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90% of scholarship money earned by Stansbury High School students comes from the college they choose to attend. Please check out the below links to Utah colleges to see if you are on track for an academic scholarship, or visit Mrs. Cavey in the counseling center to determine your eligibility. You can figure out your college index score here.  
 
 
PRIVATE SCHOLARSHIPS: 
 
 
 
Youthlinc Young Humanitarian Award
 Applicants will be judged on evidence of sustained, focused service efforts on behalf of genuinely needy individuals or communities. We are looking for applicants who demonstrate strong leadership skills, consistent service over a period of time, hands-on service, self-driven service, collaboration with others, and local impact right here in Utah.  Click here to learn more.

Click here for application.

Deadline:  March 1, 2019

Award:  Varying amounts.  $1,000 - $5,000

 

  

 
 
American Warriors: Student in Action Scholarship
 

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: MARCH 8, 2019

CRITERIA:
1. Complete and submit the application form.
2. Senior students graduating from any Tooele County School District high school.
3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher during high school (certified transcript required).

4. List of community service projects you have been involved in.
5. List of leadership opportunities that have helped you grow.
6. Letter of recommendation.
7. Dependent children of Tooele Education Foundation Directors and judging committee members are not eligible to apply.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: $500.00

Click HERE for application link.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dalton Donate 4 Life Scholarship
 

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: MARCH 8, 2019

CRITERIA:
1. Complete and submit the application
2. Must be a senior, or a junior graduating early, from a Tooele County School District high school. Students graduating from adult education are also eligible to apply.
3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher throughout high school (certified transcript required)
4. Essay, not to exceed 800 words. The essay should include information about yourself, your understanding and knowledge about organ donation, and why you are planning a career in a nursing/medical field.
5. Letter of recommendation
6. Leadership and community service
7. List of medical related classes and/or experience
8. Dependent children of members of the Tooele Education Foundation Board of Directors and judging team members are not eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 

 
 
 
"Step it Up"
 

DEADLINE: MARCH 8, 2019

The "Step It Up" Scholarship is sponsored by Birch Family Pharmacy. The scholarship is for students who plan to further their education in the health sciences.

CRITERIA:
1. Complete the application form
2. Essay - Write an essay using the prompt provided (not to exceed 1000 words).
3. Upload a certified transcript.
4. Letter of recommendation (written within the last 3 months)

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Disabled American Veterans Scholarship
 

The scholarship is sponsored by the Jordan M. Byrd Chapter 20 of the Disabled American Veterans. The scholarship is available to the children and grandchildren of American Military Veterans.

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: MARCH 8, 2019

CRITERIA:

- Complete and submit the application
- Applicants must be a child or a grandchild of an American Military Veteran
- Must be a senior, or junior graduating early, from Blue Peak High School, Dugway High School, Grantsville High School, Stansbury High School, or Tooele High School.
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher during the graduating year (certified transcript required).
- Essay, not to exceed 800 words following the prompt provided.
- List of leadership involvement
- List of community and school service projects
- Letter of recommendation
- Dependent children of members of the Tooele Education Foundation Board of Directors and judging team members are not eligible for the scholarship.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: $500.00

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 
 
Arthur W. Brothers:  Communications/Technology Scholarship
 

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: MARCH 8, 2019

CRITERIA:
1. Complete and submit application form
2. Seniors graduating from any Tooele County School District high school
3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (certified transcript required)
4. ESSAY - Submit an essay about yourself with an emphasis on your desires to pursue a career in communications and/or communications technology. Please explain why you feel you deserve to be considered for this scholarship and why you want to advance your education. Do not exceed 800 words.
5. List of community service projects you have been involved with.
6. List of leadership opportunities that have helped you grow.
7. Letter of recommendation
8. Dependent children of members of the Tooele Education Foundation Board of Directors and judging team members are not eligible to apply.

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 
 
"Go Local" Kiwanis Scholarship

 

DEADLINE: MARCH 29, 2019

CRITERIA:
1. Complete and submit application form.
2. Senior students from any Tooele County School District high school
3. Minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher (certified transcript required)
4. Essay - not to exceed 800 words using the prompt provided
5. Letter of recommendation
6. Applicants must be planning to attend the Tooele Technical College or USU in Tooele.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: $500.00

 
 
Tooele Valley Rotary Club
"Service Above Self" Scholarship
It is hoped that the "Service Above Self" Scholarship will serve as an incentive to students to make the world a better place thru education and service to solve local problems, provide humanitarian aid and promote good will.

