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Mrs. Pond
Northridge High School
College Access Advisor/ Scholarship Coordinator
rpond@dsdmail.net
801-402-8516

 

April Scholarships

 

Lifeline for Youth Scholarship                                                                                                            April 15

Scholarship Value: $1,000

Seniors

LifeLine for Youth is a program for good teens who have made some poor choices. We would really like to raise awareness about certain topics like bullying, suicide, and substance abuse. Applicants are required to submit an application and a 30-90 second video on YouTube.

https://lifelineutah.com/scholarship?

 

Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarship                                     April 15

Numerous scholarships for students with Type 1 diabetes.

Seniors

Award: varies

U.S. citizens or permanent residents planning to attend a 4 yr college, university, college, technical or trade school.

High academic performance, actively involved in the diabetes community, participate in community and or extra-curricular activities and who have demonstrated they are successfully managing the challenges of living with diabetes. Not based on financial need.

http://diabetesscholars.org/college-scholarship/college-scholarship-application/

StepUp College Scholarship                                                                           April 15

Sophomores & Juniors

$500 (2)

Create a plan for paying for college, write a 750-word essay, and complete the FAFSA4Caster.

Eligibility:  Utah resident, Legal U.S. resident, must enroll in an eligible post secondary institution after high school

https://stepuputah.com/stepup-college-costs-scholarship-10th-11th-rules/

 

Zion's Bank  Scholarship Drawing                                                                                                       April 15                             

Grades 10-12 ( 7th-12th grade students can get $1 for every A on their report card, A- is not eligible)

Award: $100-$1,000

Student should bring their most recent report card to any Zion's branch. This will enter the student for the chance to win $100 throughout the year and $1,000 in the year end drawing.

https://www.zionsbank.com/in-our-community/pays-for-as.jsp

 

 

LendEDU                                                                                                                                                                    April 16

Senior

Award: $1,000 (2)

U.S. Citizen

Minimum 2.5 GPA

Essay 750 words or less on: "With more people taking on student loan debt to pay for college and with record high default rates, what do you think can be done to improve the financial literacy of our nation's young adults to help this problem?"

Jiffy Lube-                                 April 18

Your Turn Behind the Wheel Scholarship Program (Driver's Ed)

Students aged 15-17 enrolled in driver's ed

Award: $1,500 (2) $6,500 (1)

Write about your goals, drive, ambition..."What Drives You" in a 500-word essay. No GPA or ACT required

http://www.yourturn2apply.com/utah.htm

 

Serving Others                        April 19

NHS Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $500

Seniors

This scholarship will be given to two students who are volunteer minded. Pick up an application from Mrs. Pond in the counseling center.

Conway B. and Elaine W. Sonne Scholarship (Utah State University)                                 April 22

Senior

Award: $1,300 (2)

300-500 word essay on: "Describe a time you were in a leadership role, what you learned, and how you expect this experience to help you in your future education and chosen career.

Eligibility:

*U.S. citizen

*Leadership in school and community

*Show special talent & potential for continued leadership

http://moutainwest.usu.edu/scholarships/sonne_conway_elaine

Student-View Scholarship Program                                                      April 22

Seniors planning to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.

Award: $500 (10), $1,000 (2), $4,000 (1)

No minimum ACT or GPA, no essay. Complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications.

http://www.studen-view.com

 

Ayn Rand Institution Essay Contests                                                                                     April 25

Grades 8-12+

Award: Varies

Have you read one of Ayn Rand's thought-provoking novels? If so this is your chance to win thousands of dollars in cash prizes by entering one of the contests.

Eligibility for Anthem -Grades 8-12

Eligibility for The Fountainhead- Grades 11-12

https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests

 

Glen L. Rudd Foundation Scholarship                                                     April 26

Senior- Polynesian, including all, descendants of the South Pacific

Award: $1,000

Service oriented.

This grant will be paired with a gift of a newly refurbished lap-top computer and printer.

http://glenlrudd.org/scholarships/

Mountain America Scholarship                                                                                                         April 27

Seniors

Award: $2,000 (3)

Each year Mountain America offers a total of three scholarships-one for Business and Communications Majors, one for Community Service and Social Service Majors and one for General Academic and Other Majors. You may apply for one of the three.

https://www.macu.com/about-us/community-involvement/scholarships/application-instructions
BYU Management Society                                                                                                          April 28                                                                        

Scholarship Value:  $1,000-$3,000

Seniors

If you can demonstrate * Financial Need, * Academic Excellence, * Leadership, *Meaningful community and/ or religious service you are a great candidate for this scholarship.

