|CFDA Number:||84.185 - Byrd Honors Scholarships|
|Goal 8: To promote student excellence and to recognize exceptionally able students who show promise of continued excellence|
|Objective 8.1 of 1: BYRD SCHOLARS WILL SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION PROGRAMS AT HIGH RATES.|
|Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Completion of postsecondary education programs: Byrd scholars will successfully complete postsecondary education programs within 4 years.|
|Targets and Performance Data||Assessment of Progress||Sources and Data Quality|
Explanation: Prior to 2002, we collected data that show receipt of four years of funding or graduation. As of 2002, we changed the definition of data collected to report only four-year graduation rates. Therefore, in 2002, there is a significant decline in the performance measure.
Additional Source Information: Annual Performance Report
Collection Period: 2003
Data Available: March 2004
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Data supplied by states, which certify the accuracy of the data.
Limitations: Data are based on grantee reports of varying quality and accuracy on the number of Byrd Scholars graduating.
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