 

DEADLINE: MARCH 29, 2019

CRITERIA:
1. Complete and submit the application form.
2. Senior students graduating from any Tooele County School District high school may apply.
2. Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher to during high school (certified transcripts required)
3. Essay - not to exceed 800 words using the prompt provided.
4, Letter of recommendation

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: $500.00

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 

 
 
Jordan M. Byrd Scholarship
 

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: MARCH 29, 2019

CRITERIA:

1. Complete and submit application form
2. Senior, or junior graduating early from any TCSD high school or the Adult Education program may apply.
3. Applicants must intend to pursue a career in the medical field.
4. Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (certified transcript required)
5. Letter of recommendation
6. Essay - not to exceed 800 words using the prompt provided.
7. List of community service projects that you have been involved with.
8. List of leadership opportunities that have helped you grow.

AWARD: $500.00

Click HERE for application link.

 


 

 
 
Jordan M. Byrd Silver Star Scholarship
 

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: MARCH 29, 2019

Criteria:
1. Complete and submit the application form.
2. Senior, or junior graduating early, from any TCSD high school or graduate of the Adult Education program.
3. Applicants must intend to pursue a career in the medical field.
4. 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA
4. Letter of recommendation
5. Essay one - "Why you want to pursue a career in a medical field?"
6. Essay two - "What is Patriotism?"
7. List of community service projects
8. List of leadership opportunities that have helped you grow.
9, List of medical related classes and/or work experience

AWARD: $1,500.00

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 
Lifeline for Youth
 
3 - $1000 scholarships
High School Seniors are asked to submit an application and make a short video addressing one of the following topics:  
  • Bullying
  • Suicide
  • Substance Abuse
The winner in each category will receive a $1000 scholarship to be used to further their education.
Due: March 31, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Matt McConnell Baseball Scholarship
 
One $1500.00 scholarship will be awarded to a Stansbury High School senior baseball or softball player.  The scholarship may be deferred for military service. Candidate must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.  Click here for application.  Deadline:  Must be turned into Mrs. Cavey by April 1, 2019.
 
 
 
 
 
Jesse Horowitz Do Great Things with Your Life Scholarship
  • Senior at Stansbury High School
  • 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA or consistent improvement
  • Attending college/university, vocational/technical school, or other post-secondary education
  • Need for financial support to obtain post-secondary education
  • Extra consideration may be given to a student planning to attend Dixie State University
Deadline:  April 1, 2019.    Application link 
Click here for more information about the Jesse Horowitz Scholarship Fund.
 
 
 
 
 
All-Tech Electric Scholarship
 

This is a very unique scholarship. If you are interested in electrical systems, a good job, an internship, and the assurance of a fairly high paying job, this is a scholarship for you. Once the apprenticeship training is complete you'll be on your way to a remarkable career.

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2019

CRITERIA:

1. Complete and submit the application form.
2. Be a senior graduating from Grantsville, Stansbury, or Tooele high school
3. Essay - "Why I want to be part of the 21st century workforce" with emphasis on "why you want to be an electrician."
4. List of community service projects
5. List of leadership opportunities that have helped you grow.
6. Letter of recommendation
7. Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (certified transcript with ACT scores required) If you do not have a 2.5 GPA and believe that you should be considered, provide and explanation to be considered for an exception.
8. List of classes and work experience that demonstrates your interest and desire to pursue an electrical systems related career.

 

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 
 
Tooele Automall:  Drive to Success
 

Students who will further their education in Tooele County at either Tooele Technical College to obtain specific workforce training, or at the Tooele Campus of Utah State for a higher education degree, are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.

Deadline: APRIL 1, 2019

CRITERIA:
1. Complete and submit the application form.
2. Senior students graduating from Stansbury, Tooele or Grantsville may apply.
3. GPA of 3.0 or higher
4. Essay not to exceed 800 words is required.
5. Letter of recommendation
6. It is intended for the scholarship to be used withing the academic year following high school graduation. Scholarship my be deferred upon written request.

 

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 
 
Detroit Diesel: Skilled Trades and STEM Scholarship
 

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: APRIL 5, 2019

CRITERIA:
Complete and submit the application form
Senior, or junior graduating early, from Grantsville, Stansbury, or Tooele High School.
Essay - not to exceed 800 words "Why I want to be part of the 21st Century Workforce."
Letter of Recommendation
List of community service projects you have been involved with.
List of leadership opportunities that have helped you grow.
List of classes and work experience that you have taken that demonstrate your interest and desire to pursue a STEM related or skilled workforce related career.

