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Bountiful High Scholarships

Bountiful High School Scholarships and Opportunities
 
 
The following scholarships and opportunities can be found in the Counseling Center on the Scholarship Board. The scholarships listed here are exclusive to BHS students. The opportunities listed will enhance learning as well as help secure future scholarships. Applications need to be submitted either to Mr Munk or the specified organization on the application by the posted deadline.
 
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http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship  
(This link is for a monthly essay contest worth $1000)
 
http://www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest  (This link is for a monthly essay contest worth $1000 as well)
 
Scholarship Search Engines: (The search engines are additional tools for finding scholarships)
 
http://www.studentscholarships.org
http://www.scholarshipexperts.com
http://www.fastweb.com
http://www.collegetoolkit.com
http://www.zinch.com
https://www.collegexpress.com 
https://www.unigo.com/
https://www.goingmerry.com/
 
 
 
 
 
Scholarships: 
 
 
Comcast Leaders and Achievers November 3, 2017            
                                               
USU Diversity Day Educational Opportunity Scholarship  Just click link (March 16, 2018)     
  
Army ROTC Scholarships  See Dave Mortensen How an ROTC Scholarship Bennefits College Students: Click here
 
United States Military Academy West Point  See Dave Mortensen
 
 SUU Governors Academy Opportunity Scholarship  Just click link (March 3)
 
Jewel Egbert Poetry Scholarship  March 5, 2018
 
Keys to Success/ Weber State University Scholarship March 3, 2018
 
 Keys to Success/ Utah Valley University Award  February 27, 2018
 
Keys to Success/ U of U Alumni Scholarship February 27, 2018
 
Keys to Success/ U of U Academy Mortgage Scholarship February 27, 2018
 
Keys to Success/ Southern Utah University Award February 27, 2018
 
Keys to Success/ Davis Tech Scholarship February 27, 2018 
 
Keys to Success/ Paul Mitchell Schools Scholarship  All Year 
 
Dr Steven A Hill Memorial Scholarship Not being funded this year. 
 
Bertin Family Foundation Scholarship April 13, 2018 
 
Madge M Davies Memorial Education Scholarship  Not being funded this year. 
 
Rotary International 2 types: Leadership & Service / First-Generation College Student March 30, 2018
 Dr. Joe Nielsen Scholarship Not being funded this year.

 Lakeview Hospital Scholarship April 27, 2018

Opportunties

Opportunities: Events that could eventually lead to scholarships, college admissions, etc. 
 

10th Grade 
 
HOBY Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership     
Registration Deadline: December 8, 2017
Event: May 31 - June 2, 2018
Details: A leadership conference focusing on service and innovation. BHS can send two students. The cost is $395 per student; covers everything except transportation to and from Snow College, Ephraim.
 
Requirements: Strong skills in communication, critical thinking, creativity and sensitivity. A leader among peers, with a charismatic personality.
Contact: Mrs. Anderson 
 
11th Grade 
 
USU Diversity Day / Educational Opportunity Scholarship    
Registration Deadline: Registration open
Event: March 16, 2018 from 8:30am to 4pm
Details: A day on campus at USU targeted to multicultural prospective students as well as first generation college prospects. http://www.usu.edu/admissions/events/diversity
Contact: julian.brown@usu.edu
 
 
Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge   
Registration Deadline: November 17, 2017
Event: March 8-11 or April 12-15, 2018
Details: A leadership conference focusing on patriotism.
 
Requirements: Demonstrates leadership qualities, high academic achievement and exemplary citizenship.
Contact: Applications on the Scholarship Board. Must sign up through Utah's contact by mailing the required application directly. For more information please visit http://www.freedomsfoundation.org/spirit-of-america-leadership-program
 
Utah Girls State  
Registration Deadline: February 2, 2018
Event: June 4th - 9th at Weber State University
Details: Participants learn how to participate in the functioning of their state's government in preparation for their future roles as responsible adult citizens. 
Requirements: Must be a junior in high school who is on-line to graduate and college bound. 
Contact: katanderson@dsdmail.net 
 
