Second Round of Gates Project Aims for 'Convergence' on Financial-Aid Reforms

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, continuing to explore ideas for using financial aid as a lever to improve student success, has selected the grant recipients for the second round of its Reimagining Aid Design and Delivery project, foundation officials have told The Chronicle.

Using financial aid in the service of completion is a departure from the traditional view that aid is for expanding access, but the newer idea ties in with the Gates Foundation's