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Study Sponsors and Partners

WSLS is made possible with assistance from the following partner organizations:

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Fund for Wisconsin Scholars

Spencer Foundatin

William T Grand Foundation

Higher Educatinal Aids Board

Wisconsin Center for Education Research

University of Wisconsin System

Wisconsin Technical College System

University of Wisconsin-Madison
UW Madison Department of Educational Policy Studies

UW Madison Department of Economics
UW Madison Department of Sociology


Great Lakes Higher Education

Institute for Research on Poverty

Institute for College Access & Success

WSLS is seeking financial support.  If you are interested in furthering our work please contact the study's director, Sara Goldrick-Rab, at or (608) 265-2141.