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U.S. Citizens Attending Foreign Medical Schools
113835: Nov 21, 1980
Questions have been raised about the quality of medical education in those foreign medical schools most willing to accept U.S. citizens and the adequacy and appropriateness of that education as preparation for practicing medicine in the United States. GAO believed that none of the foreign medical schools it visited offered a medical education comparable to that available in the United States becau...
Status of Special National Direct Student Loan Funds
HRD-80-125: Published: Sep 22, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1980.
The National Direct Student Loan (NDSL) program provides for establishing a revolving fund at postsecondary educational institutions from which long-term, low-interest loans are made to qualified students who need financial assistance. The institutions are responsible for making and collecting the loans. Under the NDSL program, the Federal contribution represents 90 percent of the loan funds, and...
Better Cash Management Can Reduce the Cost of the National Direct Student Loan Program
FGMSD-80-5: Published: Nov 27, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 27, 1979.
The Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW), through its Office of Education (OE), sponsors three student financial aid programs, one of which is the National Direct Student Loan program. This program provides funds to postsecondary schools for making long-term, low-interest loans to students. Before 1970, OE monitored all aspects of the program including the disbursement of funds to sc...
Inconsistencies in Awarding Financial Aid to Students Under Four Federal Programs
HRD-79-16: Published: May 11, 1979. Publicly Released: May 11, 1979.
Federal financial aid programs have not provided students with similar needs with the same amounts and types of assistance. The Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) sponsors four programs through the Office of Education which are to help students at postsecondary schools and which are administered by the schools' financial aid offices.Aid has been distributed inconsistently under the...
The Veterans Administration Education Loan Program
105933: May 16, 1978
The Veterans and Dependents Education Loan Program administered by the Veterans Administration (VA) has been growing since its beginning in 1974 and, in the first quarter of 1978, 8,800 loans totalling $11.4 million were made. However, the program has not effectively met the congressional intent of providing financial aid to needy students attending high cost institutions because VA has not restri...
Status of Office of Education's National Direct Student Loan Funds at Selected Postsecondary Education Institutions
HRD-78-94: Published: May 2, 1978. Publicly Released: May 2, 1978.
Enabling legislation for the National Direct Student Loan Program, begun in 1958, intended that schools attain a revolving fund status for this program. The net cumulative federal capital contribution to the program has totalled over $3.6 billion since the program began, with fiscal year 1977 appropriations totaling $323.2 million.Each participating school differs in its ability to achieve a revol...
Office of Education's Basic Grant Program Can Be Improved
HRD-77-91: Published: Sep 21, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1977.
The Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Program has provided financial aid to needy students, but often it has not met its legislative goal of being the foundation of financial aid for needy students.The Office of Education has not established adequate controls to guarantee that information supplied by applicants and parents is accurate. As much as $24.3 million may have been awarded to ineligible...
The National Direct Student Loan Program Requires More Attention by the Office of Education and Participating Institutions
HRD-77-109: Published: Jun 27, 1977. Publicly Released: Jun 27, 1977.
The National Direct Student Loan (NDSL) program, one of three student financial aid programs administered by the Office of Education (OE), provides for the establishment of loan funds at postsecondary educational institutions so that they can make loans to qualified students.Several problems were noted in the administration of the program. Because OE has not provided adequate program guidance for...
Procedures To Recover Defaulted Loans Under the Guaranteed Student Loan Program
B-117604(7): Published: Feb 26, 1973. Publicly Released: Dec 27, 1976.
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