We will post scholarships available here as they come up. Check often, they might change!
State Aid Programs
This year, four major scholarships offered from the State of Utah have been updated. These scholarships include two academic, one new need-based scholarship, and one teaching scholarship.
More info: https://admissions.utah.edu/ForUtah/
The CTE Scholarships are LIVE!
You may access the scholarship application at https://www.schools.utah.gov/cte/resources/scholarshipsawards?mid=3119&tid=0. We have a total of 127 scholarships to award to students who are a graduating senior or will be eligible to graduate before September 1, 2020! All applications will be submitted electronically using the Adobe Sign platform. Please pay special attention to the following items as you help students fill out this application.
Here are a couple of links to use to get to the Sallie Mae search for scholarships and grants. Either of the links below will work to register for the Sallie Mae college planning tools. It is free to register and they are even entered in a drawing to win $1,000 just for registering. There is also other information that may help the students.
Chairish Scholarship Program
Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship
Scholarships – The search for scholarships and the application process can be time consuming, but the payoff can be huge! Imagine if you spend 10 hours working on 10 scholarship applications. Even if you only earn one, $500 scholarship for 10 hours of work, it still amounts to a pay off of $50 per hour for the time invested.
Students should always apply for “Freshman Scholarship” opportunities at the school(s) that they are considering attending. This is the source from which most scholarship dollars are awarded. Some merit scholarship considerations are automatic with the completion of an admissions application; others require separate applications. Review each institution’s application instructions very carefully. Here are links to the freshman scholarship pages of local institutions of higher education that will help you get started:
Search Engines can also be helpful in locating scholarship applications. You might want to try these:
Remember this one tip when looking for scholarships: Never pay to receive a scholarship. Sites and offers that guarantee a scholarship for a fee, are most likely a scam.
Boost your scholarship chances by building a strong community service resume. The following organizations can help you find local opportunities to volunteer your time and build a record of service that can help you get a scholarship:
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