ERIC Number: ED430476
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Student Financial Aid. Informational Paper No. 39.
This monograph provides an overview of Wisconsin state and federal financial aid programs for students. The first section discusses the methodology used to determine student financial need. The second section briefly reviews the various sources of financial aid including the federal government, the Higher Educational Aids Board (HEAB), the University of Wisconsin System, other state agencies, and independent colleges. The third section provides a more detailed description of each financial aid program, organized according to: grant programs, forgivable loan programs, repayable loan programs, scholarship programs, special programs, and tax incentives. Specific programs included are the following: Pell Grant (federal); Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (federal); Wisconsin Higher Education Grant (HEAB); Indian Student Assistance Grant (HEAB); Independent Student Grant (HEAB), Advanced Opportunity Program (UW System); Bureau of Indian Affairs Grant (federal); Veterans Tuition and Fee Reimbursement Grants (Veterans Affairs); National Guard Tuition Grants (Military Affairs); Nursing Student Stipend Loan (HEAB); Minority Teacher Loan (HEAB); Physician Loan Assistance Program (Department of Commerce); Perkins Loan (federal); Stafford Student Loan (federal); Federal Direct Student Loan; Academic Excellence Higher Education Scholarships (HEAB), Minnesota-Wisconsin Reciprocity Program; HOPE Scholarship tax credit (federal); and higher education tax deduction (state). The fourth section discusses the process used to distribute financial aid. The final section provides interstate comparisons. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Legislative Fiscal Bureau, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin