Seniors—Applying for the Regents’ Scholarship? Read this!

We’re now more than halfway through the year which means, for the class of 2018, your time in high school is almost over! But don’t celebrate quite yet. There are still a few more things you need to do before graduation, including, if you’ve been preparing for it, applying for the Regents’ Scholarship. The final

New Year’s (College) Resolutions

By Erika Norton – StepUp Scholars Program Manager – 1.18.2018 Have you already set your New Year’s Resolutions for 2018? If not, it’s never too late to set goals for yourself (especially when it comes to your education and future). It might be hard to know where to get started, but we’ve simplified it down

Title IV + More Podcast: Episode 10 Transcript

This is the transcript for Episode 10 (January 11, 2018) 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

Title IV + More Podcast: Episode 9 Transcript

This is the transcript for Episode  (January 11, 2018) 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 +

Scholarships for Undocumented Students from the U’s Dream Center

Dear Dreamers and Allies, The Dream Center wishes each and every one of you a Happy New Year! Below, please find a list of scholarship opportunities for undocumented students (with and without DACA) with deadlines in January and February. The Clark and Christine Ivory Dream Access Scholarship Deadline: January 14, 2018 Requirements: The Clark and

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Katie Wornek – StepUp Outreach Officer and Paying For College Expert – 1.11.2018     This Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day – a federal holiday officially established in 1986 to commemorate Dr. King’s birthday and celebrate his life’s work. Dr. King valued learning in his own life (he received his Ph.D. from

It’s Not Too Late To Apply For Financial Aid!

  By Jacob Newman – StepUp Outreach Officer and Paying For College Expert – 1.3.2018     The New Year is here! This time of year, many people decide to make resolutions. If you’re a senior in high school (or a current college student), it’s not too late to make a resolution to file your

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