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Book Your Summer – Scholarship Contest by my529

my529 is Utah’s official nonprofit 529 savings plan—a tax-advantaged investment vehicle to help families prepare for future education expenses. my529 sponsors two annual promotions for Utah students.   Book Your Summer Scholarship Contest   The Book Your Summer Utah Reading Award is a partnership between my529 and the Utah State Library to champion summer reading

Frequently Asked College Questions: Applying for College, Financial Aid, The FAFSA, and More

Here are some frequently asked college questions that we receive with answers from one of our college and financial aid experts…   1) How do we know how much financial aid my son qualified for?   Your son should make sure that his FAFSA is sent to the schools that he is considering. For example,

LGBTQ Services at Utah System of Higher Education Colleges and Universities

The Utah System of Higher Education is committed to serving all Utah students, including LGBTQ students. If you are LGBTQ and attend a USHE school, you are not alone! There are resources available to help you each step of the way in your educational journey. Each school in the Utah System of Higher Education offers

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8th Grade

High school doesn’t start until next year, but now is the time to prepare for it. These checklists can help you make sure to get the most of high school and get you starting thinking about your plans after graduation.

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9th Grade

Let StepUp help you get high school off to a strong start—it’s time to start exploring your college options and see what opportunities are out there for you.

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10th Grade

As you get closer to finishing high school, StepUp can help you decide what comes next. This checklist will help you figure out the right classes to take and what certificate or degree you’ll need to live the life you want after graduation.

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11th Grade

This is a big year. Your time in high school is wrapping up, so it’s time to make sure you’re organized for next year. You’ll want to start touring college campuses and deciding what colleges you’ll apply for next year—StepUp can help you figure out what you need to do and when.

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12th Grade

This is the year all your hard work pays off! Stay focused—the finish line is almost in sight.

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