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Ford, Jess T. – US Government Accountability Office, 2010
The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) Act of 2000 established VEF as an independent agency of the executive branch. A 13-member board of directors provides primary oversight. VEF also receives guidance from other entities in carrying out its mission to further bilateral relations between the United States and Vietnam through educational exchanges…
Descriptors: Financial Audits, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries, Educational Administration
Chism, Nancy Van Note, Ed.; Warner, Susan B., Ed. – 1987
The papers in this volume address the critical issues that arose at the first national conference on teaching assistants. The papers are organized into six sections: (1) "The Teaching Assistantship: An Overview" focuses on the role of the teaching assistant (TA) in the context of the university mission and its organization; (2) "Conditions of TA…
Descriptors: Assistantships, College Faculty, Educational Finance, Employee Responsibility
Mattingly, Richard C. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1957
In response to requests for more accurate and complete information about financial aid for college students, the 'Division of Higher Education, Office of Education, undertook its Student Assistance Project for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information about institutional student financial aid. The present bulletin is the third in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Advisory Committees, Employment, Fellowships
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Holmstrom, Engin I.; El-Khawas, Elaine – College and Research Libraries, 1971
The results of this statistical survey strongly suggest that the Title II-B program of the Higher Education Act of 1965 is successful in its objective of training individuals in the principles and practices of library and information sciences. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Programs, Federal Aid, Fellowships
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Malaney, Gary D. – Research in Higher Education, 1987
Characteristics of new students who received fellowships, assistantships, and loans at a large public research university in the Midwest are discussed. The purpose was to determine which of the characteristics led to an increased likelihood of receiving support: undergraduate grades, GRE scores, gender, ethnicity, citzenship, age, and field of…
Descriptors: Assistantships, Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Fellowships
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Washington, DC. – 1996
This publication is a resource document for developing recommendations concerning the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. This document describes the eight parts of Title IV, "Student Assistance," and the seven parts of Title IX, "Graduate Programs." Title IV covers the following areas: grants to students in attendance…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Economic Factors, Educational Finance
Willie, Charles V.; And Others – 1991
The proportion of blacks in graduate school during the 1980s decreased from the proportion in post-college educational programs during the previous decade. To shed light on this phenomenon, a highly motivated group of 146 black scholars who were in graduate school between 1977 and 1985 was studied. All of the subjects were college faculty members…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Black Students, College Faculty, Doctoral Programs
New York State Education Dept., Albany. – 1979
A report by the Board of Regents on student financial aid programs in New York State is presented. During 1979-80, the estimated average Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) awards increased in all undergraduate sectors and helped to offset tuition increases in both the independent and public sectors. Guaranteed student loans continued to increase in…
Descriptors: College Students, Comparative Analysis, Educational Finance, Eligibility
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Balla, John I.; Balla, Margaret – Evaluation and the Health Professions, 1992
The evaluation of a fellowship program in the health sciences for 60 Philippine graduates at the University of Hong Kong highlights areas of conflict. Twenty-six fellows were interviewed. Value judgments about a program's worth ultimately depend on the evaluation's perspective, whether that of participants or an outside party. (SLD)
Descriptors: Conflict, Educational Finance, Fellowships, Foreign Countries
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Malaney, Gary D. – Review of Higher Education, 1985
Recruitment is analyzed using a classical organizational theory in resource dependence offered by J. D. Thompson. The demographic changes are viewed as flucuations in the environment, which require adaptation from the organization in order to survive. (MLW)
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Finance, Fellowships, Graduate Students
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New York State Univ. System, Albany. – 1977
A random sample of 5,010 master's degree and 4,930 doctoral students was surveyed at 29 New York state public and independent higher education institutions. A questionnaire was administered, and a usable return rate of 42.6 percent was achieved for independent colleges, 33.4 percent for the State University campuses, and 35.3 percent for the City…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Fellowships, Females, Financial Support
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Council for Financial Aid to Education, New York, NY. – 1976
The rationale for corporate support of graduate and professional education is based on the idea that educated manpower and knowledge are essential ingredients for corporate success in today's technological society. Corporations can help insure a continuing supply of this manpower through student fellowship programs to benefit graduate and…
Descriptors: Business, Business Responsibility, Doctoral Programs, Educational Finance