State Scholarship Taskforce Issues Recommendations

Scholarships are awarded based on various criteria that reflect the values and purposes of the donor or founder of the award and are often used to encourage progress toward strategic objectives. They may reward excellence in academics (merit-based scholarships), encourage students to complete certificates or degrees, recruit students to participate in various programs (e.g., athletics, […]

Utah Educational Savings Plan awards scholarship accounts to bookmark contest winners

Eight Utah students received $1,000 Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP) college savings scholarship accounts for their winning entries in the 2016 “Make Your Mark” Bookmark Contest sponsored by UESP and StepUp to Higher Education social awareness campaign. The winners received their $1,000 UESP scholarship accounts during a luncheon ceremony held at the Zions Bank headquarters […]