USU Engineering State  
Registration Deadline: March 1, 2018 
Event: June 4-7, 2018
Details: An excellent opportunity to work with the faculty at USU, meet students with your same interests, learn more about what engineering is and ask the professionals about choosing engineering as a career. 
Requirements: Must be a junior in high school who is on-line to graduate and college bound. This is a good fit for those who excel in math and science and for those who may want to pursue a career in engineering or computer science. 
Contact: Register on-line  
 
Quest Bridge College Prep Scholarship 
Registration Deadline: March 21, 2018
Details / Requirements: If you are a junior in high school, have a 3.5 or higher GPA, take challenging courses and come from a family who makes under $65,000 annually (family of four), you are the perfect candidate for this scholarship. 
https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students
 
Governors Honors Academy  
Registration Deadline: March 1, 2018
Event: June 22nd-30th, 2018
Details: A leadership event that happens during the Summer at SUU. It is a 4 year scholarship opportunity to SUU. 
Requirements: Must be a junior in high school with at least a 3.75 GPA. 
Contact: Apply on-line
 
Utah Boys State  
Registration Deadline: March 10, 2018
Event: June 11th - 15th at Weber State University
Details: An excellent opportunity to experience the functions of government and our judicial system through and with actual sitting civic leaders. Will be held on the Weber State University campus and the opportunity to earn college credit and possible scholarships accompanies this experience.  
Requirements: Must be a junior in high school who is on-line to graduate and attend college. 
Contact: Mr Munk http://continue.weber.edu/boysstate/ 
Bring applications to Kathy Anderson 
 
12th Grade 
 
USU Diversity Day / Educational Opportunity Scholarship   
Registration Deadline: Open
Event: March 16, 2018 from 8:30am to 4pm
Details: A day on campus at USU targeted to multicultural prospective students as well as first generation college prospects. http://www.usu.edu/admissions/events/diversity
Contact: julian.brown@usu.edu
 
 
 
 
 
All Grades
 
The National Security Language Initiative for Youth & the YES Abroad Programs  
Registration Deadline: The National Security Language Initiative for Youth, December 5, 2017
Registration Deadline: The YES Abroad 
Details: (NSLI-Y) / YES Abroad Programs were launched in 2006 to promote critical language learning among American youth. The U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with American Councils for International Education, awards and administers merit-based scholarships to high school students for participation in summer and academic year immersion programs in locations where the seven NSLI-Y languages are spoken. NSLI-Y immerses participants in the cultural life of the host country, giving them invaluable formal and informal language practice and sparking a lifetime interest in foreign languages and cultures. For more information please visit www.nsliforyouth.org / www.yes-abroad.org
 
National Student Leadership Foundation  
Summer 2018 enrollment will open in early November
Event: University campuses across the country. 
Details: A national conference where students can gain better leadership and service skills, by interacting with other student leaders from all across the world. This conference is facilitated by prominent national and world leaders. It is held on a specific college campus based upon the students choice of study. You must be nominated by a school official (Mr Munk). For more information please visit www.nslcleaders.org 
Contact: Mr Munk
Must meet with Mr Munk before applying
 
Taiwan International Youth Exchange Association  
Registration Deadline: 
Details: Youth 16 - 18 have a wonderful opportunity to travel to Taiwan and become team leaders by creating an English environment through implementing educational projects. 
Program Details
 
 
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program   
Registration Deadline: November 7, 2017
Event: Spring 2018
Details: Students 5th-12th grade who have participated in a volunteer service activity will submit their application and a copy will go to their school principal, who will select one to be the representative for the school. Student could then win up to $1,000 and a paid trip to Washington DC.  
www.nassp.org/spirit
 
SPI Study Abroad Language/Service/Leadership  
Registration Deadline: Early Enrollment Dec 15, 2017
Event: Summer 2018 
Details: Study abroad in Spain, France, Italy, Costa Rica, Mexico, or China this summer for college credit. With SPI Study Abroad, traditional classrooms take a backseat to exciting activities around the city, conversations with locals, and journeys where history, art, and culture come to life! College credit possible. For more information, visit spiabroad.com or call 866-502-7505.
 
