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Bureau of Student Financial Assistance (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. – 1980
The Basic Educational Opportunity Grant program, the largest federal student aid program, is explained. The method by which a student's eligibility is determined is described in detail. In a section on calculation of eligibility for dependent students, two worksheets are provided: that for families with no farm or business assets, and those with…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Eligibility, Family Income
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Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. – 1975
The family contribution schedule proposed by the Office of Education for use in computing the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant program in the school year 1976-77 was examined by the Senate committee and its witnesses. The liberalization of asset treatment for all individuals, especially those with small farms, is noted. The new schedule should…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Family Characteristics, Family Financial Resources, Family Income
Kornfeld, Leo L. – 1977
This statement by the deputy commissioner of the Bureau of Student Financial Assistance of the Office of Education discusses the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Program and proposed changes in the Family Contribution Schedules for the 1978-79 academic year. Progress of the BEOG program during its four years of operation is reviewed, and tables…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Bound Students, Confidential Records, Family Financial Resources
Applied Management Sciences, Inc., Silver Spring, MD. – 1979
The nature and extent of corrections made to their records by zero/low income applicants to the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant (BEOG) program was investigated. Behaviors of zero/low income applicants and the total pool of applicants were also compared. It was found that zero/low income applicants and all applicants who were rejected displayed…
Descriptors: College Students, Disclosure, Economically Disadvantaged, Eligibility
Hauptman, Arthur; Rice, Lois D. – 1980
Student grant assistance in New York State and federal-state interaction are considered. The evolution and growth of New York's student grant programs is traced. The state's response, or lack of it, to the federal Basic Grants program is addressed, and ways that other states might coordinate their own assistance programs with Basic Grants are…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Eligibility, Federal Aid
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Human Resources. – 1978
The passage of S. 2539, the College Opportunity Act of 1978, to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve the basic educational opportunity grants program, is recommended in this Senate report from Senator Claiborne Pell. The bill provides for: (1) a rate no higher than 10.5 percent in determining a family's expected contributions from…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Legislation, Family Income, Federal Aid