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Utah Scholarships

Utah is also known as The Beehive State. The major industries for the state include transportation, education, information technology and mining. In addition, it is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. 

There are nearly 45 colleges, universities and trade schools in Utah. Some of the more well-known institutions include Brigham Young University, Utah State University and the University of Utah. There is also a well-developed network of community colleges for those seeking an associate's degree and affordable tuition.  

The college scholarship picture in Utah is quite robust. There are both public and private funds available for those seeking to fulfill their higher education dreams. Public scholarship money comes in a variety of formats. There are need-based and merit-based public scholarships. On the private side, you'll find a diverse selection of funds. Some scholarships award money based on personal characteristics, such as gender or ethnicity. Other funds are awarded for those studying particular subjects, such as nursing, education, engineering or computer science.

Click on the links below to learn more about college scholarships in Utah.  

AOTF Utah Scholarship

Scholarships awarded to an occupational therapy professional level and to a COTA student who are residents of Utah and are current members of the Utah Occupational Therapy Association. Scholarship amount TBD. Please check the website for any changes on deadline of application.

MGMA Western Section Scholarship

Individuals residing in MGMA Western section states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming) who are current MGMA members and enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management. Eligibility Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management, including public health, business administration, healthcare administration and other related areas.The scholarships are not intended to support individuals pursuing degrees in: medicine physical therapy nursing or other clinically related professions

KASF Scholarship - Western Regional Chapter

A Korean student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply. Applicants are judged on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community service. .Applicants from the Western Region must attend a school in either: Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, or New Mexico. Qualifications: Undergraduate, graduate, and high school students enrolled full time during the scholarship application year. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals). If extra funds are available, other students (non-Korean) may qualify for some scholarships.

Innovation in Education Scholarship

LA Tutors awards a monthly $500 Innovation Scholarship to high school and college students who showcase their creativity and make a positive impact.

Clubs of America

Eligible students will: Write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about their career aspirations and how their current course load will help them achieve success in their careers. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? Thinking outside the box is encouraged! Email their essay as a .doc or .pdf attachment to: scholarship@greatclubs.com YouTube submissions are optional, although not required. Video should be no longer than 5 minutes. (Essays submitted via YouTube must also be submitted in writing.)

Sid & Mary Foulger Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Applications not accepted. Giving primarily to residents of UT.

PGM'S SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

PGM’s Scholarship Program is now open to receive applications. There will be two (2) $1,500 scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. The first scholarship is open to undergraduate students pursuing a career in computer science and who demonstrate an interest in the health care industry. The second scholarship is open to graduate students entering into medical school or currently within their medical school program. The scholarship program here at PGM is competitive and will be based upon leadership, academics and achievements.

Activia Training Annual Scholarship Award

Activia Training are pleased to offer a $1,500 annual scholarship for college, university, high school or trade school students in the US. There is no specific course of study required, and you can use the money in whatever way that you feel benefits your studies the most. There will be two scholarship awards of $750 each year, awarded in November and May as follows: - The video winner will receive $500 - The essay format winner will receive $250 Furthermore, all entries adjudged to be of a suitable standard will be eligible for an “expenses award” as follows: - YouTube videos: $20 - Blog articles: $15 To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be at least 16 years of age and attending, or have secured a place, at a college, university, high school or trade school in the US. For more information on how to apply (and to submit your essay or video), visit our website at https://www.activia.co.uk/scholarship-us

76th & Newbury's $500 Art & Design Scholarship

At 76th & Newbury we simply love to design. We believe it’s a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together. We’re excited to share this passion for design with one lucky student currently pursuing a major in Graphic Arts & Design or Applied Arts. To enter, its easy- no design projects, no essays. Simply submit your email address or Log in through Facebook. To apply for the scholarship, participants are simply required to share this scholarship on Facebook and Instagram.

Change of Address Online Scholarship and Mentorship Program

We are eager to invite CollegeScholarships.com students to apply for the Change of Address Online Scholarship Program. The goal of the Change of Address Online Scholarship Program is to better help the internet future developers in getting the knowledge they need to succeed.

