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

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

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

5 Reasons Why You Should Get Involved in Extracurricular Activities

By Erika Norton – StepUp Utah Scholars Program Manager – Posted on 10.24.2017   When I was growing up, I heard over and over again how important it was to get involved in extracurricular activities throughout junior high and high school. I heard these extracurricular activities would help me get into college and that my

What You Need to Complete the 2018-19 FAFSA

The 2018-19 FAFSA (FAFSA = Free Application for Federal Student Aid – the one and only application you fill out to apply for federal financial aid like grants, work-study, and student loans) will be available for high school seniors and college students all over the country starting on October 1st. Here’s a list of the