Higher Education Act of 1965


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Higher Education Act of 1965

Legislation in the United States that increased federal funding for colleges and universities. It also created the Pell grant, Stafford loan, PLUS loan, and similar programs to make post-secondary education more affordable for students. It has been reauthorized and amended several times since its original passage. It was part of the larger Great Society movement in the United States.
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The maximum room and board allowance is the amount applicable to the student in calculating costs of attendance for federal financial aid programs under Section 472 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as in effect on June 6, 2001, or, for a student living in housing owned or operated by an eligible educational institution, the amount charged to the student by the educational institution for room and board.
Frank Riggs (R-California) introduced "Title XI--Discrimination and Preferential Treatment," an amendment to the Higher Education Act of 1965.
It passed the Higher Education Act of 1965, which gave special incentives--the interest subsidy and the loan guarantee--to those banks willing to help.
In accordance with the Higher Education Act of 1965, DeVry University and Carrington College California will experience a slight delay in the receipt of Title IV funds for new students in their first term of study since these rates exceed 10 percent.
Each of the four districts meets one or more of the definitions of a "high-need" school district as defined by the Higher Education Act of 1965.
Another component that will likely receive broad support would provide grants through Title VII of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to help universities enhance teacher quality and college access, particularly in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Since the Higher Education Act of 1965, guarantors have administered the federal guarantee for lenders against the financial risks of lending to an 18-year-old with no credit.
Reid, Harry [NV] "College Opportunity Act of 2007" A bill to amend title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and other laws and provisions and urge Congress to make college more affordable through increased Federal Pell Grants and providing more favorable student loans and other benefits, and for other purposes.
Distributions from at least 23 of these state-sponsored plans can be used toward educational expenses in any state at any eligible educational institution described in Section 481 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and eligible to participate in a program under Title IV of that law.
NACIQI was first established by the Higher Education Act of 1965 and later revised under the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008.
After agreeing to have Simon sign on Thurmond's resolution, I told Tongour, "If your boss really wants to do something meaningful for the HBCUs, you should get him to co-sponsor Paul's bill amending Title III of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide funding for the HBCUs
A conference committee worked out the differences and, on November 8, 1965, President Johnson traveled to his alma mater, Southwest Texas State College (since renamed Texas State University--San Marcos), and he signed into law the Higher Education Act of 1965.

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