What is the FAFSA? Why should I care?

Completing the FAFSA is the only way to apply for Federal Financial Aid (money for college – grants, work-study, and student loans).   What is the FAFSA? “FAFSA” is an acronym for the “Free Application for Federal Student Aid.” In short, the FAFSA is the one application you submit in order to apply for money to

Celebrating FAFSA Success: 2018 FAFSA Cup Winners!

Written by StepUp Utah Paying for College Expert, Katie Wornek – September 17, 2018 Every year, StepUp rewards counseling teams who go above and beyond to help seniors complete the FAFSA and secure the financial aid they need to pay for college. The 2018 winners were officially recognized at last week’s Utah System of Higher

Design a bookmark for a chance at a $1,000 scholarship from my529

Utah students in kindergarten through 12th grade: Draw on your talents to create an original bookmark for the 2018 my529 Make Your Mark contest.     Enter your design for a chance at a my529—formerly named the Utah Educational Savings Plan—college savings scholarship account. You may win a $1,000 my529 scholarship account to use toward