Frequently Asked Questions
Utah Educational Savings Plan
Saving for Your Child's College Education
For 2012 Utah taxpayers will receive a five percent tax credit on contributions up to $1,780 in contributions, equaling $89 per qualified beneficiary in filing singly. For Utah residents who file a joint return, the five percent credit applies to a maximum contribution of $3, 560, equaling $178 per qualified beneficiary. The beneficiary must be designated on the UESP account before the beneficiary’s 19th birthday to qualify for the credit.
Utah Higher Education Resources
- Utah System of Higher Education
- Anyone who wants to pursue higher education in Utah can get valuable information at this site. Find out about Utah institutions, planning, Board of Regents, student information, academic programs, planning, financial aid, and much more.
- Utah Navajo Trust Fund
- UNTF receives 37.5% of the 12.5% oil royalties from 16 leases northeast of Montezuma Creek (62.5% from this area and 100% from Aneth, Red Mesa, and Mexican Water goes to the Navajo Nation). UNTF administers these funds for use in common for Utah Navajo communities and families for various programs such as higher education financial aid, water lines, sewer lines, power lines, housing, renovation, additions, and other chapter projects.
Other Higher Education Links:
Financial Aid Services
- Just for Utah Youth:
- A web site for Utah Youth. Specific info for foster youth.
- Utah Schools and Districts
- Many of Utah's Elementary, Middle, Junior and High Schools have Web sites of their own. This list is provided by the Utah Education Network.