If you plan to attend an accredited college or university in Utah, including trade/technical schools OR any LDS college or university you can apply.

You do not have to be LDS or have an affiliation with BYU to apply and be awarded this scholarship

Apply here:  https://tinyurl.com/BYUMS-Scholarship-2019

Utah ROFL Scholarship 2018: Elevate Pest Control                                                                           April 30

Senior+

Award: $1,000

Take a quick break from your studies and create something funny for a chance to win. High school seniors or college freshman can apply. Submit a joke, a story, a quick video (3 min or less), ANYTHING!

http://elevatepestcontrol.com/utah-scholarship/

 

May Scholarships

Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship   May 1

Seniors

Award:  $4,000 (5)  $2,000 (5)

If you intend to pursue a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) related course of study at a public or private institution of higher learning in Utah this scholarship opportunity is for you!

Five $4,000 scholarships for students attending a Utah college or university

Five scholarships up to $2,000 for students attending a Utah technical college

Make a five minute film on energy

Write an essay about your STEM goals

http://utahenergyed.org/scholarships

 

Visionary Scholarship Program          May 1

Scholarship Value: $1,000 to $5,000 (multiple winners)

9th - 12th grade students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens

Scholarship provided by the American College Foundation. Requirements: completed application, most recent unofficial transcript and a 500 word, typed, double-spaced essay on "Why College is Important to Me"  Use "Invitation Code" to apply M13372

https://americancollegefoundation.org/college-planning-visionary-scholarship-details/

 

Varsity Scholarship Program                                                                                                     May 1

Grades 9-12

Award: $1,000-$5,000

There are multiple winners for each scholarship. 500-word essay on "Why College is important to me". U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens may apply. all income levels are encouraged to apply.

https;?/americancollegefoundation.org/college-planning-visionary-scholarship-details/

 

Pony Baseball & Softball Alumni Scholarship                                                                        May 1

Senior

Award: $2,000 (4)

Easy 100-word or less, list all school, community and PONY Baseball or Softball activities you have been involved in grades 9-12. List leadership roles you have held or special honors you have achieved.

http://www.pony.org/Default.aspx?tabid=1025997

 

Setoma's Scholarship for the Hard of Hearing or Deaf                                                         May 1

Senior

Award: $1,000

This is a scholarship to cover tuition, books and supplies. Recipient may use the funds for any semester, including summer, during the awarded academic school year.

*Must have a minimum 40dB bilateral hearing loss

*Must be a U.S. Citizen

*Must have a minimum 3.2 GPA

*Must be pursuing a bachelor's degree on a full-time basis at a college or university in the United States

 

Ivey Engineering Scholarship                                                                                                 May 1

Seniors

Award: $1,000

Bi-annual scholarship- with deadlines of 5/1 and 11/1

Choose a topic for a 800-1000 word essay:

1.  10 ways to analyze & test the integrity of a commercial HVAC design.

2.  5 tips for designing an energy-efficient building.

3.  How to investigate the cause & origin of a building structure fire.

Eligibility:

*College bound high school senior

*Students with full academic scholarships are not eligible

http://www.iveyengineering.com/about-us/scholarship/

 

Clinton City Scholarship                                                                                                May 9

Senior Clinton Residents

Award: $600

Pick up an application from Mrs. Pond if you are a Clinton City resident.

 

AEMP (Diesel Technician) Scholarship                                                                                   May 10

Seniors

Award: $2,000

For students enrolling in a qualified school offering a two-year diesel technician program

Eligibility:

*Interest in a career as a heavy equipment technician

*Cumulative high school 2.0 GPA

Plan to attend an accredited college or career/vocational program that offers a diesel technology program.

https://aemp.site-ym.com/page/Scholarships

 

Chopin Foundation Scholarship Program                                                             May 15

Age 14-17

Award:  $500-$1,000 (renewable)

This is a 4 year long program with renewable scholarships for piano students with a special affinity for the interpretation of Chopin's music. Submit a recording of Chopin's works.

http://www.chopin.org/scholarship-requirements.html

Cameron Impact Scholarship                                      May 24

Scholarship Value: $20,000-$50,000/ year

Juniors

The Bryon Cameron Education Foundation has opened up applications to the high-school graduating Class of 2020 for the Cameron Impact Scholarship (merit-based, full-tuition). A Cameron Impact Scholar must show evidence of strong academics (3.7 unweighted GPA or higher), leadership, community service, participation in extracurriculars, and a desire to make positive impact on the world around them.

