UW–Madison introduces pathway to debt-free education for Pell-eligible state students

The University of Wisconsin­–Madison has long been committed to ensuring that an education at the state’s flagship public institution is affordable and accessible for Wisconsin residents. Today, Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin announces a significant strengthening of that commitment with Bucky’s Pell Pathway.

Under this program, UW–Madison pledges to meet the full financial need for four years for new first-year Wisconsin resident students who qualify for Pell Grants, the federal program that plays a critical role in expanding college access for students in low-income households. Transfer students from Wisconsin meeting the same criteria will receive two years of full-need funding.

Read the full article online – https://news.wisc.edu/uw-madison-introduces-pathway-to-debt-free-education-for-pell-eligible-state-students/