Rice University Offering Scholarships For Families Considered To Be Middle To Upper Middle Class

David Rancken
September 18, 2018 - 11:21 am

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HOUSTON (KRLD) - A forgotten segment of the population isn't forgotten any longer when it comes to need-based college scholarships. 

Rice University announced a new financial aid program called "The Rice Investment" today for families that are considered middle to upper middle class. Again, these are need-based.

These new incentives would target potential students from families that earn in the low six figures in income. Rice would start to offer up full tuition for certain students, whose families make between $65,000 and $130,000 a year. Other students could get half tuition if their families earn anywhere from $130,000 to $200,000 a year. 

Families that make less than $65,000 could see students get a full ride, plus their room and board.