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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
The Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center will house 15 students facing financial concerns over winter break.

Hotel to House Students In Need Over Winter

Georgetown has committed to directly fund 15 students with uncertain housing conditions to stay in the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center during winter break. The accommodations will be funded by the Offices of the President, Provost and Student Affairs. This marks the third consecutive year that winter housing has[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Low-Income and First-Generation Advisory Board Established

The Advisory Board for Affordability and Access, established this fall to evaluate resources for low-income and first-generation students, will meet for the first time today. A joint effort between the Georgetown University Student Association, the Georgetown Scholarship Program, the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Student Financial Services,[Read More…]

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GU Alliance Unites Colleges

Georgetown’s Alliance for the Low-Income, First-Generation Narrative was recently featured in The Atlantic for its efforts to empower and connect first-generation and low-income students. Four members of the Georgetown Scholarship Program co-founded AL1GN, an initiative sponsored by the GSP, in spring 2015. The organization aims to provide resources and a[Read More…]

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Support CAPS Endowment

Beginning this semester, students affiliated with the Georgetown Scholarship Program will be able to receive all mental health services from Counseling and Psychiatric Services for free, thanks to an anonymous donation. The donation also facilitated the hiring of a new staff psychologist. This donation should be a first step toward[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
GSP students were given access to free mental health resources and appointed an in-house wellness adviser as a result of an anonymous donation this academic year.

Donor Sponsors CAPS Services for GSP

Georgetown Scholarship Program students can now receive all Counseling and Psychiatric Services mental health resources for free, and schedule appointments with a CAPS staff psychologist specifically assigned to supporting GSP students as of the beginning of this academic year through a partnership funded by an anonymous donor this summer. GSP[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The admissions yield remained constant, with a disparity in yield for those who did and did not apply for financial aid.

Admissions Yield Holds Steady

Georgetown University’s admissions yield for the Class of 2020 remained steady, increasing slightly to 48 percent from last year’s rate of 47.6 percent, as of May 2. The admissions yield refers to the number of accepted students who choose to enroll in the university. The target enrollment for each class[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Georgetown Scholarship Program 
GSP sponsored a trip to New York City and the Today Show Studio for students during  Spring Break. GSP is seeking to raise $25 million to fund an endowment for its programs.

GSP Seeks Endowment To Expand Impact

When the Georgetown Scholarship Program was founded 10 years ago, GSP Program Director Melissa “Missy” Foy said she could not have anticipated the impact it would have on first-generation and low-income students from around the country who apply to Georgetown every year. At the time of its founding, GSP was[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Support for All Students

Georgetown’s recent increase in financial aid represents a commitment to low-income students that goes beyond money and seeps into most aspects of Georgetown’s admissions office. From recruitment tactics to four-year support on campus, under-resourced Georgetown students receive support, unlike students at most universities nationally.  According to U.S. News and World[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top