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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
US Congress, 2011
The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-358) was put in place to invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: (1) Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents; (2) Sec. 2. Definitions; and (3)…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Computation, Research and Development, Innovation
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Jaleel, Rana – Academe, 2010
Rightly or wrongly, a language of "firsts" has long permeated graduate student labor at New York University (NYU). In 2002, NYU's graduate student employees were the first in the nation to secure a union contract at a private university. In 2005, they were also the first to lose their contract, precipitating a bitter six-month-long…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Employees, Private Colleges, Labor
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
McMullan, Sandra H. – 1987
An overview of the former taxation of scholarships and fellowships is presented, along with information on the practical implications of the changes brought about by the Tax Reform Act of 1986. Included is a copy of the guidelines issued by the Treasury Department and supplementary legislative history information from the "General Explanation…
Descriptors: College Students, Compensation (Remuneration), Federal Legislation, Fellowships
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
Palmer, Stacy E. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1987
Government, university, and private foundation officials are worried about the effects of the tax law on graduate students. The National Science Foundation is considering compensating students for the amount of new taxes they will owe. Foreign students are expected to incur substantial increases in U.S. taxes. (MLW)
Descriptors: Colleges, Federal Legislation, Fellowships, Finance Reform
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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