AWARD: $2,000.00 each (3)

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 
 
Purple: Innovation Scholarship
 

Purple’s emphasis is to recognize and award students who have demonstrated “innovation” in the pursuit of learning or an inclination to apply “innovation” in learning in the future.

DEADLINE: APRIL 5, 2019

CRITERIA:
1. Applicants should be seeking special training and skills in the areas of manufacturing, design, marketing and project management possibly leading to employment at Purple.
2. Must complete and submit the application form complying with all guidelines and instructions
3. Student must be graduating from either Grantsville, Stansbury or Tooele high school during the current academic year
4. The scholarship may be deferred for up to 2 years upon written request. Failure to coordinate deferral may result in the cancellation on the award.
5. Essay - not to exceed 800 words using the prompt provided.
6. List of service, leadership, and extra-curricular activities and experiences you have participated in at school and in the community, particularly as they relate to your chosen academic/career goals.
7. GPA of 3.0 or higher (certified transcript including ACT scores required).
8. Letter of recommendation

AWARD (3) $1,500.00 for a student at GHS, SHS and THS

 

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 

 

 
 
Purple: Pathway Scholarship
 

Purple’s emphasis is to recognize and award students who have demonstrated “innovation” in the pursuit of learning or an inclination to apply “innovation” in learning in the future.

DEADLINE: APRIL 5, 2019

Criteria:
1. Complete and submit all information on the application form.
2. All students graduating from either Grantsville, Stansbury or Tooele high schools may apply
3. Scholarship is to be used only at Tooele Technical College.
4. GPA of 2.5 or higher (certified transcript required)
5. Essay - not to exceed 800 words using the prompt provided.
6. List of experiences you have participated in at school and in the community, particularly as they relate to your chosen employment goals.

AWARDS (10) $500.00 each + Tooele Technical College matching grant of $500.00 = $1,000.00

 

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 

 
 
Tooele County FFA Scholarships
 

DEADLINE: April 5, 2019

CRITERIA:
1. Seniors, or juniors graduating early, from Grantsville, Stansbury or Tooele High School
2. Essay
3. Quality of SAE - two paged supervised agricultural experience record.
4. Leadership and Community Service
5. Demonstrated interest and / or aptitude as shown by success in the FFA program.
6. The content of the letter of recommendation.
7. Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher

AWARDS:
(6) - $500.00 - for students pursuing specialized technical training.
(3) - $1,000.00 - for students who will pursue a degree at a university.
(1) - $1,500.00 - for the top applicant

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 
 

Barrick Foundation:  Go for the Gold Scholarship
 

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: April 12, 2019

CRITERIA:
1. Complete and submit application form
2. Seniors graduating from either Blue Peak, Grantsville, Stansbury or Tooele High Schools may apply.
2. Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (certified transcript including ACT scores)
3. List of service, leadership, and extra-curricular activities and experiences you have participated in at school and in the community, particularly as they relate to your chosen academic/career goals.
4. Write and submit and essay following the prompt provided. Not to exceed 800 words.
5. Letter of recommendation
6. Scholarship must be used within the academic year following high school graduation. Scholarship recipients may submit a request for a deferral.

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 
 
 

Richard K. Warner Memorial Scholarship
 

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: April 12, 2019

Requirements for the Richard Warner Memorial Scholarship are:

1. Complete all application form information.
2. Seniors, or juniors graduating early, from any Tooele County School District high school
3. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher during your high school career (certified transcript including your ACT score)
4. Essay not to exceed 800 words using the prompt provided.
5. Participation in extra-curricular activities: Examples include, but are not limited to: service programs, leadership activities, clubs, athletic teams, and civic engagement.
6. Letter of recommendation
7. Be willing to maintain contact with the Foundation, provide follow-up information and provide a written report on the use of the scholarship funds and progress you have made in advancing your education following the first year of post secondary education.

Award Amount: (2) $500.00

Click HERE for application link.

 

 

 
 
Eligibility criteria:
  • Senior at SHS, on track to graduate in May 2019. 
  • Attend college/university or vocational/technical school or other post-secondary education.
  • Overcome or still coping with adversity.
  • Extra consideration may be given to SHS wrestlers.
Award: Four (4) $500 awards
Deadline:  April 26, 2019 to Mrs. Cavey
 
 
 
 
 
 
RETIRED SCHOLARSHIPS:
 
The below scholarships are currently unavailable for application.  However, they will likely be made available.  They are included here so students can research them and become a more qualified applicant.
 
