilities? Of these, which means the most to you?

http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

BigSun Scholarship

6/23/11

All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

http://www.bigsunathletics.com  

JULY

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VARIES

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

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Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

OPEN

Available to students with pre-lingual hearing loss who attend a mainstream and accredited college or university on a full-time basis

 

http://www.agbell.org/

The ‘One’ Scholarship

Varies               Awards:20 Selection will be based on the content of two short video essay submissions.

http://www.higherone.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=13:one-scholarship&catid=7

John Alden and Amelia Wright Bowers Scholarship  Varies Available to students planning to attend University of Utah who demonstrate financial need. http://www.sa.utah.edu/finance/

Academic Competitive-ness Grant

 

Varies You must qualify for the Pell Grant and have successfully completed a rigorous high school program to qualify for this award http://www.greatbay.edu/?pg=finaid_scholarships

Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) – Utah

 

Varies To apply, you must submit the FAFSA. For more information, you may also visit the Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority Web site http://www.uheaa.org/

Utah Centennial Opportunity Program for Education Grant

 

Varies Funds are limited, you should try to apply as early as possible.  To apply, you must submit the FAFSA. http://www.uheaa.org/

General Prize Essay Contest

 

Varies Open to anyone who is eligible for membership in the United States Naval Institute.  You must submit an essay to be considered for this award. http://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/general-prize-essay-contest-rules

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scholarship Opportunities

Note: Some of the deadlines listed above are estimates. Please verify all due dates and eligibility requirements carefully.  Make sure your applications are complete and are in by the deadlines.

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

 

Key Information

Website

Fiesta Bowl Queen Court Scholarship

9/16/10

GPA 3.0 . Recipients of this award will serve as spokespersons for the Fiesta Bowl Festival of College Football  http://www.fiestabowl.org/index.php/events/queencourt/
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest- Seniors

9/17/10

Write Essay between 800- 1,600 wordsAuthor: Ayn Rand

 

http://aynrandnovels.com/essay-contests/
Shout it out Scholarship 2009 

9/30/10

Essay required – 5 at $1,000 scholarshipexperts.com
AIA/AAF Scholarship Programs

9/30/10

Nomination required. Must plan to study in an NAAB-ARCHITECTURE program.  www.archfoundation.org/aaf/aaf
/Programs.Fellowships.htm
“Shout it Out” Scholarship

9/ 30/10

five (5) $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded to winners of an essay competition  www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx
Make Art Save Art

9/30/10

Create a PC wallpaper design to show your artistic talent. Photography, graphic design, and traditional visual art are all eligible  http://www.dosomething.org/make-art-save-art
Disney Scholarship 10/11

9/30/10

3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale, attending a UNCF college or university, and have an interest in the arts, hotel hospitality, or communication.  http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarDetailSGA.asp?id=516
Vantage Media, LLC Scholarship Sweepstakes

Available

1/1/10

Deadline

9/30/10

Many different scholarshipsGeneral, Nursing, Business,

etc

http://www.freescholarshipgrant.com/start.htm?kid
 

 

OCTOBER

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

 

Bennington Young Writers Award

11/1/10

Students submit one of the following: poetry, fiction, nonfiction http://www.bennington.edu/go/news/young-writers-competition 
National Eagle Scout Scholarship

Available 11/1/10 Deadline 2/28/11

 

Senior that has achieved Eagle Scout rank http://post369.columbus.oh.us/scouting.d/fact.sheets.d/nesa.d/files.d/hmapp.pdf
1800Mattress.com”Next Commercial” Contest

10/1/10

Create a 60 second commercial that showcases how a 1800mattress enhances a good nights sleep and takes your nights sleep to the next level.  http://1800mattresscontest.com/mattress/                                            (fastweb.com)
Women’s Western Golf Scholarship

Available

10/1/10

For women. Based on academics, financial need, character involvement in golf.  www.wwga.org/scholarship_info.
htm
Siemens Competition Scholarship

10/1/10

Team or individual science project with research report abstract.  www.collegeboard.com/siemens/i
ndex.html
National Eagle Scout Scholarship

10/1/10

One award is for leadership, the other is merit/need based more rigorous.  www.nesa.org/scholarships.html
FastWeb Promo Award

10/3/10

Open to registered FastWeb members. Each day you log into your FastWeb account you increase your chances of winning.  http://www.fastweb.com/content/back_to_school_sweepstakes            (fastweb.com)
Gilman International Scholarship Program

10/5/10

Awards up to $5000 for students who want to study abroad.  www.iie.org/programs/gilman/in
dex.html
Energy Solutions Scholarship

10/11/10

For sophomores with minimum GPA of 3.5 who plan to get a science/math degree.  www.energysolutionsfoundation.
org/scholar_home.php
Marc Heitz Student Scholarship Award

10/8/10

A scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to the student with the most ‘likes’ on their 1 minute fan video, posted to Marc Heitz Fan Videos section of Facebook.  Videos must be submitted to the Marc Heitz Chevrolet Facebook Fan page  http://facbook.com/MarcHeitzChevrolet
2010 Veteran’s Day Contest(Joe Foss)

10/10/10

Get to know a veteran, and then write and submit your essay. http://www.joefoss.com/programs/scholarship-program/2010-scholarship-call-for-entries 
 

Faith & Development Essay Competition

 

10/15/10

Seeking essays on enterprise solutions to poverty from around http://www.sevenfund.org/faith-and-development/
Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship

Available

10/15/10

Deadline

2/15/11

Must have an interest in journalism and be a free spirit.  www.freedomforum.org/freespirit
MonsterCollege One Year Anniversary $5,000 Giveaway

Begins 9/7/10

Ends

10/17/10

 Limit one entry per day during the Promotion Period. www.fastweb.com
Junior Miss Scholarship Program –

10/18/10

Senior girls Candidates are judged in the following areas: Scholastic, Achievement, Judges interview, Creative and performing arts presentation, Physical fitness, and Self-expression. Award amount varies.  www.ajm.org
Make A Difference Day- All AgesOct. 23,2010 Must participate10/23/10

Entry Form Due By

11/17/10

Win cash awards for a charity by doing a community project and submitting your idea to “Make a Difference Day”. http://www.makeadifferenceday.com/
National ACT High School Poster Contest

Begins

10/18/10

Ends

1/31/11

Posters may bein electronic or non-electronic format. http://www.actstudent.org/postercontest/pdf/OfficialRules.pdf
Travel Video Contest

10/29/10

To enter the competition, you need to create a short movie (no longer than 5 minutes in length) telling us why you want to study or travel abroad. http://www.internationalstudent.com/contest/how-to-enter.shtm
Horatio Alger Utah Scholarship

