Contribution and donation options

Education can help children gain an edge

Contribution options


Ugift® - Gift contributions with Ugift®, an easy, free-to-use feature of Scholar's Edge to help fund your child's education. Friends and family can use your account’s unique Ugift® code at any time to easily make gift contributions at

Ugift® is a registered service mark of Ascensus Broker Dealer Services, LLC.

Our Scholar’s Edge 529 certificates make it easy to give the gift of 529. We have templates for graduations, holidays, birthdays, new baby as well as a general certificate for any occasion!


Payroll direct deposit

You can set up recurring contributions from your payroll direct deposit or directly from your bank account.

Log in to your Scholar's Edge account to set up automatic deposits.


Save while you spend

Upromise® helps families save for education. With access to saving strategies, simple savings tools, and unique savings offers, Upromise can help you accelerate your education savings every day. When you join Upromise, you become a member of a community of like-minded individuals who share a common goal: saving for education.

Here's how it works: Join Upromise for free and then do what you normally do—buy groceries, shop online, book travel, dine at restaurants, and more—through participating partners. A percentage of your eligible spending will be deposited in your Upromise account. Signing up is fast, easy, and secure.

You can easily link your Upromise account with your eligible 529 account and have your education savings automatically transferred into your 529 account.1 Visit for more information and to enroll for free.



1 Upromise is an optional program offered by Upromise, Inc. and is separate from Scholar’s Edge 529. Specific terms and conditions apply. Participating companies, contribution levels, terms and conditions are subject to change. Upromise, Inc. is not affiliated with the Program Manager.

Upromise, the Upromise logo, and other Upromise names and logos are service marks or registered service marks of Upromise, Inc.