ERIC Number: ED414851
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Federal Student Financial Aid Handbook 1998-99.
Office of Postsecondary Education, Washington DC. Student Financial Assistance Programs.
This handbook explains the policies and procedures required for proper administration of Student Financial Assistance (SFA) Programs, as determined by federal law or regulations of the Department of Education (ED). The 11 chapters cover the SFA programs from the vantage point of the school's financial aid administrator. Chapter 1 provides general information and lists related resources. Chapter 2 addresses general student eligibility requirements that apply to all SFA programs. Chapter 3 explains school and program eligibility requirements common to all SFA programs. Chapter 4 explains how to calculate Pell Grant payments and how to report payments to ED. Chapter 5 provides general information common to the three campus-based programs the Federal Perkins Loan Program, the Federal Work-Study Program, and the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program. Chapters 6 through 8 cover these programs individually. Chapter 9 discusses the state grant and scholarship programs. Chapter 10 covers the Federal Family Education Loan Programs. The final chapter covers the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Eligibility, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Government School Relationship, Grants, Higher Education, Scholarships, School Accounting, State Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Work Study Programs
Federal Student Aid Information Center, Box 84, Washington, DC 20044; phone: 800-433-3243.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Office of Postsecondary Education, Washington DC. Student Financial Assistance Programs.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Family Education Loan Program; Federal Direct Student Loan Program; Pell Grant Program; Perkins Loan Program