10/30/10

Must have critical financial need have overcome great adversity.  www.horatioalger.org/scholarsh
ips/apply.cfm
I Don’t Want to Pay for College

10/31/10

Available to students planning to attend college. Based on a demonstrated strong record of extracurricular, leadership and/or volunteer activities.  http://www.cappex.com/page/account/quickApply.jsp?code=FW_98&scholarshipID=np
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarships 

10/31/10

Online application for seniors. Must have 3.0 GPA.  www.coca-colascholars.org
Education Matters $5K Scholarship

10/31/10

“What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?”  http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx#5K2
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

10/31/10

Need to start own business be involved in organizations like DECA or FBLA.  www.nfib.com/YoungEntrepreneur
Foundation/YEFPrograms/YoungEn
trepreneurAwards.aspx

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

 

Wal-Mart Scholarships

Available

11/2010

Different scholarships available. Criteria varies.  walmartstores.com/CommunityGiv
ing/235.aspx
Sam Walton Community Scholarship

Available 11/2010 Deadline 1/29/11

GPA 2.5  Must have taken either the ACT or SAT standardized tests. http://www.act.org/walmart/community/
Nestle Very Best in Youth Scholarship

11/1/10

Please let your counselor know if you plan to make application, and would like to be nominated.  http://verybestinyouth.nestleusa.com/
FIRE Essay Contest for High School Seniors

11/1/10

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) “Freedom in Academia” student essay contest  http://www.thefire.org/contests
US Senate Youth Program

11/8/10

2 student council participant from each state. Program runs March 5-12, 2010. http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/socst/senateyouth.html
VFW Voice of Democracy Essay 

11/1/10

Topic: Does America still have Heroes?  www.vfw.org
Ron Brown Scholar Program

11/1/10

&

1/9/11

awards scholarships to academically talented, highly motivated African American students who are currently seniors in high  http://www.ronbrown.org/
VFW Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

11/1/10

Topic: “When is the right time to honor our Military heroes?”  www.vfw.org/index.cfm?fa=cmty.
levelddid=151
SAMMY (Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year) Awards 

11/1/10

Nominate your coach sammy.bodybymilk.com/index.php
VFW Voice of Democracy Essay

11/1/10

Topic: Does America still have Heroes  www.vfw.org/index.cfm?fa=cmty.
levelddid=150
Elk’s Vocational Grant- Seniors

11/2/10

Student must pursue vocational/technical course of study for an Associate’s Degree.  http://www.elks.org/
Elk’s Teenager Of The Month- Seniors

11/2/10

Based on character, leadership, service, citizenship, and scholastic ability.  One page application   http://www.elks.org/
Hearst JournalismAwards Program

Deadlines

11/2/10-

4/26/11

12 different scholarships:Writing / Broadcast News http://www.hearstfdn.org/hearst_journalism/about.php?type=Deadlines
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

11/2/10

Volunteer award for 1 high school 1 junior high school student per state.  www.prudential.com/spirit
Wendy’s High School Heisman

11/3/10

Online application. Must have a B average play one of 32 listed sports.  www.wendysheisman.com/
OWATC Scholarship Ogden-Weber Applied Tech College. 

11/5/10

12/3/10

Need-Based www.owatc.edu/main/wp-content/uploads/2010Need-BasedScholarship.pdf 
OWATC Scholarship Ogden-Weber Applied Tech College

11/5/10

12/3/10

Achievement-Based  www.owatc.edu/main/wp-content/uploads/2010Need-BasedScholarship.pdf
OWATC Scholarship

11/5/10

Ogden-Weber Applied Tech College. Based on educ/community achievements.  owatc.edu
US Senate Youth Program

11/8/10

2 student council participant from each state. Program runs March 5-12, 2010.  http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/socst/senateyouth.html
ACLU Student Activist Scholarship

11/9/10

Must have a passion for civil liberties a 3.0-4.0 GPA.  www.acluutah.org/scholarship.h
tm
Women In Healthcare Scholarship

11/15/10

Available to female students in their senior year of high school.  An essay of between 500 and 750 words must also be submitted. http://www.radiology-schools.com/healthcare-scholarship.html
DuPont Challenge Science Essay

Available 11/15/10

Deadline

1/31/11

Must write a 700-1000 word essay that discusses a scientific, event, theory. www.thechallenge.dupont.com/en
tryform.html
Leading the Future II Scholarship

Available

11/15/10

Deadline

3/1/11

Only the first 500 applications will be processed. www.scholarshipworkshop.com/fu
ture.html
First Freedom Student Competition

11/15/10

Sponsorship required from English/History teacher. For 9 – 12th graders.  www.firstfreedom.org/education
/students.html
Intel Science Talent Search

11/17/10

Downloadable information booklet entry packet.  http://www.societyforscience.org/Document.Doc?id=215
Make A Difference Day- All AgesOct. 23,2010

Entry Form Due By

11/17/10

Win cash awards for a charity by doing a community project and submitting your idea to “Make a Difference Day”.  http://www.makeadifferenceday.com/
Martin Luther King Jr Essay Contest 

11/19/10

For 4 – 12th graders. Write about your dream for social justice.  www.schools.utah.gov/equity/mlk/mlk-essay-packet.pdf

 

Passion for Fashion

11/19/10

Tuition scholarships for Fashion Design/ Marketing @ The Art Institutes.  www.artinstitutes.edu/Admissio
ns/PassionForFashion.aspx
Regents’ Scholarship

Available

11/22/10

Deadline

12/20/10

Award of up to 75% of tuition to any public Utah college or university. www.utahsbr.edu/acad01i.html
Chick & Sophie Major Memorial Scholarship Duck Calling Contest 

11/26/10

Open to any high school senior in the United States who can call ducks. http://stuttgartarkansas.org/
Team America Rocketry Challenge

9/8/10

11/30/10

For 7-12th graders. Teams of 3-10 enter rocket-building contest (fly w/raw egg).  www.rocketcontest.org/
Daniels Fund

11/30/10

Must be nominated by referral agency. For college-ready students with need.  www.danielsfund.org/Scholarshi
ps/index.asp
 

 

DECEMBER

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

National Society of Black Physicists: Undergraduate Scholarship

12/1/10

Scholarship for a graduating high school senior or undergraduate student enrolled in a physics major. Scholarship renewable up to four years if student maintains a 3.0 GPA and remains a physics major.  http://www.nsbp.org/
Author’s of Tomorrow

12/1/10

Any student in either junior or senior high school. Application form, essay.  http://www.elpublishers.com/
NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund

12/1/10

Scholarly writing contest for grades K-12. “The Second Amendment to the Constitution: Why it is important to our nation.”  http://www.nradefensefund.org/writingcontest.aspx
‘Beyond Oil’ College Essay Contest

