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Book Your Summer Scholarship

The Book Your Summer Scholarship, funded by the state of Utah, annually awards four high school students from every region in Utah to pursue undergraduate studies of choice.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior
Application Open Date
May 1, 2024
Application Deadline
August 1, 2024
Closing in 15 Days
$1,000
4 Award Winners
Closed
$20,000–$60,000
1 Award Winner

The Colleen Harker, M.D. Supporting Women in Medicine Scholarship

The University of Utah - Women's Resource Center offers the Colleen Harker, M.D. Supporting Women in Medicine Scholarships to undergraduate female students enrolled in medical-related fields in Utah.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
February 28, 2023
Closed
$20,000–$60,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$1,000
1 Award Winner

Alumni Completion Scholarship

The University of Utah - Women's Resource Center awards the Alumni Completion Scholarship of $1,000 to undergraduate female students to complete their studies.

Eligible Grades
College Junior – College Senior
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
February 28, 2023
Closed
$1,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$750
4 Award Winners

Mary Cherry Moslander Roberts Scholarship

The University of Utah - Women's Resource Center awards the Mary Cherry Moslander Roberts Scholarship of $750 per semester to four graduate female students to complete their studies. The award is renewable.

Eligible Grades
Graduate – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
February 28, 2023
Closed
$750
4 Award Winners
Closed
$3,400–$13,600
1 Award Winner

UT Chancellor Academic Scholarship

Utah Tech University awards newly enrolled freshmen the UT Utah Chancellor Academic Scholarship of $13,600 to complete their undergraduate study of choice if admitted before March 1.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman
Application Open Date
December 1, 2022
Application Deadline
March 1, 2023
Closed
$3,400–$13,600
1 Award Winner
Closed
$2,400–$9,600
1 Award Winner

UT Trustees Academic Scholarship

Utah Tech University awards newly enrolled freshmen the UT Trustees Academic Scholarship of $9,600 to complete their undergraduate study of choice if admitted before March 1.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman
Application Open Date
December 1, 2022
Application Deadline
March 1, 2023
Closed
$2,400–$9,600
1 Award Winner
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Closed
$1,500–$7,500
10 Award Winners

Youthlinc Utah Young Humanitarian Award

The Youthlinc Young Humanitarian Award, ranging from $1,500 to $7,500, is awarded to five high school students and five college students pursuing undergraduate degree programs in Utah.

Eligible Grades
High School Junior – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
March 1, 2023
Closed
$1,500–$7,500
10 Award Winners
Closed
$1,500–$6,000
1 Award Winner

UT Dean’s Academic Scholarship

Utah Tech University awards newly enrolled freshmen the UT Utah Dean’s Academic Scholarship of $6,000 to complete their undergraduate study of choice if admitted before March 1.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman
Application Open Date
December 1, 2022
Application Deadline
March 1, 2023
Closed
$1,500–$6,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$1,000–$4,000
1 Award Winner

UT Utah Merit Academic Scholarship

Utah Tech University awards newly enrolled freshmen the UT Utah Merit Academic Scholarship worth up to $4,000 to complete their undergraduate study of choice if admitted before March 1.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman
Application Open Date
December 1, 2022
Application Deadline
March 1, 2023
Closed
$1,000–$4,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$5,000
1 Award Winner

Davis Memorial Foundation

The Western States Roofing Contractors Association awards undergraduate and graduate students scholarships to enroll in a trade school or pursue a degree in a field related to construction.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman – Graduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
April 22, 2023
Closed
$5,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$4,500–$9,000
1 Award Winner

USU Resident First-Year Scholar Scholarship

Utah State University (USU) offers the Resident First-Year Scholar Scholarship to first-year students pursuing undergraduate studies of their choice. Applicants must be residents of Utah.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
December 2, 2022
Application Deadline
October 1, 2023
Closed
$4,500–$9,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$7,200
1 Award Winner

USU Resident First-Year Deans Scholarship

Utah State University (USU) offers the Resident First-Year Deans Scholarship of up to $7,200, to first-year students pursuing undergraduate studies of their choice. Applicants must be residents of Utah.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
December 2, 2022
Application Deadline
October 1, 2023
Closed
$7,200
1 Award Winner
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Closed
$2,500–$5,000
1 Award Winner

USU Resident First-Year SE Scholar Scholarship

Utah State University (USU) offers the Resident First-Year SE Scholar Scholarship Scholarship to first-year students pursuing undergraduate studies of their choice. Applicants must be residents of Utah.

