EVENT: A new national study, Investing in America’s Future: Why Student Aid Pays Off for Society and Individuals, is being released jointly by the Institute for Higher Education Policy, a non-profit, non-partisan research organization, and by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest private sector scholarship and education support organization. Officials will present the report on Friday, April 30, at the National Scholarship Month Kickoff event at 10 a.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The event features a panel discussion to discuss the dramatic national dividends from college investments, to examine how the college cost burden has come to rest on today’s low-income students, and to express the urgent recommendations called for in the report.
WHEN: Friday, April 30, 2004, 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: National Press Club (529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20045)
WHO: Scholarship America® President Bill Nelsen, USA Funds® President Carl Dalstrom, Institute for Higher Education Policy President Jamie Merisotis, US News and World Report correspondent Brian Kelley, and Black Issues in Higher Education publisher Frank Matthews will participate in the discussion.