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Radwin, David; Conzelmann, Johnathan G.; Nunnery, Annaliza; Lacy, T. Austin; Wu, Joanna; Lew, Stephen; Wine, Jennifer; Siegel, Peter – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This First Look report presents selected findings about student financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year. These findings are based on data from the 2015-16 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:16), a nationally representative sample survey of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled any time between July 1, 2015, and June 30,…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Paying for College
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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
Reitz, J. Wayne – 1970
This paper discusses the trends in Federal support for doctoral education from 1960-1971. The peak of Federal support was in 1968-69, with funds for fellowships decreasing significantly in the ensuing years. Because of cuts in Federal R&D expenditures many of the new doctorates are no longer as easily absorbed by the job market as in previous…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Federal Aid, Fellowships, Financial Support
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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
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1991
The United States House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education met for 3 days for a hearing, one of a series of hearings on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965, on this occasion to hear testimony on that Act's Title IX. Title IX focuses on identifying and providing assistance for students to pursue graduate…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Anderson, Raymond B.; Sanderson, Allen R. – 1982
An agenda for research on financial issues in graduate education is proposed for the National Commission for Student Financial Assistance, based on the stipulations of Public Law 96-374, Section 491, part (7)(A). Research needs are as follows: (1) to determine the extent to which students may be dissuaded from pursuing graduate education on…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Assistantships, Disadvantaged, Federal Aid
Froomkin, Joseph – 1983
The budgets of graduate and professional students were estimated, and the way that students met these expenses were analyzed. The average expenses of a student in graduate school in 1980-1981 were estimated to be $8,990, while the estimate for professional students was $10,550. It was estimated that roughly 10 percent of the amount spent by…
Descriptors: Assistantships, Federal Aid, Fellowships, Graduate Students
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Postsecondary Research, Information Systems, and Institutional Aid. – 1981
The present scope and operation of New York State's financial aid programs are described, and improvements aimed at the enlargement of educational opportunity are recommended. The state's student financial aid programs (loans and grants) for 1980-81 totaled $1,139.2 million, of which $247.2 million was for the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP),…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Students, Educationally Disadvantaged, Eligibility
Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto. Research Div. – 1981
Data on the financial support received in 1979-80 by full-time graduate students in each of four divisions within each Ontario, Canada, university are presented. Data are provided on: full-time graduate student enrollments by university and division; percentage of students in each income range by university for each division; percentage of…
Descriptors: Classification, Endowment Funds, Enrollment Trends, Federal Aid
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
Hebeler, Jean R. – 1968
An analysis of questionnaires completed by 413 recipients of U.S. Office of Education graduate fellowships in mental retardation under the provisions of Public Law 85-926 was conducted. Recipients of university and state fellowship awards were included in the sample. The findings indicated that 95% of the fellowship recipients had had prior…
Descriptors: Administrators, College Faculty, Exceptional Child Education, Federal Aid
Lindquist, Clarence B. – 1971
Title IV of the National Defense Education Act (NDEA), passed in 1958, was intended to alleviate an existing and projected shortage of qualified college teachers. This was to be accomplished by means of awarding 3-year fellowships for full-time study to doctoral candidates interested in college teaching, by institutional allowances for…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Doctoral Degrees, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
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Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1979
Hearings held before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education regarding reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and related measures are presented. The focal area is issues of administrative allowances for the student financial aid programs and student information. Title IV presently authorizes three administrative allowances for…
Descriptors: Consumer Protection, Educational Innovation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
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Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto. – 1976
This report provides a source for data on the financial support received by full-time graduate students in each of five divisions within each Ontario university. The data are presented in compact form. Given the variety and range of support, it is felt that average or median figures and interuniversity comparisons can be misleading; therefore, no…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Fellowships, Financial Needs, Financial Support