12/1/10

Submit an 800 – to 1500 – word essay on the following topic: “What is a viable alternative to fossil fuels?”  http://lafango.com/gogreen-essay-contest
KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program

Available

12/1/10

Must attend in-state college. For those w/entrepreneurial drive financial need.  www.kfcscholars.org/
United Negro College Fund: Johnson Scholarship

12/1/10

Award of up to $5,000 available to African American students who attend UNCF member colleges and universities and Selma University. Must have a 3.0 GPA  http://www.uncf.org/
Elk’s Most Valuable Student- Seniors

12/1/10

Selection is based on scholarship, leadership and financial need.  Award amount varies depending on local, state, or national awards  http://elks.org/
National Peace Essay Contest

Available

12/1/10

Deadline 2/1/11

1500 word essay on How do you build peace?. 9 – 12th graders. www.usip.org/ed/npec/index.htm
l
Bell Teaching Incentive Loan

12/1/11

To be used at Weber State U. Loan is repaid by teaching at a Utah school.  www.weber.edu/wsuimages/Schola
rships/thbellappl3.pdf
 
American Quarter Horse Foundation

12/1/10

Various scholarships for members of the American Quarter Horse Assoc.  www.aqha.com/foundation/schola
rships/wanttoapply.html
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

12/1/10

Elks membership not needed. Based on scholarship, leadership and financial need.  www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.
cfm
Americanism Essay Contest

12/1/10

For students in grades 7-12. Must be sponsored by an FRA member.  www.fra.org/Content/fra/AboutF
RA/EssayContest /essay-rules.pdf  /
 
Navy ROTC

12/1/10

Covers full tuition + stipend at over 160 top colleges univ. in US.  www.navy.com/benefits/educatio
n/nrotc/
Big Dig Scholarship

12/3/10

Submit an essay between 500 and 1000 words that addresses the following issue: “In 200 years, one of your relatives is going to be digging in what is now your backyard. They are going to find something that you buried in 2010 and it is going to put any financial worries they have to rest. Your job today is to decide what to bury. Your goal is to find something that will have immense value in the future.”  http://www.antiquetrader.tv/studentscholarship.php
Principal’s Leadership Award

12/3/10

Must be nominated by the principal. 150 awards of $1000 each.  http://www.principals.org
HOBY Youth Leadership Conference 

12/3/10

For sophomore leaders. Nomination required www.hoby.org
Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program 

12/10/10

By nomination only See a counselor if you would like to be nominated
Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Leadership Award 

12/14/10

By nomination only See a counselor if you would like to be nominated
Society of Automotive Engineers: Dawson Technical Scholarship

12/15/10

Scholarship of $1,500 a year for up to four years as long as a 3.0 GPA and continuing engineering enrollment is maintained. High school seniors must have a 3.25 or higher GPA to apply. Act score of 27 or higher  http://www.sae.org/
AXA Achievement Community – State Level 

12/15/10

Up to 375 awards of $2000 each. www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foun
dation/community-scholarships.
html
The HSF/GOYA Scholarship

12/15/10

For students entering a two-year or four-year institution as freshman who are children of GOYA employees, brokers, or independent drivers.  http://www.hsf.net/GOYA.aspx
Valley Humanities Review- High School Scholarship  12/15/10

Essay in the subject of Humanities http://www.lvc.edu/vhr/
Hispanic Scholarship Fund

12/15/10

Must be US citizen of Hispanic background with need GPA 3.0  www.hsf.net/Scholarships.aspx?
id=460
‘Financial Connects’ Financial Literacy Award

12/17/10

Create an original financial literacy video or interactive game that promotes financial literacy  http://www.netliteracyalliance.org/financial-connects-contest/
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange program

12/18/10

FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIP,To spend an academic year in Germany.

 

http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org
Lynn Jensen Memorial – Utah School Counselor 

12/19/10

Essay about a school counselor who has influenced your school success.  www.utschoolcounselor.org
Regent’s Scholarship

Priority

12/20/10

Final

12/1/11

Complete the Utah Scholars Core Course of Study during grades 9-12.GPA 3.0 or higher (For the 2011 application, deadline and criteria information click here.)

 

Hubbard’s Illustrators Of The Future

Runs Quarterly

10/1-12/31

1/1- 3/31

4/1-6/30

7/1-9/30

Open To New And Amateur Science Fiction And Fantasy Artists – No Entry Fee! http://www.writersofthefuture.com/contest-rules
Hubbard’sWriters Of The Future

Runs Quarterly

10/1-12/31

1/1- 3/31

4/1-6/30

7/1-9/30

Opportunity For New And Amateur Writers Of New Short Stories Or Novelettes Of SF Or Fantasy- No Entry Fee! http://www.writersofthefuture.com/contest-rules
Healthy Respect Win-Win Scholarship

12/30/10

What makes you unique? What makes you stand out from the crowd? What attributes do you have that would make others want to emulate you? Tell us or show us and you could win one of several scholarships being offered. Neither merit nor financial need will be considered  http://healthrespect.org/win-win/
Alvin J. Cox Memorial Fund

12/30/10

Write Essay on 1 of 2 different subjects  http://www.alvincoxmemorial.com
Nicodemus Wilderness Project: Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship  12/31/10 Open to students interested in protecting wildlife and the environment. http://www.wildernessproject.org/
National Institute for Labor Relations Research: Ruggles Journalism Scholarship 12/31/10 High school seniors accepted into certified journalism school may apply. Specify “Journalism” or “Ruggles” scholarship on any correspondence. http://www.nilrr.org/
National Institute for Labor Relations Research: Future Teacher Scholarship 12/31/10 High school seniors accepted into a teacher education program may apply. Award is based on an essay demonstrating knowledge of and interest in compulsory unionism in education. http://www.nilrr.org/
National Center for Learning Disabilities: Ford Scholarship 12/31/10 Award of $10,000 given to two high school seniors of high merit with an identified learning disability who is pursuing a college degree.The ideal candidate is a person who has faced the challenges of having a learning disability and who, through perseverance and academic endeavor, has created a life of purpose and achievement. http://www.ld.org/
Imagine America Scholarship 12/31/10 By nomination only. See a counselor if you would like to be nominatedhttp://www.imagine-america.org

 

e-CollegeDegree.com Online Education Scholarship Award  12/31/10 The award is to be used for online education. http://www.e-collegedegree.com/
Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship 12/31/10

 

Write Essay. Demonstrate personal leadership, initiative, and environmental stewardship in goal project.  http://www.wildernessproject.org/
Dave Family ‘Humor Studies’ Scholarship

