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The Finish Line Fund Challenge

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Project ended on August 31, at 09:00 PM CDT
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Special needs appeals

In 2020-21, approximately 11% of DePaul's juniors and seniors appealed the need determination calculated by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) based on special circumstances.


Historic special needs appeals

Historically, around 33% of DePaul seniors have appealed their FAFSA need determinations based on special circumstances.


FAFSA filers

Approximately 75% of DePaul juniors and seniors filed the FAFSA for the 2020-21 academic year.


Funding available

For the 2020-21 academic year, 130 requests for special circumstances funding were met with available resources. This represented 1% of the students with financial need.


The Finish Line

The amount needed to get a student to the finish line is not always as high as you might think. For some students, graduation was imperiled by a few hundred dollars. You can help a student reach the finish line with a gift of this amount!

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