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Great Lakes' Commitment to Producing More Undergraduate STEM Degrees Now Reaches $10.7 Million

SUPPORT FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND CIRTL NETWORK HELPS UNDERREPRESENTED STUDENTS SUCCEED

Madison, Wis., October 22, 2015—For the fourth year in a row, Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc., a nationwide servicer of federal loans, recently selected 750 qualified recipients to be awarded $2,500 each through the Great Lakes National Scholarship Program.

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Great Lakes Launches Updated Education Philanthropy Website

NEW LOOK, ENHANCED MISSION CLARITY REFLECT EXPANDED GRANTMAKING—NOW EXCEEDING $154 MILLION

Madison, Wis., October 15, 2015—For nearly half a century, Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates has operated as a nonprofit organization with a single objective: promoting college access and completion. With earnings from its work as a successful student loan guarantor and servicer, Great Lakes funds one of the largest and most respected education philanthropies in the nation.

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Great Lakes Commits Record $12 Million to Fund 7,000 New Paid Internships for College Students with Financial Need

THREE-YEAR GRANTS WILL HELP 33 COLLEGES IN FOUR STATES CULTIVATE LASTING PARTNERSHIPS WITH EMPLOYERS

Madison, Wis., October 8, 2015 — The value of a college education is realized when graduates become productive citizens equipped with the knowledge and skills that will help them succeed in their careers and communities. Internships are key to a stronger resume, but not all internships are paid, and students with financial need often can't afford the opportunity cost.

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