Utah has amazing red rocks and ample opportunities for snow boarding, skiing, and golf. Utah has a place that is magical and exciting: Bryce Canyon. But, Utah has students who are aspiring college students. They need to find a way to pay for college, and scholarships are the best way to do that. Scholarships are very often the only way that some students will be able to afford to pay for their college educations. In the state of Utah, there are certainly students who need scholarships. Student loans only pay for a limited amount of the cost, and freshmen receive less than upperclassmen. This means that to get to the point that students are eligible for more in federal student loans, which they must manage to pay for the first two years first. This can create quite a conundrum without scholarships. Very often, students will find that different states will offer scholarships that are not offered to students or residents in any other state. In the state of Utah this is true like it is for anywhere else.
The New Century Scholarship is a available to high school seniors or graduates of an Associate’s Degree program who are entering a four year institution. Students who are eligible for this scholarship must have a 3.0 GPA and be residents of the state of Utah. Students who receive this scholarship must enroll in and complete successfully six hours of credit per semester. They must also maintain a 3.0 GPA. There are some confusing math and science requirements. Students must fulfill these requirements immediately after they graduate from high school in order to receive the scholarship. In order to make this easier, a high school student should take as many courses in high school that count as college credit such as AP classes.
The Centennial Scholarship Program for Early Graduation is available to students as a partial tuition scholarship. Students who are eligible for this scholarship must be graduating from high school early. They must have demonstrated some mastery of skills, and have a Student Education Occupation Plan on file.