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Board Report #01-5

Status of 2000-01 Applicants and Programs

 

2000-2001

Wisconsin Higher Education Grant - UW
WHEG - UW has committed 110.94% ($23,238,661) of its appropriation with 20,613 awards. This is 1,784 more awards and 6.25% more committed than at this time last year. In 1999-00 the program had committed 104.69% of its appropriation at this time last year. The final commitment for 1999-00 was 138.84%.

Wisconsin Higher Education Grant - WTC
WHEG - WTC has committed 129.23% ($18,479,650) of its appropriation with 21,820 awards. This is 4,390 more awards and 1.95% more committed than at this time last year. In 1999-00 the program had committed 127.28% of its appropriation at this time last year. The final commitment for 1999-00 was 157.34%.

Wisconsin Tuition Grant
WTG has committed 120.08% ($27,969,320) of its appropriation with 12,840 awards. This is 3,247 more awards and 8.83% more committed than at this time last year. In 1999-00 the program had committed 111.25% of its appropriation at this time last year. 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 October 18, 2000, for 2000-01 is 196,110. Last year at this time there were 177,159 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
Oct. 25, 2000
2000-01 Total
Appropriation
Remaining
Funds
% of 2000-01
Dollars Spent
% of 1999-2000
Funds Spent as
of Oct. 26, 1999
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP $1,276,345 $2,900,000 $1,623,655 44.01% 15.97%
HANDICAPPED STUDENT GRANT $35,100 $135,497 $100,397 25.90% 24.87%
INDIAN STUDENT GRANT $285,524 $804,395 $518,871 35.50% 30.54%
MINORITY RETENTION GRANT
  INDEPENDENT COLLEGES
$85,015 $356,864 $271,849 23.82% 34.17%
MINORITY RETENTION GRANT
  WTC SYSTEM
$83,955 $336,262 $252,307 24,97% 31.26%
MINORITY TEACHER LOAN $71,191 $240,000 $168,809 29.66% 43.36%
TALENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM GRANT* $1,792,606 $5,653,440 $2,984,992 37.52% 37.56%
TEACHER EDUCATION LOAN $0 $250,000 $250,000 0.00% 0.00%
WISCONSIN HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT
  TRIBAL COLLEGES
$199,596 $436,983 $237,387 45.68% 0.00%
WISCONSIN HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT
  UW SYSTEM
$8,379,378 $20,947,828 $12,568,450 40.00% 39.21%
WISCONSIN HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT
  WTC SYSTEM
$5,953,748 $14,299,521 $8,345,773 41.64% 40.14%
WISCONSIN TUITION GRANT $9,514,254 $23,292,847 $13,778,593 40.85% 36.90%

* These figures reflect both State and Federal funds.

 

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