UIA - Great Lakes: Retention Grants (30007500)

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UIA - Great Lakes: Retention Grants (30007500) UIA - University Innovation Alliance (Great Lakes 2016 Proposal) Project Summary The University Innovation Alliance (UIA) Completion Grant program will provide assistance to students who are approaching graduation but face financial hurdles restricting their ability to enroll, persist, and subsequently complete their postsecondary education. Participating campuses: The University of California, Riverside, Arizona State University, Oregon State University, Iowa State University, Michigan State University, Purdue University, University of Kansas, The Ohio State University (main campus), University of Central Florida, University of Texas, Austin, and Georgia State University (Perimeter Campus) will develop, adapt, and scale completion grant programs on each campus, inspired by the success of Georgia State University (main campus) Panther Retention Grant program. Each campus will name their grant based on local context. These 11 UIA campuses will provide last dollar grant awards to students meeting the following criteria: 1. Have achieved senior level standing (as defined by the institution) 2. Currently enrolled (or enrolled within the last academic semester/quarter), and currently within 3 quarters or 2 semesters of graduation. 3. Must be in good academic standing with the university (2.0 or above) 4. Pell Recipient & accepted and received all available aid for which the student is eligible (including loans) 5. Student has an unpaid balance that $1000 or less of funding will allow for enrollment in the next semester UIA Completion Grants Program Goals: To sustainably scale the GSU Panther Retention Grant model across UIA institutions. To improve completion outcomes for low -income seniors at risk of not graduating. To investigate and distill the most effective means to scale, adapt, and support completion grants. To develop a playbook and diffusion platform to advance the growth of retention grant programs nationally.
Effective start/end date8/1/176/30/21


  • Ascendium Education Group, Inc.: $1,999,986.00


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