April Scholarships 2024

Payton Higgins Memorial "Love of the Game" Scholarship 2023-2024

One $1,000 scholarship and two $500 scholarships will be awarded in 2024.

This scholarship is intended to support a local athlete who is looking to continue his/her career as a student athlete. We want to support an athlete who is chasing their dream despite financial limitations.

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Tongan Heritage Scholarship

The National Tongan American Society is a non-profit organization that promotes educational and leadership opportunities for the Tongan People. We are offering a scholarship for Tongan high school graduates or those of Tongan descent who need assistance to attend colleges and universities.

Visit our website: and complete the scholarship application online. The due date is the last day of April 2024.

Metallurgical Engineering scholarship:

Scholarships range from $1,000 to $10,000 and are merit and need-based. 

Deadline: May 15th, 2024 

Eligibility: Students interested in metallurgical engineering with a 3.0 GPA or higher. 

Application: First Year Students can apply for our Metallurgical Engineering Scholarship AND College scholarship (College of Mines & Earth Sciences) 

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SUU Scholarship:

The TBird Promise Scholarship is still open for students. This is an 8 semester scholarships that stacks on top of their academic scholarship.
Due to FAFSA delays, the Southern Utah University President has decided to extend our scholarship deadline. Students can still apply and automatically be considered for our academic scholarships! As always, they can apply for FREE here: APPLY

Technical Education Scholarship (Southwest Tech):

The Utah Technical Education scholarship is for individuals who intend to enroll in a high-wage/high-demand program at a Utah technical college. You will need to upload your FAFSA Confirmation in this application. If a student is awarded a Utah Technical Education scholarship, funds may be used for tuition, fees, and books for the program of interest. If you need assistance, please contact Student Services at (435) 586-2899.


Dixie Power Youth Leadership Challenge - Scholarship Opportunity:

Each year Dixie Power participates in the URECA Youth Leadership Challenge which is open to Juniors in High School. Dixie Power gives out $10,000 in scholarships at the end of the Youth Leadership Challenge - students that attend will have the opportunity to receive a scholarship, and two of our students will be selected to attend the Youth Tour in Washington DC. The students must be a Dixie Power member to apply. We started taking applications on March 1st, and the deadline to apply is March 31st. 

For more detailed information and information on how to apply, please visit the following link:

Directors' Memorial Scholarship:
They will be awarding FIFTEEN (15) academic scholarships, each valued at $3,000, to members who are graduating high school seniors, current college students, and returning students pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree. Applications will be accepted online beginning February 1, 2024 until Monday, April 15, 2024 at 2 AM ET/ 1 AM CT/ 12 AM MT. Scholarship recipients are selected according to need, academic performance, a video or written essay, and letter of recommendation. The 15 eligible scholarship recipients will be announced in June.

 Applicants do need to be a Chartway member to apply, and students can open an account online through our website or by visiting a local branch location!

 Members are welcome to visit our website for more information at  If members have additional questions, they may send an email to:

America First Charitable Foundation Student Scholarship:

The America First Charitable Foundation is going to be awarding (10) $5,000 scholarships to students who are graduating and planning on furthering their education!
Application deadline is April 30, 2024
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Wilson Orthodontics Scholarship:

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The Dot fund Scholarship:

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CJR Founders Scholarship:

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Opportunities Scholarship:

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The Cedar City Rotary Club is sponsoring 4 scholarships for students who will be attending SUU Fall 2024!

Each scholarship is $1500 ($750 for 2 semesters) and will be applied directly to the students' tuition at SUU*
The scholarship deadline is APRIL 19, 2024


Applications can be submitted in mail or in person to the address on the application or via email to

Karen Mayne Public Safety Officer Scholarship:
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Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans:
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Payton Scholarship:
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Hagen Scholarship
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State Bank Scholarship


  • High school senior

  • Must have a high school transcript

Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship:

- $50,000 - 9 Awards (Deadline: February 20, 2024) 

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: 

  • Be a graduating high school senior who plans to enroll as a full time student in pursuit of a four-year bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States. 

  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and rank in the top 20% of their class. 

Applications can be found by going to: 

Women's Cyber Security Scholarships:

$5,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: February 29, 2024) 

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: 

  • Be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance. 

  • Be a senior in high school with a GPA of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. 

Applications can be found by going to: s cyber security scholarships 

American Chemical Society Scholars Program:

$5,000 - 350 Awards (Deadline: March 1, 2024) 

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must

  • Intend to major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND plan to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science. 

Applications can be found by going to: chemical society scholars program 

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-Jiffy Lube (What drives you)

The Elks National Foundation (ENF) has kicked off the 2024 scholarship year. Here are the details!

