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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.

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2015 Winners List
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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 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, 2016. Please note that several colleges and universities also require a 3.0 cumulative GPA. (This includes Dixie Applied Technology College.)

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

Application and Institutional Information

Guidelines and Application
2015-2016 Institution Information


February 22, 2016
Student Applications Postmarked to USOE

March 11, 2016
Notification by USOE Mailed to Award Recipients Only

March 31, 2016
Recipients Fax Response to USOE

April 19, 2016
Award Recipient Banquet
Salt Lake Community College, Redwood Campus Student Center Oak Room - Salt Lake City, Utah

April 26, 2016
Notification by USOE Mailed to Those Not Receiving Awards

Should you have any additional questions, contact TC Tomlin at (801) 538-7875.

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