12/31/10

Available to students pursuing humor/laughter studies with the intent of entering the field of applied or therapeutic humor.  http://aath.org/                                 (Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor)
Margie Klein ‘Paper Plate’ Scholarship

12/31/10

Available to those interested in therapeutic humor. An essay must also be submitted.  http://aath.org/                        (Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor)
Frank O’Neill Memorial Scholarship

12/31/10

$1000 award. Must write a 750 word essay on global warming.  www.easyaid.com/scholarship_fo
rm.html
Lenny Ravich ‘Shalom’ Scholarship

12/31/10

Available to those whose work in humor therapy demonstrates a commitment to world peace. An essay must also be submitted.  http://aath.org/                                                                             (Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor)
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship Program

12/31/10

The award may be used for tuition, room and board, books or any related educational expense. A brief personal statement is required.  http://www.gkscholarship.com/                                 
Music Student Scholarship

12/31/10

250 word essay, I believe music must remain a part of the school curriculum because…  www.sbomagazine.com
HSF”Haz La U” (“Make the U”)

12/31/10

Students may apply for one of eleven educational grants that will be awarded on a competitive basis  http://www.hsf.net/Haz_La_U_Scholarship.aspx
Soroptimist Live Your Dream Art Contest Ages 16-18

12/31/10

Draw a present day woman who inspires you.  No larger than 11×14, Hand drawn, $100  http://www.soroptimist.org/http:// www.liveyourdreamcampaign.org/
Harley-Davidson® Visa® Free Ride Sweepstakes

Post-marked 12/31/10

Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age and older. Win 1 of 12  http://www.h-dvisa.com/credit/sweepstakes.do?redirect=freeride&lang=en
2011 NASC High School  National  Council of Excellence Award

Runs from

1/1/10-12/31/10

Deadline

2/15/11

Student Councils that demonstrate the highest levels of excellence http://www.nasc.us/Content/158/2011_NCOE_HS_Application.pdf
“Top Ten List” Scholarship

12/31/10

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the scholarship topic:
Create a ‘top ten list’ of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship. 
http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx – 5K2
Kaplan’s 25K YourWay Sweepstakes

12/31/10

What would you do with $25,000? Register  http://www.kaptest.com/sweeps/kaptestPCSweeps.jhtml
 

 

JANUARY

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

1/1/11

Annual award recognizing writing excellence among graduate and undergraduate students. http://www.aahperd.org/
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Available

1/2011-

3/2011

Must have Marine Corps parent gross family income $77,000. www.mcsf.us
American Quarter Horse Foundation: Excellence in Equine/Agricultural Involvement Scholarship 

1/2/11

Scholarship to an AQHA/AQHYA member who exemplifies the characteristics of leadership and excellence acquired through participation in equine or agriculture activities. http://www.aqha.com/foundation
ACLU ofUtah’s Youth Activist Scholarship Program

Extension to

1/3/11

Short application form and write a 1,000-word essay about your commitment to, and work on behalf of, civil liberties. WWW.ACLUUTAH.ORG
All-Ink.com College Scholarship Program 

1/5/11

Online application with 2 essays. www.all-ink.com/scholarship.ht
ml
US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

1/7/11

$1000 awards. Must contact the Utah JCI Senate rep to get more info. www.usjcisenate.org/index.php?
option=com_contentview=article
id=13:scholarship-informationc
atid=46:scholarshipsItemid=26
 
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay 

1/8/11

1000 word original essay. For students in 9 – 12th grade. www.jfkcontest.org
Hispanic Scholarship fund: Gates Millennium Scholars

1/10/11

For Hispanic, Amer. Indian, Asian Pacific Islander or African American w/GPA 3.3  www.gmsp.org/
United States Hispanic Leadership Institute Scholarship

1/11/11

Must need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. http://www.ushli.org/
National Society of Black Physicists: Imes Scholarship

1/12/11

Graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students already enrolled in college as physics majors may apply for the scholarship http://www.nsbp.org/
National Society of Black Physicists: Anderson Scholarship

1/12/11

One-time award for an African American undergraduate student majoring in space science or physics. http://www.nsbp.org/
West Point Bridge Design Contest

Available

1/10/11

Deadline

2/25/11

Must be 13 to enter. Download software to design bridge w/simulated load test.  bridgecontest.usma.edu/
Asian and Pacific Islander Scholarship Fund

1/14/11

Students who are of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 or have earned a GED to be eligible for this award. http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html
CDM/UNCF Scholars Program 2010-11

1/14/11

Have a 3.0 grade point average or better and who are majoring in a variety of engineering, science, or construction disciplines  http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarDetailSGA.asp?id=531
Christopher Poster Contest

1/14/11

Theme is: One Person Can Make a Difference. For 9th-12th graders. www.christophers.org/NETCOMMUN
ITY/Page.aspx?pid=274srcid=271
 
National MS Society Scholarship

1/14/11

Essay on how MS has impacted your life. Based on need and stats. www.nationalmssociety.org/get-
involved/programs-and-services
/scholarship/criteria-and-info
rmation/index.aspx
 
Dell Scholars Program 

Available 11/1/10 Deadline 1/15/11

 

Students who demonstrate their desire and ability to overcome barriers and to achieve their goals. http://www.dellscholars.org/public/
Marathon Scholars Program 

Available 10/15/10 Deadline            1/15/11

 

GPA  3.0 http://www.sms.scholarshipamerica.org/marathon/index.html
National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Mid America Chapter Scholarship

1/15/11

For high school seniors and graduates (or GED) with MS or students who are children of people with MS. http://www.msmidamerica.org/
American Architectural Foundation: Minority/ Disadvantaged

1/15/11

High school seniors and college freshmen entering an architecture degree program. Must be nominated by an architecture firm, teacher, dean, or civic organization director. http://www.archfoundation.org/
  Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

1/15/11

 Write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service  http://www.gwcf.org/
SAE Engineering Scholarship Program

1/15/11

Different scholarships with varying GPA, SAT/ACT, essay requirements.  www.sae.org/students/engschlr.
htm
Create-A-Greeting Card Contest

1/15/11

Online or mail-in submission of design. One $10,000 prize awarded.  www.gallerycollection.com/scho
larship.htm
American Indian Graduate Center: Gates Millennium Scholars Program 

1/16/11

Award enables American-Indian and Alaska Native students to complete an undergraduate and graduate education. http://www.gmsp.org/
C-SPAN StudentCam 2011    Competition.

