Why rich students get more financial aid than poor ones

Rankings are always partially based on performance metrics: U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings, for example, take into account academic success and high SAT scores. Wealthier students tend to perform better on SATs, according to an assessment of SAT results by the Brookings Institution.

Liverpool make U-turn on UK virus financial aid

“A range of possible scenarios were considered, including but not restricted to: applying to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme which pays 80% of salary and guaranteeing the 20% payment; applying to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme with a guarantee to reimburse monies received at a later date and, thirdly, finding an alternative means to cover […]

HCM City provides financial relief to poor, unemployed people

HCM City (VNA) – As many as 9,000 poor and near-poor households in Ho Chi Minh City that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will receive monthly relief payments of 1 million VND (42 USD) each for three months, starting in April, according to the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs. Up […]

Colleges suffering huge financial blows from pandemic

It leaves some colleges wondering if they can meet demand for financial aid, which is expected to surge as millions of Americans lose their jobs. Many schools draw from their endowments to pay for scholarships, faculty jobs and campus operations, but those reserves have taken deep losses as markets tumble.

These 20 Groups Are Offering Aid to Artists in Need

Anonymous Was a Woman Relief Grants: Anonymous Was A Woman, partnered with the New York Foundation for the Arts, plans to distribute $250,000 in unrestricted grants, up to $2,500 apiece, to women-identifying visual artists over the age of 40 in the United States and territories. The grants are intended to help artists respond to financial hardship […]

Future of EU in Jeopardy Over Lack of Financial Response to COVID-19 Crunch, Spanish Ministers Warn

“We need the help of other countries, and that’s why the European Community was originally formed, at that time after a physical war, now we are fighting a war against an epidemic”, she said in an interview on the Antena 3 TV channel. The country’s Agriculture Minister Luis Planas likewise brought up the future of the […]

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar calls for speeding up disbursement of aide to those affected by lockdown

Besides, efforts were being made to ensure that such people were provided with items like rice, pulses and edible oil wherever they were and messages of gratitude have been received from many such beneficiaries, most notably some residents of Vaishali district in Tamil Nadu who have sent videos on WhatsApp, sources in the Chief Ministers […]

UPDATE 1-IMF sees coronavirus-induced global downturn ‘way worse’ than financial crisis

She said China had engaged “constructively” on the issue, and the IMF would work on a specific proposal in coming weeks with the Paris Club of creditor nations, the Group of 20 major economies and the World Bank for review at the annual Spring Meetings, which will be held online in about two weeks.

Britain eases capital raising rules to aid firms during crisis

“Our aim is to help companies to raise money quickly and effectively, while ensuring they respect the needs of investors, both current and future,” said Christopher Woolard, Interim Chief Executive of the FCA.

BRIEF-Britain eases rules to aid company capital raising in pandemic

* FCA: OUR AIM IS TO HELP COMPANIES TO RAISE MONEY QUICKLY AND EFFECTIVELY, WHILE ENSURING THEY RESPECT NEEDS OF INVESTORS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: [ ] (Reporting By Huw Jones)