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Board Report #00-10

Status of 1999-2000 Applicants and Programs

 

Wisconsin Higher Education Grant - WTC
WHEG - WTC has committed 152.72% ($19,020,153) of its appropriation with 20,909 awards. This is 119 fewer awards and 11.43% less committed than at this time last year. In 1998-99 the program had committed 164.15% of its appropriation at this time last year. The final commitment for 1998-99 was 169.33%

Wisconsin Higher Education Grant - UW
WHEG - UW has committed 132.05% ($24,958,383) of its appropriation with 21,429 awards. This is 992 fewer awards and 1.47% more committed than at this time last year. In 1998-99 the program had committed 130.58% of its appropriation at this time last year. The final commitment for 1998-99 was 135.54%.

Wisconsin Tuition Grant
WTG has committed 110.65% ($21,755,429) of its appropriation with 10,170 awards. This is 574 more awards and 2.82% less committed than at this time last year. In 1998-99 the program had committed 113.47% of its appropriation at this time last year. WTG commitment cannot exceed 122% per statutory requirement.

Status of Applicants
Applicants for 1998-99 totaled 163,305. The number of applicants through February 25, 2000 for 1999-2000 is 171,117. Last year at this time there were 162,955 applicants.

 

STATUS OF 1999-2000 PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED
BY THE HIGHER EDUCATIONAL AIDS BOARD
PROGRAM Dollars Spent
as of
Feb. 23, 2000
1999-2000 Total
Appropriation
Remaining
Funds
% of 1999-2000
Dollars Spent
% of 1998-99
Funds Spent as
of Feb. 1999
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP $1,948,178 $2,900,000 $951,822 67.18% 62.94%
HANDICAPPED STUDENT GRANT $98,223 $123,800 $25,577 79.34% 57.30%
INDIAN STUDENT GRANT $681,805 $779,800 $97,995 87.43% 65.61%
MINORITY RETENTION GRANT
  INDEPENDENT COLLEGES
$297,313 $346,550 $49,237 75.79% 56.93%
MINORITY RETENTION GRANT
  WTC SYSTEM
$312,586 $346,550 $33,964 90.20% 64.03%
MINORITY TEACHER LOAN $185,482 $240,000 $54,518 77.28% 60.26%
TALENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM GRANT* $4,181,515 $4,741,856 $560,341 88.18% 74.56%
TEACHER EDUCATION LOAN $0 $250,000 $250,000 0.00% 22.40%
WISCONSIN HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT
  TRIBAL COLLEGES
$172,824 $400,000 $227,176 43.21% N/A
WISCONSIN HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT
  WTC SYSTEM
$11,055,004 $12,454,600 $1,399,596 88.76% 83.82%
WISCONSIN HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT
  UW SYSTEM
$16,644,960 $18,900,300 $2,255,340 88.07% 85.37%
WISCONSIN TUITION GRANT $16,695,543 $19,662,200 $2,966,657 84.91% 76.70%

* These figures reflect both State and Federal funds.

 

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