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Most colleges and universities in Utah and Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg, Idaho, offer financial assistance to top students in the Deseret Morning News KSL Television Sterling Scholar Awards program. Some are offered to winners only, while other institutions may offer scholarships also to runners-up. Some financial assistance also is offered to finalists or even nominees in the program. Several are renewable based on the student's grade point average. Therefore, you can see the awards vary. The following are participating educational institutions and their financial assistance for 2007 Sterling Scholars.

Bridgerland Applied Technology College, Logan — Winners will receive a full-tuition waiver for full-time training-program enrollment. Runners-up will receive half-tuition waivers for full-time training program enrollment.

Brigham Young University, Provo — One-year, (two semesters) full LDS-tuition scholarships to all winners valued at $3,280 and one year (two-semesters) half LDS-tuition scholarship to all runners-up valued at $1,705, contingent upon admission to BYU by the appropriate deadline and in good academic standing. Should you qualify for an academic scholarship at BYU, you will receive whichever scholarship is of greater value. **

Brigham Young University-Idaho, Rexburg, Idaho — Full-tuition scholarships offered to all winners for one year (two semesters) and half-tuition scholarships for one year (two semesters) to runners-up, contingent upon admission to BYU-Idaho by the appropriate deadline. Winners and runners-up may not receive more than full tuition from BYU-Idaho for any one semester.

College of Eastern Utah, Price — A two-year, full-tuition waiver and student fees scholarship to all state and regional winners and runners-up, valued at $4,181. Also, a two-year, full-tuition waiver valued at $3,498 to all Sterling Scholars in each category named from their high school. Tuition waivers contingent upon recipients maintaining 15 credit hours per semester and a 3.0 semester GPA.

Dixie State College of Utah, St. George — Dixie State College offers one-year, full-tuition waivers to Utah high school Sterling Scholar winners ($2,100 value). Sterling Scholar scholarships, when used in conjunction with any other scholarships awarded from Dixie State College, cannot exceed the cost of full tuition. To claim this scholarship, the student must be admitted to Dixie State College and submit a copy of their Sterling Scholar certificate to the scholarship coordinator.

LDS Business College, Salt Lake City — One-year, full LDS tuition to winners (valued at $2,480) and one-half LDS tuition to runners-up (valued at $1,240). Also, a full LDS tuition to runners-up in Business & Marketing Education. Scholarship contingent upon student meeting admissions requirements.

Neumont University, South Jordan — Winners and runners-up are eligible for the university's Technology Trendsetter scholarship. Based on the student's merit and level of achievement, the scholarship committee will award scholarships at a level of 100 percent, 50 percent or 25 percent of tuition. Full-time enrollment is required.

Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City — (4) Full-year tuition waivers to offer (12 to 18 credit hours maximum) for two semesters in an eligible program offered to winners, runners-up or finalists at the state level, valued at $2,046. Recipients must enroll in a minimum of nine credit hours (scholarship amount based on tuition for enrolled credit hours). Students are required to pay individual fees. Scholarship may be added to other awards but not in all cases. Sterling Scholar scholarships are given on a first-come, first-served basis. Scholarships are nonrenewable and limited. Recipients must provide a copy of certificate or newspaper clipping of award.

Snow College, Ephraim — One-year scholarship to winners, and runners-up receive a scholarship valued at $1,600. Students already receiving an academic scholarship need to contact the scholarship office regarding additional scholarship funds. Recipient(s) may apply for a continuing student scholarship for the second year. Students must apply for admissions and scholarships by the March 1 deadline and provide a copy of the Sterling Scholar certificate to receive an award.

Southern Utah University, Cedar City — Regional winners and runners-up will be eligible for a four-year $2,750-per-year scholarship with an index of 113 or higher. High-school winners will be eligible for a one-year, $1,000 scholarship with an index of 113 or higher. Students must maintain a cumulative 3.6 GPA to renew the four-year scholarship. It is the responsibility of the student to contact and notify SUU of your award.

Stevens-Henager College, Orem — The scholarship is for all high-school nominees for either the bachelor's or associate degree programs. Value up to $8,000.

University of Utah, Salt Lake City — A one-year (two semesters) tuition waiver valued at approximately $3,990 to any winners. Recipients are responsible for individual fees and must enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours but may enroll in as many as 18 credit hours per semester.

Utah State University, Logan — Regional winners will receive a two-year Presidential Scholarship valued at $3,300 per year ($1,650 per semester for four semesters). Regional runners-up will receive a two-year Dean's Scholarship valued at $1,650 per year ($825 per semester for four semesters). Qualified students should contact Katie Nielsen, associate director of admissions, at 435-797-0256 and provide a copy of the award.

Utah Valley State College, Orem — Any regional winner is eligible to receive a four-year, full-tuition Exemplary Scholarship upon notifying the scholarship office of this award. All high-school winners and region runners-up are eligible for a one-year, full-tuition scholarship upon completion of scholarship application and listed requirements. Instructions to apply are located at www.uvsc.edu/finaid/scholarships.

Weber State University, Ogden — Regional winners will be awarded one-year, partial-tuition ($2,200). Runners-up will receive partial tuition ($1,100). High-school winners may be eligible for partial-tuition scholarships ($1,000). The scholarship office must be notified by May 5 of any Sterling Scholar awards. Recipient must maintain a 3.5 GPA. Students must reapply in the scholarship office by Feb. 1 of each year.

Westminster College, Salt Lake City — Renewable full-tuition scholarship to all winners, valued at $19,440. Renewable half-tuition scholarships to all runners-up, valued at $9,720. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA to renew the scholarship for up to four years. Full-time enrollment is required. Students who have been awarded an incoming scholarship (Presidential, Deans, Founders or Westminster) from Westminster and are also a winner or runner-up in the five Sterling Scholar regional competitions will receive the scholarship with the higher amount.

NOTE: Awards are listed as described by the institutions. Exact amounts are not be included due to some changes in fee structures, and some restrictions may apply. Application must be made immediately; good for the 2007-08 school year.

** Subject to change