 

Early Application Deadline: May 24, 2019

Regular Application Deadline: September 13, 2019

 

We accept applications on a rolling bases, and will limit the number of applications we will review to 3,000.

 

https://www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org/cameron-impact-scholarship/submit-an-application

African-American Leadership Award (Utah State University)                                       May 29

Seniors

Award: $1,200

U.S. citizen

Utah resident

Leadership in school and community

http://mountainwest.usu.edu/scholarships/african_american_leadership

 

HVAC Scholarships-Rocky Mountain Gas Association                                                        May 31

First or second year HVAC technician student

Award: $500 (6)

Application available oneline or at: Ogden Weber Tech College, Mountainland Tech College, Davis Tech College, SLCC, Dixie ATC, Bridgerland Tech College

https://utrmga.org/certification-and-scholarships/

 

The Mahin and Saifulla Salemy High School Scientific Scholarship                                     May 31

Seniors

Award: $1,000

This scholarship is offered by Shahram Salemy, MD FACS. It is open to high school seniors in the U.S. who have been accepted to and will attend college (either 4 year or community) in the United States and have an interest in the sciences. Plastic surgery is the branch of scientific medicine that is dedicated to the reconstruction and repair of the body. It can correct deformities that are a result of accidents, birth defects, or illness, in addition to improving overall aesthetics of the body. Not only is it a science, but plastic surgery is also an art that helps individuals increase their confidence.

http://www.drsalemy.com/scholarship

June Scholarships

180 Medical Scholarships             June 1

Seniors

Award: $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be under a physician's care for a spinal cord injury, transverse myelitis, spina bifida, neurogenic bladder or ostomy (ileostomy, colostomy or urostomy)
  • U.S. citizen
  • Attending full-time college next fall

http://www.180medical.com/scholarships

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program                                         June 1

Senior

Award: $1,000

For students pursuing education in an animation related field (see website for details) Application & essay

Eligibility

  • Academic performance
  • U.S. citizen

http://www.animationcareerreview.com

OMBAR Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship Program                                       June 1

Senior

Award: $1,000

Selection is based on students high school academic performance combined with the student's application essay.

Must be pursuing a business related degree program at an accredited school or college.

https://www.onlinembareport.com/ombar-aspiring-business-professional-scholarship-program

 

Got a Spine Scholarship                                                                                           June 2

Senior

Award: $500

Two essay questions concerning back pain and prevention and why you deserve the scholarship

Eligibility:

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants                                                               June 14

Juniors and Seniors

Award: $1,000

500-1000 word essay--prompt:

Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

Send essay to: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

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

Nursing Scholarship                                                                                             June 15

Age 17+

Award: $1,000

Essay- "What you hope to accomplish during your career in the medical field".

Eligibility:

3.0+GPA

Entering or currently pursuing an education program related to nursing or medicine.

http://nurse.org/healthcare-leaders/

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship                                                                    June 15

Senior

Award: $500

Short story not more than 2,000 words written from the viewpoint of an inanimate object found on their website. (Like the movie Cars, and about used equipment not cars).

2.5+ GPA

U.S. resident

http://www.studentscholarships.org/college_scholarship_applications.php

Big Sun Scholarship                                                                                          June 19

Senior

Award: $500

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. 500-1000 word essay on how participating in sport has influenced you.

http://www.bigsunathletics.com

S.C.W. DREAMers Scholarship                                                                                     June 30

Senior+

Award: $2,500

The Arizona Law Offices of Snow, Carpio & Weekley are pleased to offer the S.C.W. this scholarship. Applicants must be a United States DREAMer. Immigrants who meet certain criteria as listed below are referred to as DREAMers as they fill the requirements of the Development, relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit and need.

http://workinjuryaz.com/phoenix-workers-compensation-lawyers/

Review It Scholarship                                                                                                  June 30

Senior

Award: $1,000

This scholarship will be awarded to the best Movie Review submitted by a student before the scholarship deadline.

