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Only Two Weeks Left to Nominate Utah High School Students for Sallie Mae's $25,000 College Scholarship

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Deadline for School Counselors and Community Leaders to Nominate
Utah High School Juniors
and Seniors for Bridging the
Dream Scholarship Program is Sept. 27

Only two weeks remain for local community leaders and high school
counselors to nominate high school juniors or seniors in Utah for a
$25,000 Bridging
the Dream Scholarship
from Sallie Mae, the nation's saving,
planning, and paying for college company. Counselors and community
leaders can complete the application at SallieMae.com/BridgingTheDream
now through Sept. 27. One of the $25,000 scholarships is reserved for a
student in Utah, home to Sallie Mae Bank in Salt Lake City.

The ideal candidate should be a Utah high school junior or senior who
excels in academics, athletics, community service, or school activities,
but whose financial circumstances or other obstacles in life may not
allow him or her to pursue a college education. The simple nomination
process requires two, 200-word essays that highlight contributions
inside and outside the classroom and any issues that may prevent a
student from attending college.

"Utah is home to remarkable students who are aspiring to turn the dream
of college into a reality," said Martha Holler, senior vice president,
Sallie Mae. "Over the next two weeks, we urge high school counselors and
leaders throughout the community to nominate a deserving student, and
together, we'll help make college happen!"

To nominate a high school junior or senior, or for more information,
visit SallieMae.com/BridgingTheDream.
Nominations will be accepted until Sept. 27 at 12 p.m. EDT. See official
rules
. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law.

To learn more about saving, planning, and paying for college, including
Sallie Mae's free Scholarship
Search
tool, visit SallieMae.com.
Join the conversation by using #BridgingTheDream.

Sallie Mae (NASDAQ:SLM) is the nation's saving, planning, and
paying for college company. Whether college is a long way off or just
around the corner, Sallie Mae offers products that promote responsible
personal finance, including private education loans, free scholarship
search tools, free college financial planning tools, and online retail
banking. Learn more at SallieMae.com. Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM
Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the
United States of America.

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