ERIC Number: ED149705
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jan
Federal Student Assistance and Categorical Programs.
Fadil, Virginia, Comp.; Thrift, Julianne Still, Comp.
A collection of descriptions and funding histories of federal student assistance and categorical programs of concern to independent institutions is presented. Designed to be used as a quick-reference guide for public policy deliberations, this is the first report produced by the NAICU Office of Research for the State-National Information Network for Independent Higher Education. Federal student assistance programs described include: Basic Educational Opportunity Grants Program; Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants Program; State Student Incentive Grants Program; College Work-Study Program; Guaranteed Student Loan Program; National Direct Student Loan Program; Graduate and Professional Opportunities Program; the Public Service Education Program; Social Security student benefits; veterans' education benefits; and various other federally-supported fellowships and loan programs. Federal categorical programs described include:community services and continuing education; education information centers; college library assistance; strengthening developing institutions; Upward Bound; Talent Search; and other equipment grants; language training and area studies; vocational education; capitation grants; National Endowment for the Arts; National Endowment for the Humanities; National Science Foundation; and others. (LBH)
Descriptors: College Students, Directories, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Fellowships, Financial Support, Grants, Guides, Higher Education, Reference Materials, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs
Office of Research, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. 503, Washington, D.C. 20036
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.
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