The StepUp to Higher Education social awareness campaign encourages all Utah students to dream big about their futures and then act on those dreams by preparing for and completing college. Find anything from a cost estimator to scholarship toolkits to a grade-by-grade checklist.
Across the state of Utah, cost has been identified as the number one barrier for students attending college. Are your expectations of the cost of college realistic? Use the following cost calculators to determine if you are planning accurately for the cost of attending college.
The FAFSA is the main form that the federal government, states and colleges use to award funding for college attendance through grants, scholarships, work study and student loans.
After completing the FAFSA, where else can individuals find scholarships to assist with the cost of going to college? Through the following links learn more about applying for scholarships as well as searching for scholarships specific to your needs and interests.
529 plans are tax-advantaged savings plans designed to encourage individuals to begin to save for the future costs of higher education. The Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP), a nonprofit trust fund, is the official and only 529 plan established and sponsored by the State of Utah.