Most Valuable Student (MVS) Contest:

The 2024 MVS application is now open. Applications can be found online at The application deadline is November 13, 2023.

The Elks National Foundation (ENF) awards 500 four-year scholarships based on academics, leadership, and financial need. National awards range from $1,000 per year to $7,500 per year. The national awards will be announced in April 2024, along with any local winners.

MVS scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), at a U.S. college or university next school year. Some important applicant details include:

  • Current high school seniors (or equivalent) who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.

  • Applicants do not have to be related to a member of the Elks.

  • Male and female students compete separately.

Applicants select from a list of the Lodges closest to their home address zip code. Please have your students choose Cedar City Lodge number 1556 as their sponsoring Lodge. Complete details can be found at

Legacy Awards -The Legacy Awards program begins on September 1, 2023. Legacy Awards

provide $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of dues-paying Elk members. The ENF offers a total of 350 national awards. The application deadline is February 5, 2024. Please visit enf for more details and the application link.

Local Tech Scholarship -Any student wishing to participate in a technical program may apply for this scholarship. I have supplied one copy of the application for you to copy for interested students. Applications need to be turned in at the Cedar City Elks Lodge no later than February 1st 2024.

For any questions, please contact me at or (435) 383-3351

More information view the following links:

Sons of Utah Pioneers

2023 Scholarship Application Instructions  -  REVISED 3/10/23



The Cedar City Chapter of the Sons of Utah Pioneers will award scholarships varying from $500 to $2,000 according to the number of scholarships awarded and compatibility to Sons of Utah Pioneer's mission.

  1. Attend an Iron County area school: i.e., Canyon View High School, Cedar City High School, Parowan High School, a charter school, or a home school in Iron County.

  2. Be admitted to an institution of higher learning that matches and supports the educational goals of the applicant.

  3. Submit one letter of recommendation from a family member demonstrating character and service to family or community. (Grandparent, parent, guardian, uncle or aunt)

  4. Submit two letters from nonrelatives demonstrating outstanding character, service and scholarship.

  5. Submit self description of evidence of community and school service.

  6. Write and submit an essay with maximum of six hundred words, of a historical person, event or ancestor that has impacted Utah.

  7. If the winning applicant plans to serve a mission, enter military service, or delay entering college for another SUP board-approved reason, the scholarship will be held for a maximum of two years.

  8. Scholarship recipients will be asked to make a short presentation to SUP members during or following their first year of higher education.

  9. Applications must include applicant’s permanent contact information, including: address, phone number, and email address.



*Applications must be received by April 24, 2023.



Please send application by mail or email to:
Burke Hamilton
1131 E. Nichols Canyon Road
Cedar City, UT 84721
Cell:    (626) 786-7450

Freedoms Foundation Scholarship:

Quell Foundation Scholarships March 14th

Junior Golf Scholarship March 15th

Cliff Jones Memorial Bowling March 15th

AHLA Foundation March 15th

Qualified Hardware's Dedicated Students March 15th

Leadership Excellence Scholarship March 16th

ChubbyBubbyBear Scholarship March 29th

Because College is Expensive March 31st

Key Thinkers Scholarship March 31st

Stossel Essay Contest March 31st

Too Cool for School March 31st

Stossel Video Contest March 31st

SkillPointe Foundation Tech March 31st

Teen's Alzheimer's April 1st

Rhodes Trust Scholarship Deadline: October 3rd

Daniels Fund Scholarship Deadline: October 15th

Women in STEM Scholarship Deadline: October 15th

Heisman HS Scholarship Deadline: October 18th

Coca-Cola Scholars Deadline: October 31st

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship Deadline: October 31st

Voice of Democracy Deadline: October 31st

American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Deadline: November 1st

Scholarship Criteria

Qualified Utah Students may apply for a $1,000 scholarship as a 2022 high school graduate from a Utah public, privat or charter high school OR a continuing student attending a two- or four-year public or private not-for-profit institution of higher education in the state of Utah to support the completion of their degree.


Applicants must:

  • Self identify as African American/Black

  • Have a grade point average of at least 2.5 (based on a 4.0 scale)

  • be enrolled in a full-time program(minimum 12 credit hours) at an accredited Utah-based college, university, or an institution of equivalent accreditation for the 2022-2023 academic year

Utah Farm Workers Scholarship

The National Farmworker Jobs Program is available to farmworkers and their dependents and offers FREE Education, Career Development Training, Career Advancement Training, and Support Services for participants.

Our Case Managers work with participants to prepare them for career advancement including job readiness training, resume and cover letter preparation, interview skills, and job searching skills. Futures Through Training has operated this program since 1992 and is adept at guiding participants through the process of attaining skills and looking for work.

