I’ll keep these experiences with me for the rest of my life.
our History of student support
“No loan” policy for families with incomes of $60,000 or less
Commit to meeting demonstrated financial need 100%
Strategic plan identifies the need for $1.8B endowment for scholarships
Opening Doors to the Future: The Scholarship Initiative for Washington University launches with a goal of $150M in five years. The goal was reached in three.
“No loan” policy increases to include families with incomes up to $75,000
Commit to admitting more Pell Grant-eligible students
Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University raises $591M for scholarships
Pell Grant-eligible WashU students increase from 5% to 17%
WashU Pledge provides free tuition for full-time Missouri and southern Illinois students who are Pell Grant-eligible
Gateway to Success, a historic $1 billion investment in student financial aid, allows WashU to adopt a need-blind undergraduate admissions policy
Make Way: Our Student Initiative launches October 6 to increase support for all talented students seeking a WashU education and provide them with a transformative student experience
WashU’s new No-loan Financial Aid policy replaces federal loans for undergraduate students with scholarships and university grants, ensuring all admitted undergraduate students can obtain a WashU education without going into dept
Sometimes the biggest change can come from the simplest act.