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This handbook, consisting of an introduction and 10 chapters, explains the 1995-96 procedures that higher education institutions must follow in administering the federal government's Student Financial Assistance (SFA) programs. Chapter 1 describes the organizational structure for those areas in the Department of Education that are directly involved in SFA program administration. Chapters 2 and 3 cover general requirements that apply to all the SFA programs. Chapter 2 covers student eligibility requirements and Chapter 3 explains the eligibility requirements for schools and programs. The remaining chapters (4 through 10) are devoted to requirements of specific programs. Chapter 4 explains how to calculate a Pell payment, and how to report the payment to the Department using Part 3 of the Student Aid Report (SAR). Chapter 5 provides general information common to all three of the campus-based programs. Chapter 6 concerns the Federal Perkins Loan Program. Chapter 7 covers the Federal Work-Study Program. Chapter 8 describes the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program. Chapter 9 concerns state grant programs, and Chapter 10 addresses the Federal Family Education Loan Programs. Throughout the text graphics display recent changes to existing law and regulation. (JB)

Descriptors: Educational Finance, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal Regulation, Federal State Relationship, Higher Education, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Program Administration, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Work Study Programs

Author: Office of Student Financial Assistance ED, Washington, DC.


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