Financial Aid

Stanford University Expands Offer Of Free Tuition To More StudentsStanford University will become a little more affordable for some students as an announcement has been made for the expansion of its financial aid program.
What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant ProgramThe federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
KCBS In Depth: College Admissions And Cost Is getting a college education or earning your degree worth it in these tough economic times? Ben Kaplan, an expert on college scholarships and admissions expert, says absolutely.
Vote On Fee Waivers Could Impact Bay Area Community College StudentsThe governing board for the California's community college system will vote on a plan that would require students to maintain at least a C-average to remain eligible for a fee waiver.
UC President Napolitano Pledges $5M For Students Living In US IllegallyUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano says she's devoting $5 million to provide special counseling and financial aid to students living illegally in the U.S.
Enrollment Scam Robs Contra Costa College Of Financial Aid MoneyOnce the students picked up their financial aid checks, they managed to either stop enrollment or withdrew from class without the college realizing it, and pocketed nearly $3,000 each.
California Students Fail To Claim Millions In Financial AidMillions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college.
Cal Grant Eligibility Rules Put Squeeze On For-Profit CollegesA state report examining Cal Grant’s new eligibility standards says the tighter rules have disqualified 80 percent of California’s for-profit colleges from the financial aid program.
ConsumerWatch: Thousands Of California Students Losing Aid MoneyCalifornia’s move to tighten eligibility requirements for its Cal Grant program will eliminate or reduce awards to 14,500 students, most of them enrolled in for-profit colleges such as the University of Phoenix, the California Student Aid Commission announced Tuesday.
Former Recruiters Claim Fraud At Academy Of Art In San FranciscoFour former recruiters at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco are accusing school officials of using an illegal compensation plan to cheat the federal government out of millions of dollars in financial aid.
SF State Petition Spurs CSU To Reverse Cuts To Graduate Student GrantsLess than a week after Chancellor Charles Reed ordered that $90 million of financial aid be reallocated from tuition grants, abruptly eliminating a vital source of support for 20,000 grad students at all 23 CSU campuses, university officials announced the grant program had been saved.
UC Berkeley Launches Middle-Class Financial Aid ProgramThe University of California, Berkeley is launching a new financial aid program for middle-class students.
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