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  • MDRC Publications

      Interim Findings from the Performance-Based Scholarship Demonstration in California

      June, 2015
      Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Reshma Patel, Thomas Brock, Elijah de la Campa, Timothy Rudd, Ireri Valenzuela

      This report presents early findings from a random assignment evaluation of performance-based scholarships targeting college-bound high school seniors in California. The scholarships were completely portable, meaning that a student could use them at any accredited, degree-granting college or university.

      A Technical Assistance Guide for Developing and Implementing Performance-Based Scholarships

      February, 2014

      Drawing on the findings and experiences of two research demonstrations that tested the effectiveness of performance-based scholarships, this guide provides helpful information for colleges and scholarship-granting organizations on this type of aid, which can reduce the financial burden on low-income students while offering incentives for good academic progress.

      Early Findings from the Performance-Based Scholarship Demonstration in Arizona

      October, 2013
      Reshma Patel, Ireri Valenzuela

      College graduation rates for Latino students, especially Latino male students, are lower than the national average. This report presents findings from a study of performance-based scholarships paired with a robust set of student services designed to help low-income Latino men succeed.

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