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Title:  Can Scholarships Alone Help Students Succeed? Lessons from Two New York City Community Colleges
Description: The study examined the effects of performance-based scholarships for low-income community college students (ages 2235) who were required to enroll in remedial courses. The study evaluated the impact of the scholarships on continued community college enrollment, credits attempted and earned, and cumulative grade-point average (GPA). All study subjects were eligible for Pell Grants.
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Cover Date: January 2013
Web Release: January 16, 2013
Print Release: January 16, 2013
Publication #: WWC QR0113
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Center/Program: WWC
Associated Centers: NCEE
Authors: WWC
Type of Product: Quick Review
Higher education
Questions: For questions about the content of this Quick Review, please contact:
Erin Pollard.
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