1/20/11

National video documentary competition for grades 6-12. This year’s theme is: “Washington, DC – Through My Lens”  http://www.studentcam.org/
Newspaper Guild Award

1/25/11

Award for high school seniors and college students for their journalistic achievements and to encourage young journalists to focus on issues of social justice http://www.newsguild.org/
American Council for Polish Culture: Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia Scholarship

1/30/11

High school seniors.   Applicants must be either of Polish descent or students pursuing courses in Polish or Slavic language, history, or culture in college. http://www.polishcultureacpc.org/
United Negro College Fund: Toyota Scholarship

1/30/11

3.0 GPA. http://www.uncf.org/
Wal-Mart Foundation: Sam Walton Community Scholarship

1/31/11

Award for high school seniors not affiliated with Wal-Mart stores. Based on financial need, academic merit, and school or community work activities http://www.walmartfoundation.org/
Michael J. Powell High School Journalist of the Year

1/31/11

Applicant must submit five samples of work, a letter of recommendation from the nominee’s advisor, and an autobiography http://www.mddcpress.com/
National Business Aviation Association: International Operators Scholarship

1/31/11

500-word essay explaining how this scholarship will help the applicant achieve their international aviation career goals, statement of the funds required to achieve these goal http://www.nbaa.org/
Energy Solutions Scholarship Sophomores only- declaring  a math, science, or engineering major  www.energysolutionsfoundation.org

A GPA Isn’t Everything Scholarship

1/31/11

You must demonstrate a strong record of extracurricular, leadership and/or volunteer activities to be eligible for this award. http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/scholarshipDetails.jsp?scholarshipCode=gp&code=FW_32

Union Plus Scholarship

1/31/11

available to union members, spouses, and dependent children. Minimum GPA of 3.0  http://www.unionplus.org/college-education-financing/union-plus-scholarship

Doing Good Scholarship

1/31/11

vailable to full – time students who are active in their communities and are making an impact.  GED recipients may also apply.  http://www.doinggood.com/campaigns/doing-good-giving-away-up-to.html

Hall/McElwain Merit Scholarship

 

1/31/11

Available to graduating high school seniors.  You must be an Eagle Scout and have received credentials from the national office to be eligible.  http://www.nesa.org/applications.html
Discover Scholarship Program

1/31/11

Applicants should be current high school juniors with minimum 2.75 GPA.  http://www.discoverfinancial.com/
QuestBridge National College Match

1/31/11

Full 4-yr scholarships to the nation’s best colleges univ. for talented students. www.questbridge.org/students/a
pplication_information.html
Northwest Perspectives Essay Contest

1/31/11

Compose an essay of no more than 1500 words that addresses ideas that affect the Northwest.  http://www.oregonquarterly.com/essay.php
DuPont Challenge Science Essay 

1/31/11

Must write a 700-1000 word essay that discusses a scientific, event, theory.  www.thechallenge.dupont.com
 

 

FEBRUARY

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

New Century Scholarship

2/1/11

Applicants must earn their Associate’s degree, by their high school graduation
(For the 2011 application, deadline and criteria information click here.)

 

National Peace Essay Contest

2/1/11

Write Essay – Governance, Corruption and Conflict…Corruption often compromises the peace and stability of countries in transition.  http://www.usip.org/national-peace-essay-contest/2010-2011-contest
National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and the American Academy of Sanitarians (AAS) 

2/1/11

Undergraduate scholarship is to be used toward the tuition and fees associated with either the junior or senior year of college studies.  http://www.neha.org/scholarship/scholarship.html
Young Epidemiology Scholars

2/1/11

Health problem research project applying epidemiologic methods. For jrs. srs.  www.collegeboard.com/yes/
Women’s Italian-American Civic League 

2/2/11

Must have ACT or SAT test score www.italianamericancivic league.com
ExploraVision Awards

2/2/11

ExploraVision is a hands-on, minds-on project that inspires students and fuels imagination. It’s what science is all about.  http://exploravision.org
Poster Design Competition

2/4/11

Tuition scholarships for Graphic Design @ The Art Institutes.  www.artinstitutes.edu/Competit
ions/BestPoster.aspx

College Prowler “No Essay” Scholarship for January

 

2/7/11

Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses. http://collegeprowler.com/scholarship/apply.aspx
Brickfish “My Favorite Photo (I’ve Ever Taken) 3” Contest

 

2/9/11

Calling all shutterbugs! From beginners to experts, we’re once again looking for your favorite photo you’ve ever taken! Entering is easy.  http://www.brickfish.com/Lifestyles/MyFavoritePhoto3?tab=overview&=FASTWEB_FAVPHOTO3_SEARCH
Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.) Grand Scholarship

2/14/11

Available to high school sophomores and juniors who attend the seven – day, expense – paid Youth Education Summit in Washington D.C. which will take place June 20 – 26.  http://www.friendsofnra.org/National.aspx?cid=90
National FFA Collegiate Scholarship Program

2/15/11

Open to high school seniors. You must be a current FFA member to be eligible for this award.  https://www.ffa.org/programs/grantsandscholarships/Scholarships/Pages/default.aspx
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

2/15/11

Available to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/community-scholarships.html 
AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship

2/15/11

Available to high school students who will be entering an accredited four – year college or university within 12 months of the deadline. Essay  http://www.afateens.org/about_new.html
EAA Aviation Scholarships

2/15/11

Several awards for students majoring in aviation. Must be members of EAA  www.youngeagles.org/programs/s
cholarships/scholarships.asp
National Commission for Cooperative Education 

2/15/11

largest independently sponsored merit co-op scholarship. GPA 3.5 http://www.co-op.edu/
Best Buy @15 Scholarships

2/16/11

Available to students in grades nine through twelve, minimum 2.5 GPA http://www.bestbuy-communityrelations.com/scholarship.htm 
War College Strategic Landpower Essay Contest

2/17/11

Submit an essay related to the strategic use of landpower. http://www.mca-marines.org/gazette/us-army-war-college-strategic-landpower-essay-contest-2011 
Vegetarian Resource Group

2/20/11

Essay about how you promote vegetarianism and related questions.  www.vrg.org/student/scholar.ht
m
Scholarship for Military Children

2/22/11

minimum 3.0 GPA Available to the unmarried children (under age 23) of military personnel  http://www.militaryscholar.org/
Get Green Video Contest

2/23/11

Available to U.S. high school students between the ages of 14 and 19. Submit 30 to 120 second video.  http://planet-connect.org/2011getgreen
Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship 

2/25/11

Available to students who volunteer at Veterans Affairs medical centers. http://www.dav.org/volunteers/Scholarship.aspx
International Association of Machinists (IAM) Scholarship 

2/25/11

Must be pursuing their bachelor’s degree or a vocational/ technical certification and  be a graduating high school senior http://www.goiam.org/index.php/headquarters/departments/scholarship/7537-2011-scholarship
The Great Achievements Scholarship

