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Student Competitions and Scholarships

Utah Digital Media Arts Festival

The Utah Digital Media Arts Festival is an annual competition/festival that gives Utah high school students the opportunity to showcase his or her best work. From 3D graphics to 2D animation, digital media projects are featured from students all around the state. Entries are judged on technical and artistic value.

Utah IT Challenge

The Utah IT Challenge is an annual event held in partnership with the Microsoft Image Academy, a national program that provides industry-leading technology skills. Students, grades 9-12, have the opportunity to compete among their peers and test in MTA and Adobe certifications. Students who participate in the Utah IT Challenge further develop skills in industry-leading technology that will jump-start his or her future career in the IT industry.

Enter your students industry certification score in the following form.

CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards

CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards are for outstanding Career and Technical Education students. The awards cover up to one year of tuition and are open to any graduating senior student who plans to get CTE training after high school.

Young Technology Scholar Award

Micro Focus and the Utah State Board of Education sponsor the annual Young Technology Scholar (YTS) Award. This award is granted to high school seniors who have demonstrated proficiency in computer/IT related courses and leadership abilities in their schools and communities.

Winners can receive a scholarship award of up to $5,000. Winners are selected by the YTS Scholarship Committee, which consists of representatives from Micro Focus and the Utah State Board of Education.

Application and Guidelines
Cover Letter
Media Release

Applications must be postmarked by March 31 each year.