Eligible Grades
High School Graduate – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
April 2, 2023
Application Deadline
October 1, 2023
Closed
$2,500–$5,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$1,600–$3,200
1 Award Winner

USU Resident First-Year Merit Scholarship

Utah State University (USU) offers the Resident First-Year Merit Scholarship to first-year students pursuing undergraduate studies of their choice. Applicants must be residents of Utah.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
October 1, 2023
Closed
$1,600–$3,200
1 Award Winner
Closed
$1,500–$3,000
1 Award Winner

USU Resident First-Year SE Merit Scholarship

Utah State University (USU) offers the Resident First-Year SE Merit Scholarship to first-year students pursuing undergraduate studies of their choice. Applicants must be residents of Utah.

Eligible Grades
High School Graduate – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
April 2, 2023
Application Deadline
October 1, 2023
Closed
$1,500–$3,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$25,000–$100,000
240 Award Winners

Daniels Scholarship Program

Every year, the Daniels Scholarship offers four-year renewable scholarships of up to $25,000 to about 240 graduating high school seniors in four states across the U.S.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior
Application Open Date
September 15, 2023
Application Deadline
October 15, 2023
Closed
$25,000–$100,000
240 Award Winners
Closed
$1,000
1 Award Winner

Alpine Recovery Lodge Bi-Annual Scholarship Essay Contest

Every year, The Alpine Recovery Lodge offers one available scholarship valued at $1,000 per recipient in various regions across the United States.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior – Graduate
Application Open Date
August 1, 2023
Application Deadline
November 1, 2023
Closed
$1,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$500–$25,000
1 Award Winner

ARRL Rocky Mountain Scholarship Program

The American Radio Relay League(ARRL) Foundation awards from $500 to $25,000 to undergraduate students who plan on furthering their education in the United States.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
October 1, 2023
Application Deadline
January 4, 2024
Closed
$500–$25,000
1 Award Winner
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Closed
$3,000
1 Award Winner

Stephen T. Kugle Scholarship

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers offers this scholarship to undergraduate students enrolled in an ABET-accredited, or substantially equivalent, engineering degree program at public universities in District E states.

Eligible Grades
College Junior – College Senior
Application Open Date
December 1, 2023
Application Deadline
February 29, 2024
Closed
$3,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$5,000
1 Award Winner

RMMI Engineering Scholarship

The Rocky Mountain Mining Institute (RMMI) offers this scholarship to undergraduate students of engineering or geology majors pursuing a degree at a college or university to enter the mining industry.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2024
Application Deadline
March 1, 2024
Closed
$5,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$1,000
8 Award Winners

RMMI Technical Scholarship

The Rocky Mountain Mining Institute (RMMI) offers this scholarship to eight students enrolled in technical programs who have expressed an interest in mining as a career path.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior
Application Open Date
January 1, 2024
Application Deadline
March 1, 2024
Closed
$1,000
8 Award Winners
Closed
$500–$2,000
15 Award Winners

Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents Scholarship

The Utah Independent Agents (UIA) offers the UIA Scholarship Program to high school seniors in Utah to pursue undergraduate studies. A minimum of three high school seniors are awarded

Eligible Grades
High School Senior
Application Open Date
February 1, 2024
Application Deadline
April 15, 2024
Closed
$500–$2,000
15 Award Winners
Closed
$1,500
185 Award Winners

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
February 1, 2024
Application Deadline
April 26, 2024
Closed
$1,500
185 Award Winners
Closed
$2,500
1 Award Winner

MGMA Western Section Scholarship

The MGMA Western Section Scholarship provides one award to an undergraduate or a graduate student to pursue a program relevant to medical practice management in an accredited college or university.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate – Graduate
Application Open Date
February 20, 2024
Application Deadline
April 29, 2024
Closed
$2,500
1 Award Winner
Closed
$500–$5,000
1 Award Winner

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Western Regional Chapter

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships to students of Korean heritage who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate programs of their choice at schools in the Western Region.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior – Graduate
Application Open Date
April 1, 2024
Application Deadline
June 30, 2024
Closed
$500–$5,000
1 Award Winner

About Utah scholarships

Utah scholarships are financial aid opportunities that assist residents of Utah, and those who wish to study in the state, to pursue their college degree. There are many scholarships available to students in Utah. Some of these scholarships are offered by the state government, while others are offered by private organizations or businesses. In order to be eligible for a scholarship, students must meet certain eligibility requirements, which vary depending on the scholarship. Utah students can also check with their school guidance counselor or financial aid office to see if they are aware of any local or private Utah scholarships that are available. Scholarships are an important means of helping post-secondary students in Utah achieve their educational goals. In a state where college tuition costs can be high, scholarships can provide financial relief to ease the burden on students’ budgets and free up resources for other areas such as books and supplies.

