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Parnther, Ceceilia; Collier, Daniel – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2022
Purpose: The study aimed to explore how student recipients of a full-tuition scholarship envision, define and experience mentorship and the types of relationships they have and expect from mentors. The study adds to the growing body of literature on mentorship as supplemental support for college student success. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Mentors, Scholarships, College Freshmen, Student Attitudes
Nagle, B. T.; Saunders, K. M. – Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute, UNCF, 2019
The Campaign for Emergency Student Aid (CESA) is a unique United Negro College Fund (UNCF) scholarship program that provides "just-in-time" financial aid to historically black college and university (HBCU) students poised to graduate, but short of funding. In 2018, the Kresge Foundation provided UNCF with funding to better understand how…
Descriptors: Scholarships, Black Colleges, Emergency Programs, Program Effectiveness
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Thomas, Elizabeth; Walton, Marsha; Baker-Olson, Anna; Blaber, Isabelle; Parker, Remi; Becton, Michele – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2021
The development of democratic citizenship and youth leadership requires an ability to collaborate with others in ways that are jointly empowering. In this study, we sought to understand how students at an urban liberal arts college in the United States framed their own and others' efficacy and responsibility in narrative accounts of situations…
Descriptors: College Students, Citizen Participation, Student Responsibility, Cooperation
Education Commission of the States, 2021
Scholarship tax credit programs provide a tax credit to businesses and individual taxpayers for donating funds to scholarship granting organizations. Nonprofit organizations manage and distribute donated funds in the form of private school tuition scholarships to eligible students. There are currently 24 scholarship tax credit programs in 19…
Descriptors: State Programs, Scholarships, Tax Credits, Tuition
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Jones, Willis A. – Journal of Higher Education, 2022
In 2015, 65 universities in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I autonomous conferences changed their scholarship policy by allowing universities to give student-athletes cost of attendance stipends. While student-athletes welcomed this policy change, many people within the higher education community felt the policy change…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Educational Policy, Student Costs, Student Athletes
Bedrick, Jason – Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, 2022
Over the last quarter-century, tax-credit scholarship (TCS) policies have helped hundreds of thousands of American families provide their children with the learning environment that meets their individual needs. Although less well-known than school vouchers, TCS policies are the most-used form of private school choice. Now available in 23 states,…
Descriptors: Tax Credits, Scholarships, Private Schools, School Choice
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Akilli, Kubra; Ipekci Cetin, Emre – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2020
Selection of students who will benefit from scholarships given in the university are usually done by formed commission. Due to limited number of scholarships offered, commission are obliged to choose the most appropriate students. In this selection process, it is important to make objective evaluation. The commission should mostly interview the…
Descriptors: Scholarships, Selection, College Students, Selection Criteria
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Leigh, Elaine W.; González Canché, Manuel S. – Research in Higher Education, 2021
Place-based scholarships within the College Promise movement reduce the cost of college for students in particular places and often include incentives for families to live in places for a longer period of time to capture full program benefits. This financial incentive may change the residential mobility decisions of people living in and around…
Descriptors: Scholarships, College Students, Migration, Place of Residence
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Muhammed Shittu, Abdul Rahman Balogun – Hungarian Educational Research Journal, 2021
Vividly, it is not an overstatement to say that football is the most prominent sport in the recent world. The present study is about the impact of athletic scholarship on football achievement motivation of university students. Athletic type of scholarship helps students to discover, improve and exhibit their football talent and skills. It makes…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Team Sports, Scholarships, Student Motivation
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Van Duser, Kyle Eric; Tanabe, Clifton S. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2021
This study employed propensity score matching and regression analysis to determine whether or not a retention scholarship pilot program at a mid-size public research university was effective at increasing first-year retention. The scholarship pilot did not require any application process for students but rather used a predictive logistic…
Descriptors: Prediction, Data Analysis, Student Financial Aid, School Holding Power
Education Commission of the States, 2021
Scholarship tax credit programs provide a tax credit to businesses and individual taxpayers for donating funds to scholarship granting organizations. Nonprofit organizations manage and distribute donated funds in the form of private school tuition scholarships to eligible students. There are currently 24 scholarship tax credit programs in 19…
Descriptors: State Programs, Scholarships, Tax Credits, School Choice
Education Commission of the States, 2021
Scholarship tax credit programs provide a tax credit to businesses and individual taxpayers for donating funds to scholarship granting organizations. Nonprofit organizations manage and distribute donated funds in the form of private school tuition scholarships to eligible students. There are currently 24 scholarship tax credit programs in 19…
Descriptors: State Programs, Tax Credits, Scholarships, School Choice
Utah System of Higher Education, 2020
The Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) Board of Regents organized the State Scholarship Task Force to examine how best to redesign existing scholarship programs to meet the needs of the state without requiring additional funding. The criteria considered by the State Scholarship Task Force and their recommendations are provided. Details…
Descriptors: Scholarships, State Programs, Higher Education, Program Design
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Campbell, Emily B.; Clayton, Ashley B. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2022
This article provides an overview of community colleges as an access point to higher education, specifically for individuals without a high school diploma. The article highlights how one community college system is addressing both postsecondary access and workforce demands through policy and practice change. The Louisiana Community and Technical…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Community Colleges, High School Students, Credentials
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Ash, Jennifer; Swanson, Elise; Ritter, Gary – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2021
We examine whether the El Dorado Promise, a guaranteed college scholarship program for students in the El Dorado School District (EDSD), affected elementary and middle school achievement using a quasi-experimental matching design. We first match the EDSD with similar districts to create a pool of potential comparison students then match students…
Descriptors: School Districts, Scholarships, Public Schools, Program Evaluation
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