The Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents (UAIIA) is offering a minimum of three scholarships ranging from $500 to $2000 in 2017 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 2016 UAIIA awarded sixteen scholarships.
Financial need by applicants may also be considered. If desired, the student may return the financial information form along with the application. If this form is used, any information disclosed will be kept confidential.
A transcript of the student’s grades must be received by the deadline given below. If it is school policy to mail transcripts separately, it is the applicant’s responsibility to see that these transcripts are received at the UAIIA office. Applications without transcripts of grades will not be considered. In addition, a recent photo should be included with the application. This photo will not be returned to the applicant. It may be used for news releases or for publicity articles should your student receive a scholarship.
Applications (including transcripts) must be received or postmarked no later than April 1, 2017 at the office of the Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents, 4885 South 900 East, Suite 302, Salt Lake City, Utah 84117. Please feel free to contact us with any questions at (801) 269-1200.
If selected in-person interviews will be held. The date will be determined later. This application is also available on our website at www.uaiia.org. Click on the scholarship link.
C.A.R.E. (Celebrate Achievement, Reward Excellence)Scholarship – These are needs based scholarships. Grant Christensen Memorial Scholarship – Young Parents only Jay Lynn Bowen Scholarship – Cyprus High Seniors only Tony Boggess Scholarship – Must have attended 2 years at Granite Park Junior High Elvia Romero George Scholarship – Hispanic & First Generation College Student
Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Scholarship Program
Edwards Lifesciences is passionate about improving quality of life around the world and strengthening the communities where we live and work. To that end, the Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Scholarship Program aims to increase access to higher education and to promote careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Through this program, we award 10 four-year scholarships of $2,500 per year ($10,000 in total) to high school seniors from Orange County, California or Salt Lake County, Utah who are pursuing bachelor’s degrees in STEM fields. We are excited to announce that program is now accepting applications for graduating high school seniors. We would appreciate you sharing this information with partners and students that may benefit from this program. Scholarship Criteria: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
Be a current high school senior residing in Orange County, California or Salt Lake County, Utah or be a child (or in the guardianship) of an Edwards Lifesciences employee
Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a STEM field
Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
Demonstrate financial need
Maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for scholarship renewal
March 1, 2017 – Scholarship application available for the 2017-2018 academic year
April 11, 2017 – Application deadline
Late May 2017 – Scholarship Recipients announced via U.S. mail
Marrk Miller Subaru Automotive Excellence Scholarship Application Deadline April 15, 2017 Return Completed Application to:Jerry Corbett, firstname.lastname@example.org 385-646-6523 The Mark Miller Subaru Automotive Excellence Scholarship will provide scholarships to high school automotive students in Granite School District who are interested in becoming an Automotive Technician with Mark Miller Subaru. (Recipients will be encouraged to return to the sponsoring business for employment after completing their degree.) Members of Mark Miller Subaru will determine scholarship recipients. Each scholarship will include a $2500.00 award, divided across two academic years, and payable to Salt Lake Community College. Scholarship and funds will be administered through Granite Education Foundation. The scholarship also includes a paid internship with Mark Miller Subaru while working towards an Associates Degree in Automotive Technology (Automotive Technician, AAS) and a strong potential for ongoing employment with Mark Miller Subaru once the Associates Degree has been obtained. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.5 GPA while enrolled at Salt Lake Community College. Scholarship funds will help cover the cost of full-time tuition, books and fees. Students must plan to enroll for full time status (12 or more credits). Eligibility Requirements: • Must be a senior in a Granite School District high school and be on track for high school graduation. • Must have completed the Automotive Technician pathway while in high school (see automotive instructor or Career Center Coordinator for clarification). • Must be a Utah resident and citizen or permanent resident of the United States. • Must be interested in pursuing an Automotive Technology career. • Must be willing to commit to a 20 hour (minimum) per week, paid internship while attending SLCC. • Must be able to produce a social security number upon hire. • Must have a clean driving record, the ability to pass a background check and the ability to pass a drug screening. • Preference will be given to students who have participated in SkillsUSA. • Preference will be given to students who have earned an Alldata Certification. • Preference will be given to students who have earned a SP2 Certification. Mark Miller Subaru Automotive Excellence Scholarship for Granite School District Automotive Technician Students Application Requirements: • Apply (on-line or in person) and be accepted for Admission as a student at Salt Lake Community College (must pay $40 unless you took a concurrent class in high school). • Complete scholarship application (application at the end of this form) by deadline. • Provide a copy of high school transcript or GED. • Provide a copy of your resume. • Provide a recommendation from your high school automotive teacher to provide evidence of your potential as an automotive technician. • Provide one additional recommendation from an employer or other schoolteacher. • Provide a personal statement (limit 2 pages) describing why you want to pursue a career in automotive technology. Including: 1. Your experience working with automobiles or other mechanical pursuits. 2. The challenges you have encountered or may encounter in pursuing your educational goals. 3. Why do you want to become an automotive technician? Benefits of this scholarship • $2500 award, divided across two academic years, to help offset the cost of tuition, books and fees at SLCC. • Part-time, paid internship with Mark Miller Subaru (min. 20 hours per week) while attending SLCC. • Strong potential for ongoing employment with Mark Miller Subaru after completing the Automotive Technician AAS degree. • Mentoring/tutoring support in any area needed by colleagues from Mark Miller Subaru while you attend SLCC and complete coursework.
StepUp Utah: FAFSA Scholarship One $500 scholarship and two $1,000 scholarships to students who:
Winners are selected at random. Students who completed the FAFSA but did not attend a FAFSA Completion Event can still submit the scholarship application to be entered into a drawing for one additional $500 award.
African-American Leadership Award Deadline: April 17, 2017, 5:00pm The African-American Leadership Award is for African-American students who are graduating high school seniors, with preference given to students who are U.S. citizens from the state of Utah. Applicants need to have demonstrated leadership in their high schools and in their communities and show special talent and potential for continued leadership. Students must be an incoming freshman at Utah State University in Fall 2017. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded. The scholarship will be split over $500 per semester for the 2017-2018 school year.
Conway B. and Elaine W. Sonne Scholarship Deadline: April 17, 2017, 5:00pm The Conway B. and Elaine W. Sonne Scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership in their high schools and in their communities and who show special talent and the potential for continued leadership. Students must be a U.S. citizen and an incoming freshman at Utah State University in Fall 2017. Two $1,400 scholarships will be awarded. The scholarship will be split over $700 per semester for the 2017-2018 school year.
Mountain America Credit Union’s 2017 Scholarship offers six scholarships to Mountain America Credit Union members and their families. The scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, community volunteer service and a written essay about educational and career aspirations. Mountain America ScholarshipMountain America awards $2,000 each to three winners of the Mountain America Scholarship, which is available for Mountain America Credit Union members or their families. One $2,000 scholarship is awarded in each of the following categories: Community Service and Social Service, General and Other Academic Majors, and Business and Communications Majors. Instructions and applications are available through the link below. Applications must be completed by the student and mailed to Mountain America, postmarked by April 21, 2017. Mountain America Scholarship winners will be announced on the company website by June 9, 2017. Presentation of the awards will be held in June. Questions may be directed to Bryan Packer, Public Relations/Scholarship Administrator, at 801-325-6439. Mountain America Scholarship Application: https://www.macu.com/about-us/community-involvement/scholarships/application-instructions