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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: 
 
 
 
Regents' Scholarship 
Eligibility:  Seniors who have taken -
  • 4 Years Language Arts
  • 4 Years progressive math
  • 3 Lab-based sciences (must be Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
  • 2 Years of the SAME foreign language
  • 3 Credits social science
Applicants must have a 3.3 cumulative GPA and a 22 composite on the ACTPlease do not submit an application if you do not currently meet the criteria.  Students must also complete FAFSA to apply.
Priority deadline: December 7, 2018
Final 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.
 
 
 
 
  
 
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
 
 
 
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.

 
Student in Action Scholarship
 
Requirements:  In addition to all application requirements, student will write and submit an essay about themselves with an emphasis on action, initiative, and leadership experiences.  Student will explain what they have done that demonstrates action and initiative in leadership and service and why they deserve to be considered for this award.
  • Award:  $500
Complete the scholarship application here. Assemble all materials requested and submit them prior to the end of the school day on Monday, March 12, 2018 to Mrs. Cavey.
 
 
 
 
"Step it Up" Scholarship
 
Requirements:  In addition to all application requirements, thoughtfully compose an essay about yourself and explain What field of health care are you interested in and why? What are your educational and career goals & what are your plans to achieve those goalsHow have you "Stepped It Up." (See application for detailed explanation.)  Essays should not exceed 1000 words.
  • Award:  $1000
Complete the scholarship application here. Assemble all materials requested and submit them prior to the end of the school day on Monday, March 19, 2018 to Mrs. Cavey.
 
 
 
 
Dalton Donate 4 Life Nursing/Medical Scholarship
 
Requirements:  3.0 GPA.  In addition to all application requirements, thoughtfully compose an essay about yourself and explain why you want to pursue a career in nursing or a medical area. Include in your essay a section addressing your knowledge and understanding of organ donation.  Essays should not exceed 800 words.
  • Award:  $500
Complete the scholarship application here. Assemble all materials requested and submit them prior to the end of the school day on Monday, March 19, 2018 to Mrs. Cavey.
 
 
 
 
 
Jordan M. Byrd Chapter 20
Disabled American Veterans Scholarship
 
Requirements:  2.5 GPA.  Available to children and grandchildren of American Military Veterans.  In addition to all application requirements, thoughtfully compose an essay about yourself and explain why you want to pursue advanced education.  Please integrate into your essay your ideas, understanding and feelings related to "Patriotism, leadership and service to our country and the blessings of living in America."  Essays should not exceed 800 words.
  • Award:  $500
Complete the scholarship application here. Assemble all materials requested and submit them prior to the end of the school day on Monday, March 19, 2018 to Mrs. Cavey.
 
 
 
 
Go Local - Tooele Kiwanis Scholarship
 
Requirements:  Seniors with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher who are planning to further their education locally at either Tooele Technical College or Utah State University Tooele. In addition to all application requirements, please write and submit an essay about yourself with an emphasis on your service/leadership experiences.  Student will explain why you feel you deserve to be considered for this scholarship.  Be sure to explain why you want remain in Tooele County to advance your education.  Essays may not exceed 800 words.
  • Award:  $500
Complete the scholarship application here. Assemble all materials requested and submit them prior to the end of the school day on Monday, March 19, 2018 to Mrs. Cavey.
 
 
 
 
 
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."
 
 
 
 
Detroit Diesel Skilled Trades and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Scholarship
 
Requirements:  Seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. In addition to all application requirements, student will write and submit an essay - Why I want to be part of the 21st Century workforce. Be sure to explain why you feel you are deserving of this scholarship.  Essays may not exceed 800 words.
  • 1 Award:  $2000
Complete the scholarship application here. Assemble all materials requested and submit them prior to the end of the school day on Friday, March 23, 2018 to Mrs. Cavey.
 
 
 
 
Service above Self - Tooele Valley Rotary Club Scholarship
 
Requirements:  2.5 GPA.  In addition to all application requirements, thoughtfully compose an essay about yourself with an emphasis on your service experiences.  Please explain why you believe you deserve and need this scholarship.  Essays should not exceed 800 words.
  • Award:  $500
Complete the scholarship application here. Assemble all materials requested and submit them prior to the end of the school day on Friday, March 23, 2018 to Mrs. Cavey.
 
