HOPE Awards and HOPE Dollars, Distribution of Hope Benefits by Institution and Household Income

Examining HOPE awards across household incomes, by institution, and factoring in tuition costs provides a telling picture of the distribution of HOPE dollars.

The majority of HOPE awards go to students from households with incomes of $100,000 or less. However, a disproportionate share of HOPE dollars fund scholarships for students from households with incomes of more than $100,000 attending more costly public research institutions and state universities. Download the Fact Sheet.

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