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AcademicWorks Fall Release:  Better Together and More Global Users

October 07, 2017

We are excited recently launched new functionality to support integration with the Blackbaud family of products and to to support the expansion of AcademicWorks across the globe! 

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AcademicWorks Winter Release:  Functionality to make scholarship awarding and donor reporting less stressful!

February 06, 2017

Over the weekend, our team was busy delivering a new release to AcademicWorks users.  This release has something for just about every type of user whether you are trying to award the most qualified student or delivering quality thank-you letters to scholarship donors.  Let's check out all of the great stuff jam packed into this release! 

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AW Beginners - No Shame Session from #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Whether you’re truly an AcademicWorks beginner or just need a comprehensive refresher, we went back to the basics to deliver your need-to-know information for a smooth ride through your next awarding season.

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Being a Responsible Custodian of FERPA-Protected Data

July 27, 2015

One challenging aspect of managing scholarship applications and awards is maintaining full compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). This federal law defines how and when students’ sensitive data may be disclosed to outside sources, and includes protections for information such as

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Using the AcademicWorks Fund Disbursements API to Export Award Data

June 16, 2015

Have you ever wondered how to post award data from AcademicWorks to your student information system without the need to manually enter every record? The AcademicWorks Fund Disbursements API may be your answer.

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Three Steps to Using Technology to Find the Perfect Match

December 08, 2014

Matching the right student to the right scholarship is an art more than a science. Scholarship administrators must consider a wide array of variables when awarding scholarships in order to create the best awarding decision in terms of student benefit, compliance, stewardship, and fund utilization. Some of these variables include: fund minimum qualifications, the...

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