The Isabel Helen Farnum Scholarship- Susan Farnum, GRACE Board Member ran in the Cox Providence (RI) Marathon on May 12th, 2013 raising funds for the Isabel Helen Farnum Scholarship Fund in memory of her daughter Isabel who passed away on May 11, 2012. Sue raised over $11,000 for this fund!
Congratulations to Catherine Muth, the 1st recipient of the Isabel H. Farnum Scholarship! Catherine is a childhood Leukemia survivor who is in her sophomore year of college in New England.
Thanks to the generosity of friends, family, and strangers, donations received for the scholarship in Isabel's memory this past year alone exceeded $15,000 and will provide a scholarship for Catherine throughout her college career.
For more information and to donate to this fund, please go to Isabel Helen Farnum Scholarship.
Juniors and Rising Seniors!
We are pleased to announce that Student Aid Services is offering its valuable service – the personalized College Cost & Planning Report® – free to our families. This report compares an individual’s eligibility for institutional, state and federal financial aid and calculates a reliable estimate of their out-of-pocket costs, based on each student’s specific financial and academic circumstances. Each custom report is a graphical workbook that provides detailed, comparative information about 10 colleges of a student’s choice. Besides a personalized, side-by-side comparison of each school’s cost, Student Aid Services’ College Cost & Planning Report® profiles each college, providing often hard-to-find information that influences student choice, including graduation rates, retention rates, and the rate at which a college’s cost have increased. This is ideal for a current High School Juniors or rising Seniors! Contact us for more details!
Our families received over $100,000 in scholarships and grants from the colleges and universities they were admitted to AFTER we advocated on their behalf! That is amazing! Thank you to the colleges and universities for recognizing some amazing students! We can't guarantee this for every family we work with but will do our best!
Financial Aid Sense: A Practical Guide - Jan Combs has written a practical guide to understanding financial aid. This is a useful tool for anyone interested in the financial aid process. In addition, fifty percent (50%) of net revenues from this book go directly to support our foundation’s mission of providing free college admission and financial aid counseling services to pediatric cancer patients and their families.
Check out www.financialaidsense.com for more information!