Year

2015

DOI

10.17848/9780880995061

Abstract

Miller-Adams describes how the various "Promise-type" place-based scholarship programs impact college access, financial aid, and community transformation.

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Contents

  1. What is a Promise Scholarship Program
  2. The National Landscape
  3. The Diffusion of the Promise Idea
  4. Not All Promise Programs Are Alike - Does It Matter?
  5. Educational Outcomes of Promise Programs
  6. The Elusive Economic Development Goal
  7. The Future of the Promise Movement

ISBN

9780880995047 (pbk) ; 9780880995061 (ebook)

Subject Areas

EDUCATION; Postsecondary education; Postsecondary access; Promise scholarships; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; Regional policy and planning

Promise Nation: Transforming Communities through Place-Based Scholarships

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Miller-Adams, Michelle. 2015. Promise Nation: Transforming Communities through Place-Based Scholarships. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.17848/9780880995061