Patronage for Plutocrats

Marcus, Jon
January 2014
Washington Monthly;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 46 Issue 1/2, p17
In this article, the author reports that elite colleges in the U.S. with fewer low-income students receive more federal work-study funds. Topics discussed the method by which federal financial aid programs allocate their funds to work-study programs, federal qualifications for students to be eligible for need-based financial aid, and a comparison of student aid work-study programs offered at private, nonprofit universities versus public institutions.


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