Tag: scholarship

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Report examines impact of national study abroad scholarship program for low-income students

June 1, 2016

Via: Inside Higher Ed

An evaluation of the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program, which funds study abroad and international internships for American undergraduate students with limited financial resources, as defined by Pell Grant eligibility, found that many program participants […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Scholarship Basics and Tips

March 16, 2016

Via: Blog

We all know college is super expensive; not only do you have to pay tuition, but there’s also room and board (for those of you staying on campus), a meal plan (yay for cafeteria food…), and textbooks (buying hundred-dollar books […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Louisiana insulates for-profits from cuts to state scholarship program

March 4, 2016

Via: Education Dive

The special treatment for for-profit schools, though relatively inexpensive, is putting salt in the wounds of cash-strapped public schools in Louisiana. Private nonprofit schools also are owed the final 20% of TOPS funding and they won’t get their checks either. […]


US Education Secretary Nominee Gets Pressed on DC OSP

February 26, 2016

Via: The Center for Education Reform

As members of the US Senate HELP Committee were preparing for the confirmation hearing of Dr. John B. King, Jr. for US Education Secretary, Washington, DC students and parents were pressing Senate officials to help reauthorize the DC Opportunity Scholarship […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Stanford Pockets Largest Donation From One Person in Its History — $400 Million

February 25, 2016

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Stanford University has received its largest cash donation from an individual in its history — $400 million from Philip H. Knight, the Nike co-founder. The gift will be part of a $750-million endowment to establish a “graduate-level scholarship designed to […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Stanford announces huge gifts and new efforts to attract best graduate and professional students

February 24, 2016

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Stanford University today announced a $400 million gift that will help launch a new scholarship program to attract the best graduate and professional students from around the world. The university is already close to its goal of a $750 million […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

La. freezes payments to state grant program; colleges to pick up slack

February 19, 2016

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Facing a $940 million budget deficit, Louisiana will stop funding its merit-based scholarship program for the rest of the year. And if the Legislature doesn’t find new sources of revenue by June, Louisiana’s commissioner of higher education warned, the state’s […]