Teacher Recruitment Scholarship for Diverse Students

The Teacher Recruitment Scholarship is designed to support diverse high school graduates from the Canyons, Davis, Granite, Jordan, and Salt Lake School Districts who are interested in becoming a teacher. The goal of the Teacher Recruitment Scholarship is to increase the ethnic diversity of teachers in Wasatch Front schools. Recipients will be encouraged to return to their communities as educational leaders and mentors for future generations after completing their teaching degree. The scholarship will cover the cost of full-time tuition (provided by Salt Lake Community College), and up to $500.00 per year for books and fees (provided by the school districts). Each scholarship will be renewable for a second year at Salt Lake Community College, provided the student meets all necessary requirements. Upon completion of an associate’s degree, Teacher Recruitment Scholars are encouraged to transfer to the University of Utah to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Teacher Education. Pending available funding, qualified individuals will be eligible for approximately $5,000 per year of funding for a maximum of two years at the University of Utah.


Teacher Recruitment Scholarship Brochure & Flyer



Teacher Recruitment Scholarship PowerPoint

TRS Information Power Point

Application Information

Application Opens:  November 15, 2021

Application Deadline: March 15, 2022

  1. Students must apply for admission to Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) before they can apply for the TRS Scholarship. Apply (free) here:  SLCC Application
  2. Students must mark themselves as an Education Major when applying.
  3. Apply for the TRS Scholarship here: SLCC Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

For More Information Contact:

Salt Lake Community College
4600 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84123

Student Services:
Monday-Thursday  8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday  8:00 am - 4:30 pm