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Fountain, Joselynn H. – Congressional Research Service, 2018
Three Higher Education Act (HEA) student financial aid programs--the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) program, the Federal Work-Study (FWS) program, and the Federal Perkins Loan program--collectively are referred to as the campus-based programs. Under the campus-based programs, federal funding is provided to institutions…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Federal Aid, Student Loan Programs, Grants
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, 2017
The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) task force for Re-Examining Paradigms of Campus-Based Aid was established in June 2017 to examine the "one grant/one loan" concept with a specific focus on whether and how the existing campus-based programs fit into this model. Proposals to eliminate campus-based…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Higher Education, Federal Legislation
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Delisle, Jason; Holt, Alexander – Education Next, 2017
The world of student loans and debt forgiveness for teachers is a patchwork of overlapping programs, contradictory regulations, and expensive subsidies that date back to Dwight D. Eisenhower's signing of the National Defense Education Act of 1958. The 60-year experiment in using federal loan dollars to encourage students to become teachers could…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Debt (Financial), Federal Aid, Educational Legislation
US House of Representatives, 2017
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine ways in which federal student aid could be improved to better meet the needs of students. Member statements were presented by: (1) Honorable Susan A. Davis, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development; and (2) Honorable Brett Guthrie, Chairman,…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid, College Students, Student Loan Programs
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Woo, Jennie; Horn, Laura – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
As college costs continue to rise, students and their families increasingly rely on federal loans to help pay for college expenses. In 2011-12, over half of all undergraduates (52 percent) had borrowed money from the federal government to fund their education, compared with just over one-quarter (27 percent) in 1989-90, some 2 decades. Although…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Loan Programs, Federal Aid, Paying for College
US Congress, 2015
The Federal Perkins Loan Program Extension Act of 2015 (Public Law 114-105) was put in place to extend temporarily the Federal Perkins Loan program, and for other purposes. The act is organized into the following sections: (1) Short Title; (2) Extension of Federal Perkins Loan Program (Authority to Make Loans--In General: Section 462 of the Higher…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Student Loan Programs, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Federal Student Aid, US Department of Education, 2014
Federal student aid comes from the federal government--specifically, the U.S. Department of Education. It is money that helps a student pay for higher education expenses (i.e., college, career school, or graduate school expenses). Federal student aid covers such expenses as tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and transportation.…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Expenditures, Federal Government, Tuition
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, 2014
The primary purpose of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) Campus-Based Aid Allocation Task Force was to examine the formula by which congressional appropriations for the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Federal Work-Study (FWS), and Perkins Loan programs are distributed to schools,…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Federal Aid, Resource Allocation, Funding Formulas
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Fuller, Matthew B. – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 2014
Colleges, universities, and the communities they serve have always been concerned about students' abilities to pay and the systems of aid to support students' learning. This article reviews the history of aiding student in higher education. Early student- and institutionally-led programs are discussed along with initial philanthropic and…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Higher Education, Educational History, Private Financial Support
Federal Student Aid, US Department of Education, 2013
Federal student aid comes from the federal government--specifically, the U.S. Department of Education. It is money that helps a student pay for higher education expenses (i.e., college, career school, or graduate school expenses). Federal student aid covers such expenses as tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and transportation.…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Expenditures, Federal Government, Tuition
US Department of the Treasury, 2012
This report discusses the current state of higher education, with a brief high-level overview of the market and a more detailed discussion and analysis of the financial aid system. It also discusses the important changes President Obama has made to make higher education more accessible and affordable. The key findings are: (1) The economic returns…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research Reports, Educational Assessment, Educational Indicators
VanBergeijk, Ernst O. – Exceptional Parent, 2011
This article discusses the recent changes to the Higher Education Opportunities Act (HEOA), P.L. 110-315, which have resulted in providing greater access to college programs to students with intellectual disabilities (ID). Prior to the amendments to HEOA, only students who were enrolled full time in a degree bearing program were eligible to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Mental Retardation, College Programs, Federal Government
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NJ1), 2011
As college costs have soared and the U.S. economy struggles to move out of the recession, more and more Americans have relied on federal student financial assistance programs to help them meet their postsecondary expenses. Data from the Federal Student Aid (FSA), an office of the U.S. Department of Education (ED), show that the number of students…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Financial Aid, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
Bissonnette, Jocelyn, Ed.; Ellerson, Noelle, Ed.; Jones, Lindsay, Ed. – Committee for Education Funding, 2011
The Committee for Education Funding (CEF), a coalition of over 85 national education associations and institutions from preschool to postgraduate education, applauds President Obama's Fiscal Year 2012 budget for recognizing the importance of investing in education to our nation's economic growth and competitiveness. Within a constrained fiscal…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Budgets, Federal Aid, Early Childhood Education
Mandlawitz, Myrna, Ed. – Committee for Education Funding, 2011
The Committee for Education Funding (CEF), a coalition of over 90 national education associations and institutions from preschool to postgraduate education, applauds President Obama's Fiscal Year 2013 budget for prioritizing investment in education as a proven strategy to increase jobs and improve our nation's economic growth and competitiveness.…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Budgets, Federal Aid, Early Childhood Education
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