Student Incentives
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? That's the question that social policy think tank MDRC asks as part of its Performance-Based Scholarship Demonstration, which is testing six programs across the country.
Achieving More requires a focus on student success by creating efficient pathways and incentives for completion of degrees and certificates, promoting productivity to safeguard affordability, and attaining a standard of academic quality that ensures Indiana's college credentials are universally recognized for their rigor and value.
March 22, 2011: Incentives Offered to Raise College Graduation Rates In what amounts to a “Race to the Top” for higher education, the Obama administration is offering competitive grants and a new “tool kit” to help states increase their college completion rates.
November 30, 2010: Governor Wants to Give Early Graduation Incentives
At a press conference this past month, Daniels said he plans to ask the Indiana General Assembly to give early high school graduates the money the state would have otherwise spent on their 12th grade year. The money could then be used for higher education at a college or university within the state of Indiana.


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