Financial Aid or Financial Burden? Harvard Law School Alumni Say the School’s Low Income Protection Plan Falls Short
LIPP aims to reduce the burden of student debt by subsidizing loan repayments for graduates pursuing public interest jobs — but students and alumni maintain that LIPP fails to sufficiently support graduates.
Harvard Business School Covers Full Tuition for 10 Percent of Students
The Harvard Business School rolled out a new financial aid program earlier this month that covers the full cost of tuition for about 10 percent of its MBA students.
Harvard CFO Says the University’s Revenues Have ‘Rebounded’ to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer Thomas J. Hollister said the University’s revenues have “rebounded” to pre-pandemic levels, placing Harvard in a “healthy” financial condition, in an interview last Thursday.
Since the Harvard Kennedy School Overhauled its Financial Aid Team, Students Say Services Have Suffered
The Harvard Kennedy School restructured its admissions and financial aid teams in 2021, laying off almost all of its enrollment services staff. But the restructuring, more than a dozen students said, has often left them in the dark about the state of loans, financial aid, and other basic student services.
Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Donates $24 Million to Harvard Business School
The Kraft family, which owns the New England Patriots, donated $24 million to Harvard Business School earlier this month to establish the Robert K. Kraft Family Fellowship Fund, which will be the largest endowed fellowship fund at the school.
Harvard Law School Students and Alumni Advocate for Inflation-Adjusted Financial Support
More than a hundred Harvard Law School Students and Alumni signed onto a letter last week calling on the school to adjust its Low Income Protection Plan to rising inflation rates.
Harvard Divinity School Will Increase Stipend Amounts for Scholarship Packages This Fall
The Harvard Divinity School will increase its stipend payouts for need-based and merit scholarship packages beginning this fall.
With Return to Campus, Low-Income Students Navigate Finding Jobs
As students return to somewhat normal life on campus, many must search for employment — a task that students interviewed said has proven especially challenging this fall.
FGLI Students Celebrated in Inaugural First-Gen/Next Gen Graduation Ceremony
Harvard held its inaugural First-Gen/Next Gen Graduation Ceremony on May 23, a special commencement celebration honoring the achievements of graduating students across the University who are first generation, low income, undocumented, DACA or TPS recipients, or mixed-status.
Financial Aid Director Clarifies Aid Policies As Students Face Changing Financial Circumstances
Harvard College financial aid representatives shed light on the process for requesting additional aid amid changing financial circumstances for students during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Harvard Affiliates Troubled by Biden’s Stance on Student Loan Debt
Harvard students reacted with disappointment and frustration after President Joe Biden said on Feb. 16 he would not forgive more than $10,000 in federal student loan debt per borrower, singling out Harvard as an institution whose students did not require debt relief.
Harvard Kennedy School Students Reiterate Calls for Need-Based Financial Aid System
At the pandemic's start, Kennedy School students advocated for need-based financial aid. Months later, they say the school’s response is still not enough.
College Launches Scholarship Program for Summer School Courses
Harvard College announced the launch of a scholarship application for Harvard Summer School courses Tuesday morning.
Harvard Law School Dean Reduces Salary Due to Coronavirus's Financial Toll
Harvard Law School Dean John F. Manning ’82 announced in an April 14 email to the Law School that he will reduce his salary for the coming year due to the financial crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.