Dixie State University

Departmental Scholarships

Media Studies Department

 

Dixie Sun News Journalism Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to students who work on the Dixie Sun News staff as editors, writers, reporters, designers and photographers, creating content for print, broadcast and online media. Scholarship amounts vary by position. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and maintain a 12-credit course load each semester. These scholarships require up to 18 hours of work a week outside of class and require registering for courses. Freshmen through seniors are welcome to apply. Some positions do open throughout the year. Additional Information and Application are available below:

Application deadline is usually March 15 for the following school year.

Additional Information
Journalism Scholarship Application

Communication Department

Radio Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to students who work at KXDS 91.3, the Dixie State University radio station. Scholarship amounts vary by position. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and maintain a 12-credit course load each semester. These scholarships require up to 18 hours of work a week outside of class and require registering for courses. Freshmen through seniors are welcome to apply.

August 31st Deadline


Application

CEC TV Sports Production Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to students who work in local sports broadcast functions for the Community Education Channel. Scholarship amounts may vary by position. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and maintain a 12-credit course load each semester. These scholarships require up to 18 hours of work a week outside of class and require registering for courses. All students regardless of class standing and major are welcome to apply. However, experience in non-linear video editing and other aspects of television production is preferred. Application is available below:


Application

Business Department

Applicants must be fully admitted to DSU to be considered for this scholarship. Priority will be given to students with Advanced Standing status.

Application deadline is March 1st.


Application

This is a scholarship for students accepted into the Masters Degree in Accounting. Applicants must have have a minimum 3.5 undergraduate cumulative GPA and must have graduated from one of the following counties: Sanpete, Millard, Emery, Grand, Sevier, Beaver, Piute, Wayne, Iron, Garfield, Washington, Kane, San Juan, Virgin Valley, Lincoln, Pharanagat Valley, or Moapa Valley.

April 1st Deadline


Application

This is a scholarship for juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in Accounting. Applicants must have have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Preference will be given to students with ties to Las Vegas, but is not required.

April 1st Deadline


Application

This is a scholarship for any Business or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) majors. Applicants must have declared a Business or STEM major, have a minimum 3.0, show leadership ability, and have no other scholarships. To apply, fill out the application below and include a one-page essay of how you plan to “pay it forward” either in the present or in the future.

May 1st Deadline


Application

This is a scholarship for good students with at least a 3.0 GPA and are working toward their 1st Bachelors’ Degree. Preference will be given to students majoring in Business, Economics, Management, Finance, or Computer Science but all are welcome to apply.

May 1st Deadline


Application

Education Department

All applicants must be classified as a “Resident” of Utah. Any student who has successfully completed at least 30 Dixie State University credits is eligible to apply. This scholarship can only be awarded to students who declare intent to complete the prescribed course of instruction required for a teaching certificate. Additional Information and Application is available here.

May 10th Deadline

Application

Established to honor a long time Washington County educator and his wife, the Rulon D Orton and LaPrele Gubler Orton Education Scholarship awards $1000 scholarships to elementary education majors. Candidates must be DSU students in good standing with a 3.0 GPA and accepted into the Elementary Education Program prior to making application. Students must have “Financial Need” as determined by FAFSA. A short essay must be submitted with your application, applications submitted without an essay will not be considered. Preference is given to Non-Traditional students, and those seeking an Elementary Education – Arts endorsement. Applicants will be considered for additional awards each year they meet the qualifications.

May 1st Deadline


Application

Established to honor a long time Washington County educator and his wife, the Rulon D Orton and LaPrele Gubler Orton Education Scholarship awards scholarships to working paraprofessionals, majoring in elementary education. Candidates must be DSU students in good standing with a 3.0 GPA and accepted into the Elementary Education Program prior to applying. Students must have “Financial Need” as determined by FAFSA. A short essay must be submitted with your application, applications submitted without an essay will not be considered. Preference is given to Non-Traditional students, and those seeking an Elementary Education – Arts endorsement. Applicants will be considered for additional awards each year they meet the qualifications.

May 1st Deadline.

Application

Contact

Joni Hale

Assistant Director of Scholarships

Email: jhale@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-652-7578

Office: HCC 198