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Illinois public universities cover $140 million in MAP grants

Illinois public universities cover $140 million in MAP grants
March 30, 2016

Matthew Eaglin wouldn’t be able to go here without the Monetary Award Program, MAP, grants. Eaglin, junior in Media, said he receives about $5,000 a year in MAP grant funds.Eaglin said as a low income...

Budget impasse has not affected UI student enrollment

Budget impasse has not affected UI student enrollment
January 21, 2016

Student Body President Mitch Dickey, senior in LAS, isn’t sure how he would pay for his last year of college if he doesn’t receive his MAP Grant.Despite Dickey’s involvement with the University he’s...

UI to cover MAP grants institutionally, for now

December 9, 2015

By MaryCate MostAssistant news editorMAP grant-eligible students received an alarming message on Nov. 10, when it was announced that the lack of a state budget may affect their scholarship funding.Interim...

MAP eligible students may need to refund UI

November 12, 2015

By Marijo EnderleAssistant news editorThe University announced Tuesday that students may be required to refund part of their financial aid package in the spring, due to Springfield’s ongoing fight over...

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