Utah Scholars 2015-16 annual report

91% of eighth graders plan to attend college. However, statistics show, only about 50% of Utah high school students enroll in college after graduation. The Utah Scholars program is designed to increase the number of well-prepared students going on to college after high school by helping them set college goals before they get to high […]

Utah Scholars reached over 32,000 eighth-graders in 2014-15

The Utah Scholars Initiative (USI) is a high-impact academic program to help students understand the academic preparation needed to be successful in college and in the workforce.  Utah Scholars complete a defined curriculum while in high school in order to be better prepared for college.  Utah Scholars is the outreach program for the Regents’ Scholarship, […]

ACT releases latest College and Career Readiness report

Today, ACT released the 2015 Condition of College and Career Readiness report, based on ACT test results for the 2015 graduating class. Utah is one of 13 states that allows students to take the ACT for free during their junior year; thus, 40,629 students in the 2015 graduating class have taken the ACT. More students than ever […]

Utah Scholars is making a difference in Utah schools, and you can help

The Utah Scholars Initiative (USI) is part of the Board of Regents strategy to improve the college readiness of Utah high school students by directly partnering with K-12. Started in 2006, USI works in close partnership with 14 Utah school districts.  Focusing first on districts with the greatest potential impact, the program touches each 8th grader […]