Scholarships and Financial Aid

 

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Scholarship Check List

 Scholarships

  • State-Funded
    • New Century Scholarship-The New Century Scholarship encourages Utah high school students to accelerate their education by earning an Associate degree in high school from an institution within the Utah System of Higher Education. The scholarship may be used at any four-year public college or university in the Utah System of Higher Education, as well as at Brigham Young University-Provo, and Westminster College. The New Century Scholarship is modified each year as a result of legislation. It is important that you use this website as your resource for the most up-to-date information.
    • Regents Scholarship-The Regents’ Scholarship encourages Utah high school students to prepare for college academically and financially by taking a core course of study and saving for college. The scholarship may be used at any public college or university in the Utah System of Higher Education, as well as at Brigham Young University-Provo, LDS Business College, and Westminster College.

      The Regents’ Scholarship is modified each year as a result of legislation. It is important that you use this website as your resource for the most up-to-date information. The Scholarship Program Guide is updated each spring in April.

    •  Centennial Scholarship-The Centennial Scholarship for Early Graduation program is a partial tuition program which allows for high school graduation to be flexible and appropriate to meet the individual students' needs.

 

  • Local/National

Scholarship

Deadline

Information

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Symantec Software

January

Software-based Science project.  Contact Tracy Poulsen Room 21 before January.

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Zion’s Pays for A’s

November, February, March Drawings

7th-12th graders who earn A's on their report card. Visit website for more details.

 

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US Bank Internet

January 1st - March 31st

Senior planning to enroll at an eligible four-year college or University by Sept. 2012

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Young Entrepreneur Award

Oct.1 thru Dec. 31

Senior exhibiting strong entrepreneurial qualities backed by evidence of such.

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Central Utah Science & Engineering Fair

January

Science Fair Project. Contact Tracy Poulsen Room 21 before January.

 

AES Engineering

October 7

Answer one of the essay questions found on the website.

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Horatio Alger

October 30

Seniors who have a financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.

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Coca-Cola

October 31

Seniors planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-high school institution, minimum GPA 3.0 end of Jr. year.

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Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS

October 31

Enroll online

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Prudential Spirit of Community Award

November 1

Students who have taken part in community service activities over the past year.  Fill out application online, print and turn in to Ms. Anderson in the Counseling Office.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy Competition

 November 1

Students in grades 9-12 enrolled in public, private, and home schooling.  Students compete for this scholarship by writing and recording a boradcast script on an annual patriotic theme.  State winners receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C.  Amount is up to $30,000.

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ACLU Youth Activist

November 9

Seniors who have demonstrated a strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism.

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 Daniels Fund Scholarship

 November 29

Senior who is an outstanding young adult.  Must be a U.S. citizen and plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year non-profit college or university pursuing a bachelor degree.  Each year 250 students are selected from thousands of applicants based on community service, character, and well rounded personality. 

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AXA Achievement

December 1

Seniors having determination to set and reach goals and have the ability to succeed in college.  Must be recommended by an unrelated adult.

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The J. Wesley Foundation

December 1

Students who have a love for music; want to continue education and love for playing the piano; cannot financial afford a piano; ages 12-18.

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ELKS Most Valuable Student

December 2

Senior, U.S. Citizen

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Lynn Jensen Memorial

December 19

Seniors planning to become a school counselor.

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U.S. JCI Senate Foundation

January 7

Seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities, or vocational schools.

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Burger King Scholars Program

January 10

Students do not have to be employed at a Burger King Restaurant.

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society

January 13

Student must be diagnosed with MS or have a parent who has MS.

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SAE Engineering

January 15

Seniors planning to pursue a bachelor degree in engineering, science, business, or technology.

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Utah ELKS Special Needs

January 16

Senior with alternative, vocational and special needs. Pick up an application in the counseling office.

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Walmart Foundation

Dec. 1, Mar. 1, June 1

Available to Walmart and Sam’s Club associates who are based in the U.S. Also to Walmart Associate dependents.

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UAEOP Judy Anderson

January 31

Student must intend to continue their education in an office-related business program.  Click Awards then Student Scholarships.

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UVU Wolverine Ambassador

February 1

First time student, Min GPA 3.0, must have made significant contributions to school and community through involvement, leadership, and service.

