ERIC Number: ED031322
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-May
Reference Count: 0
Financial Assistance of Mexican American Students in Higher Education.
The problem encountered by Mexican Americans in finding and obtaining sources of financial aid to enter and continue in higher education is reviewed. Financial assistance provided by the Federal Government is described and discussed. Programs such as Talent Search, Upward Bound, Educational Opportunity Grants Program, National Defense Student Loan Program, and the College Work-Study Program are emphasized. Additional programs pointed out include Guaranteed Loans, Teacher Corps, High School Equivalency Program (HEP), and the High Potential Program. Eight scholarships designed specifically for Spanish-speaking students and 4 national organizations of Mexican Americans also offering scholarships are listed, along with addresses for obtaining information. Related documents are RC 003 429, RC 003 431, RC 003 433, and RC 003 436. (SW)
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Financial Needs, Financial Support, Higher Education, Information Sources, Mexican Americans, Minority Groups, Scholarships, Student Loan Programs
Dr. Mayer J. Franklin, School of Education, California State College, Long Beach, California 90801
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Coll., Long Beach.
Note: Paper presented at Conference on Increasing Opportunities for Mexican American Students in Higher Education (Long Beach, California, May 15-17, 1969)