 
 
 

Judy Anderson Student Scholarship: Designed to assist business education students who wish to continue their education and pursue office related careers, preferably in the educational field. The scholarship is valued at $500. Deadline: January 31, 2018. For a detailed explanation, please see the below document.

 
 
Utah Sports Hall of Fame Foundation Reams Food Stores Scholarship
 
Stansbury High School will nominate ONE senior boy and ONE senior girl based on the following criteria:
  • Academic scholarship
  • Leadership, community service, school involvement and personal character
  • Financial need
  • Involvement in athletics
Award amount:  $2000 - may be deferred for up to 2 years.
Deadline: Please submit all scholarship documents to Mrs. Cavey no later than March 20, 2018 in order to be considered for nomination. 
Please note: student will not complete the top half of the first page of the application marked "School Officials Only."
 
 
 

 The Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents (UAIIA) is offering a minimum of three scholarships ranging from $500 to $2000 in 2018 to Utah high school seniors who have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA and are active in extra-curricular activities through their school, church, community or work.  In 2017 UAIIA awarded sixteen scholarships. 

Financial need by applicants will be considered.  The student must return the financial information form along with the application.  All information disclosed will be kept confidential.

Deadline: April 2, 2018.  Application Instructions Link

  

 
 
 
 
The Keys to Success program is committed to providing Utah school students with opportunities to continue their education. Click here to access all Keys to Success scholarship applications.
 
SLCC/Scheels:  $1000.00  due April 3
Utah Valley University:  $1000.00 due April 3
Tooele Technical College:  $500.00 due April 3
Paul Mitchell Schools:  $1000.00 due April 3
 
If you are planning on attending one of the schools listed above, earn a Key Card and you will be eligible to apply for a Keys to Success scholarship.
 
 
 
 
 
 Utah Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship Program: 2 categories - Licensed Utah Teen Driver & Drivers Education Student. Each category has a winner of a $6,500 scholarship. In addition to the overall winner, 4 finalists are selected for $1500 scholarships. The unique "What Drives You?" scholarship program allows students to express their "inner drive" and personal ambitions with a 500 word essay. Deadline: Licensed Teen Driver - March 19, 2018.  Deadline: Drivers Ed Student - April 16, 2018.  Click here for more details and application link.
 
 
 
 
 
Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship: Seniors who 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. Five $4,000 scholarships for students attending a Utah college or university, Five scholarships for up to $2,000 for students attending a Utah technical college.
  • Make a 5 minute film on energy
  • Write an essay about your STEM goals
  • Submit your application on utahenergyed.org
Deadline: April 16, 2018. Application Instructions Link
 
 
 
 
 
The Daniel, Jed and Cody Scholarship
 
To be eligible, you must meet ALL of the following requirements:
  • High School Senior enrolled in Tooele County School District
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
  • Lost a family member to suicide
Award: $1000
Deadline:  April 20, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
The Stansbury High School Spirit Scholarship aims to reward students who have shown and promoted school spirit throughout their high school career. Student will be asked to submit an essay (1-2 pages) answering the following questions:
  • Why is having school spirit important?
  • What have you done during your high school career to promote school spirit?
  • What do you think can be done to promote school spirit in your community?
2 Letters of recommendation are required - at least one written by a Stansbury High School employee (teacher, coach, administrator.)
Due:  April 27
Award: 2 - $500 scholarships
Pick up application from Mrs. Cavey
 
 
 
The Milne Scholarship:  
  • Senior at Stansbury High School
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Accepted to a post-secondary educational institution (college/university or vocational/technical school)
  • Overcome or still coping with adversity
  • Plan to work while completing post-secondary education
Due: May 4, 2018
Award:  $500-$1000
Turn in completed application to Mrs. Cavey    Scholarship Application Link
 
 
 
Zip Recruiter
Award:  $3000
Write about a previous job you've held and your ideal post-graduate career.  This scholarship is open to high school seniors as well as current college students. You do NOT need to register with ZipRecruiter to apply!
Deadline:  June 30
 
 
My529 Make Your Mark Scholarship:  K-12 grade students invited to design a bookmark for the My529 college savings plan.  Click here for official instructions and entry form.  Contest open from September 1 to October 1.  Award Amount:  $1000.
 
 
 
QuestBridge College Match Scholarship:  A full-ride to America's most prestigious colleges & universities including: Yale, Stanford, Princeton, MIT and many more.  Stansbury High School has had winners of this scholarship in the past!  Applicants must be exceptional students who rank in the top 5%-10% of their class.  Their transcript must demonstrate academic rigor.  Applicants must have financial need - family income less than $65,000 per year.  Deadline:  September 27, 2018.  Click here to see if you meet the specifications.  Click here to apply.
 
