Contests, Promotions and Scholarships
2019 National Campaign
529s reach out to a nation
my529 has joined a nationwide effort to generate awareness about investing for college and using 529 plans.
Watch the video for more information.
Book Your Summer
The Book Your Summer reading award is a partnership between my529 and the Utah State Library to champion summer reading while promoting college savings. Parents can enroll their children in their local library’s summer reading program for a chance at a $1,000 my529 college savings scholarship account. Four kids up to age 18 throughout the state will be awarded the scholarship accounts, while their respective libraries will receive $500 for books and media. Book Your Summer is part of a campaign to increase awareness with Utah families about investing for postsecondary education with my529. Book Your Summer runs May 15 through August 15.
Find the official rules and entry form at bookyoursummer.com
Make Your Mark
During September’s National College Savings Month, my529 and the Utah System of Higher Education sponsor the Make Your Mark bookmark contest. Make Your Mark offers students a chance to win a $1,000 my529 college savings scholarship account through an art contest. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade can enter an original bookmark design within their appropriate grade category (K-3, 4-6, 7-8, 9-12). Eight Utah students will each receive a $1,000 college savings scholarship account for their winning bookmarks. Throughout College Savings Month, my529 encourages Utah families to invest in their children’s education.
Downloadable entry form will be available on Sept 1.
Keys to Success
Keys to Success is the state of Utah’s college and career readiness tool and provides students, parents and counselors with resources and tools to plan for students’ futures. The Keys to Success scholarship tool allows students from across Utah to be connected with scholarships, internships and other career opportunities to support their education.*
Complete Scholarships is an online paying-for-college tool designed and operated by Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority. Complete Scholarships contains a comprehensive database of scholarship opportunities that are offered exclusively in our communities, our state and our region. Complete Scholarships can also match its users to relevant opportunities based on their self-reported identifiers and interests, thereby taking the time and work out of finding scholarships.*
*Descriptions provided by programs.