Why Study in Utah 2023

Firstly, a significant number of incoming college students at Utah colleges and universities receive financial aid and scholarships. For example, around 76% of incoming students at the University of Utah have financial aid. This means there are a number of opportunities available for scholarships, grants, and student loans for you in Utah.

Secondly, there are great post-secondary institutes. For example, Brigham Young University, which is one of the most well-known universities in Utah. You can earn an undergraduate degree from colleges offering specialized majors such as Research and Experimental Psychology, or Speech Communication and Rhetoric at the University of Utah. You can also get a degree from Utah State University with a major in Economics, or something more niche such as Communication Sciences. The various colleges offer excellent programs that may not be available elsewhere.

Cost of college in Utah

According to the website College Board, the average cost of college in Utah for the 2016-2017 school year was $9,472 for in-state students and $24,752 for out-of-state students. The most expensive schools were Westminster College at $42,090, Brigham Young University at $33,720, and Southern Utah University at $27,738. The least expensive schools were Snow College at $6,793, Utah Valley University at $7,184, and Dixie State University at $8,863.

These costs can be overwhelming for many students and their families, who may not have the funds to pay for college. Fortunately, Utah offers a variety of scholarships that can help alleviate some of the financial burdens.

Tips for winning Utah scholarships

1. Start early: Begin researching and applying for scholarships at least one year in advance of when you need the funds. This will give you ample time to explore all the potential scholarships available in Utah and make sure that you’re meeting all of the requirements necessary to apply. Additionally, starting early gives you more time to craft a compelling essay or other elements of your application.

2. Tailor your applications: Make sure that you tailor each scholarship application to the sponsoring organization and its goals. This will show the review committee that you’ve taken the time to understand what they are looking for and how you can meet their criteria. Show them why you should be selected by demonstrating how your values and goals align with theirs.

3. Get organized: Keep track of all the scholarships for which you apply in an organized manner so that you don’t miss any deadlines or important details. This will help ensure that your applications stay on track and that every piece is included when it should be. Additionally, it will make it easier for you to follow up with any scholarships for which you are a finalist.

Frequently asked questions

Are there scholarships available for Utah residents in 2023?

Yes, there are almost 30 scholarships available for Utah residents. These range from merit- to need-based and can be used for both in- and out-of-state education. On this website, you can find a searchable database of scholarships that are available to students in Utah.

How do I know if I'm eligible for a scholarship?

Scholaroo has made your scholarship search easy by formatting the eligibility requirements so that you can see whether you are eligible at just a glance. You can quickly see what the requirements are. We also have search filters that you can use to narrow down the results to match what you’re looking for.

How do I apply for a scholarship in Utah?

You need to first read through all the information provided about your scholarship before beginning your application. This will ensure that you do not miss any important information. You will then gather all the materials and documents you need and start filling out the application. Don’t wait until the last minute to apply as you may need to prepare an essay or request reference letters. To apply just follow the instructions the scholarship providers have given on how to format and send your application and any attachments.

Are there any scholarships for women in Utah?

Yes! One of the scholarships calls for applications specifically from women. They are, Colleen Harker, M.D. Supporting Women in Medicine Scholarship, which is almost a full-ride scholarship for women from the University of Utah who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a medical qualification.

Are there scholarships for high school students in Utah?

Yes! Many colleges and universities offer scholarships to high school students planning to attend college in the near future. The University of Utah has specifically welcomed applications from high school students hoping to study with them in the future. Some scholarships offer awards to high school freshmen that can be cashed as an award when they complete high school and go to college.

Are there any scholarships for minorities in Utah?

Unfortunately, there are no scholarships for minority students in Utah in our database. But remember that if you are a minority student, you can still apply for most demographic scholarships to study in Utah, or elsewhere.