Contests and Promotions

my529 reaches out to Utah residents

September 2017

2017 Make Your Mark bookmark contest winners

my529 and StepUp to Higher Education celebrate National College Savings Month in September by sponsoring the annual my529 Make Your Mark bookmark design contest. Judges chose eight Utah students in kindergarten through grade 12 to receive a $1,000 college savings scholarship account for their winning bookmark designs.

The goal of College Savings Month is to encourage Utah families to save for future college or vocational school expenses.

Entrants must submit an original bookmark design on the official entry form. Check out this year’s winning entries.

May 2018

Book Your Summer

my529 and the Utah State Library Division team up annually to present the Book Your Summer Summer Reading Award.

Children up to 18 years old have a chance at a $1,000 my529 scholarship just by reading a book.

Starting May 15, 2018, you can sign up for a chance at the scholarship at your local library’s summer reading program. Four children throughout the state will be awarded the scholarship accounts, while their respective libraries will receive $500 for books and media. Find the official rules at

my529 and the State Library Division sponsor Book Your Summer to encourage reading during the summer months and to promote saving for college.

Book Your Summer runs May 15 through August 15.