A Utah Legislative program for students who graduate from high school earlier than their class. Amounts range from $250 to $1,000.Contact your high school counselor for information. Documentation is required and must be submitted to the scholarship coordinator at DSU. Application available on-line at: Centennial Scholarship.
New Century Scholarship
A Utah Legislative Program for high school students who complete the requirements for an Associates Degree while in high school. For information on this scholarship, please go contact your high school counselor for details.
If you have questions regarding your application please contact a State Board of Regents representative at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gump and Ayers Scholarship Fund for Single Mothers
The Gump & Ayers Scholarship Fund provides a one-time scholarship to a Utah woman who is a high school graduate and a single mother pursuing higher education to provide tools for the financial security and support of herself and her family. For more details, contact them at the email below.
March 5th Deadline
To get the application please contact the P.E.O Foundation at PEOUtah.email@example.com.
Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O) Scholarship
P.E.O is women helping women reach for the stars through educational scholarships, grants, and loans. We proudly support women with financial help. Our organization has given over $304 million dollars to 102,000 recipients. We offer 8 Utah Scholarships (varies in excess of $5,000) and 5 International Scholarships )max of $12,500). You can view more information on their site here.
To begin your application contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Foster Care – Olene S. Walker Transition to Adult Living (TAL) Scholarship
Designed to assist qualified youth who are transitioning out of state foster care to complete a post-secondary education program (degree or certificate) at one of the Utah System of Higher Education institutions. Applicants will be selected based on their strong desire to complete a post-secondary program of study and financial need. The maximum year scholarship award is $5,000 for full-time enrollment (12 or more credit hours), $3750 for three quarter-time enrollment (9-11 hours), and $2500 for part-time enrollment (6-8 hours). Scholarship is renewable based on satisfactory academic progress and availability of funds. Students must re-apply each year. April 15th Deadline.
See their Scholarship Webpage for application and more details.
BigSun Athletic Scholarship
The BigSun Organization helps young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. They offer annual scholarships to student athletes in all sports. Applicants must be high school seniors or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution. June 19th Deadline.
For information and an application, please refer to the BigSun website at bigsunathletics.com.
Offers $2,000 scholarships to High School Seniors whose parents/guardians are members/consumers of Dixie Power. Early deadline. Contact Dixie Power for applications and information. November 30th Deadline
Daughters of the American Revolution, Color Country Chapter
Awards scholarships through the DAR scholarship committee. All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend a accredited college or university in the United States. Applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. For more information please contact Chapter Scholarship Chairperson, Dyanna M Matthews email@example.com.
Jacobsen Scholarship Fund
Offered through the Deseret Trust Company, the Jacobsen Foundation accepts applications for fall (deadline May 31) and spring (deadline October 15) semesters. Students must be members in good standing of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and complete the application process for each semester. The completed application should be submitted for review to: The Jacobsen Fund 1400 Foothill Drive, Suite 25, Salt Lake City, UT 84108. Although the Foundation does offer renewal scholarships, renewal is not guaranteed.
See their website for contact information and additional details.
Moon Lake Electric Association
Offers educational assistance programs to High School Seniors whose parents/guardians are members of the Moon Lake Electric Association (located in Roosevelt Utah). For Information and applications visit Moon Lake Electric Website.
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays is offering five, $1,000 scholarships. Deadline is June 30th. For detailed Information, requirements and an application please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For students from Idaho offers scholarships for student from the Treasure Valley area. Applicants must have a 2.5 Cumulative GPA to apply and show financial need. For more information and applications visit www.lightfootfoundation.com
Hispanic Dental Association Scholarship
The Hispanic Dental Association Foundation is committed to supporting students through the educational process by awarding grants and scholarships to individuals with strong support from corporate partners and individual donors: Colgate-Palmolive, Procter & Gamble, A-dec, Dr Juan Villarreal, Dr Esperanza Rodriguez and HDA members. Applicants should show commitment and dedication in improving and serving the oral health of the Hispanic community.
The application is available online on their website.
July 1st Deadline
National Federation of the Blind of Utah
Offers two levels of scholarships to students who are blind or visually impaired. The national scholarships range from $3,000 to $12,000 and the application deadline is March 31st. The state scholarships range from $500 to $1500 and the state deadline is April 15th. The application is available on line on their Scholarship Webpage for more information or you can contact the scholarship office at email@example.com.
Saccomanno Higher Education Foundation
Offers scholarships to promote the educational pursuits of students in financial need, thus enabling them to improve their lives, the lives of their families, and those of their community. Open to residents of Carbon County Utah and Mesa County Colorado. Applications are available from high school counselors in the designated counties. For more information visitwww.saccomannoed.org
Utah Cattle-woman Association
Offers two $500 scholarships per years. for more information please visit their website: www.utahcattlewomen.org
Utah Chapter of the Society of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters
Offers $1000 scholarships to students majoring in business, insurance or finance. Applications can be downloaded at utah.cpcusociety.org/ deadline is March 10th.
Utah Water Conservation Forum Annual Scholarship
Offers three $1,000 scholarship awarded to a Utah resident pursuing a degree in water management related field such as engineering, planning architecture, landscape architecture, horticulture and agricultural science. The award is based on a combination of need, scholastic achievement, and contributions to the field of water conservation. For information and applications visit www.utahwaterconservationforum.org/
Washington County School District
Offers scholarships to graduating high school students from Washington county, based on academic merit, financial need, life achievements, and overcoming challenges and difficulties. Please contact your high school counselor for more information.
Sponsored by Chase and the George S Eccles Foundation, offers Scholarships to Utah’s outstanding young humanitarians. These awards are designed to recognize students who have given service on behalf of genuinely needy individuals or communities. Deadline is March 10th. For information and applications visit www.youthlinc.org
Utah Steel Fabricators Association Scholarship
The Utah Steel Fabricators Assocation (USFA) is providing 5 grants of $3000 each from the USFA Education Grant Fund. Contributions are from part of the membership dues that are collected to help strengthen the educational core in Utah’s steel industry. The funds will be awarded to those institutions or individuals who successfully demonstrate the need and ability to utilize financial assistance in the field of steel fabrication.
November 22nd Deadline.
For information and an application, please refer to the USFA website at utahsteelfabricators.com/education-grant.
Additional Local Sources
Check out additional sources of funding for education in your local area:
- Credit Unions
- Big Box Stores
- Grocery Stores
- Restaurants and Fast Food Chains
- Small Businesses
- Service Organizations, Civic Groups, Clubs (Elks, American Legion, 4H, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Chamber of Commerce, PTA, Lions Clubs of America, Rotary Clubs, etc)
- School Districts
- Utility Companies