12 Days Of Scholarships

  By Katie Wornek – StepUp Outreach Officer and Paying For College Expert – 12.18.17 Happy holidays! Throughout the month of December, I have been posting one new scholarship opportunity daily on my Twitter and Instagram accounts. If you missed any of my #12DaysOfScholarships posts, I’ve provided the complete list below. There’s still time to

Got Accepted? Now Call Your Housing Department

Congratulations! You just applied for college or just received your acceptance letter.     You now need to decide where you are going to live while attending college. Fall 2018 seems to be far away; but the fact is, if you wait until the end of this school year, you may be out of luck

Parents: Earn Utah State Tax Benefits by Saving for College with UESP

Parents! Submit Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP) contributions by year’s end to qualify for tax credits!   (Salt Lake City) When Utah taxpayers save for college with the Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP), they can also save on their 2017 taxes. If they meet certain year-end deadlines, any contribution, up to the allowed maximum, that

Title IV + More Podcast: Episode 8 Transcript

This is the transcript for Episode 8 (December 8th, 2017) of the “Title IV + More Podcast for Utah Counselors and Educators” from Katie Wornek, Jacob Newman, and Bryan Lee at StepUp to Higher Education Utah. Listen to the “Title IV + More Podcast for Counselors and Educators” on iTunes Listen to the “Title IV

This Holiday, Give Yourself the Gift of Scholarship Money!

The school year is nearly half over! If you’re getting anxious about college costs, you could ask Santa for tuition money…or you can give yourself the gift of scholarship money! Many of you will soon be on your holiday break from school. You should definitely have fun and relax – you’ve earned it!    

Question from a Utah Student: Scholarships for Sophomores

Question from a Utah high school sophomore: What scholarships do you know about that a sophomore could apply for? Answer from Jacob Newman, StepUp Utah Paying for College Expert: That’s a really great question. Many scholarships are geared towards high school seniors, but there are many that you can apply for earlier than that! It’s