|Submission Date||Feb. 15, 2012|
PAE-10: Affordability and Access Programs
Coordinator of Stewardship & Sustainability
Does the institution have policies and programs in place to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
A brief description of the institution’s participation in federal TRIO programs:
A brief description of the institution’s policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students?:
We strive to keep our costs as low as possible for all students.
A brief description of the institution’s programs to equip the institution's faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:
A brief description of the institution’s programs to prepare students from low-income backgrounds for higher education:
See Project Leadership description below.
A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:
We have several endowed scholarships for students with high financial need. We also provide a $3,000 Taylor scholarship for students who have been designated by the state of Indiana as 21st Century Scholars. These students often receive as much as $7,000 from Indiana as well as $5,500 in Federal Pell Grants. This is also addressed with financial aid.
A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide parents of low-income students through the higher education experience:
Taylor partners with Project Leadership to facilitate events with the objective of educating parents of participating students about college.
A brief description of the institution’s targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:
Taylor partners with a local organization, Project Leadership, which is a mentoring program with one of the goals being to increase the number of local students utilizing 21st Century scholarships to attend college.
A brief description of the institution’s other admissions policies and programs:
A brief description of the institution’s other financial aid polices or programs:
A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs not covered above:
The website URL where information about programs in each of the areas listed above is available:
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