2/28/11

Selection is also based on a demonstrated strong record of extracurricular, leadership and / or volunteer activities.  http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/scholarshipDetails.jsp?scholarshipCode=gas&code=FW_230
Utah CTE Scholarship Program

2/28/11

Career Technical Education – applied technology degrees. 50-50 chance.  www.schools.utah.gov/cte/schol
arships.html

Brickfish “Show Us Your Best Facial Feature 3” Contest

 

2/28/11

Cherubic cheeks? Lucious lips? Exquisite ears? What’s your best facial feature that you love to show off or get complimented? Share it and you could win $2,000 cash or scholarship  http://www.brickfish.com/Lifestyles/BestFacialFeature3?tab=overview&=FASTWEB_FACIAL3_SEARCH
Young Eco-Hero Awards

2/28/11

Kids ages 8-16 whose actions have significantly improved the environment.  www.actionfornature.org/eco-he
ro/ecoheroawards.html
 

 

MARCH

 

 

Scholarship

 

Due Date

Key Information

Website

Do Something Award

3/1/11

Could you use $100,000 to change the world?   Celebrate young people who are tackling a problem and changing the world.  Apply or nominate someone today at: http://www.dosomething.org/awards
2011 EngineerGirl! Essay Contest

3/1/11

Available to boys and girls in 9th-12th grade.  Essay: describe an item that is used for disaster relief. See website for deatails  http://www.engineergirl.org/?id=13161
Wright-Patterson Officers’ Spouses’ Club Scholarship

3/1/11

Available to graduating high school seniors,  must be the dependent of military personnel  http://wrightpattersonosc.org/
Young Naturalist Award

3/1/11

Available to students in grades 7 to 12. Must plan and conduct your own scientific expedition on a topic in the natural sciences. Essay  http://www.amnh.org/nationalcenter/youngnaturalistawards/
NANBPWC National Scholarship

3/1/11

Available to graduating high school seniors of African – American heritage. minimum 3.0 GPA. Essay -300 word  http://www.nanbpwc.org/presidents_message0.aspx
VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship

3/1/11

Open to high school students who are at least 15 years of age.  Boy scout award recipient.  http://www.vfw.org/index.cfm?fa=cmty.leveld&did=4371
Allstate Foundation Keep the Drive High School Journalism Award

3/1/11

Available to high school students between the ages of 13 and 18.”The dangers of texting while driving.”Journalism/ Broadcasting

 

http://www.allstate.com/foundation/keep-the-drive/HSJ.aspx
Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees 4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest 

3/1/11

Open to current 4-H members.  Essay http://honeybeepreservation.org/2010/05/2011-essay-contest-topic/
Visual and Performing Arts Achievement Award

3/1/11

Available to student members of the Golden Key International Honour Society who are studying art. http://www.goldenkey.org/GKIHS/MemberBenefits/ScholarshipsandAwards/ScholarshipandAwardListing/ 
Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship Fund 

3/1/11

Grant of up to $4,000 to high school graduate or students holding the GED http://www.milotte.org/
American Museum of Natural History – Young Naturalist Awards 

3/1/11

For 7-12th graders who plan a scientific expedition submit an essay www.amnh.org/nationalcenter/yo
ungnaturalistawards/
Davidson Fellows Scholarship

1st Wed.

Of March

Anyone under 18 who has completed a significant piece of work. 7 categories.  www.davidsongifted.org/fellows/
DNA Day Essay Contest

2/7/11

Available to students in grades 9-12. Essay: that examines, questions, and reflects on the important concepts of genetics

http://www.ashg.org/education/dnadaycontest.shtml
The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography Competition

3/11/11

Capture a story with six photos.

It could jump-start your photography education!

 

http://artinstitutes.promo.eprize.com/photo2011/
Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship

3/15/11

Available to female, African – American students involved in school and community activities and have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Essay

 

http://www.nhbwinc.com/scholarships.html
Simek s Commercial Contest

3/15/11

Open to high school juniors and seniors, must film a unique and creative commercial, of 30 seconds or less  http://www.simeks.com/scholarship-contest
Relgious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest

3/15/11

Open to high school juniors and seniors.Essay: “how religious rights clash with other rights or laws in America, and how you would determine an appropriate outcome.”

 

http://www.bjconline.org/contest/index.html
Daughters of the Cincinnati Scholarship

3/15/11

Available to daughters of career commissioned officers in the United States military.  Must be a graduating high school senior and demonstrate merit and financial need  http://www.fdncenter.org/grantmaker/cincinnati/
Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship

3/17/11

Must have worked or are working in an Asian restaurant or have at least one parent who worked or is working in one.   Min. GPA 3.0  http://www.asianpacificfund.org/information-for-student-applicants
AnthemEssay Contest (Sophomores Only) 

3/20/11

Essay must be 600 – 1,200 words Author: Ayn Rand http://aynrandnovels.com/essay-contests/
Life Lessons Scholarship Program

Available

3/2011

Video or essay on how loss of a parent has impacted your life.  lifehappens.org/life-lessons/
Junior Duck Stamp Contest

3/15/11

For K – 12th grade students. Judging based on grade level.  www.fws.gov/juniorduck
Roy Wilkins Scholarship

2/25/11

Available to full – time entering college freshmen. Min. GPA 2.5, NAACP membership and participation are highly desirable. http://www.naacp.org/pages/naacp-scholarships
Live Deliberately Essay Challenge

3/31/11

Available to students at least 13 years of age. Essay: Consider Thoreau’s belief that living a simpler life will make our life richer in many ways. http://www.worldwidewaldens.org/activity-guide/essay-contest.aspx
2011 GRHS Essay Contest

3/31/11

A contestant does not need to be of German-Russian heritage to enter the contest. Open to middle school students (sixth through eighth grade), high school students. Paper must be related to German-Russian history. http://www.grhs.org/youthn/youth.html
U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship

3/31/11

Available to high school seniors Participating in the U.S. Bank No Fee Education Loan Program. http://www.usbank.com/cgi_w/cfm/studentloans/marketing.cfm
Young American Creative Patriotic Art Award

3/31/11

Available to students in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12. Must submit a work of patriotic art on paper or canvas.                      Must be sponsored by your state’s Ladies Auxiliary VFW. http://www.ladiesauxvfw.org/html/scholarships.html
New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest

3/31/11

Respond by video or essay to topics in book, New Threats to Freedom. http://newthreatstofreedom.com/contests/
A GPA Isn’t Everything Scholarship

3/31/11

Must demonstrate a strong record of extracurricular, leadership and/or volunteer activities. http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/scholarshipDetails.jsp?scholarshipCode=gp&code=FW_32
National Federation of the Blind

