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Board Report #02-15

Status of 2001-02 Applicants and Programs

 

2001-02

Wisconsin Higher Education Grant - UW
WHEG - UW has committed 132.77% ($26,224,109) of its appropriation with 22,728 awards. This is 446 more awards and 12.57% more committed than at this time last year. In 2000-01 the program had committed 120.20% of its appropriation at this time. The final commitment for 2000-01 was 134.83%.

Wisconsin Higher Education Grant - WTC
WHEG - WTC has committed 117.01% ($24,253,477) of its appropriation with 28,387 awards. This is 2,172 more awards and 15.45% more committed than at this time last year. Please note that "W" codes have been implemented due to a dramatic increase in eligible applicants. In 2000-01 the program had committed 156.18% of its appropriation at this time. The final commitment for 2000-01 was 171.72%.

Wisconsin Tuition Grant
WTG has committed 117.01% ($25,233,219) of its appropriation with 11,798 awards. This is 1,222 fewer awards and 2.07% less committed than at this time last year. In 2000-01 the program had committed 119.12% of its appropriation at this time. The final commitment for 2000-01 was 120.86%.

Status of Applicants
The number of applicants (first-time FAFSA filers including graduate students, non-degree students and possibly non-Wisconsin residents) through March 5,2002, for 2001-02 is 189,771. Applicants for 2000-01 totaled 215,025.

 

STATUS OF 2001-2002 PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED
BY THE HIGHER EDUCATIONAL AIDS BOARD
PROGRAM Dollars Spent
as of
Mar. 6, 2002
2001-02 Total
Appropriation
Remaining
Funds
% of 2001-02
Dollars Spent
% of 2000-01
Funds Spent as
of Mar. 1, 2001
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP $2,858,251 $2,917,000 $58,749 97.99% 67.18%
HANDICAPPED STUDENT GRANT $85,699 $123,800 $38,101 69.22% 56.76%
INDIAN STUDENT GRANT
Legislation Reduced Appropriation by $19,952
$704,084 $759,848 $55,764 92.66% 93.30%
MINORITY RETENTION GRANT
  INDEPENDENT COLLEGES
$316,523 $362,150 $45,627 87.40% 70.27%
MINORITY RETENTION GRANT
  WTC SYSTEM
$327,780 $362,150 $34,370 90.51% 90.27%
MINORITY TEACHER LOAN $185.696 $250,800 $65,104 74.04% 48.81%
TALENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM GRANT * $4,984,385 $5,650,121 $665,736 88.22% 74.88%
TEACHER EDUCATION LOAN $154,000 $250,000 $96,000 61.60% 0.00%
TEACHER OF THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED LOAN $55,066 $100,000 $44,934 55.07% 14.61%
WISCONSIN HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT
  TRIBAL COLLEGES
Legislation Reduced Appropriation by $4,704
$355,757 $395,296 $39,539 90.00% 43.68%
WISCONSIN HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT
  WTC SYSTEM
Carried Back $500,000
$13,892,013 $14,131,000 $238,987 98.31% 89.66%
WISCONSIN HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT
  UW SYSTEM
$19,013,291 $19,750,800 $737,509 96.27% 84.09%
WISCONSIN TUITION GRANT $19,411,120 $21,564,600 $2,153,180 90.02% 93.69%

* These figures reflect both State and Federal funds.

 

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