We allow clients to create one centralized solution for all of their scholarship awarding activities, which enables them to use those funds more strategically
Over 400 colleges, universities and foundations have improved their process using AcademicWorks. One illustration would be the College of Brockport, which went live with AcademicWorks in the winter of 2011. Before Academic- Works, Brockport used to receive 350 paper applications for scholarships, which were photocopied and sent to various review committees across campus. This whole process was very time-consuming for both reviewers and administrators. After completing AcademicWorks’ 4-month implementation process, the campus received overwhelmingly positive feedback from applicants that the process was both easy and less time-consuming. The campus also saw a 300 percent increase in the number of applications received.
AcademicWorks is continually working to simplify the process so financial aid and admissions can better leverage donor funded scholarships to attract and retain the best students. “We continue to look for ways to make the awarding process more efficient for our clients, while helping them continue to improve donor engagement”, concludes Phipps.