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Institute for College Access and Success

GRANT #9267
AMOUNT $75,000
LOCATION Oakland, CA
DATE RANGE 11/25/2014 through 11/30/2015

To provide research, analysis, coordinate coalition meetings and support student leadership to build public will for making college affordable.

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Student Organizing, Inc.

GRANT #9236
AMOUNT $70,000
LOCATION Boston, MA
DATE RANGE 10/14/2014 through 10/31/2015

To engage students as advocates for and develop policy recommendations to promote good banking practices for low-income financial aid recipients on college campuses.

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University of Virginia

GRANT #9207
AMOUNT $128,500
LOCATION Charlottesville, VA
DATE RANGE 09/15/2014 through 09/15/2016

To provide personalized college and financial aid information to U.S. Army soldiers returning to civilian life.

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Wisconsin Center for Education Research

GRANT #9213
AMOUNT $300,000
LOCATION Madison, WI
DATE RANGE 09/15/2014 through 09/15/2015

To conduct a study of how actual non tuition expenses compare with those estimated by colleges and to compare living expenses of similarly aged individuals who are enrolled in postsecondary institutions vs those not enrolled in the same region.

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American Institutes for Research

GRANT #9136
AMOUNT $158,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 09/01/2014 through 09/01/2015

To create a series of interactive online tools to provide financial aid estimates and information on student eligibility.

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The Brookings Institution

GRANT #9205
AMOUNT $400,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 09/01/2014 through 08/31/2016

To develop, deliver and evaluate impact of customized information for students on cost and time to degree.

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

GRANT #9073
AMOUNT $34,000
LOCATION Champaign, IL
DATE RANGE 08/15/2014 through 12/31/2015

To create a randomized controlled trial to test the effects of reframing student loan packages on the financial decisions and educational attainment of low-income college students.

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Vanderbilt University

GRANT #9195
AMOUNT $316,600
LOCATION Nashville, TN
DATE RANGE 08/15/2014 through 08/15/2016

To develop, administer and report findings from a study on student loan preferences and how the availability of new information or options, particularly about income-driven plans, affect student preferences and college-going decisions.

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Ideas42

GRANT #9157
AMOUNT $155,800
LOCATION New York, NY
DATE RANGE 07/01/2014 through 12/31/2015

To improve student completion outcomes at a large, public community colleges.

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University of Virginia

GRANT #9071
AMOUNT $130,000
LOCATION Charlottesville, VA
DATE RANGE 05/01/2014 through 12/31/2015

To create a text-message based intervention providing students with customized financial aid information and access to professional.

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