Education support can range from basic skills tutoring, ESL classes, and GED classes, to assist with college tuition, books, and supplies. If formal education is not what they are currently pursuing, we also support training to attain skills and credentials in areas such as Commercial Truck Driving, Manufacturing skills, Construction skills, Medical Assistance credentials, and other vocational skills.

To qualify for the program, a participant must be an agriculture worker or a dependent, be low income, have the legal right to work in the United States, and have worked in agriculture within the last two years.

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Utah Jiffy Lube “What Drives You?” Scholarship

The  Utah Jiffy Lube “What Drives You?” Scholarship program is offering

two $6,500 scholarship awards and six $1,500 scholarship awards to 8 local high school students – students simply have to write about “What Drives You?” – no grade point or test score requirements!

Students attending high school in Utah can apply directly online NOW at:  

Program Overview:

  • Eight finalists will be selected from the 500 word “What Drives You?” essays submitted.   (there are two categories:  Already licensed teen drivers & driver’s ed students) . Each finalist will be guaranteed a minimum $1,500 award if they create and submit a 1-2 minute video that expands on their essay in their own candid words, visuals, etc.  The overall  $6,500 scholarship winner, in each category,  will be chosen from these videos.  Last year’s scholarship winners and the videos they submitted are posted on our site!

Deadline is:  March 14th, 2022

Anxiety Scholarship

We’re an adolescent mental health facility specializing in anxiety and depression. We teach resilience skills to create stronger families and stronger futures.

Last year we had great success with the Anxiety Scholarship program. It’s a $1000 video contest where high school seniors can submit a video about how anxiety holds them back in life.

We had about 24 applicants last year. With the CDC reporting that over 32% of kids today have anxiety, we’re offering the scholarship again hopefully to reach more of Utah’s students and promote mental health. Here are the website and poster.

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The College Board partners with scholarship providers connected to the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and PSAT™ 10. Through these partners, students can access over $300 million in scholarship awards. Learn more at

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF):

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  • Every year, HSF selects approximately 10,000 outstanding students as HSF Scholars from a broad and talented pool of applicants.

  • HSF Scholars have access to a full range of invaluable Scholar Support Services, including career services, mentorship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training.

  • Career services include access to internships and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners.

  • HSF Scholars are eligible to apply for all Scholar Conferences, including the STEM Summit, Finance Conference, Media and Entertainment Summit, Entrepreneurship Summit, Healthcare Summit, and Alumni Symposium.

  • Finally, and importantly, HSF awards over $30 million in scholarships annually. Depending upon available funds, scholarships can range from $500–$5,000 and are awarded directly to eligible HSF Scholars.

Important Information

  • It takes an average of 30 minutes to complete Phase I of the HSF Scholar Application.

  • No essays, recommendations, or document uploads are required in Phase I.


  • Must be of Hispanic heritage, a U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA

  • Have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students

  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit four-year university or graduate school, in the U.S.

  • Submit the FAFSA® or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable)

To learn more, visit and create a MyHSF profile to access the HSF Scholar Application.

American Indian Graduate Center

American Indian Graduate Center provides up to $30,000 in scholarships per student per year and supports Native students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in the United States. It offers more than 20 scholarship opportunities, plus a comprehensive array of academic and support services for students to utilize throughout their entire academic journey. From completing financial aid applications to creating a study plan to thriving on campus, students can rely on American Indian Graduate Center as a guide every step of the way.

Check out the center’s scholarships as well as its student resource page to learn more. Have questions? Contact an academic adviser by calling 505-881-4584 or by emailing

APIA Scholars

Based in Washington, D.C., APIA Scholars is the nation’s largest 501(c)(3) nonprofit provider of college scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) students. APIA Scholars provides scholarships to APIA students pursuing an undergraduate degree at a U.S. accredited college or university.

The scholarship application will close on January 14 at 5 p.m. ET.

For more information on the APIA Scholarship, including eligibility requirements, visit

If you have any questions, please contact APIA Scholars at

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholar Program is designed to empower courageous young leaders of Hispanic heritage. The program helps ensure students achieve their higher education and career goals.

Every year, 10,000 outstanding students are selected as HSF Scholars. While only some will receive HSF scholarships, due to funding limitations, all Scholars have access to HSF’s full range of invaluable Scholar Support Services. HSF Scholar Support Services include mentorship, leadership development, career services, knowledge building, and wellness training. Career services include, but aren’t limited to, access to internships and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners.

Scholarship awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.

To learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit This application closes February 15.

Jackie Robinson Foundation

The online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship will be available at More than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of JRF’s namesake, Jackie Robinson.

To see a listing of the queries JRF most often receives, view their frequently asked questions.

To learn more about JRF, please visit their website at