Scholarship Saturday – November 22, 2014

The deadlines for the scholarships that were on this list have passed. To see scholarships that are still accepting applications, visit more recent Scholarship Saturday posts.

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University of California tuition hike approved

 

The full UC Board of Regents met in San Francisco today to vote on tuition hikes at the University of California. In a 14-7 vote, the board voted in favor of increasing tuition up to five percent every year for the next five years. The new tuition rate will take effect next fall. Students will be paying approximately $600 more per year to attend a UC campus.

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Scholarships with December deadlines

The deadlines for the scholarships that were on this list have passed. To see scholarships that are still accepting applications, visit more recent Scholarship Saturday posts.

Scholarship Saturday – November 15, 2014

The deadlines for the scholarships that were on this list have passed. To see scholarships that are still accepting applications, visit more recent Scholarship Saturday posts.

Average debt for college graduates reaches $28,400

DSC_0843 by Will Folsom licensed under CC BY 2.0

DSC_0843 by Will Folsom licensed under CC BY 2.0

The Project on Student Debt, an initiative of The Institute for College Access & Success, released a report on student debt today. The report, title “Student Debt and the Class of 2013,” studied the reported debt from nonprofit colleges and universities throughout the United States. The study found that 69% of graduating seniors left with student loans and the average debt was $28,400. The report studied debts from pubic and private colleges and universities.

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