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AXA Community

February 15

Ambitious and motivated student, as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community, or work activities. Must be recommended by an unrelated adult.

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Imagine  a Future in Agriculture

February 15

Senior with immediate family actively engaged in production agriculture.  Average or above average GPA and min ACT 18.

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Oh The Places You’ll Go

February 15

Submit an original literary composition which answers this year’s scholarship essay question.

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CTE Scholarships

February 17

Utah Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholarships and Tuition Awards

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University of Utah Science & Mathematics

February 19

Senior Planning to Attend U of U majoring in biology, chemistry, mathematics, or physics.

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Utah Cancer Survivor

February 26

Must be a cancer survivor; min GPA 2.5

Call 800-ACS-2345

Career & Technical Education

February 28

Students planning to a CTE program.

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Risk Management Associations

February 28

Senior who demonstrates a quality work ethic, good example or leader, expresses a need for the scholarship.

Pick up flyer in counseling office

Utah Chapter of Property Casualty Underwriters/CPCU

February 28

Seniors who show promise and desire to succeed.  College major of business, finance, or insurance.

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ACCESS Program for Women in Science & Mathematics

March 1

Senior GIRLS planning to attend the U of U with a major in science or math. 

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The Art Institutes

Deadlines Vary

Several Scholarships for students interested in studying specific fields in the arts. 

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BYU – George H. Hansen Fellowship

March 1

Seniors who enroll at BYU in geology, environmental geology, earth and space science education, or engineering geology majors.

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Thatcher Company Scholarship in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering

March 1

Full four year tuition w/books for Freshmen beginning at the U of U majoring in chemistry or chemical engineering.

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Susan W. Coda Memorial

March 1

Female w/proof of acceptance to a school OUTSIDE the state of Utah, min 3.8 GPA, high ACT score.

Application in the Counseling Office

Utah Career and Technical Education

March 1

Seniors planning to obtain an Associate’s Degree in CTE or are planning to be a CTE Teacher.  Portfolio is required.

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Weber State “Dream Weber”

March 1

Senior Student whose annual household income is equal to or less than $25,000 and who are Pell Grant eligible. 

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Mountain America Credit Union/Utah Public Employees’ Assoc

March 4

Seniors whose parent or guardian belong to BOTH the credit union and the Public Employees’ Association.

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Edison International

March 15

Plan to be a full-time student majoring in math, physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science or computer science/information systems at a four-year college or university.

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Kohl’s Kids Who Care

March 15

Must be nominated by someone else. Young volunteers whose efforts have made a positive impact on their communities.

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Utah Chapter of the Society of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters

March 15

Seniors who will be majoring in business, finance, or insurance.

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Utah Society of Professional Engineers

March 15

Min GPA 3.5, min ACT math score of 30, min ACT English score of 26.

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USU Department of Mathematics and Statistics

March 15

Planning to attend USU and major in the mathematic sciences.

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Exchange Club “Youth of the Year”

March 18

Student with outstanding academic success, community service, & student government.

See Counselors for More Information

Exchange Club ACE Award

March 18

Student who has overcome great physical, emotional, or social obstacles.

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Youthlinc Young Humanitarian Award

March 23

Utah residents (high school or college students) who excel to give back to their communities.  Rewards service, not GPA.

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Robert C. Byrd Honors

March 26

Min GPA 3.7, Min ACT 25

Application in the Counseling Office

T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan Program

March 31

Judged on GPA, ACT, ethnicity, and intended teaching field.  Must pursue a teaching degree and teach for the period of time they received assistance.

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Buick Achievers

March 31

Must plan to major in science, technology, engineering, or math.  Select design, marketing, accounting, finance, and business majors are also eligible.  Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industry using their areas of study.

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Elks Teenager of the Year Award

March 31

Judged on basis of multiple achievements – character, leadership, service, citizenship and scholastics.

Application in the Counseling Office

The Financial Services Roundtable Financial Literacy Scholarship

March 31

Must have completed a certified financial literacy course.

Application in the Counseling Office

Janice M. Scott Memorial

March 31

Awarded primarily on a “need” basis.

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Northrup Grumman Engineering

March 31

Must attend an accredited college or university and be in an approved engineering program.  Min ACT 27, Min Cum GPA of 3.5.