 
 
 
 
A. W. Brothers Communications/Technology Scholarship
 
Requirements:  Seniors with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. In addition to all application requirements, student will write and submit an essay about themselves with an emphasis on your desires to pursue a career in Communications and/or Communications Technology.  Student will explain why you feel you deserve to be considered for this scholarship.  Be sure to explain why you want to advance your education.  Essays may not exceed 800 words.
  • 1 Award:  $1000
  • 2 Awards:  $500
Complete the scholarship application here. Assemble all materials requested and submit them prior to the end of the school day on Friday, March 23, 2018 to Mrs. Cavey.
 
 
 
 
 
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, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jordan M. Byrd Memorial Scholarship
 
Requirements:  2.5 GPA.  In addition to all application requirements, thoughtfully compose an essay about yourself and explain why you want to pursue a medical career.  You may optionally consider integrating into your essay your ideas, understanding and feelings related to "Patriotism."   Essays should not exceed 800 words.
  • Award:  $500
Complete the scholarship application here. Assemble all materials requested and submit them prior to the end of the school day on Monday, April 2, 2018 to Mrs. Cavey.
 
 

 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

  

 
 
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.  Full application at link below.  Deadline:  April 2, 2018
 
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 Light Your Future Scholarship
 
Requirements:  Seniors with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher who are committed to a career in the electrical trades industry. In addition to all application requirements, student will write and submit an essay: "Why I want to be a part of the 21st Century Workforce" with an emphasis on electrical systems. Please explain what an electrical apprenticeship may mean to you.  Essays may not exceed 800 words.
  • 1 Award:  $1000
Complete the scholarship application here. Assemble all materials requested and submit them prior to the end of the school day on Monday, April 2, 2018 to Mrs. Cavey. 
 
 
 
 
Jordan M. Byrd Silver Star Scholarship
 
Requirements:  3.5 GPA.  In addition to all application requirements, applicants will submit 2 essays.
Essay 1: Your reasons for pursuing education in the medical field.
Essay 2:  After reading the "Background Information for Students," thoughtfully write an essay explaining your understanding and feelings regarding "Patriotism." What is patriotism? Do you possess this attribute of character?
  Essays should not exceed 800 words each.
  • Award:  $1500
Complete the scholarship application here. Assemble all materials requested and submit them prior to the end of the school day on Monday, April 2, 2018 to Mrs. Cavey.

 
 
FFA Scholarships
Multiple Scholarships Available
 
Requirements:  2018 Graduate with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. In addition to all application requirements, student will write and submit an essay about yourself and explain why you want to obtain this scholarship.  Describe how you have embraced the "Spirit of FFA" and how your agricultural education and experience have prepared you for your future.
 
  • 1 Award:  $1500 - Top Applicant
  • 3 Awards:  $1000 - Student pursuing degree at a university
  • 6 Awards:  $500 - Student pursuing specialized technical training
 
Complete the scholarship application here. Assemble all materials requested and submit them prior to the end of the school day on Friday, April 6 to Mrs. Cavey.
 
 
 
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 9, 2018.    Application link
 
 
 
 
 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
 
 
 
 
Go for the Gold Barrick Scholarship
 
 
Requirements:  Seniors with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Prepare and include a list of service, leadership, and extracurricular activities and experiences per the specific scholarship information page in the application. In addition to all application requirements, student will write and submit an essay about themselves with an emphasis on educational experiences. Please explain why you believe you need and deserve this scholarship. Indicate what your education objectives and career goals are for the future. You may wish to address challenges that you identify as hurdles to completing your goals and how you plan to address/overcome these issues.  Essays may not exceed 800 words.
  • Award amount:  $500 minimum
Complete the scholarship application here. Assemble all materials requested and submit them prior to the end of the school day on Thursday, April 19, 2018 to Mrs. Cavey.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
Eligibility criteria:
  • Senior at SHS, on track to graduate in May 2018. 
  • 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 27, 2018 to 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.