Sallie Mae Fund Launches Unmet Need Scholarship Program as Part of Project Access Initiative

Deadline: May 31, 2003

The Sallie Mae Fund ( has announced the creation of a $1 million Unmet Need Scholarship Program to help low-income students overcome financial barriers and meet the cost of college.

The program will supplement financial aid packages for low-income students by providing grants of up to $3,800 to cover financial need not met through typical financial aid channels, including grants, federal work study, loans, and other scholarships.

Student applicants must meet all of the following criteria: be able to demonstrate unmet financial need of more than $1,000 before loans; have a combined family income of $30,000 or less; and have a cumulative grade-point average between 2.5 and 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), or the equivalent.

Scholarship guidelines and application forms are available at the Sallie Mae Fund Web site. bridging/index.html

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