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Utah Association of Indepenent Insurance Agents (UAIIA)

March 31

Min 3.0 GPA, active in extra-curricular activities through school, church, community, or work.  Pursuing insurance or business degrees.

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Keys to Success/Mountain America Credit Union

April 1

Senior @ SFHS who has received a key card this year. $1000 to attend UVU.

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Keys to Success/Mountain America Credit Union

April 1

Senior @ SFHS who has received a key card this year.  $2,000 to attend UVU.

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Spanish Fork High “Rock Solid Service” PTSA

April 1

Student of highest character, achieved academically while giving significant volunteer service while at school and in the community.

Application in the Counseling Office

USS Synthetic Bill J. Pope

April 1

SFHS seniors who have been awarded a Ken Garff Keys to Success Key Card and plan to pursue a degree in science, engineering, or math. Minimum GPA 3.0.

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Utah JumpStart Coalition/UHEAA

April 1

Students who demonstrate their knowledge of financial literacy and preparation for post secondary education.

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Jiffy Lube “What Drives You?”

April 2

500 word essay answering the question, “What Drives You?”

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Gardner Scholarship

April 13

The scholarship will be awarded to students who are planning a career in education, have a history of community service, and show financial need.  

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Elmo Keck

April 13

Participated in high school vocal or instrumental music classes at SFHS, plan to excel in in the music field at a college or university.

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American Legion Legacy

April 15

Must be a child or dependent of active duty personnel of the U.S. Military, National Guard, and military reservists who were federalized and die on active duty on or after September 11, 2001.

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Mountain View Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary Scholarship

April 15

Senior who has been accepted into a college or university, pursuing a career in health care. 

Application in the Counselors Office

Olene S. Walker Transition to Adult Living

April 15

Seniors in Utah State Foster Care who plan to attend a state institution of higher education.

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SFHS Cheer 

April 18

SFHS Senior cheerleader for their devotion to suporting SFHS Athletics and other activities.

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Advanced Family Eyecare vision of the Future

April 20

SFHS Seniors.  Letter of recommendation, copy of high school transcripts, 550 word typed essay describing life goals for work and service to humanity, and how education will help you reach those goals.

Application in the Counseling Office

Edward Earl Collins

April 17

Two letters of recommendation, write brief personal essay.

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Class of 57’

April 20

Min GPA 3.0, career oriented, economic need, and performed volunteer service.

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Dustin H. Diamond Agriculture

April 20

Min GPA 3.0. Have exemplary character and plan to continue education in an agriculture or animal science field.

Application in the Counseling Office

Grant & Genevieve Gardner Legacy

April 14

Planning a career in education, have a history of community service, and show financial need.

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Gillman & Jones Community Service

April 20

SFHS Seniors with good academic grades, strong character, given significant volunteer service in community.

Application in the Counseling Office

Elmo Keck

April 17

Participated in high school vocal or instrumental music classes at SFHS, plan to excel in the music field at a college or university.

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Jack Leifson Citizen

April 20

Min 3.5 GPA, exemplify good citizenship, be involved in the community and have exemplary personal character.

Application in the Counseling Office

C.R. Mitchell Family

April 18

SFHS Senior who exemplifies drive, determination, and perseverance in improving their circumstances and achieving their goals.

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Pacific Horizon Credit Union

April 20

PHCU Started in 1954 and believes in supporting the community and loves to support education.

Application in the Counseling Office

SF Rotary Club & Chamber of Commerce

April 14

Plan to attend a college or university in the fall following high school graduation.  Not eligible if scholarships already awarded total more than $1,000.

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Sharon Sims

April 20

SFHS Senior, MAX (yes max) GPA of 3.0, and have overcome academic struggles through determination and hard work.

Application in the Counseling Office

Colton Ray Stewart Memorial Auto Mechanic

April 20

For Auto mechanic’s or auto body students ONLY.  Cannot have received and other scholarships.

Application in the Counseling Office

Connie Chapple Swain

April 20

Min GPA 3.3, strong character, given significant volunteer service outside the school.  Open to children and grandchildren of public employees who will graduate from SFHS.

