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Associations Urge Increased Funding for Student Financial Aid and Medical Research

AAU and six other higher education organizations urged Congress to maintain its historical commitment to student financial aid and medical research in the FY18 budget.

In a letter to leadership in the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations, the organizations asked Congress to provide the "largest possible allocation" to the Labor-HHS-Education and Related Agencies subcommittee.

A strong allocation "will ensure that students will continue to be afforded the opportunity to pursue their educations, and that researchers will remain able to pursue the medical and technological advances that benefit the lives of every American," the letter said.

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