Tag: need-based aid

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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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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A Need-Based Financial Aid Program for Georgia

      Key Takeaways Georgia can raise educational achievement through a need-based grant for college students, which it currently lacks. Policymakers can structure the grant to target more dollars towards students with financial need, promote racial/ethnic equity and raise

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