ERIC Number: ED040658
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Apr
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Special Services for Disadvantaged Students in Institutions of Higher Education Program. Application Information and Program Manual.
Bureau of Higher Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
This manual describes the special services program for disadvantaged students in higher education, ways in which individual projects can be implemented, and the procedures for making application to participate. The program, which was authorized under the Higher Education Amendments of 1968, is designed to increase the number of disadvantaged and physically handicapped students in institutions of higher education. Under this program the institutional grantee may offer "remedial and other services for students with academic potential (a) who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment at the institution, and (b) who by reason of deprived educational, cultural, or economic background or physical handicap, are in need of those services to assist them to initiate, continue, or resume their post-secondary education." Services that may be provided include: counseling, tutorial, special summer programs, career guidance, placement or other student personnel services, and identification, encouragement, or counseling of students with a view to their undertaking a program of graduate or professional education. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of Higher Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.