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Some great college planning tips for high school seniors, from our friends at UHEAA.
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The UHEAA Prepare and Pay for college blog is a website dedicated to providing Utah students and their families with the latest information, tips, and advice on paying for college, scholarships, and federal financial aid options like grants, work-study, and student loans.
Posted on 17 December 2014 | 4:41 pm
Just a reminder that the "Priority Deadline" for the Regents' Scholarship is this Friday, December 19th; both for the online application and for the required verification documents (postmarked). The Final Deadline is February 2, 2015. If you have questions regarding this process, please call our hotline at 801.321.7159.
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Applicants from the Class of 2015 The Regents’ Scholarship application is now open. The following are important deadlines to remember: To meet the priority deadline, all application documents must be postmarked by December 19, 2014. To meet the final deadline, all application documents must be postm…
Posted on 15 December 2014 | 4:37 pm
Today we hosted a wrap up meeting with our Utah College Application Week partners. Thanks again for your amazing work! Checkout this nice recap of our joint efforts, as well as photo archive. http://higheredutah.org/utah-college-application-week-2014-events-in-photos/
Posted on 12 December 2014 | 9:19 pm
FAFSA Season is upon us; some helpful advice from Federal Student Aid!
Remember: You do NOT need to wait until you have filed your taxes to complete the FAFSA. Some financial aid is awarded on a first come, first serve basis, so you should complete the FAFSA early. When the new FAFSA becomes available on January 1, you can use your 2013 taxes to estimate, and then update your FAFSA once you complete your 2014 taxes: http://1.usa.gov/15YgT5C
Posted on 10 December 2014 | 5:45 pm
The Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP) has launched a new Gift Program at gift.uesp.org, just in time for the holidays. UESP account owners now can invite family and friends to contribute to their UESP college savings accounts as an alternative to giving traditional gifts.
The UESP Gift Program is free, simple, and secure.
To learn more about the Utah Educational Savings Plan Gift Program, visit gift.uesp.org, call UESP toll-free at 800.418.2551, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Give a Gift - UESP
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Posted on 8 December 2014 | 7:13 pm
For family and friends in Utah: If you don’t have a college savings account for your kids, now is a great time to open one. When you open an account with the Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP) at uesp.org beginning November 25 and by December 30, 2011, enter promotion code 1112HOL, and contribute at least $25, Zions Bank will match the first $25 you contribute to your account. To qualify for the match, you and the beneficiary must both be new to UESP, and you both must be Utah residents.
Posted on 28 November 2011 | 7:01 pm
From the Salt Lake Tribune, Every penny counts when it comes to financing a college education. One of the best ways to help cover the costs remains a scholarship.
Posted on 2 November 2011 | 3:45 pm
StepUP to your dreams, StepUP to higher education in Utah
Posted on 20 October 2011 | 3:48 pm
Dance your… Ph.D. off.
In 2008, archeologist Brian Stewart began what has become something of a cult competition among young scientists: the “Dance Your Ph.D. Contest.”
This year, 55 Ph.D. theses with names like “Carbon Nanotube Growth on Challenging Substrates” or “Cosmological Simulations of Galactic Disc Assembly” were turned into experimental dance by their authors, videotaped and then judged.
Posted on 19 October 2011 | 3:46 pm