Putting Their Money Where Their Hearts Are: The Penn State World Campus' Staff-Funded Scholarship Program
"The student fund was born out of frustration. There's not an abundance of federal financial aid for distance students. They are adults, and a little disenfranchised," says Jane Ireland, the academic advisor who spearheaded the development of the staff-funded scholarship program. With a great deal of perseverance, the fund became a tool for helping students reach their educational goals.