Category: Blog

Completion Grants Help Students Persist and Graduate

Access to postsecondary education can transform a student’s life. But sometimes, especially for the 42 percent of students paying for college and living costs on their own, a small financial setback can make paying a tuition or housing bill just

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Resources on Need-Based Aid

Current Status: Georgia is one of only two states that does not operate a need-based financial aid program. “Need-based” financial aid targets dollars based on a measure of a student’s financial need. In 2018, the Georgia Legislature passed House Bill 787 with

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2022 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all Georgians share in the state’s prosperity. These are the policy priorities GBPI will track during 2022. Many are part of our People-Powered Prosperity campaign.

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