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Granite Education Foundation

2500 S. State Street, D108
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
385-646-4483

Several scholarships are available for students at Olympus High School through the Granite Education Foundation.

The criteria for each scholarship is listed below along with an application checklist. See your counselor if you have questions about any of the scholarships listed below.



C.A.R.E Scholarships

Celebrate Achievement Reward Excellence

Deadline: April 12, 2013

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The Granite Education Foundation provides financial support to students who are marginalized due to financial hardships. Students can apply for the following scholarships using a single online application.
The application applies to the following scholarships:

  1. Ashley Bennion General
  2. Granite Counselor Association (GSCA)
  3. Scott Whipple
  4. Granite Education Foundation General
  5. O.C. Tanner
$1,000
$250
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000

C.A.R.E Criteria

Application and Recommendation Forms


  • Grade point average of 2.0 or higher
  • ACT or SAT score
  • Extracurricular Involvement (School or Community)
  • Completed College Application
  • Financial Need

C.A.R.E Application Checklist

C.A.R.E Writeable Application
1. Application (Online)
2. Personal Essay included in the writeable application
3. Transcript
4. Three (3) recommendations submitted by:
  • Counselor, Teacher or Administrator (2)
  • Current or former employer or community leader (1)



Fine Arts Scholarship

$1000

Deadline: April 12, 2013

The Granite Education Foundation provides financial support to students who have excelled in dance, visual art, theater or music - including vocal and instrumental performance. Applicants need not major in the fine arts, but are encouraged to participate in a student organization and/or a performance group while furthering their education endeavors. Applicants may apply in more than one area of the fine arts but may receive only one scholarship.

Fine Arts Criteria

Application and Recommendation Forms


  • Grade point average of 2.0 or higher
  • ACT or SAT score
  • Extracurricular Involvement (School or Community)
  • Completed College Application
  • Financial Need

Fine Arts Application Checklist

Fine Arts Writeable Application
1. Application (Online)
2. Personal Essay included in the writeable application
3. Transcript
4. JPEG, DVD or CD of visual arts, dance theater music (5 min.)
5. Resume
6. Three (3) recommendations submitted by:
  • Counselor, Teacher or Administrator (2)
  • Current or former employer or community leader (1)



David Gourley

$1,000 - $1,500

Deadline: April 12, 2013

This scholarship is awarded to a student in Granite School District who demonstrates financial need, strong character and academics. Candidates will be interviewed and the award will be given directly to the student for educational expenses.

David Gourley Criteria

Need
Character
Scholarship

David Gourley Application Checklist

  1. Application (Available in Counseling Center)
  2. Transcript
  3. Three(3) recommendations submitted by:
  • School Principal (1)
  • Citizen of the community (1)
  • Teacher, Counselor, Vice Principal (1)
C.A.R.E and Fine Arts Writeable Applications