Sterling Scholar

In 1960, the Deseret News created the Sterling Scholar Awards as a way to recognize high school seniors who achieve educational excellence in 14 categories of scholarship.

Scholarships are awarded in the areas of Business & Marketing, Computer Technology, Dance, English, Family & Consumer Science, Instrumental Music, Mathematics, Science, Skilled & Technical Sciences, Social Science, Speech/Theater Arts/Forensics, Visual Arts, Vocal Performance and World Languages.

Utah Valley University fills a niche like no other

Under the guidance of university President Matthew Holland, Utah Valley University continues to grow and offer myriad educational possibilities. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015


Doing away with cursive is bad idea with serious repercussions

Cursive is under attack. Typing is taking the place of this stylized handwriting, and cursive is being taken out of school curriculum, but at what cost? Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014


Film student, Sterling Scholar winner sees a story in everyone around him

Springville High School film student Jacob Buhler was named the 2014 General Sterling Scholar and given the state skilled and technical science award. Read more »

March 12, 2014


As 2014 Sterling Scholar candidates prep, here's an overview of the program

Learn about the Sterling Scholar program and competition process. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2014

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Last year's Sterling Scholars offer advice to this year's nominees

Last year's Sterling Scholar winners offer advice to this year's nominees. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2014

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