On this page, you'll find proposals that modify the existing campus-based aid programs, which include the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Federal Work Study (FWS), and the Federal Perkins Loan program.
Sponsor: Tim Kaine [D-VA]
NASFAA Summary & Analysis: This bill would create a competitive grant program for community colleges and states to focus on boosting work-based learning opportunities. In an effort to provide students with more opportunities to further their education and the support they need to be successful; this proposal would provide community colleges with grants of up to $1.5 million while community college systems would be eligible for up to $5 million. Individual states would also be eligible to receive grants to develop statewide policies that relate to work-based learning.
Sponsor: Rep. Castro [D-TX]
NASFAA Summary & Analysis: This bill would add child development and early learning (including Head Start programs and Early Head Start programs) as eligible community service positions for Federal work-study programs.
Publication Date: 7/12/2021