FEBRUARY'S NEW POSTS:




SCHOLARSHIPS OF THE MONTH:

Value: $5,000
Deadline: April 15


Values: $1,500-6,500
Deadline: March 22nd for "Teen Driver" 
Postmarked by April 24 for "Your Turn..."


Value: $500-5,000
Deadline: March 15



EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:

Utah CollegeCon is a free conference experience on March 18 to help your students prepare for success in college and career. Learn more.

Free help applying for financial aid:

High school seniors need to complete their FAFSA in order to receive financial aid like grants, work-study, and student loans. We can help at any of our free and public FAFSA Nights. See all remaining FAFSA Nights for his school year here.


TIPS OF THE MONTH:

TIP ONE: Recommend that your students ask their parents if their employers offer any help with future college costs . They may offer scholarships for family members or other awesome programs like tuition reimbursement or discount programs.

TIP TWO: The Utah Scholars Recognition Application deadline is in March.  If any of your students have earned 200 points, they'll earn the Utah Scholars certificate and medallion to wear at graduation. It's not too late to complete the college readiness tasks they need to qualify.  Click here for more information.



Do your students know how to pay for college? We have everything they need to know in  our free Paying for College Guide.  

Download a PDF copy or make an order of booklets for your school*. Spanish language copies are also available. 

*Different versions available for 8th-11th grade and 12th grade. See order form for details.


MEET THE STEPUP TEAM:

Meet Erika, the Utah Scholars Program Manager .



If you, your students, or their parents have any questions about preparing or paying for college, we're here to help. Just send their question in a reply to this email and our expert staff will respond within 24 hours.

(if question is sent in on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, please allow 48-72 hours for response)



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