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Topic: Financial Aid

The letter from administrators, which was released to faculty and staff Tuesday morning, detailed a five-part plan to address the economic impacts of the pandemic and adjusted academic calendar.

News, University News

Brown’s FY21 deficit may reach $165 million

September 22, 2020 2 comments

The University’s financial losses for Fiscal Year 2021 may range from $100 to $165 million due to the economic impacts of COVID-19 and adjustments made to the academic year, President Christina Paxson P ’19, Provost Richard Locke P ’18 and Vice President for Finance and Administration Barbara Chernow announced. 

Students share experiences with financial aid appeals

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Students share experiences with financial aid appeals

February 21, 2020 0 comments

When students receive their financial aid awards, the packages reflect a web of forms and information: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, College Scholarship Service profiles and other interactions with the Office of Financial Aid.

Brown Corporation approves 3.75 percent tuition increase

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Brown Corporation approves 3.75 percent tuition increase

February 10, 2020 0 comments

The Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, approved a 3.75 percent tuition increase for undergraduate and most graduate programs during its winter meeting Feb. 8, according to a University press release.

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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

Columns, Opinions

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.