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Grant Awards

The Snow College Advancement Office currently manages more than $1 Million in grant funds, including the following programs:

ATE-Livestock Management

Snow College’s Innovative Livestock Management Program is the first of its kind in Utah. Funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, students are trained in livestock management and technical skills that utilizes cost-saving and sustainability practices. 

Daniels Fund

The Daniels Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarship offers support for motivated, non-traditional students who recognize the power of education in creating a better life for themselves and their families.

Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)

The US Department of Homeland Security/FEMA supplies funds to assist Snow College Public Safety in building capabilities to implement the National Preparedness System and support the National Preparedness Goal.

Great Basin Station Museum

This grant was funded by the Utah Division of Arts and Museums for improvements to the museum at Ephraim Canyon’s Great Basin Station. The funding will help preserve artifacts and facilitate a more cohesive flow as visitors learn the rich history of the longest running rangeland and watershed research in the world.

Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (CARES)

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this grant assists in easing the transition to online education, and facilitates efforts to keep employees and students safe.

IME Scholarships  

This scholarship, funded by the IME Becas program through the Mexican Consulate of Salt Lake City, provides support for Mexican and Mexican-origin students.

Invasive Species Mitigation

This grant through the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food allows natural resource students a paid internship opportunity, giving them hands-on experiences in nature by maintaining healthy ecosystems and controlling noxious weeds throughout Sanpete County.

Learn and Work

Thanks to funding from the Utah State Legislature, the Learn and Work grant provides short-term training programs tuition-free.  This will allow individuals to re-enter or upgrade to more stable positions in the workforce.

National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship and the Phillip E and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation

The NACCE 2021 Pitch for the Trades grant supports hands-on opportunities for Snow College students to combine entrepreneurship with agriculture.  Snow Compost puts the manure in entre-manure-ship! 

Noyce Grant

This grant, is in partnership with Utah Valley University and is funded by the National Science Foundation.  The project’s goal is to identify, encourage and assist students toward secondary teaching of Math Education, Earth Science and Biology. 

Rocky Mountain Power Foundation 

Support from the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation has provided student scholarships, as well as support for the College’s math contest.

Talent Ready Connections

Funded by the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity, this grant has allowed Snow College to partner with Great Lakes Cheese in Fillmore to establish a program where current employees can be trained through Snow’s industrial mechanics program.

TRiO Student Support Services

This is a federally funded program designed to help qualified program recipients become successful students, college graduates, respected professionals in their fields, and eventually contributing citizens in their communities. 

Truth Grant 

Snow College is fortunate to receive funding from the Truth Initiative which offers grants to support colleges and universities in adopting tobacco-free campus policies.

U.S. Forest Service Grants

Snow College has partnered with the United States Forest Service to offer paid internships to students interested in natural resources. These students perform work in timber, rangeland, wildlife, recreation, and other natural resource related fields.

Utah NASA Space Grant Consortium 

This grant provides support for displays and presentations at area schools, as well as supplies for the Science Olympiad, the Math Contest, the S-hike, and Science Night. An additional space grant provides scholarships and funding for a summer camp.

Utah Weed Supervisor Association Grant

This grant allows natural resource students a paid internship opportunity, giving them hands-on experiences in nature by maintaining healthy ecosystems and controlling noxious weeds throughout Sanpete County.

VOCA 

Funding from the Office of Victims of Crime enables Snow College to house a victim’s advocacy and support program within the campus Public Safety Office.  This program includes a part time victim’s advocate and funding for mental health services for students who have been victims of a crime.  

Wagner Scholarships 

The I.J. and Jeanne Wagner Foundation provides annual scholarship support for deserving students, preferably from the west side of Salt Lake City or County.

Western Center for Risk Management Education (WCRME) 

The Farm/Ranch Management Program also receives WCRME funds, which support financial and benchmarking training of beginning farmers and ranchers throughout Central Utah.