 
 
 
 
UHSAA 2018-2019 Video Competition
Award:  $1,000
Due:  October 15, 2018
Produce a video showing how Stansbury High School "does rowdy right" through good sportsmanship.  The video should be between 2-3 minutes.  The winning entry will be shown multiple times throughout the school year at SHS.  Video selections will be shown at many of the UHSAA state championship events.
 
Judging criteria:
  • Video answers the question, Why sportsmanship matters at your school
  • Clear definition of expectations of conduct for school
  • Creativity of presentation
  • The need for positive sportsmanship explained
  • Overall impress/engaging video
 
For further information, please see Mr. Trever Wilson, SHS Athletic Director
 
 
 

 

 

 

Wendy’s High School Heisman: Seniors who excel in academics (min. 3.0 GPA), athletics, and leadership. Award amounts vary $500-$5000. Deadline: Oct 17, 2018. Application Link

 

 

 

 

 

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship: Eligibility: High school seniors who have gone through significant adversity and who have triumphed. Must demonstrate financial need (under $55,000 anually). Includes an essay. GPA requirement is 2.0 and there is not a minimum ACT score requirement.  Scholarship amount varies from $6,000 - $25,000 to be used toward attaining a Bachelors Degree. Apply online. Deadline: October 25. Click here for application  

 

 

 

 

 

Coca-Cola Scholarship: The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. The application is open! Students who will be graduating in the 2018-2019 academic school year may apply here through Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern. 

 

 

 

 
Prudential Spirit of Community: Volunteer activity that occurred at least in part within the past 12 months. State winner(2) receives $1000 and a trip to Washington DC. Deadline: November 6, 2018. Click here for application
  
 
Utah Jump Start Coalition Financial Literacy Scholarship
Looking for creative, engaging video entries that capture the important principles of preparing financially for college while keeping debt to a minimum. Contest open to seniors and designed to recognize students who can demonstrate a solid understanding of financial literacy concepts and are pursuing a post-secondary education either at a university, college, trade school or similar institution of higher learning.  Deadline:  November 15, 2018.  Award:  $1,250.00 
 
 
 
 
Elks Most Valuable Student: Eligibility: High school senior & U.S. Citizen. Judging criteria: Scholarship, Leadership, Financial Need.  Deadline: November 15.  Submission of applications will be on-line only.  Click here for application 
 
 
The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year annually-renewable college scholarship for graduating high school seniors in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities as well as financial need. It is a “last dollar” scholarship that pays toward tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and miscellaneous educational expenses. Scholars may attend any nonprofit accredited school in the United States. Deadline: November 29, 2018. Application available October 1. Click here for application.
 
 
  
 
 
Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship
Award amount:  $2500.00
Deadline:  December 7, 2018
  • Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
  • Be enrolled as a high school senior
  • Reside in one of the communities listed on the program website
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019- 2020 academic year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Demonstrate financial need
 
 
 
  
Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship:  Open to any high school senior who plans to attend college. 4 - $1000 scholarships will be awarded state-wide. Students will submit an on-line application which includes an essay honoring a high school counselor who has had a positive impact on the student and the school. Winners will be announced February 6th.  Deadline: December 8, 2018.  Application Link
 
 
 
 
AXA Achievement Scholarship:
Seniors...
  • Are you active in your community?
  • Have you led a project that benefits others?
  • Have you overcome personal challenges?
If so, apply for the AXA Achievement Scholarship. Scholarships in the amount of $2,500, $10,000, and $25,000. There's a winner in every state.
Deadline: December 14, 2018. Application Instructions Link
 
 
 
 
 
 
Final Fantasy Scholarship: Seniors who are passionate Final Fantasy gamers. Winner is based on quality of 5 paragraph essay describing your love of Final Fantasy and your personal growth.  Award:  $1,000.  Deadline: December 15Application Link.
 
 
 
  
 
The Utah CTE (Career & Technical Education) Scholarships: The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholarships and Tuition Awards are for outstanding CTE students. The scholarships/awards are sponsored by the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) with funds provided by participating higher education institutions. The award amount varies by institution. Click HERE for complete instructions and application.  Deadline:  February 1, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
Utah Elks Alternative/Vocational Scholarship: A scholarship opportunity for seniors planning on attending a technical or vocational school after high school.  Pick up a scholarship application from Mrs. Cavey. Deadline: February 1.