APTRA-Clete Roberts/Kathryn Dettman Memorial Journalism Scholarship

Scholarship winners must exhibit enthusiasm, aptitude and a sense of commitment for a career in some aspect of broadcast news. Judges will take into consideration a combination of academic achievement, financial need and broadcast career goals that embody the spirit of Clete Roberts and Kathryn Dettman. All candidates must currently be attending a college or university in one of the 13 APTRA states and be involved in some aspect of broadcast news. To be eligible for APTRA Scholarships, applicants must be a college student currently enrolled at a college or university in one of the 13 APTRA states -- Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. (Incoming freshman and high school seniors are not eligible) Applicants should be pursuing a career in broadcast news. Students enrolled at schools outside the 13 APTRA states are not eligible. Applicants may provide links to YouTube or other sites with examples of their work. Text material may be attached to the email. For more information, contact AP west broadcast editor Chris Havlik at 602/417-2405 or chavlik@ap.org

Daniels Scholarships

The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year annually-renewable college scholarship for graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities. Daniels Scholars are selected because they embody the principles and values Bill Daniels defined as hallmarks of the program: Strength of character Leadership potential Academic performance or promise Willingness to give back to the community Well-rounded personality To be eligible for the Daniels Scholarship Program, students must satisfy the following requirements at the time of application: ▪ Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States ▪ Be a resident of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming ▪ Be a high school senior graduating from a school in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming ▪ Earn an ACT composite score of 17 or higher with no component score (math, English, reading, science) lower than 17; or earn an SAT combined math and critical reading score of 830 or higher, with math score no lower than 400 and critical reading no lower than 440. All test scores must come from a single test, and must be submitted by the application deadline. Superscoring is not allowed. ▪ Demonstrate financial need Please check the website for any updates on application deadline.

NEWH Las Vegas Chapter Scholarship

Qualifications:  Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college  Must have completed half the requirements for a degree or certification in the program you are currently enrolled  Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt for tuition, books or supplies at time of scholarship award  Must have a 3.0 GPA  Must have a career objective in one of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.) Please attach the following:  Student essay, to include: o Background of yourself and your experience o Your goals and objectives after graduation o What prompted you to choose this career o Do you feel you made a contribution to your school program or fellow students through leadership or participation o Why is obtaining this scholarship important to you o If your application is not accepted, what plans do you have for financing  Official Transcript  Letters of recommendation from Professor, advisor and/or department head  Letters from industry professionals, employers, etc. Submit all items by mail to: Karen Licea 4022 Dean Martin Drive Las Vegas, NV 89103 (P): 702.883.1383 (E): newh.scholarship@newh.org  

HSF/GE Hispanic Forum Scholarship Program

Eligibility Requirements: Be of Hispanic heritage Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired) or be granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Must intend to enroll as an undergraduate Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior or 5th Year Senior in the next academic year and be pursuing first undergraduate degree Must major in one of the following: Accounting, Aeronautics/Aviation, Aerospace Engineering, Biochemistry, Bioengineering/Biotechnology, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybernetics/Robotics, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Finance, Industrial Engineering/Technology, Information Technology (IT/MIS), International Business, Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Marketing, Materials Science/Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Neuroscience, Nuclear Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Physics, Science, Supply Chain Management, Telecommunications Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME at a four-year U.S. accredited college or university in the geographic locations listed above. Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). DACA applicants must submit household income information. Will be invited to be mentored by a GE Hispanic Forum member and enrolled into a career readiness program Please check website for deadline of application.

Robert Price Memorial Scholarships

Scholarships are for members of the bleeding disorders community served by the Utah Hemophilia Foundation and/or the Intermountain Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center in Salt Lake City, including those who have a bleeding disorder, their spouses, siblings, children, and parents. Preference may be given to applicants most directly affected by a bleeding disorder, those involved with UHF activities, those without other scholarships or financial assistance, and those who live in Utah. To apply for these scholarships, you must submit the formal UHF Scholarship application, two essays, two letters of reference, and a copy of your latest transcripts. The application MUST be filled out by the applicant. Any part of an application or essay written by a third party will not be considered. Your references should be provided by two people who know you well but are not relatives. Please consider professional references including teachers, employers, volunteer coordinators, or others who can adequately relate your specific strengths and qualities. Scholarships range from $100 to $1500 and are intended for post-high school education and training. Therefore, only those who are already enrolled or are planning to enroll in a college, university, trade school, or technical program may apply. All awards must be used within the academic calendar year for which they are issued.

