Foundation Scholarships

Scholarships will be due on Friday, March 5, 2021.

Each year the BESD Foundation offers scholarships to eligible students throughout Box Elder School District.

There are 16 scholarships being offered for the 2020-21 school year. If you are a student who would like to apply for one of these scholarships, click on the corresponding link below and complete the fillable application.  Print the application and attach the required information (essay, transcript, ACT score, letters of recommendation, etc.).  All applications and attachments must be submitted to your school counselor or to Marci Hatch (marci.hatch@besd.net) at District Office, 960 S Main St, Brigham City, UT 84302 by Friday, March 5, 2021.

Scholarships for BOTH Box Elder High School and Bear River High School Students

Box Elder School District Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship for $1,000 will be awarded to one student from Box Elder High School and one student from Bear River High School.

https://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/BESD Foundation Scholarship.pdf

Heber Lynne Orme Home Economics/Agriculture Scholarship

This scholarship for $1,000 will be awarded to a student who is pursuing a career in Home Economics or Agriculture.

https://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/heber lynne orme scholarship.pdf

The Wanda Larsen Scholarship

Two scholarships for $1,000 will be awarded to a male and a female student who is a first generation college student.

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/wanda larsen scholarship.pdf

Scholarships for Box Elder High School Students

In Memory of Dale Young Scholarship

A scholarship will be given from the Foundation in the amount of $3,000.  Student must be attending Box Elder High in the current school year.  Student must be majoring in Education. Applicants must pick up an application from Dave Smith, Counselor at Box Elder High.  Two letters of recommendation are needed and must have a GPA of 3.0.

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/in memory of dale young scholarship.pdf

Lowell and Colleen Sherratt Scholarship

This scholarship is for $1,000.  Student must be graduating from Box Elder High with a 3.0 GPA.  Must be attending a university or 4-year college. Application can be picked up from Dave Smith, Counselor at Box Elder High.  An essay must be completed and 2 letters of recommendation and transcripts must be attached.

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/lowell & colleen sherratt scholarship.pdf

The Class of 1965 Scholarship

Two scholarships for $1,000 will be awarded to a qualified male and female from Box Elder High School.  The students must declare a major in Science, Technology, Math, or English.

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/class of 1965 scholarship.pdf

The Beth Gurrister Scholarship

This scholarship for $1,500 will be awarded to a student from Box Elder High School.  Applicant must have maintained a GPA of 2.5.

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/beth gurrister scholarship.pdf

The Kennedy Family Education Scholarship

This scholarhship for $1,000 will be awarded to a Box Elder High student.  Applicant must declare a major in the field of Education.  First-generation students will be given first consideration.  Applicant may attend any accredited university.

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/kennedy family scholarship.pdf

The Hunsaker Sisters Nursing Scholarship

This scholarhship for $1,000 will be awarded to a Box Elder High student.  Applicant must declare a major in the field of Nursing.  

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/Hunsaker Sisters Nursing Scholarship.pdf

Scholarships for Bear River High School Students

Linda Kuwana Minority Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to an ethnic minority student who plans to attend college or vocational training after high school and who attends and will graduate from Bear River High. If there are no applicants Linda Kuwana may choose to recruit applicants or roll the money back to the Kuwana fund. This scholarship is for $1,000.

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/linda kuwana scholarship.pdf

The Ross and Bonnie Rudd Scholarship

This scholarship is for a Bear River High student who has been involved in agriculture in high School. This scholarship is for $1,000.

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/ross & bonnie rudd scholarship.pdf

Timothy Craig Richards Scholarship

Two $1,000 scholarships will be given. Student must be enrolled at Bridgerland Technology College after high school in the Automotive Service or Auto Collision programs. Grade point average must be 2.5.

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/timothy craig richard scholarship.pdf

The Odd Fellows Scholarship

This scholarship is created to fulfill the Independent Order of Odd Fellows mission to "educate an orphan."  The value of the scholarship is $1,500.  You can attend a trade school, college, or university upon graduation.  Student must be a graduate of Bear River High and must have maintained a minimum grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale for their high school studies.  Applicants must show financial need as established by an essay to be written and submitted.  Applicants must be from a single parent home.  An additional year scholarship of $1,000 may be awarded if student maintains a 2.7 on a 4.0 scale.

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/odd fellows scholarship.pdf

The Menlove Education Scholarship 
In Honor of their granddaughter " Daisy Emma Doutre"

Applicants must be majoring in Deaf Education.  If there is no applicant majoring in Deaf Education applicants that are majoring in Education will be accepted.  Student must be a graduate from Bear River High and planning to attend a university in Utah. Applicants must attach transcripts to the application and type an essay in regard to the questions on the application.  The scholarship is $1,000.

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/menlove education scholarship.pdf

The Carl Ashby Music Scholarship

This scholarship for $500 will be awarded to a student from Bear River High School.  Applicant must major in Music Education and must attend a university in Utah. 

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/carl l ashby music education scholarship.pdf

The Dustin Daniels & Jessica Starr Business Scholarship

This scholarship for $1,000 will be awarded to a student from Bear River High School.  Applicant must major in Business and must attend a post-secondary school in Utah. 

http://www.besd.net/documents/foundation/daniels-starr business scholarship.pdf


Thank you to all the Box Elder Scholarship Donors!