Financial Aid

The Connecticut House of Representatives.  (Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

Undocumented Students May Get Tuition Help

The Connecticut Senate voted Tuesday 24 to 12 in favor of allowing students brought to the U.S. illegally as children to get help with the cost of college tuition.


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Yale Students Protest Work Requirement For Aid Recipients

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – A requirement that Yale undergraduates on financial aid pay up to $6,400 annually toward their education is coming under protest from students who argue it creates a divide along class […]


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What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant Program

The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.


Tufts University program will help pay travel and living expenses for students wanting to take time off from classes. (Getty Images)

College To Offer Students Money To Take A Year Off

Tufts University “gap year” program will help students on leave pay for housing and other expenses.



Trustees Approve $1.1 Billion UConn Budget

The University of Connecticut has approved a new budget that spends more on financial aid for students and more faculty.


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State House Unanimously Passes Measure Calling For Uniform College Aid Info

A proposal to require Connecticut colleges and universities to supply students with uniform financial aid information has passed in the state House of Representatives.