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Board Report #01-10

Status of 2000-01 Applicants and Programs

 

2000-2001

Wisconsin Higher Education Grant - UW
WHEG - UW has committed 119.33% ($24,997,852) of its appropriation with 22,115 awards. This is 833 more awards and 11.82% less committed than at this time last year. In 1999-00 the program had committed 131.15% of its appropriation at this time last year. The final commitment for 1999-00 was 138.87%.

Wisconsin Higher Education Grant - WTC
WHEG - WTC has committed 153.78% ($21,990,201) of its appropriation with 25,843 awards. This is 5,276 more awards and 3.56% more committed than at this time last year. In 1999-00 the program had committed 150.22% of its appropriation at this time. The final commitment for 1999-00 was 157.45%.

Wisconsin Tuition Grant
WTG has committed 120.03% ($27,957,751) of its appropriation with 13,008 awards. This is 2,829 more awards and 9.38% more committed than at this time last year. In 1999-00 the program had committed 110.65% of its appropriation at this time. The final commitment for 1999-00 was 109.68%.

Status of Applicants
The number of applicants (first-time FAFSA filers including graduate students, non-degree students and possibly non-Wisconsin residents) through February 12, 2001, for 2000-01 is 210,960. Last year at this time there were 189,965 applicants. Applicants for 1999-2000 totaled 192,993.

 

STATUS OF 2000-01 PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED
BY THE HIGHER EDUCATIONAL AIDS BOARD
PROGRAM Dollars Spent
as of
Feb. 9, 2001
2000-01 Total
Appropriation
Remaining
Funds
% of 2000-01
Dollars Spent
% of 1999-2000
Funds Spent as
of Feb. 9, 2000
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP $1,864,990 $2,900,000 $1,035,010 64.31% 67.22%
HANDICAPPED STUDENT GRANT $71,755 $135,497 $63,742 52.96% 79.34%
INDIAN STUDENT GRANT $754,635 $804,395 $49,760 93.81% 87.79%
MINORITY RETENTION GRANT
  INDEPENDENT COLLEGES
$201,274 $356,864 $155,590 56.40% 86.19%
MINORITY RETENTION GRANT
  WTC SYSTEM
$306,661 $336,262 $29,601 91.20% 96.32%
MINORITY TEACHER LOAN $121,884 $240,000 $118,116 50.79% 76.87%
TALENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM GRANT* $4,156,312 $5,653,440 $1,497,128 73.52% 89.02%
TEACHER EDUCATION LOAN $0 $250,000 $250,000 0.00% 0.00%
TEACHER OF THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED LOAN $19,613 $100,000 $80,387 19.61% N/A
WISCONSIN HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT
  TRIBAL COLLEGES
$207,826 $436,983 $229,157 47.56% 77.65%
WISCONSIN HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT
  WTC SYSTEM
$12,997,217 $14,299,521 $1,302,304 90.89% 89.60%
WISCONSIN HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT
  UW SYSTEM
$17,540,515 $20,947,828 $3,407,313 83.73% 88.53%
WISCONSIN TUITION GRANT $19,125,719 $23,292,847 $4,167,128 82.11% 85.11%

* These figures reflect both State and Federal funds.

 

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