Utah Hemophilia Foundation Scholarships

Scholarships are for members of the bleeding disorders community served by the Utah Hemophilia Foundation and/or the Intermountain Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center in Salt Lake City, including those who have a bleeding disorder, their spouses, siblings, children, and parents. Preference may be given to applicants most directly affected by a bleeding disorder, those involved with UHF activities, those without other scholarships or financial assistance, and those who live in Utah. To apply for these scholarships, you must submit the formal UHF Scholarship application, two essays, two letters of reference, and a copy of your latest transcripts. The application MUST be filled out by the applicant. Any part of an application or essay written by a third party will not be considered. Your references should be provided by two people who know you well but are not relatives. Please consider professional references including teachers, employers, volunteer coordinators, or others who can adequately relate your specific strengths and qualities. Scholarships range from $100 to $1500 and are intended for post-high school education and training. Therefore, only those who are already enrolled or are planning to enroll in a college, university, trade school, or technical program may apply. All awards must be used within the academic calendar year for which they are issued.

Empowering Women In Law Scholarship

The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women In Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law. This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000.00 & will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2015). Requirements: This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on academic achievement, school & community activities, demonstrated leadership abilities & financial need. The scholarship must be submitted, in full, by December 31, 2014. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. The applicant must be a current female law student. Applicant will have successfully completed at least one semester of law school but will not yet have graduated by fall semester of 2015. Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0. A transcript must be attached for application to be considered. An unopened copy of transcripts, sent from the applicant’s most recent law school will be required from finalists before award is presented. This scholarship is a one-time award worth $2,000. Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.

Undergraduate Science and Engineering Scholarship

Purpose: The undergraduate Water in Science and Engineering Scholarship was created by the Intermountain Section of the AWWA to encourage science education and training related to the field of water quality, supply, or treatment and to support an outstanding undergraduate student in that field. Eligibility: Students are eligible to apply who are pursuing a water related science or engineering degree in the Intermountain West. Students who have been accepted into a program but have not yet begun coursework are eligible to apply. Applicants for this scholarship are considered without consideration of race, gender, color, or creed. Students are eligible to receive an AWWA scholarship once per degree program. Support Provided: This scholarship will be awarded as a one-time grant in the amount of $1,000 and a year’s IMS AWWA membership with educational and career opportunities. Application Requirements: Send all materials required in the application for scholarship in one document in a pdf. format. Along with the attached application form, please send: • A complete resume • An essay regarding your academic interests and career goals and how they are relevant to water quality, supply, or treatment in the Intermountain West. • Two letters of recommendation

Graduate Science and Engineering Scholarship

Purpose: The Graduate Science and Engineering Scholarship was created by the Intermountain Section of the AWWA to encourage science education and training related to the field of water quality, supply, or treatment and to support an outstanding undergraduate student in that field. Eligibility: Students are eligible to apply who are pursuing a water related science or engineering degree in the Intermountain West. Students who have been accepted into a program but have not yet begun coursework are eligible to apply. Applicants for this scholarship are considered without consideration of race, gender, color, or creed. Students are eligible to receive an AWWA scholarship once per degree program. Application Requirements: Send all materials required in the application for scholarship in one document in a pdf. format. Along with the attached application form, please send: • A complete resume • An essay regarding your academic interests and career goals and how they are relevant to water quality, supply, or treatment in the Intermountain West. • Two letters of recommendation Selection Criteria: Members of the Student Outreach and Scholarship Committee of the Intermountain Section of the American Water Works Association will review all submitted application materials

Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards

Tesoro Industries is providing twenty $2,500 college scholarships for outstanding young leaders. This new scholarship has been launched to encourage young scholars who are leading by example in their schools and communities. A total of twenty (20) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded. Eligibility requirements include high school seniors graduating in 2015 who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of one of the following 19 states where Tesoro does business: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming Minimum GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent Financial need Scholarship funds will be sent to the university or college where they recipients enrolls in August 2015. The scholarship application will run Dec. 9, 2014 – February 28, 2015 and is available on the NSHSS Foundation website. Scholarship award winners will be announced in May 2015. Application Question: Among Tesoro Corporation’s core values are the qualities of Integrity and Respect. In 500 words or less, please indicate how you have exhibited these values in your response to the following question: Discuss how, through your leadership and participation in school and community events, activities and organizations, you possess the mindset and skills to succeed one day as a leader in a challenging corporate environment. Some points you may wish to address, but are not limited to, include: using creativity to solve problems, humor to diffuse tense situations and build relationships, and inspiring confidence in others to collaborate with you or follow your lead. Please be as specific as possible in your examples. Application Requirements Personal response of up to 500 words answering the question provided on application Transcript Resume of honors and awards, leadership activities, community service activities, extra-curricular activities, internships and employment history Tesoro Financial Need Form form is included for application Color headshot for possible website posting Recommendation form link is included for application

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