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CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards are for outstanding Career and Technical Education (CTE) students. The awards cover up to one year of tuition. Eligible applicants have a 1:2 odds of receiving an award. Would you spend four to five hours compiling a portfolio to receive well over $1,500? That's the reality of students applying for the over 100 CTE scholarships and tuition awards.

Application and Institution Information
-Guidelines and Application - PDF
-Institution Information - PDF

Promotional Information
-2014 Winners List - PDF
-Scholarship Banquet Promotional Video - YouTube
-Scholarships & Tuition Awards PR Flyer - PDF

CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards are open to any graduating senior student who plans to get CTE training after high school. This training must result in one of the following:

  1. an associate's degree or less in a CTE area, or
  2. a bachelor's degree with a teaching credential in a CTE area.

Candidates must be a legal U.S. resident, have senior status and graduate from a Utah-sponsored, public, secondary school before September 15, 2015. Please note that several colleges and universities also require a 3.0 cumulative GPA .

Immediate employment after completing training program is a requirement for all potential award recipients. Employment goal must be clearly stated in the student's narrative. Address 1) what employment the student intends to seek and 2) how the student plans to obtain related employment once training is completed.

Each nominee must complete all aspects of the portfolio. Mail or hand deliver application to the Utah State Office of Education. Applications must be postmarked by February 23, 2015.

Utah State Office of Education
250 East 500 South
PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4200

CTE Programs in Utah Colleges and Universities
Please check to see if the CTE program you want to enter is offered at the institution you want to attend.

  1. Visit HigherEdUtah.org
  2. Click on USHE Majors Guide
  3. Click on Public Colleges and Universities
  4. Review public institution directions, definition and program listings

Application and Institution Information
Guidelines and Application - PDF
2015-2016 Institution Information - PDF

February 23, 2015
Student Applications Postmarked to USOE
March 17, 2015
Notification by USOE Mailed to AWARD RECIPENTS Only
April 8, 2015
Recipients Fax Response to USOE
April 28, 2015
Award Recipient Banquet
Salt Lake Community College - Redwood Campus Student Center - Oak Room
Campus Map - PDF
May 4, 2015
Notification by USOE Mailed to Those NOT Receiving Awards

Should you have any additional questions, contact TC Tomlin.
Phone: 801>538-7875
E-mail: theresa [dot] tomlin [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (TC Tomlin)

Updated October 23, 2014


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rachel [dot] decker [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (Rachel Decker), Specialist
Scholarships and Tuition Awards
Phone: 801>538-7843
Fax: 801>538-7868

theresa [dot] tomlin [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (TC Tomlin) , Support Staff
Scholarships and Tuition Awards
Phone: 801>538-7875



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