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  1. Chronicle of Higher Education. The Chronicle is a weekly publication for the higher education community. It includes weekly lists of deadlines, and some advertisements for fellowships. The annual Almanac issue, published in September, provides a lot of statistics about higher education, including some about financial aid. The cost is $3.25 per issue or $75 per year. To subscribe, call 1-800-842-7817 or 1-800-347-6969, write to Chronicle of Higher Education, 1255 Twenty-Third Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, or send email to circulation@chronicle.com. Editorial inquiries may be directed to 1-202-466-1000.

  2. Grants for Scholarships, Student Aid, and Loans, Foundation Center, New York, October 1996. ISBN 0-87954-696-4 ($75 plus $4.50 shipping to US destinations or $11 overseas shipping). Order code SCH96. 106 pages. Updated annually. This book lists 2,448 grants by 482 foundations to colleges and universities for the purpose of providing scholarships, fellowships, student financial aid services, and internships. These grants are NOT available to individuals. The information is based on IRS Form 990s and responses to questionnaires. The book includes recipient name, recipient location, and subject indexes. This is a key reference, and useful to educational institutions that are seeking support for financial aid programs. To order a copy, call 1-800-424-9836 or 1-212-620-4230, fax 1-212-807-3677, or write to Foundation Center, 79 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003-3076.

  3. Arthur M. Hauptman and Jamie P. Merisotis, The college tuition spiral: An examination of why charges are increasing, American Council on Education (Macmillan Publishng Company), New York, 1990. ISBN 0-02897-187-6. 120 pages. To order a copy, call 1-800-716-0044 or 1-317-228-4366, fax 1-800-882-8583 or 1-317-228-4304, write to Macmillan Publishing, 201 West 103rd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46290, or send email to orders@mcp.com. You can also call 1-800-257-5755 or write to Macmillan Publishing Company, 866 Third Avenue, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10022.

  4. Arthur M. Hauptman and Robert H. Koff, New ways of paying for college, American Council on Education (Macmillan Publishing Company), New York, 1991. ISBN 0-02897-183-3. 232 pages. To order a copy, call 1-800-716-0044 or 1-317-228-4366, fax 1-800-882-8583 or 1-317-228-4304, write to Macmillan Publishing, 201 West 103rd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46290, or send email to orders@mcp.com. You can also call 1-800-257-5755 or write to Macmillan Publishing Company, 866 Third Avenue, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10022.

  5. Arthur M. Hauptman, The tuition dilemma: Assessing new ways to pay for college, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, 1990. ISBN 0-81573-501-4 ($8.95), ISBN 0-81573-502-2 ($22.95). 104 pages.

  6. Richard M. Huber, How professors play the cat guarding the cream: Why we're paying more and getting less in higher education, George Mason University Press, Lanham, Maryland, 1992. ISBN 0-91396-943-5 ($19.95). 201 pages.

  7. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), 1995 Digest of Education Statistics, 1996 Digest of Education Statistics, 1997 Digest of Education Statistics, 1997 Digest of Education Statistics, US Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, October 1995. This book is an annual compilation of statistics relating to education, including information about spending on scholarships and fellowships. Available for free on the World Wide Web.

  8. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Methodology Report for the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, 1992-93, US Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, November 1995. Technical Report NCES 95-211.

  9. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Student Financing of Graduate and First-Professional Education, 1992-93, US Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, November 1995. National Postsecondary Student Aid Study 1992-93, Statistical Analysis Report NCES 96-235. 118 pages.

  10. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Student Financing of Undergraduate Education, 1992-93, US Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, November 1995. National Postsecondary Student Aid Study 1992-93, Statistical Analysis Report NCES 95-202. 190 pages.

  11. Michael A. Olivas (ed), Prepaid College Tuition Plans, College Board, 1996. Order number 004841 ($13 plus $3.94 shipping and handling). This book contains six essays discussing the strengths and weaknesses of the Florida and Michigan prepaid college tuition programs. To order a copy, call 1-800-323-7155 or write to College Board Publications, Box 886, New York, NY 10101-0886. For more information, call 1-212-713-8165 or fax 1-212-713-8143.

  12. National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS)
  13. Education Finance Statistics Center
 

 
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