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American Indian Scholarship Opportunities (U of U)

or another year, the First Ascent Scholars Program is partnering with a donor interested in providing scholarships in support of American Indian students.

Please share the following scholarship opportunity with your Title VI or other eligible students with demonstrated financial need. 

First Ascent Scholars, a Jeff and Helen Cardon Foundation and David Eccles School of Business partnership, cultivates, encourages and enables academically focused students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds to:

  • Attend the Eccles School,
  • Connect with the University of Utah, local and global community, and
  • Reach their full academic potential.
     

Scholars are expected to give back to the broader community through volunteer work, engagement in First Ascent activities, and in their academic commitment at the Eccles School.

In return the First Ascent Scholarship provides the opportunity for incoming college freshmen to engage in all college has to offer. Scholarship funds cover unmet financial need, room and board,  fees, health insurance (if needed), tutoring costs, travel and more, to help scholars focus on achieving their academic best. 

APPLICATION NOW OPEN!

Eligible students

  • Current high-school senior 
  • Applied or will apply to the University of Utah (scholarships will only be awarded to students admitted to the University of Utah)
  • Demonstrated interest in business
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Application deadline is 

Apply Now!

To learn more about our program check out our videos (program & student profiles) or our website

For more information contact Victoria Cabal at Victoria.Cabal@Eccles.Utah.edu or 801-585-0872.

African/ African American High School Conference

SLCC will be hosting our annual African/African American High School Conference on Tuesday, February 19th at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus.  The theme of this year’s conference is “Better Make Room: From Learners to Leaders”.  We have an exciting day planned for your students and we would love your help getting the word out.  Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all students that register for this event.  Registration is now open and students can register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/salt-lake-community-college-africanafrican-american-college-day-2019-registration-55242883953

African HS Conf

Black History Month

Black History Month was first observed in 1976 and is designed to recognize the importance of African American history, culture, and contributions to our society.

StepUp is excited to celebrate Black History throughout this month and the entire year because, when we embrace diversity, we learn new ideas and perspectives, develop positive relationships, and express compassion and understanding toward all people. In order to promote diversity in education and the workforce, many colleges and private organizations offer scholarships specifically for minority students – here are just a few of those scholarship opportunities you can check out: click here for more details

Martin Luther King Jr. Essay & Video Contest (USOE)

Native Symposium at Weber State

Annual Native Symposium at Weber State. Click here for more information.

Navajo Nation Scholarship

Study Abroad

ASSE is committed to helping exceptional North American students with financial limitations study abroad for a high school year. Click here for more information http://asse.com/ 

U of U: Black Student Union

University of Utah Black Student Union High School Conference 2018

When: Thursday, November 15
Time: Registration at 8:00am
Where: University of Utah A. Ray Olpin Union
200 S. Central Campus Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

REGISTER BY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9th! Go here for more information and registration

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship Program

Women in Freedom Movement Forum

This forum examines the Black Freedom Movement from the female perspective. The Forum will be at the Grand Theatre at SLCC South City Campus and is open to the public. Click here for more information.