Topic: Financial Aid

Fund provides students aid for event, food costs

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Fund provides students aid for event, food costs

September 25, 2019 0 comments

Students can now receive financial assistance to cover tickets to student-run events and food at off-campus conferences through the Event Assistance Fund, which the Undergraduate Finance Board launched as a pilot last spring.

Students advocate for need-blind international admissions

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Students advocate for need-blind international admissions

April 24, 2019 6 comments

Amid national attention to the fairness of the college admission process, calls have also increased to make the University more accessible for everyone — including all international students.

Dean of Financial Aid Jim Tilton presented to the Undergraduate Council of Students about financial aid initiatives at the Council’s weekly meeting.

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UCS discusses financial aid, inclusion initiatives

April 18, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students heard updates about disability study spaces, gender-inclusive restrooms and financial aid initiatives at its general body meeting Wednesday evening. The Council also elected Lijin Dai ’22 as its treasurer.

University expands textbook grant program

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University expands textbook grant program

April 11, 2019 0 comments

Beginning next year, the University will offer textbook grants to first-year students receiving scholarship funds and all other students with a $0 parent contribution, according to Dean of the College Rashid Zia.

University strengthens QuestBridge partnership

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University strengthens QuestBridge partnership

February 27, 2019 0 comments

The University has increased the number of students given a full scholarship through the QuestBridge program from one student in the class of 2019 to 30 in the class of 2023, said Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

Mulligan ’19: The burden of gratitude

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Mulligan ’19: The burden of gratitude

February 27, 2019 1 comment

After reading the Providence Journal’s recent profile about dinners hosted by Brown donor Martin J. Granoff  P’93, I was deeply troubled and wanted to write a piece in response.

Corporation approves five percent tuition increase for FY20

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Corporation approves five percent tuition increase for FY20

February 10, 2019 2 comments

The Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, voted to approve a 5 percent increase in undergraduate student tuition charges as part of a $1.2 billion operating budget for the 2020 fiscal year at its winter meeting Feb. 7-9.

University sees record-high number of applicants for Class of 2023

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University sees record-high number of applicants for Class of 2023

January 22, 2019 1 comment

The University received 38,640 applications for the Class of 2023 — the most in its history, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

At the Brown University Community Council meeting, Dean of Admission Logan Powell noted that the number of early applicants who applied for financial aid increased by 11 percent this year as compared to the previous year.

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Early decision applications surge for Class of 2023

November 13, 2018 1 comment

Dean of Admission Logan Powell presented statistics on the early decision applicants for the class of 2023 in light of the University’s Nov. 1 deadline at yesterday’s Brown University Community Council meeting.

University to offer funds for meal plans, textbooks

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University to offer funds for meal plans, textbooks

May 15, 2018 3 comments

To ease the burden of costs of attendance, the University will launch two new financial aid initiatives starting fall 2018.