Post Tagged with: "gsp"

LUC NIKIEMA FOR THE HOYA
The ProudToBeGSP campaign runs Nov. 13 to 17 and highlights stories of the more than 650 students in the Georgetown Scholarship Program.

ProudToBeGSP Campaign Empowers Story-Telling

The Georgetown Scholarship Program held its fourth annual ProudToBeGSP promotional campaign to highlight its support for first-generation and low-income students. The ProudToBeGSP week, running from Nov. 13 through Nov. 18, started as an initiative to spread awareness about low-income and first-generation students at Georgetown. GSP provides more than 650 undergraduate[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Taking Pride in Our Stories

On the first day of sixth grade, my father warned me not to get too attached or comfortable, as we would probably not be living in this school district by the end of the year. After an expensive, drawn-out divorce involving encounters with the police and my father losing his[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Inequity of Unpaid Internships

For many students looking to gain valuable work experience and make an income, unpaid internships can be an unfortunate reality. Although the Georgetown University Student Association should be commended for its recent efforts to financially support students pursuing these opportunities, it is vital that both GUSA and the university actively[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 1 comment Editorial
RICHARD SCHOFIELD FOR THE HOYA
The Georgetown Scholarship Program offers support to 650 students, most of whom are first-generation, to attend college.

Missing Out: The GSP Students Who Would Have Been

Like many Georgetown University students, Teodora Lancaster (COL ’20) expected her time on the Hilltop to be a balancing act of classes, internships, healthy social outings and sightseeing. But just over a year into her time at Georgetown, Lancaster is coming to understand the severe constraints imposed by her financial[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Finding a Home on the Hilltop With GSP

Eleanor Tolf is a Hoya Staff Writer. Every year, hardworking, high-achieving students arrive on Georgetown’s campus anxious about the costs of higher education. Around 10 percent of Georgetown’s entering class are low-income students — with average earnings between $18,871 and $47,177 for a family of three. Over 70 percent of low-income[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
SINGH & BEAUSOLEIL: An Ode to the Underappreciated at Georgetown

SINGH & BEAUSOLEIL: An Ode to the Underappreciated at Georgetown

While writing this, our final column of the summer, we recognized that in describing our experiences as students of color, we have been forced to reflect upon the highs and lows of our freshman year at Georgetown. Our perpetual criticism of this university has always stemmed from a love for[Read More…]

by August 13, 2017 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
OSIBAJO & BAH: The Myth of the American Dream

OSIBAJO & BAH: The Myth of the American Dream

It the turn of the 20th century, the notion of “pulling yourself up by your bootstraps” infiltrated American ideology. Because of men like Horatio Alger, who wrote novels on achieving this great social advancement and popularized the rags-to-riches narrative, the United States became a mass consumer of the “self-made man.”[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
GSP Fundraises Endowment

GSP Fundraises Endowment

The Georgetown Scholarship Program is working toward operating from its own endowment within the next two years, and it is already nearly halfway to its endowment goal of $25 million. The endowment would be allocated not to providing scholarships for GSP students, but instead to maintaining the operations of GSP. GSP[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Eleanor Stork/THE HOYA
Georgetown ranked 12th on a New York Times study detailing income inequality at universities, with 20.8 percent of students coming from the top 1 percent, defined as families with an annual income higher than $630,000, and 12.5 percent of students coming from the bottom 60 percent, defined as having an income less than $65,000.

Georgetown Ranks 12th in Study Detailing Income Inequality

Georgetown ranked 12th out of a list of 38 schools with more students from the top 1 percent of the income scale than from the bottom 60 percent, according to a New York Times study based on anonymous tax records published Jan. 18. The median income for a parent of[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown Scholarship Program Promotes Campaign

Georgetown Scholarship Program Promotes Campaign

The Georgetown Scholarship Program launches its third annual #GSProud campaign today with events lined up for the week to celebrate students from low-income and first-generation backgrounds at Georgetown. #GSProud began two years ago in celebration of GSP’s 10th anniversary as a campaign to acknowledge Georgetown’s socioeconomic diversity and has evolved[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top