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FEBRUARY 20, 2007

Duke to Receive $10 Million for Its Financial Aid Initiative

DURHAM, N.C. -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation of Seattle will contribute $10 million to Duke University to support scholarships for undergraduates and business school students, Duke President Richard H. Brodhead announced Tuesday.

FEBRUARY 22, 2010

Employers and Higher Education Community Team Up to Support College Completion | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

These employer-education partnerships are part of the Gates Foundation’s efforts to double the number of low-income students who earn a postsecondary degree or credential by age 26. Reversing the nation’s low college completion rate will take solutions that target low-income student-workers who are most likely to confront the obstacles and financial hardships that prevent them from earning a degree or credential.

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