Scholarships/Financial Aid

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Charitable Gift for Scholarships Leads to Uproar

Jun 18, 2014 by George Leef |

George Leef comments on the recent donation of $25 million by the Koch brothers to the United Negro College Fund.

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Napolitano’s Law-Breaking Scheme at UCal

Nov 26, 2013 by Peter Wood |

In her new presidency at the University of California, Janet Napolitano is embracing academic corruption in the form of a spending spree on diversity.

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Three Pell Grant Scams

Oct 02, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Vedder explains how U.S. Department of Education funds can become misused resources.

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Why They Seem to Rise Together: Federal Aid and College Tuition

Feb 21, 2012 by George Leef, Hans Bader, Herbert London, Peter Wood, Richard Vedder |

Peter Wood, Richard Vedder, George Leef, Hans Bader, and Herbert London weigh in on the Center for College Affordability and Productivity's new study on whether colleges raise tuition when they receive federal aid.

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Bennett, Biden, and Boondoggles

Feb 20, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

The vice president appears to be the latest to agree that federal student-aid programs are contributing to rising college costs, writes Richard Vedder.

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Obama, Higher-Education Costs, and Student Aid

Feb 09, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Yes, President Obama is showing concern over rising college costs, but he is failing to look at the dysfunctional system of federal financial assistance, Richard Vedder writes.

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Fellowship Opportunity: The William E. Simon Fellowship for Noble Purpose

Dec 22, 2011 by Kate Hamilton |

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute, an organization that shares many of the interests of NAS, offers an annual fellowship, named after William E. Simon, to exceptional graduating college seniors.

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Scholarship Opportunities for Grad and Undergrad Students

Oct 20, 2010 by Keri Anderson |

IHS is offering up to $15,000 for academic research that explores the principles, practices, and institutions necessary to a free society.

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“Good Ideas, Bad Ideas” AQ Issue in Print

Sep 30, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The fall issue of Academic Questions examines both good and bad ideas in higher education, including trimming the glut of academic publishing, merit-based scholarships, teaching ebonics, and disseminating "light and truth."

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How Scholarships Morphed into Financial Aid

Aug 30, 2010 by Jackson Toby |

This excerpt from Jackson Toby's latest book, The Lowering of Higher Education in America: Why Financial Aid Should Be Based on Student Performance, appeared in the fall issue of Academic Questions (vol. 23, no.… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Newsletter from BAMN…No Comment

Mar 18, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The thuggish group calling itself the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration, and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) is trying to take down Proposition 209, which bans racial preferences… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

IHS Scholarship for Grad Students Exploring Liberty - Deadline Dec. 31

Dec 10, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

Our friends at the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) asked us to let our members and readers know about the scholarships (up to $12K!) they award to graduate students through their Humane Studies Fellowship. The deadline to apply… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Crying Out Loud

Sep 24, 2008 by Glenn Ricketts |

Scholarships for cheerleaders but none for history readers

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Hand It Over III

Jul 25, 2008 by Dean Chin |

Stop the spin: inside the financial aid numbers at Stanford

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Hand It Over II

Jul 02, 2008 by Dean Chin |

Colleges Collect on Students' Summer Jobs

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