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Innovative Financial Aid for Today's Students

    Though a college education is seen as a prerequisite in a competitive job market, financial burdens keep many students from finishing their studies and earning a degree. According to a 2021 survey conducted by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, 42 percent of adults age 20 to 34 dropped out of college for financial reasons.

    How can colleges and universities build a financial-aid infrastructure that helps students navigate financial pitfalls and achieve success? Join us for “Innovative Financial Aid for Today’s Students,” a virtual forum that will bring together higher-ed leaders and policy experts to discuss the current state of financial aid and strategies to help students. Register today to explore:

    • The financial challenges facing students today.
    • What the current government-funded emergency grants are achieving.
    • Strategies for providing completion grants.

    Hosts:

    • Bridget Burns, chief executive officer, University Innovation Alliance
    • Ian Wilhelm, assistant managing editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education

    With Support From UIA.

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