Scholarship Name Description
Boys State The American Legion Boys State program is the country's premiere summer youth camp designed to develop leadership and promote civic responsibility in young men. Held mid-June at Weber State University. Contact Steve Hardman at shardman@ssummit.org for more information.
CampCardioCampNeuro One week camps for high school students at the University of Utah Medical School serve as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine or psychology. Scholarship applications due 4/15/19.
Create-a-Greeting Card Contest Grades 9-12 Design a greeting card for the opportunity to win yourself a $10,000 scholarship and $1,000 for your school. Plus, your winning entry will be made into a bona fide greeting card by The Gallery Collection.
The Coolidge Scholarship 11th Grade students may apply for this full-ride presidential scholarship covering tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study and leadership training at any accredited American university. Deadline to apply is 1/23/19.
Doodle for Google Contest The Doodle 4 Google Contest is open to students in grades K through 12. To be considered, you must use your creativity to create your own interpretation of the Google logo. Your doodle must be based on the following theme: "When I grow up, I hope…".  Winner will receive a $30K college scholarship. Entries due 3/18/19.
Engineering State Engineering State is a 4 day summer camp for high school juniors who are university bound, with a high interest in math and science, and interested in engineering or computer science as a possible field of study. E-State is on the USU Logan campus from June 3 - 6, 2019, where students will stay in dorms. You must have a 3.0 GPA to attend, and the cost is $250. Registration closes 2/28/19. 
Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge The Utah Chapter of Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge will provide selected 11th graders the opportunity to attend the 2019 Spirit of America Youth Conference at Valley Forge, PA. The program also includes tours of Valley Forge, Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. See Ms. Regan for information/application. Deadline 11/16/18.
Gen & Kelly Tanabe Scholarship The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based program that helps students fulfill their dreams of a higher education. The scholarship is named for Gen and Kelly Tanabe, best-selling authors on education, whose generous donations fund this program. Open to 9 - 12th grade students. Apply online by 12/31/18 at www.genkellyscholarship.com.
Girls State Girls State, held at Weber State University in Ogden every June, is a week-long program created with the purpose of educating Utah's youth about the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Girls graduating from Girls State will receive 3 Political Science college credits from WSU, which are transferable to other universities. You must have at least a 3.5 GPA to participate. Pick up an interest form in the Counseling Office and return to Ms. Regan by 2/7/19.
Governor's Honors Academy For students who may want to attend Southern Utah University, this is a 9-day summer leadership and learning program for highly motivated students. Must have a 3.75 GPA to apply. The program costs $1000, but those who are selected and complete the program will have a 4 year Presidential Scholarship to SUU. Apply online at www.suu.edu/gha by 3/4/19.
HOBY-Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Sophomores: Leadership seminar designed to help high school sophomores recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, workplace and community. School will sponsor 1 boy and 1 girl. See Ms. Regan for application.
Constituting America Students in Grades K - 12 have opportunities to create essays, films, songs and more to celebrate and promote the US Constitution. Various cash prizes and scholarships.
High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge The High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HS UEC), sponsored by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah, is designed to encourage high school students to explore innovation and entrepreneurship and offers over $30,000 in cash and scholarship prizes. Deadline 2/28/19.
Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship For Utah students 16-18 years old enrolled in high school
during the 2018-19 school year. Simply write your 500-word typed essay about what drives you now. One $5000 winner and one $1500 winner will be awarded. Due 3/18/19.
Knowledge Matters Virtual Business Juniors and Seniors Show excellence in business and marketing courses and accomplishment in the use of technologies within these subjects. Nomination by a teacher required. Due TBD.
Letters About Literature
Letters About Literature is a reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Students are asked to read a fiction or nonfiction book, book series, short story, poem, essay, or speech and write to the author (living or dead) about how the book affected them personally. Letters are judged on state and national levels. Awards range from $200 - $1000.
National Ag Day Essay Contest Open to students in grades 9 -12, contestants must write an essay or produce a video on "Agriculture, Food for Life: How does our nation lead the way?". Entries must be received by 1/31/19.
National Peace Essay Contest Grades 9-12 The 2018 - 19 contest challenges students to closely examine why diplomacy and peace building matter. National winners will receive up to $10,000. Essays due 3/15/19.
Profile in Courage Essay Contest Grades 9 - 12 The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. Essays are due 1/18/19.
Provo's Freedom Festival- Essay & Speech Contests Grades 9-12 Utah High School students compete for financial rewards and the opportunity to speak at various Freedom Festival events. Submit a speech, essay or short film on a topic related to freedom. Deadline 3/16/19.
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Grades 5-12 The Prudential Spirit of Community Award honors middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state and national level. Applications due 11/16/18.
Questbridge Provides awards that equip outstanding low-income high school juniors with the knowledge necessary to compete for admission to top-ranked colleges. Full four-year college scholarships for seniors. Demonstrate academic excellence in the face of economic obstacles. Apply by TBD.
StepUp to College Costs Scholarship for 8th & 9th Graders Two $500 scholarships for 8th & 9th graders who use the StepUp Utah Scholarship Toolkit to learn about scholarships for college. Applications are due 4/15/19.
StepUp to College Costs Scholarship for 10th & 11th Graders Two $500 scholarships for 10th & 11th graders who use the FAFSA4Caster to learn about financial aid for college. Applications are due 4/15/19.
Team America Rocketry Challenge Grades 7-12 The Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) is the world’s largest student rocket contest and a key piece of the aerospace and defense industry’s strategy to build a stronger U.S. workforce in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
StudentCam StudentCam is C-SPAN's annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation. Students in grades 6-12 are asked to create a short (5-7 minute) video documentary on a topic related to the new 2019 competition theme, "What Does It Mean to Be American?". Submission deadline 1/20/19.
Utah Farm Bureau Short Story Contest Grades 3 - 12 and adults over 18 may submit a short story or video on the theme "Agriculture - Our Future". Prizes include cash, a pizza party, and resource materials for the teacher. Contest not yet announced for this year.
Visionary Scholarship Program Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply. The American College Foundation encourages an early start in planning for college. Write an essay on "Why College is Important to Me".
We The Students Essay Contest The Bill of Rights Institute sponsors the We the Students Essay Contest, with the prompt: What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in the 21st century? First place prize $5000, 6 runners-up and 8 honorable mentions. For students in grades 8 - 12, submit essay by 2/14/19.