ERIC Number: ED494728
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Handbook 2006-2007: Federal Student Aid. Volume 3--Calculating Awards & Packaging
US Department of Education
Every eligible program, including graduate programs, must have a defined academic year. Award limits are generally connected to a period of time. For instance, all of the programs except Federal Work-Study have a maximum amount that can be awarded for an academic year or award year. This handbook is a resource for learning about Federal Student Aid and what is offered. This volume includes the following chapters: (1) Academic Calendar & Payment Periods; (2) Cost of Attendance (Budget) ; (3) Calculating Pell Grant Awards; (4) Stafford/PLUS Loan Periods and Amounts; (5) Awarding Campus-Based Aid; and (6) Packaging Aid.
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, School Schedules, Paying for College, Student Costs, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Federal Aid, Higher Education, Student Loan Programs, Guides
US Department of Education. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827; Fax: 301-470-1244; Web site: http://www.ed.gov/about/pubs/intro/index.html?src=gu
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Community; Students
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.