Changing Lives as a Community, One Gift at a Time

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The Atlantic magazine describes a Michigan community's efforts to send all its kids to college with the help of scholarship support. Every gift makes a difference in the life of a student.

Important Tax Information for Students

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An important note regarding financial aid and taxes follows.

State News: The Cost of Learning

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Today’s edition of The State News features a cover story about students’ spending decisions that are forced by these economic times.

An Important Message for Students

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As of July 1, 2012, the federal government is changing financial aid regulations. The changes will apply to all students at Michigan State University.

Did You Know? – State of the University Edition

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Interesting facts from the 2012 State of the University address

Federal Student Aid: Michigan Need, Applications and Awards Up

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On February 13, the Detroit Free Press ran an article titled “Federal student aid: More Michigan students apply, bring more home.”

MSU Enjoys 22 Percent Increase in Endowment – State News

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From The State News: Early signs indicate MSU has been growing financially, ranking highly in endowment level growth among Big Ten universities.

More Graduate Students and More Financial Need

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A recent article details that the graduate-student population is growing, and so is the financial need for the group.

The Debt Dilemma

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As student debt doubles, many wonder when – and how – they’re going to make it out.

Spartan Scholarship Challenge: A Match for Students and Donors

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Students have begun to benefit from new awards created as part of the Spartan Scholarship Challenge campaign.