2.5+ GPA

Attending college in the fall.

http://chiureviewsscholarship.com/reviews.php

The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship                                                        June 30

Senior+

Award: $1,000

Applicants must submit an essay of 500 words describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health. Essays can draw from personal or professional experience.

U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

Enrolled to attend college

Pursuing a health-related program

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/

Korean American Scholarship-Western Regional Chapter                                   June 30

Senior

Award:  $500-$5,000

Applicants must be of Korean heritage but do not need to be a U.S. citizen. 

Eligibility:

Accepted to college in one of the designated Western states (see link)

3.0+ GPA

Financial need

http://www.kasf.org/western

From Classroom to Classroom Scholarship                                                  June 30

Seniors

Award: $5,000 (2)

500-1000 word Essay "How have your educational experiences to date inspired you to become a teacher? What does winning this scholarship mean for your college experience?"

Eligibility:

  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Accepted as a full-time student to college
  • Intend to study education or closely related degree
  • Strong academics
  • Leadership
  • Community service
  • U.S. citizen
  • https://www.education.com/scholarships/

 

 

OppU Achievers Scholarship                                                                                      June 30

Seniors+
Award: $2,500
Deadlines: Applications accepted year-round with cycle deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, June 30
Eligibility: GPA above 3.0
How to Apply: Students submit a short essay through the portal on our scholarship page
https://www.opploans.com/scholarship

Revive Solutions                                                                                                    June 30

Seniors+

Award: $750 (Bi-annual scholarship)

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a legal resident of the U.S

Deadline

Guidelines

  • Choose either a video or written format. Videos should be under 5 minutes and written submissions should be under 1,000 words.​​

https://dpcs/gppg;e/cp,/forms/d/e/1FA1pQLSeW-7pf0BCbhlM-v2XMmvg3hS3tilUl-N4eEoCAA7s_Nb9FQ/viewform

Weber State Army ROTC

Weber State    Army ROTC   

Scholar- Athlete- Leader

Benefits Package

ROTC Scholarship

4, 3, and 2 year Scholarships & Housing Scholarships are available. The Army ROTC scholarship provides:

  • Full Tuition Paid
  • Lab Fees Waived
  • Book Allowance ($600/ semester)

ROTC Stipend

All contracted cadets receive a monthly stipend of $420

Requirements:

  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • At least 18 years of Age
  • Be of good moral character
  • Maintain 2.5 GPA (scholarship) or 2.0 GPA (non-scholarship)
  • Score a 19/920 on ACT/SAT
  • Meet Army height/ weight standards
  • Pass an Army Physical Fitness Test and Physical examination

ROTC offers the following:

  • An academic minor in military science
  • A career in the military
  • Leadership opportunities for resumes
  • Simultaneous Membership Program
  • Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty
  • Extra curricular training:
  1. Airborne
  2. Air Assault
  3. Nurse Summer Training Program (NSTP)
  4. Cultural Understanding Language Proficiency Program (CULP)

Did you know...

When you graduate, you will receive the same commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army as West Point Graduates, however you will also have the option to serve in the National Guard or Reserves. ROTC graduates have the potential to rise to the highest level of the US Army as shown by General Colin Powell, an ROTC graduate of City University of New York.

For More Info Contact:

Enrollment and Scholarship Office  801-626-6518

Department of Military Science

3741 Custer Ave. Dept. 4501

Ogden, Utah 84408

mailto:arotc@weber.edu

 

 

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Scholarship Bee

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Student Scholarships

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Unigo

Utah Futures

Utah Futures Degree Finder & Related Scholarships

Northridge High Specific Scholarships

 

Serving Others Scholarship                                                                                           April 19

Seniors

Award: $500 (2)

Pick up an application from Mrs. Pond in the counseling center. Apply if you have been involved in service and if you look forward to more opportunities to serve in the future.

 

Clinton City                                                                                                                    May 9

Senior  Clinton Residents

Award: $600

Pick up an application from Mrs. Pond in the counseling center. Only Clinton residents can apply.

