Beyond Financial Aid (BFA) is a toolkit designed to help two- and four-year institutions close attainment gaps for low-income students. BFA expands the concept of “financial supports” for college beyond grants, scholarships, and loans and describes six college-tested strategies for helping low-income students pvercome the significant challenges created by limited resources.
Strategy 1: Know the low-income students at your institution.
Strategy 2: Provide supports to help low-income students overcome practical barriers.
Strategy 3: Leverage external partnerships for service delivery on campus.
Strategy 4: Empower low-income students to use available resources.
Strategy 5: Review your internal processes.
Strategy 6: Implement effective practices to strengthen the progression of all students.
Learn more about Beyond Financial Aid here.
Georgia Highlands College’s Beyond Financial Aid: Institutional Profile