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

StepUp Utah Scholars Sign Up Form

*Submitting this form solidifies your commitment to follow the StepUp Utah Scholars program. You also agree to receive email and text messages from StepUp Utah Scholars regarding college readiness, scholarships, and financial aid.  This is NOT an application for the Regents’ Scholarship. To apply for the Regents’ Scholarship, you must be a senior in high school

StepUp FAFSA Scholarship Rules

Each year we award FAFSA Scholarships to Utah high school seniors who have submitted their FAFSA. HOW TO ENTER: Attend a StepUp Utah FAFSA Completion Open House (during the 2019-20 academic year). See the calendar of events here. Complete our FAFSA Completion Open House survey (link will be made available at the event) – be sure

FAFSA: the gateway to grants, work-study, and student loans. (And some scholarships.)

Apply for the FAFSA. Completing and submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the single most important thing your student can do to get help paying for college. Based on their FAFSA application, they could qualify for grants, work-study, and student loans. Some scholarships require completion of the FAFSA as well. You’ll need your tax information

College Question from a Utah Parent: Searching and Applying for Scholarships

Utah Parent Question: “Hi! We’ve really struggled to find scholarships that are legitimate ones my son can apply for. His grades are stellar, he’s on track for the Regents Scholarship, but we’d like to figure out where the best places are to find other scholarships. Any suggestions?” Expert Answer (from StepUp Outreach Officer, Jacob Newman):