July Scholarships

Stuck at Prom Duct Tape Scholarship                                                                   July 9

Grades 10-12

Award: $100-$10,000

Create & wear your original and unique prom wear using Duck brand duct tape/crafting tape. 

Attend Prom.

http://stuckatprom.com/

 

National Eagle Scout Association Scholarships                                                July 15

Eagle Scout, current NESA member     

Award: $ varies (3)

Three scholarships offered: Academic, Merit, and Fields of Study. See the link for more details and for other opportunities for scholarships for Eagle Scouts.

http://www.nesa.org/site/c.9o1FJMPsGg1WF/b.9535031/k.8FA8/Scholarships.htm

NFWL/NRA Scholarship Program                                                                     July 20

Female junior or senior

Award: $3,000

The National Foundation for Women Legislators & the National Rifle Association have joined forces for the Annual Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest.

https://www.womenlegislators.org/programs/scholarships/

UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship                                                                          July 31

Senior+

Award: $1,000

Special consideration will be given to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Home Healthcare and knows someone that worked in the nuclear industry and was subsequently approved for benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program, but anyone meeting the requirements and can demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in Healthcare will be considered. Only apply if you will be attending school in the fall.

https://www.uewhealthcom/eeoicpa-reca/-scholarship-application

 

August Scholarships

Hansen Injury Law Firm Scholarship                                                                          August 1

Senior+

Award: $1,000

This scholarship is for individuals whose lives have been negatively impacted by a car crash, bicycle accident or other events leading to personal injuries.

https://www.hanseninjurylawfirm.com/scholarships/

 

Summit Disability Law Group                                                                                        August 1

Senior+

Award: $1,000

Jake Lee and the other attorneys at the firm are proud to offer this scholarship for individuals who have been effected by a disability. To qualify for this scholarship:

  1. 3.5 GPA or higher
  2. Physician documented disability

https://summitdisabilitylawgroup.com/Home

 

Scholastic Art and Writing Scholarships                                                                     August 8

7-12th Graders

Award: Varies

Numerous art and writing based scholarships

https://www.artandwriting.org/scholarships/
 

Utah Trappers Association Scholarship                                                                        August 22

Senior

Award: $1,000

500-word essay on our philosophy of Conservation as it relates to the renewable resource of wildlife.

Eligibility:

Must plan to enroll in  college in the fall, preferably in a Major/Minor in a subject relating to Wildlife Conservation and the Environment

Student or parent must be a current member of the Utah Trappers Association.

http://www.utahtrappers.org/

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship                                                                                         August 31

Senior

Award: $1,000

This scholarship competition is open to all who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. 500 word essay.

Eligibility

  • A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and math
  • A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
  • U.S. citizen

https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com

 

 

September Scholarships

Walmart Golden Key Scholarship                                                                             September 19

Age 17-22 with a disability.

Award: $500 (4)

Eligibility:

  • Has a disability verifiable by a qualified professional, mental health provider or medical professional.
  • Receiving a high school diploma, GED or certificate of completion and will be transitioning or has transitioned to other educational programs after high school.

Scholarship applications must be completed and returned to Leah Lobato at leahlobato@utah.gov

https://www.goldenkey.org/scholarships-awards/how-to-apply-and-results/

Quest Bridge Scholarship                                                                                             September 28

Seniors

Award: Varies (over 100 awards available)

They are looking for high school seniors who have shown outstanding academic ability despite financial challenges. About 70% of the finalists are first-generation college students. 

Eligibility:

There is no absolute criteria for GPA, ACT or income. When selecting the Finalists they consider the following questions:

  • Does this student have the motivation and academic ability to thrive at one of our college partners?
  • Has this student overcome socio-economic obstacles to achieve academic excellence?
  • https://www.questbridge.org/

 

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship                                                                                  September 30

Grade 9-12+

Award: $1,000

Write a 140-character message about texting while driving. The top ten applications will be selected as finalists and will be asked to write a full length 500-1000 word essay about texting while driving.

Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship

 

Shout It Out Scholarship                                                                                               September 30

Ages 13-18

Award: $1,500

Submit an online short written essay (250 words or less) for the question: "If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?"

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/shout-it-out-scholarship