ERIC Number: ED265821
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
National Association of State Scholarship and Grant Programs. 17th Annual Survey Report, 1985-86 Academic Year.
Reeher, Kenneth R.; Davis, Jerry S.
Results of the 1985-1986 survey of the National Association of State Scholarship and Grant Programs (NASSGP) are presented. Data are included on: amount and number of awards to undergraduate and graduate/professional students for both need-based and non-need-based scholarship and grant programs by state; number and amount of awards for competitive and need-based undergraduate comprehensive programs; the number of financial aid applicants and recipients, total dollars awarded, and rejections; the date of program initiation and the maximum and average awards; awards for need-based scholarship and grant programs for attendance at public and private colleges; and State Student Incentive Grant program activities by state. Information is also provided on: application procedures and schedules by state and program; criteria for evaluating financial aid applicants; types of institutions eligible for state aid by program; changes planned for programs or operations in 1986-1987; and policy issues and new financial aid programs under consideration. Estimated 1985-1986 award distributions by categories for comprehensive undergraduate need-based scholarship and grant programs are included, along with comparative data for 1979-1986, and a NASSGP directory with address, telephone number, and names and titles of officers. (SW)
Descriptors: College Students, Comparative Analysis, Eligibility, Evaluation Criteria, Financial Aid Applicants, Grants, Higher Education, National Surveys, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Public Policy, Scholarships, State Agencies, State Aid, Student Financial Aid
Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, Research and Statistics, 660 Boas Street, Towne House, Harrisburg, PA 17102 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Scholarship and Grant Programs.