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Regional Financial Aid Nights

UHEAA is pleased to announce the schedule of Regional Financial Aid Nights for the upcoming school year. Students from any high school are encouraged to attend whichever event they are able to get to. We are encouraging students in grades 9 – 12 to attend these evening events with their parents. We will be offering scholarship opportunities exclusively for students who attend these events, so please notify your students about them!

Each event will feature a financial aid presentation by UHEAA and a college fair with Utah’s colleges and universities. We hope to see you and your students at these events this upcoming fall!

All of the events, unless otherwise noted, will begin with a presentation promptly at 6:00 pm. The college fair will go from approximately 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm.

Carbon High School – Wednesday, August 28, 2013

San Juan High School – Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Grand County High School – Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Sevier Valley Center (Richfield) – Thursday, September 5, 2013

Dixie State College* – Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Logan High School – Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Cedar City High School – Thursday, September 12, 2013

Ogden High School – Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Gunnison Valley High School – Thursday, September 19, 2013

Northridge High School – Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Provo High School – Thursday, October 3, 2013

East High School – Wednesday, October 9, 2013

West Jordan High School – Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Tooele Community Learning Center – Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Hunter High School – Wednesday, October 30, 2013

*The event at Dixie State College will follow a slightly different schedule. Details forthcoming.

If you have questions about any of these events, please contact one of us:

Michelle Riddle – mriddle@utahsbr.edu

Anna Decker – adecker@utahsbr.edu

Sumiko Martinez – smartinez@utahsbr.edu

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Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

http://www.fascholarship.com/

Deadline: June 30

Amount: Varies, depending on need

Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund applicants must be one of the following:

  • Currently in their senior year of high school, a high school graduate or a currently enrolled full-time undergraduate student.
  • Under the age of 26 at the time of application.
  • The dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who has become permanently disabled as a result of an operational mission or training accident.
  • The dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who has been killed in action.
  • The dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who has been classified as a Prisoner of War (POW) or Missing in Action (MIA).

The application packet must contain the following items:

  • Application form
  • Copy of your government issued photo identification (Drivers License, Military ID Card)
  • Proof of dependency: birth certificate, tax form which lists dependents, or military child ID card
  • Certificate of death or rating letter from the Veterans Administration disability
  • DD Form 214 if applicable
  • 500 Word Essay or Personal Statement: What does your parent’s service mean to you?
  • Official high school or college transcript
  • Photo of applicant
  • Photo of qualifying parent

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Copper Hills Leads in FAFSA Completion

Some exciting news!  The FAFSA numbers were checked again today (which you can do at this site)and the Copper Hills FAFSA completion rate has now reached 206, making it the ONLY school in the whole state to pass the 200 mark. Congratulations!!

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Weird World of Wonderful Scholarships

In an ongoing effort to help students find scholarships and money to pay for college, Zinch introduces  Weird World of Wonderful Scholarships!  They are giving away $6,000 over the next few weeks by asking students fun and unique questions.  Make sure to check it out!

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CHHS Holds Record for Most Completed FAFSA

As of April 12th, CHHS had 228 seniors start the FAFSA and 194 of those students completed it.  According to the UHEAA, Copper Hills has the most completed FAFSA in the state.   Thanks to all the students, parents, teachers, and counselors who helped make this happen.  We have a great school!

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Alliance for Unity Scholarship

Seniors who qualify for free or reduced lunch, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, have been accepted at a post-secondary school, have consistent after-school work history, can show evidence of good citizenship and promotion of the values of unity, civility, and respect for others, as expressed in the Alliance’s mission statement.  Applications are also available in the counseling center at the scholarship desk.
Alliance For Unity

Scholarship Amount $2,000

Deadline: May 15, 2013

allianceforunity.org

 

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$3500 Scholarship Opportunity

April 15th is the deadline for this scholarship opportunity.  The website link is http://humanrights.utah.edu/scholarships.php and it is for incoming freshmen who have already applied for the U.  The scholarship amount is $3500.

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Regional College Night

Utah System of Higher Education

Learn how you and your family can Step Up to Higher Education at one of our regional college nights this March. At these open houses, college and university representatives can answer your questions about financial aid, Utah’s higher education choices, and the application process.

Monday, March 25, 2013, Salt Lake Community College, Taylorsville, UT (6:00-8:00 pm)

To register go to the following website:  http://2013collegenight.eventbrite.com/

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