Getting a seat in a college class is already a tough task. Meanwhile, educational costs continue to rise, and a college education continues to be critical for higher wages.

So, we found these scholarships we thought were definitely worth sharing with readers:

Stevens-Henager College has announced 14 new scholarship programs worth $6 million annually. Specific aid will be awarded to single parents, professionals already in the workforce, first-time college students, entrepreneurs and students studying fields such as healthcare, nursing, IT and graphic design. Check out the college's Good Neighbord Initiative.

Broadview University also offers several scholarships to help eligible students pay for the costs of their college education. Some of their programs are business alliance, high school, military and community service scholarships.  

Salt Lake Community College is also concerned about improving educactional opps. For this reason, they offer scholarship programs for entering freshmen, South High alumni and visual arts and nursing students. Click here to more of SLCC's.

Dixie State College of Utah has great variety of scholarship programs that Utah residents and non-residents can apply to as well. Some of those programs include fine arts and talent scholarship, health sciences and diversity/multi-cultural scholarships. Click here to see the college's offerings.

Westminster College has an innovative way of finding a good program for you. Through their website you'll find a calculator, so you can estimate your scholarship eligibility. Choose among their five different scholarship programs to find the one that's right for you.

Here are links to the University of Utah, Brigham Young University and Utah State University's financial aid and scholarship offices.