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  • Support
  • Financial Aid
In addition to the Hopper Fund, support for financial aid is an ongoing advancement priority. The philanthropic support of our community has allowed us to make meaningful increases in our financial aid budget year over year. These gifts range from full scholarship support to the Class of 2019 young alumni making gifts of $20.19. In 2019-20, we will award $7.1 million in financial aid, an increase of nearly two million dollars since 2013-14. The average award amount has increased by nearly 10% since 2013-14 to $28,000 this year. These increases are thanks in large part to our community making support for financial aid at GDS a philanthropic priority.

If you would like to learn more about supporting financial aid, please contact Lindsey Jacobson, interim director of development, at 202-295-1061 or ljacobson@gds.org.