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Lee, Jungmin – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 2016
This study tested the Bennett hypothesis by examining whether four-year colleges changed listed tuition and fees, the amount of institutional grants per student, and room and board charges after their states implemented statewide merit-based aid programs. According to the Bennett hypothesis, increases in government financial aid make it easier for…
Descriptors: Merit Scholarships, Student Costs, Hypothesis Testing, Change
Hurley, Peter M. – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 2011
Book vouchers serve as one component of need-based financial aid packages at the College of Southern Nevada (CSN), one of the nation's largest community colleges. This study compared the academic performance of Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) applicants in attendance at CSN during the 2008-09 and 2009-10 academic years. A basic…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Students, Student Costs, Books
Ackerman, Robert; Young, Martha; Young, Rodney – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 2005
The Millennium Scholarship Program, which provides merit-based scholarships for Nevada's students, is designed to increase college participation, college persistence, and the number of in-state students enrolling in state institutions of higher education (IHEs). Data gathered over the past five years reflect that Nevada's Millennium Scholarship…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Merit Scholarships, Access to Education, State Government