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, […]

StepUp/UHEAA’s “You CAN Pay for College” event attendance increased 25% from last year

From September through November, Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority’s (UHEAA) Outreach team (operating under a joint StepUp/UHEAA platform) hosted 24 regional “You CAN Pay for College” evening events throughout Utah where high school students and parents learned about college savings, scholarships, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), grants, work-study programs, and student loans. The events […]