Utah Women and Leadership Project 
Event: Throughout the year
Details: Different events and resources that promote higher education for women as well as leadership opportunities. 
www.utahwomenandeducation.org 
Contact: Bonnie Mortensen bmortensen@uvu.edu
 
2018 Reagan Leadership Summit
Deadline: April 12, 2018
Event: October 12, 2018
Details: This summit is designed for emerging leaders, aged 15-25. Attire is professional dress. The cost for the Summit is $50.00 which includes conference admission, opening night reception, light breakfast, catered lunch, a Summit t-shirt, and museum admission. Early Bird tickets are available for $35.00 until August 15, 2018 or until ticket block sells out.
https://www.reaganfoundation.org/programs-events/events-calendar/reagan-leadership-summit-2018/
 
StepUp Utah Scholars Recognition: This recognition is open to any student that meets the requirements of having at least a 3.0 GPA and have completed at least 20 Next Steps off of the Grade-by-Grade checklists.   For more information about the requirements go to StepUp Utah Scholars information
Senior deadline is March 1, 2018
StepUp Utah Scholars Recognition application
 
FLSAS/Foreign Language Immersion and Cultural Immersion Abroad:  FLSAS offers Foreign Language Immersion and Cultural Immersion Programs. The language learning programs are for those who love languages and want to have a language learning vacation in professionally run programs; and for those who realize that the world is getting more homogenized every day and want to experience the cultural differences of other countries while they still exist.
FLSAS
 
Experience America Camps:  Experience America summer programs help students discover potential careers around their passions.   If you are interested in Tech or Fashion but might need financial assitance in order to attend a camp, please see the attached financial aid application. They are offering up to $1,500 in financial aid for qualifying students.
Experience America 
Financial Aid Website

Regents

Regents Scholarship Program
 


Regents Scholarship Checklist
 
The purpose of the Regents’ Scholarship is to promote academic and financial preparation
during grades 9-12 for post secondary education. This voluntary statewide scholarship is aligned with the Utah Scholars Core Course of Study.
 
The courses required by the scholarship are proven to help students become college and career ready. All of the requirements for the Regents’ Scholarship must be completed during grades 9-12, by the date of high school graduation. Courses taken before grade nine or after grade twelve will not satisfy the scholarship requirements.
 
Check the links for the most up to date information on deadlines, contact info, and qualifications. 
 
 It is the student’s responsibility to understand the requirements of the scholarship, however; students are encouraged to work closely with their school guidance counselor. Customer Service agents are available to answer general questions regarding the scholarship 801-321-7159. 

 
New Century Scholarship Program 

 
This program has two tracks. There is an Associates Degree Track as well as a Math and Science Curriculum Track. Both of these tracks require collaboration and planning directly with higher education schools. The following link will provide additional information for both the Regents and the New Century Scholarship Programs. 
 
 
For more information link to http://stepuputah.com/regentsscholarship/
 

Keys to Success

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS
 
1.  Scholarships are based on a student's GPA and ACT score (Index Score)
2.  Index scores for scholarships vary for each college/university.  Apply for everything. 
3.  The types of academic scholarship awards are typically full or part tuition
 
 
TALENT
 
1.  Scholarships awarded in several areas such as music, dance, marching band, arts, debate, newspaper staff, rodeo, and varsity athletics. 
2.  Each department has individual criteria.
3.  Applicants should complete a scholarship application and make arrangements with departments for auditions if applicable. 
4.  Amounts for talent scholarships vary.
 
 
LEADERSHIP
 
1.  Scholarship for students who have shown outstanding leadership in high school and in the community.  
2.  To receive full consideration, it is anticipated grades be above average.
3.  Students should be prepared to serve on leadership committees. 
 
 
DEPARTMENTAL
 
1.  Scholarships are awarded to students excelling in specific areas who show potential for academic success in a chosen major.
2.  Students apply to their chosen department.
 
 
ACHIEVEMENT
 
1.  Most schools offer scholarship money to Regional and State Sterling Scholar winners. 
2.  Most schools offer scholarship money to students who have achieved National Merit winner status which is determine by a scores on the NMSQT. 
 
 
GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Most general scholarships require the following criteria:
 
1.  Average ACT score and GPA
2.  Community Service such as Youth Community Council, tutoring, mentoring, coaching, elderly assistance, disaster relief, hunger and homelessness, community improvement.  Hours should be documented carefully.  An original project is highly considered.  
3.  Extra Curricular Activities such as:  National Honor Society, student body officer, participation is clubs, athletic participation, member of yearbook or newspaper staff. 
4.  Work experience:  documented work hours related to career goal.