Students are struggling to bridge small financial gaps that, for them, feel insurmountable.You want to help every student, but where do you turn when financial aid and scholarship dollars are exhausted? SponsoredScholar helps students write and use their personal stories to tap into a new world of funding options through their connections.
Unexpected higher ed expenses cause students to drop out–63% would have trouble getting $500 in cash/credit to meet unexpected expenses next month. SponsoredScholar is the only safe, reliable, and easy-to-scale tuition crowdfunding technology that leverages your institution’s brand to help students tap into their social networks.
75% of students have unmet financial need. With SponsoredScholar you’ll empower every student to run a personalized, easy-to-launch fundraising campaign that’s manageable—for them and for your institution. Here’s how:
Ensure your institution is up and running in hours with seamless plug-and-play interface
Eliminate manual fundraising by automating email and social outreach efforts for students
Drive efficient fund transfers with Chase Payments integration to your preferred bank account
Enhance The Student Experience
63% of students say they would have trouble getting $500 in cash or credit to meet an unexpected expense within the next month. SponsoredScholar makes student fundraising digital, guided, and mobile-optimized—exactly what students are used to. It includes:
Guided process that helps every student prepare, launch, and complete a personalized fundraising campaign
Customizable supporter selection that allows students to reach out to who they want
Easy sharing through social media and email that further expands the reach of campaigns, enabling students to raise more funds
Millions of students drop out every yeardue to financial difficulty—incurring debt without a degree. As little as $500 has been proven to influence where a student enrolls, and emergency grants are known to drive completion. SponsoredScholar opens up a whole new world of funding, driven by personal connections:
SponsoredScholar allowsstudents to proactively and safely secure funds for their educational journeys, meaning they can stay in school without turning to less desirable funding solutions
Fewer institutional funds are needed to support students with financial needs when more external money is fundraised
Platform connection to institution establishes trustworthiness for students
We needed to meet the overall expectations of our students. They don’t want paper anymore; they want to upload things. We needed to meet them there-rather than force them back to paper.
–Mike Miller, Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services, University of California-Santa Barbara (UCSB)
If you don’t have [mobile] types of service offerings, you really start to look like you’re behind the times. Students use mobile solutions in many areas of their lives; they’re comfortable operating there.
–Matthew Metz, Assistant Vice President for Enrollment, D’Youville
My staff was spending a lot of time creating award letters, but students were struggling to understand what they meant… The efficiency AwardLetter has brought system-wide, the improved student engagement-we believe the possibilities are endless.
–Ben Burton, Chief Financial Officer, Ivy Tech Community College System
Outsourcing just wasn’t student-friendly or simple for anyone… CampusLogic has empowered us. It put the process back in our hands, so we could serve our students best. It’s all done in a very clean, simple way.
–Ashley Tatum, Director of Financial Aid and Veteran Services, North Central Texas College (NCTC)
It was just such an obvious win. Being able to get more information to students faster, with links, and via mobile. It was a no-brainer.
–Kristin Vogel, Associate Vice President for Traditional Enrollment Management, Concordia University, St. Paul