3/31/11

Must be legally blind be willing to attend the national convention in July. www.nfb.org/nfb/scholarship_pr
ogram.asp
UAIIA Scholarships (Utah Association of Indep. Insurance Agents) 

3/31/11

Need-based awards for students pursuing insurance or business degrees.  www.uaiia.org
 

 

APRIL

 

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

 

Prom Guide Scholarship for Creative 2011 Graduates 

4/1/11

Available to graduating high school seniors. Must submit a short YouTube video http://www.promguide.com/scholarship/
P. Doug Laughlin Family Scholarship

4/1/11

First – time freshmen students must rank in the top 50 percent of their high school graduating class,  be part of the first generation in their family to attend college  http://www.collegeparents.org/cpa/about-scholarship.html
North American Indian Department Scholarship

4/1/11

Available to students of American Indian descent, must provide a Tribal Registration number  http://www.iokds.org/scholarship1.html
Beans for Brains Scholarship

4/1/11

Available to enrolled undergraduate students, major can be in any field but you must be a knitter or crocheter  http://www.jimmybeanswool.com/scholarshipHome.asp
Swackhamer Disarmament Video Contest

4/1/11

submit a video of no more than three minutes that addresses the following question: “How would the world look if the funds allocated to nuclear weapons throughout the Nuclear Age ($7.5 trillion for the US alone) had been spent instead on building a more decent world?”  http://www.wagingpeace.org/menu/programs/awards-&-contests/video-contest/2011/index.htm
Jiffy Lube “Teen Driver” Scholarship

4/4/11

Open to students 16 to 18 years of age in Utah. Essay “What DrivesYou”  http://www.yourturn2apply.com/UTothers.htm
Google Global Science Fair 2011

4/4/11

Open to student(s) between the ages of 13 and 18, must create either a two-minute video or 20-slide presentation  http://www.google.com/events/sciencefair/how.html
Team America Rocketry Challenge 

Available

9/8/10-

Deadline

4/4/11

For 7-12th graders. Teams of 3-10 enter rocket-building contest (fly w/raw egg).  www.rocketcontest.org/ 
American Fire Sprinkler Scholarship

4/5/11

10-question quiz on “Fire Sprinkler Essay” each correct ans. qualifies entry into a drawing.  www.afsascholarship.org/
Patient Advocate Foundation

4/12/11

For survivors/patients of life-threatening diseases. MD diagnosis required.  www.patientadvocate.org/events
.php?p=69
Signet Classics Essay Scholarship

4/14/11

Essay contest on Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. 11 – 12th graders.  us.penguingroup.com/static/htm
l/services-academic/essayhome.
html
 
Elizabeth and Wallace Kingsbury Scholarship 

4/15/11

See website for details.                                Min GPA 3.0 http://www.hqudc.org/scholarships/scholarships.html
College JumpStart Scholarship

4/15/11

Available to 10th, 11th, 12thgrade students Must be committed to going to school and be able express your goals  http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/
CHCI Scholarship

4/16/11

Available to Latino students, community service, demonstrate financial need, good writing skills  http://www.chci.org/scholarships/
Jiffy Lube “Your Turn Behind the Wheel” Scholarship

4/18/11

Open to students 15 to 17 years of age in Utah, currently enrolled or have been enrolled in a driver’s education program 2010-2011 school year          Essay: “what drives you”  http://www.yourturn2apply.com/UTdrivers.htm
Negative Population Growth Scholarship Contest

2/22/11

open to high school seniors, must submit a three- to five-point plan on population control.  see website  http://www.npg.org/2011scholarship.html
The Fountainhead Essay Contest (11th &12thgrade) 

4/26/11

Essay must be 800-1,600 wordsAuthor: Ayn Rand http://aynrandnovels.com/essay-contests/
ThinkQuest International Competition

4/27/11

open to teams of students who are age 22 and younger. Teams; one coach and one to six students.  http://www.thinkquest.org/competition/
AFL-CIO Skilled Trades Exploring Scholarship

4/30/11

Open to participants in a Learning for Life Skilled Trades Explorer program. Must be a graduating high school senior. Essay, letters of Rec.  http://www.learningforlife.org/exploring/index.html
ASHA Youth Scholarship

4/30/11

available to students who are involved with saddlebred horses, must be in the 11thor 12 th grade grade  http://www.asha.net/Youth-Scholarships
Standout Student Scholarship

4/30/11

Available to high school students, essay max 100 words, min GPA 2.0  http://www.collegepeas.com/money/
Samsung Techwin America Scholarship Program

4/30/11

Available to U.S. high school students 15 years of age or older with an interest in future technologies.                Essay max 300 words http://www.samsungscholarship.com/
Americanism Educational League Essay Contest  Essay, opposing views                                  max. 2000 words http://americanism.org/pages/contest/college.htm
Healthy Lifestyles Scholarsip

4/30/11

Open to currently enrolled high school seniors, essay. http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8809/healthy_lifestyles_scholarship_scholarship.php 
Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

4/30/11

recognizes outstanding young leaders who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet  http://www.barronprize.org/

MAY

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund

5/1/11

Award for students pursuing a career in information and records management. Students must be citizens of the United States, Canada, or Mexico.

http://www.alhef.org/

We The Living Essay Contest

5/5/11

Must write Essay between 700- 1,500 words

http://aynrandnovels.com/essay-contests/

Dial My Dentist Scholarship

5/6/11

Demonstrate, through an essay, that you understand the value of an education.

http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9838/dial_my_dentist_scholarship_program_scholarship.php

JUNE

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

Big Dig Scholarship

6/1/11

For students who submit an essay that is under 1000 words and are currently in high school http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8864/big_dig_scholarships_scholarship.php
Scholarship Program Application

6/1/11

Available to any student that is 21 years or under, as of June 1, 2011. http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarshipprograms.php
2011 ICBC Scholarship 6/15/11 Open to students that are between the ages of 17-21 that are residents of the US or Canada. http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9839/icbc_scholarship_scholarship.php

Abbott & Fenner

6/18/11

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. What have you done outside of the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by universities or other educational facilities? Of these, which means the most to you?

http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

BigSun Scholarship

6/23/11

All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

http://www.bigsunathletics.com  

JULY

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

AUGUST

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

VARIES

 

Scholarship

Due Date

Key Information

Website

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

OPEN

Available to students with pre-lingual hearing loss who attend a mainstream and accredited college or university on a full-time basis

 

http://www.agbell.org/

The ‘One’ Scholarship

Varies               Awards:20 Selection will be based on the content of two short video essay submissions.

http://www.higherone.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=13:one-scholarship&catid=7

