Tag: Higher Education

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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The Need for Need-Based Aid

Georgia is one of only two states that lack broad need-based financial aid. 75 percent of Georgians support funding a need-based aid scholarship for college students. Nearly 112,000 students deal with unmet financial need, according to the University System of

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Overview: 2023 Fiscal Year Budget for Higher Education

    Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed 2023 budget allocates $3.1 billion for the Board of Regents and $439 million for the Technical College System of Georgia. University System of Georgia Funding for the Teaching portion of the university system’s operating

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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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