U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

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Byrd Honors Scholarships Program - 2003

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
Percentage of Byrd scholars graduating within 4 years
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2002 22 90
2003   26
2004   26


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

Frequency: Annually.
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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