ERIC Number: ED331419
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Graduate Student Financial Support: A Handbook for Graduate Deans, Faculty, and Administrators.
Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S., Washington, DC.
This handbook on the administration of graduate student financial support offers advice on the development and administration of fellowships, assistantships, and loan programs and provides detailed descriptions of the factors that affect these programs, particularly those involving the relationship between the federal government and universities. Section One describes the various categories, types, and sources of financial support available for graduate study and the administrative control of these funds within the university. Rules and regulations which govern the distribution of funds are also discussed. Section Two focuses on assessing financial needs of part-time, master's, doctoral, and minority students. Factors affecting availability of funds are also discussed. Section Three discusses the administration of institutional fellowships and service-related awards and notes relevant tax issues. The final section discusses financial support for minority students, foreign students, women, and veterans. Appendices include a bibliography of 37 reference sources and descriptions of five databases; glossaries of terms, abbreviations and acronyms; information on U.S. and Canadian government and privately sponsored grants and loans; and regulations of Title IV of the Higher Education Act. (LPT)
Descriptors: Assistantships, College Administration, Fellowships, Females, Financial Support, Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Grants, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Part Time Students, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Tax Deductions
Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S., One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 430, Washington, DC 20036-1173.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S., Washington, DC.