K-12 EDUCATION

Application process for the Utah Fits All Scholarship now open

Feb 28, 2024, 8:00 PM

Students walk to their buses after school at Rose Springs Elementary in Erda, Tooele County, on Thu...

Students walk to their buses after school at Rose Springs Elementary in Erda, Tooele County, on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. The scholarship will allow families to apply for up to $8,000 of state funds. (Steve Griffin/Deseret News)

(Steve Griffin/Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — The application process for the Utah Fits All Scholarship is now open.

The scholarship will allow families to apply for up to $8,000 of state funds to use for private schools. According to the Utah Fits All Family Handbook, the $8,000 will go into an educational savings account. Students can access the funds through a digital wallet.

The funds can only be used for approved education services and materials like tuition, tutoring, after-school programs, and transportation.

Students must meet the following four criteria:

Applications are prioritized based on income.

The scholarship, also known as the school voucher program, was established in 2023 by HB215. This bill was signed into law by Gov. Cox on Jan. 28, 2023.

The eligibility window closes on April 15, 2024.

The scholarship application and more from the handbook are found on the newly launched website for the Utah Fits All Program. 

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Application process for the Utah Fits All Scholarship now open