Sample Three: Susan


Susan is from Alabama.

Both parents are employed, and together their income in 2009 was slightly over $250,000. There are five in the household including Susan. The results of both the CSS Profile and the FAFSA indicate there is no financial need.

Rhodes Cost: $46,621
Less Expected Family Contribution: $71,245
Financial Need: $0

Because of Susan’s impressive academic performance in high school, along with her scores on the SAT and extracurricular accomplishments, she received a merit-based scholarship of $12,500. Additionally, based on a holistic review of her application file, Susan was also awarded a Rhodes Grant of $2,500.