Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship Due Soon

$1,000 reward up for grabs! Details below.

DON’T TEXT AND DRIVE SCHOLARSHIP (9-12 grade)
Application: Don’t Text and Drive Application
Deadline: September 30, 2022
Criteria
:  You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home-schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
Description:  You will be asked to write a 140-character statement about texting and driving.  Finalists will be asked to submit a 500 to 1,000-word essay about texting and driving.
Award: $1,000

ACT Workshop for Registration

Come find out how to get registered for the October ACT. This ACT is the final one that you can take before admission deadline of December 1st. The following schools have December 1st admission deadlines. If you applying for out of state college, double check their admission deadlines, some are November 1st.

Brigham Young University
Utah State University
University of Utah
Weber State University
Westminster College

ACT Deadline for October Test is September 16th

Seniors that would like to re-take the ACT should sign up ASAP. The late fee is $38 after September 16th.

This is the last ACT that you will be able to take to be considered for academic scholarships to the following schools.

University of Utah
Utah State University
Weber State University
Westminster College
Brigham Young University

If you plan on applying to any of these colleges and are hoping for academic scholarship consideration, it is always a good idea to try for a better score on the ACT.

Click here for the link to register

Make Your Mark Scholarship

Design a bookmark for a chance at a $1,000 scholarship

September is National College Savings Month. At my529, that means it’s time for Utah students to make their mark—and possibly earn a college scholarship in the process.

Students can create an original bookmark for the 2022 my529 Make Your Mark contest for a chance at a $1,000 my529 college savings scholarship account from my529 and Utah System of Higher Education.

Utah students enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade—or home-schoolers—are eligible to take part in Make Your Mark. The contest runs September 1 through October 3, 2022. Eight total winners will be selected, with two winners chosen within each of four grade categories (K-3, 4-6, 7-8, 9-12). Previous Make Your Mark winners are not eligible.

Click on the Make Your Mark logo at right for a downloadable entry form with rules for the contest.

To enter:

  • Design your bookmark in the blank space on the entry form using the art medium of your choice.
  • Completely fill out the Student Information box on the entry form.
  • Submit your entry to the my529 by 11:59 p.m. MT, October 3, 2022.
  • Submit your entries via mail or WeTransfer, a free internet-based file transfer service, at my529.wetransfer.com.