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Author(s):McSwain, C., Cunningham, A., Keselman, Y., and Merisotis, J
Title:Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Short Description:Provides an understanding of private scholarship aid, and examines its importance to students and to private aid providers.
Annotation:The first comprehensive study of private scholarship aid, this report provides an understanding of this type of aid, and examines its importance to students and to private aid providers. Key findings from the study indicate that over 3 billion dollars in private scholarship aid was awarded in 2003-04, that approximately one hundred million dollars in private aid goes unclaimed each year, and that while the typical student receiving private aid is a traditional undergraduate, enrolled full-time at a four-year institution, some private aid recipients do not fit the typical characteristics.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
Financial Aid
Private Colleges

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