Financial Aid

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U of Oregon Works to Lower Higher Ed Costs

The rising cost of higher ed is causing some to wonder if the dream of a college degree is still realistic. The University of Oregon recognizes this problem and is working to confront the issue of college affordability head-on.

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How to Stop Your Institution from Drowning in Financial Aid

During the last decade, institutionally funded financial aid has increased much faster than other institutional expenses and the higher education system as a whole. Many institutions now are saturated with financial aid costs which, on average, are more than one-third of total institutional expenses.

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St. John's College Assists Students In Financial Hardship

Caritas Society has given out $35,000 grants this year

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Michigan State gets $45 million from MasterCard scholarship program for financially disadvantaged youth

Michigan State University is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation in its $500 million education initiative, the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, to provide financially disadvantaged youth -- particularly those from Africa -- with access to high-quality education.

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University Of Central Oklahoma Launches $40 Million Fundraising Campaign

University of Central Oklahoma kicked off its Always Central campaign on Tuesday. Although the announcement marked the official opening of the public phase of the campaign, the drive already has netted $30.4 million in donations.

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‘Shopping Sheet’ Aims to Make College Costs Transparent

The Department of Education, in collaboration with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has released a new, standardized format for financial aid award letters. The “Financial Aid Shopping Sheet” offers students and families a graphic summary of the cost of attendance and aid available and can be customized by each institution. The form makes it easy to compare costs and aid offers, and provides an index of how comparable schools perform against one another.

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Director of Financial Aid

Mohave Community College
Kingman, AZ
Full time, $60,000-$90,000

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Financial Aid At California Colleges Hit By Scams, Officials Say

Seventeen people have been indicted since August in six cases that involve 15 California campuses, U.S. attorney's office says.

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College of Southern Maryland Launches Heroes Scholarship Campaign

With more than 870 students using veterans’ benefits to pursue their degree at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) since last fall, the CSM Foundation has launched its second annual “CSM Heroes Campaign” in honor of those who served our country as well as first responders who risk their lives daily for the safety of others.

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