Government-funded student aid is at risk. At both federal and state levels, grants, loans and support for students seeking government assistance to complete their studies at risk of being cut.
We urge you to become informed, and if you are inclined, to take action.
The Student Aid Alliance is a higher education coalition of 62 higher education associations, including the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Visit this web site for more information:
If you wish to go on-record with the Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction and the FY12 Appropriations - the "Super Committee" - in support of saving Pell grants and Student Aid programs, you can sign an online petition at: http://action.studentaidalliance.org/5371/save-student-aid-statement
There is broad-based agreement that higher education is essential for the United States is to remain globally competitive. Government funded student aid helps ensure students access to higher education.
Watch the video below to learn how a relatively small investment in Pell Grants can have such a huge payoff.