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

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

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

Complete the 2018-19 FAFSA, Win a $1,000 FAFSA Scholarship!

By Katie Wornek – StepUp Outreach Officer and Paying For College Expert – 11.13.17 What is a FAFSA Completion Open House? In order to access all types of federal student aid (like grants, work-study, and student loans), as well as many forms of aid from your state or college, you need to complete the Free