John Alden and Amelia Wright Bowers Scholarship  Varies Available to students planning to attend University of Utah who demonstrate financial need. http://www.sa.utah.edu/finance/

Academic Competitive-ness Grant

 

Varies You must qualify for the Pell Grant and have successfully completed a rigorous high school program to qualify for this award http://www.greatbay.edu/?pg=finaid_scholarships

Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) – Utah

 

Varies To apply, you must submit the FAFSA. For more information, you may also visit the Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority Web site http://www.uheaa.org/

Utah Centennial Opportunity Program for Education Grant

 

Varies Funds are limited, you should try to apply as early as possible.  To apply, you must submit the FAFSA. http://www.uheaa.org/

General Prize Essay Contest

 

Varies Open to anyone who is eligible for membership in the United States Naval Institute.  You must submit an essay to be considered for this award. http://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/general-prize-essay-contest-rules

 

May 17, 2012

By Announcements

Students:       All Textbooks and Library Books are due tomorrow.  Turn them in if you want to avoid long lines and receive a yearbook.

 

Attention all 10th graders:

BYU Foundations has been canceled for this year and will not be held this Saturday, May 19th.

 

Please let your parents know!       

 

Congrats to the Orem High Girl's Golf team:

 They took third at State and Kim Nyhus took 2nd over all.

 

Congrats to the Boy's Soccer team:      

They won their first game 2‑1 and will play at Roy tomorrow.

 

Attention all Fall athletes:

This includes football, volleyball, cross country, girls tennis, boys golf and girls soccer. We will have a mandatory meeting Tuesday May 22nd during regular lunch in the little theatre. See you then!

 

The School Store is Going Out of Business:

Join us for our 28th Annual Going Out of Business Sale.  Thursday and Friday all food items are a whopping 50% off.  All apparel items have been discounted 50%.  Hurry in for the best selection.  You'll find these once‑in‑a‑year bargains only in the school store on the second floor.

 

Seniors:         You can pay for Grad Night until Monday, May 21st at the financial office.

 

Senior Send Off Assembly Tryout:

Sign ups are on the student council door. They will be next Monday thru Wednesday before and after school. Only seniors can try out, so seniors come and use this last opportunity to show off your talent!

 

 Senior Dinner Dance:

This will be next Friday, May 25th. SENIORS BUY YOUR TICKET BY NEXT TUESDAY, MAY 25TH!! Pay your $20.00 to the financial office or online but make sure you buy your ticket soon, you don’t want to miss this delicious dinner and last senior dance!

 

Senior Showcase:

This will be held this Friday at 7:00 in the auditorium. One hour of great song and dance and hilarious scenes!   Only $3.

 

Also, for this year's drama students and their parents the annual Awards ceremony will be held at 5:30.

 

Attention Seniors:

The deadline for completing work at East Shore is Thursday the 24th, not Friday the 25th.  Make sure you have your work done on time so you can graduate.  See your counselor if you have any questions.

 

Ballroom Tryouts Info:

Come join the OHS Ballroom Dance Teams!  All students who will be Freshman through Seniors next year (2012‑13) are encouraged to tryout for the teams!  Experience helpful but not necessary.  Students will learn the dances they need to know during Tryouts!  All those who are interested should attend the tryouts held on May 15‑18th 3:00pm – 4:30pm in Room 1222.

May 3, 2012

By Announcements

Student of the Day:

Kirie Plante chosen by Ms. Lorraine Peterson.

 

The ODC Auditions:

This will be held Friday May 11th at 4 pm in the dance room, registration will begin at 3:30.  Come in dance clothes and ready to dance.

 

Seniors:         If you have already received your Associates Degree from a University, please let the Counseling Office know by May 4, 2012.

 

Seniors:         Students who made the High Honor Roll based on a weighted GPA have been notified. If you feel that you should have been in this category, please see Mrs. Hall in Room 2105 ASAP. Please bring a transcript so she can calculate your weighted GPA and see if you truly qualify.

 

NHS Members:

You need to have your service hours reported to Ms. Young by May 7th! If you have any questions, please see Ms. Young in room 2206.

 

Students:       Do you want to see some great photos?  Come to the 2012 Photo Show in the media center and on the sky bridge. It will be up until Friday, end of first period.  Come and have a look.

 

Ballroom Dance Concert:  

Their show will be Friday and Saturday, May 11 & 12th at 7pm in the OHS Auditorium.  Tickets are only $5 and may be purchased at the OHS Finance Office or at the door.

 

 Ballroom Tryouts Info:

Come join the OHS Ballroom Dance Teams!  All students who will be Freshman through Seniors next year (2012‑13) are encouraged to tryout for the teams!  Experience helpful but not necessary.  Students will learn the dances they need to know during Tryouts!  All those who are interested should attend the tryouts held on May 15‑18th 3:00pm – 4:30pm in Room 1222.  

April 30, 2012

By Announcements

Careers in Aviation:
SkyWest Airlines is sponsoring an Aviation Open House this Saturday, May 5th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in a career in aviation to visit with pilots, flight attendants, mechanics, ground crew, and more. You can tour the SkyWest hangar and learn about the high demand aviation careers. If you have ever thought about a career in aviation you don’t want to miss this open house. See Mr. Wakefield in room 2202 for more information.

Senior Panoramic Picture:
This will take place next Wednesday, May 2nd @ 11:55 a.m. during pride lunch in the Field House. Pick up order forms from the main office – you will have to prepay in order to get pictures.

PTSA Scholarship:
Applications for the PTSA scholarships are available in the Career Center and the front office. Senior students who are members of PTSA can apply. Applications are due on May 8th in the Career Center. Make sure you get your application in for a chance at this scholarship!

Drama Students:
Drama 4 students for next year-remember you have 2 choices for the mandatory parent meeting. This Monday at 8:30 or Tues at 6:00.
And everybody else! Don’t forget the Starving Actors Showcase on Monday at 7:00. Admission is canned goods for the food bank!
MUST to be in the class.

Volleyball Open Gym:
This will be held on Mon and Wed starting Monday, April 30. It will go from 3:00-4:30 in the A-Gym. Any questions, see Coach Real in 2110.

Students: Anyone interested in taking computer science classes next year please visit with your counselor. A Computer Science Introductory class will be held here at OHS during second semester of this next school year. This class will teach the basics of computer programming. An AP Computer Science class will be held at Timpanogos High School for both first and second semesters. This class will focus on developing programming skills in Java as well as programming to develop apps. Again, see your counselor for more information.

Students: If you have received ANY scholarships (even if you’re not going to accept it!), please report them to the career center.
Remember……scholarships are for everyone so….keep applying

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