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Nursing Scholarship

April 20

Planning to major in the nursing field, two letters of recommendation, resume, info on education, career goals, leadership, community service, financial need.

Application in the Counseling Office

Russell M. Swenson Memorial

April 17

College education focusing on Special Education.

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Widow’s Mite

April 20

Son or Daughter of a widowed single parent and have financial need.

Application in the Counseling Office

Spanish Fork Kiwanis Club

April 14

SFHS Senior. Based on financial need, leadership, and academic achievement.

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Alliance for Unity

April 30

Evidence of family income that qualifies for free or reduced lunch in Utah schools, Min GPA 2.5, senior who has been accepted to a college or university, consistent history of after-school work, evidence of good citizenship and promotion of the values of unity, civility, and respect for others. 

Application in the Counseling Office

Max and Sonoma Creer Business

April 30

Taken business classes, have leadership experience and write a 100-word essay of goals and future business plan.

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Kiplyn Davis

April 30

Senior, list all extracurricular activities, honors, clubs, scholastic honors, leadership positions, hobbies, and work experience.  Write 2-paragraph summary of future goals and accomplishments.

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J. Wayne Nelson

April 30

Senior who exemplifies good citizenship, has exemplary personal character and work ethic, and is involved in an athletic program.

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Bonnie Roach Memorial

April 30

Graduating Seniors of SFHS

Application in the Counseling Office

B. Davis Evans Memorial – Drama Department

May 1

Have been involved in drama or have taken drama while in high school.

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Bob Evans Memorial Music Department

May 1

Must be involved in instrumental music while in high school.

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Nebo Credit Union

May 1

Senior who exhibits a well-rounded, hard working and proven commitment to academics. Must be or become a member of Nebo Credit Union.

Application in the Counseling Office

Youth Automobile Safety

May 13

For seniors who are children of full-time or retired public employees.  Essay competition proposing ways to reduce the accident rate among teens. 

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Rocky Mountain Gas Association HVAC

June 1

Interested in attending a vocational program in heating, ventilation & air conditioning at a community or applied technology college. 

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Abbott & Fenner Business

June 15

Essay between 500 and 1,000 words: What have you done outside of the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by universities or other educational facilities? Of these, which means the most to you?

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Big Sun Scholarship

June 22

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport.

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Diamond Herbs

July 31

Write a 500 word essay about the benefits of alternative medicine compared to pharmaceutical drugs. 

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  • Diversity

Scholarship

Deadline

Information

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SOMOS – Hispanic Leadership

September 18

Senior who has demonstrated leadership in school, community, and/or other service organizations that promote, enhance, or strengthen diversity.  Must be of Hispanic or Latino descent.

Application in the Counseling Office

Gates Millennium

January 11

Must be an African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American who is a legal permanent resident of the United States. Min GPA 3.3. Meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria.

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Chicano

January 15

Students who promote the cultural pride and tradition of the Chicano/Latino community while overcoming their own life challenges. 

Application in the Counseling Office

Hellenic Heritage

February 1

Senior who plans to attend the U of U and has a Hellenic (Greek) connection.

Application in the Counseling Office

Women’s Italian-American Civic League Scholarship

February 2

Must be of Italian ancestry.  Based on ACT/SAT scores (40%), academic ability (40%), and extracurricular (20%).

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Ivory Homes Hispanic

February 4

Must be a Hispanic/Latino senior in Utah County planning to attend the U of U.

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Narratives of Bravery & Hope

February 18

What challenges have you faced in making Utah home and how have those challenges made you grow – be brave – have hope?  Tell your story in writing or in a video.

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Dan Hola Leadership

February 18

Must be a Pacific Islander who plans to attend the U of U.

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Men’s Italian American Civic League

April 1

Must be of recent Italian Ancestry who has been admitted to a college or university.  Based on ACT/SAT, academic ability, extracurricular involvement, and involvement with an Italian Cultural Organization.

Application in the Counseling Office

 

 

  • Military

Scholarship

Deadline

Information

Website

BYU AFROTC

December

Must plan to join the Air Force ROTC at BYU and plan to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy.

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American Legion Legacy

April 15

Must be a child or dependent of active duty personnel of the U.S. Military, National Guard, and military reservists who were federalized and die on active duty on or after September 11, 2001.

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