Articles tagged: financial aid


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Further tuition increase adds burden on current students, alumni

Georgetown undergraduates are facing another annual tuition increase according to a Feb. 14 announcement from the Provost. 

Editorials

Employers, pay your interns—fair compensation now!

The practice of unpaid internships not only reflects the United States’ unequal employment landscape, but also significantly contributes to it. Simply put, employers should pay all their employees fairly—and that includes interns.

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We asked President DeGioia some of the students’ most pressing questions. Here are his answers.

Each semester for several years, the editor in chief of the Voice has sat down with University President John J. DeGioia to ask about the biggest issues facing the university—solar... Read more

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Georgetown and other national universities allegedly part of price-fixing cartel to limit financial aid

Georgetown and 15 other top private universities were named defendants in a federal antitrust lawsuit filed on Jan. 9. The suit alleges that the self-described need-blind universities colluded to raise... Read more

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Georgetown Explained: Mutual Aid

COVID-19 placed unprecedented burdens on college students and their families, many of whom struggled to cover costs for basic necessities not included in financial aid packages even before the pandemic. ... Read more

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Georgetown’s extractive new meal plan requirement must be rolled back

Georgetown’s new meal plan requirement for all on-campus students is a clear, extractive cash grab that, due to deep flaws in the school’s dining system, will not bring about the... Read more

Editorials

Make Stability Housing Affordable

When COVID-19 hit in March 2020, most students abruptly returned home, except for those who were granted on-campus stability housing due to unstable home living environments. A year later, the... Read more

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GUSA initiative pushes for textbook affordability and accessibility

The subcommittee, led by Sen. Kariel Bennett, focuses on three initiatives: a scholarship fund, book-cap, and a university-wide book drive.

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Students told us what was important to them. Here’s what GUSA tickets will do about it. 

Voice survey results amid Nile Blass (COL ’22) and Nicole Sanchez (SFS ’22) and Daniella Sanchez (COL ’22) and Leo Arnett (SFS ’22) campaign.

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Georgetown distributes $6 million of CRRSAA grants to undergraduate and graduate students 

Georgetown is distributing $6 million in grants from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act to students.

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GUSA Senate passes resolution demanding COVID-19 guideline reforms

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution calling for the university to make its COVID-19 community guidelines more consolidated and transparent.

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GUSA Senate reconvenes with a new speaker, condemns university handling of financial aid 

The GUSA Senate reconvened for its first meeting with a new speaker, focusing on financial aid and the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.

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What we know about Georgetown’s financial situation

Everything the Voice knows about Georgetown’s financial position at the beginning of 2021. 

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Amidst university promises, students attempt to secure work-study jobs

The start of the Fall 2020 semester threw many Georgetown students into financial panic. As students tried to determine whether they could afford to attend school virtually and secure a... Read more

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University announces COVID-19 relief fund

Georgetown announced the creation of a COVID-19 Relief Fund on Sept. 4 for students with emergency expenses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic which have not been accounted for... Read more

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GU Mutual Aid Network redistributes over $5,000 to students in need

Since the beginning of August, Georgetown students have raised nearly $6,500 in funds for students through the GU Mutual Aid Network. Over $5,100 of the amount raised has been redistributed... Read more

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GUSA, graduate student union rally to demand a more equitable reopening plan

The Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) and Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) held a joint rally to demand a more equitable fall reopening plan on Aug. 21. The rally... Read more

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After updates on financial aid, students say there is still more work to be done

Nearly three weeks after financial aid packages were initially released, students are continuing to demand increased aid and a more transparent financial aid process.  Due to widespread reports students received... Read more

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GUSA Senate continues financial aid advocacy

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution affirming the Senate’s continued commitment to financial aid advocacy at their meeting on Aug. 16. The resolution follows previous action taken by the Senate... Read more

Editorials

Georgetown should prioritize student need, not student cash

When Georgetown’s students need the support of their university most, it has let them down.  After much anticipation, Georgetown released its Fall 2020 semester plan on July 6. Three weeks... Read more