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Sophia Smith's vision, an education for women equal to any available to men, is now being transformed to meet the challenges of the 21st century. As in the past, a Smith education is and should be open to women of talent regardless of their financial circumstances.

Did You Know?
  • sixty percent of the student body receives some need-based financial aid?
  • some textbooks cost over of $100?
  • eye glasses cost several hundred dollars?
  • Smith Alumnae, please note:
    • a gift to SSAS is credited to your class, to the same extent as a gift directly to the College is credited
    • you may divide your gift over several areas, including a portion to SSAS

The Smith Students' Aid Society (SSAS) plays a crucial role when a student has a need that isn't being met by other sources. Please support SSAS as generously as possible. With your help, SSAS can play its role effectively as Smith becomes a truly global college and continues to educate the leaders of tomorrow.

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On behalf of the current student body and the SSAS Board, thank you.

–Lissa Marshall Ganter, '63 & AC '87
President, Smith Students' Aid Society