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HEA: Javits Fellowships - FY 2005


CFDA Number: 84.170 - Javits Fellowships

Program Goal: To provide financial assistance to graduate students who have demonstrated superior academic ability, achievement, and exceptional promise

Objective 1 of 1: To enable students of superior ability in the arts, humanities, and social sciences to complete their terminal degree.
Indicator 1.1 of 2: Graduate school completion: The percentage of Javits fellows who complete a terminal degree within 7 years.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: Rates of doctorate attainment by Javits fellows 7 years from enrollment
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1998
30
 
1999
26
 
2003
31
29
2004
30
30
2005
 
31
2006
 
31
2007
 
32
2008
 
32
2009
 
33
2010
 
33

Source: Grantee Performance Report, 1840-0752 Performance Report for the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2005

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Program data are supplied by institutions, which certify the accuracy of the data.
 
Explanation: Data for the cohort first receiving the fellowship in academic year 1997-98 are available for 2004, and show 30% of fellows completing the Ph.D. degree within 7 years. Data for FY 2005 will be available in December 2005.
 
Indicator 1.2 of 2: Time to degree completion: Average time to degree completion for Javits fellows will be less than the national average.
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: Average time to degree completion for Javits fellows.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003
6.30
 
2004
6.30
 
2005
 
6.30
2006
 
6.30
2007
 
6.20
2008
 
6.20

Source: Grantee Performance Report, 1840-0752 Performance Report for the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2005

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Program data are supplied by institutions, which certify the accuracy of the data.
 
Explanation: According to the most recent data provided by the 2003 Survey of Earned Doctorates, the median time to degree completion rate for all comparable graduate programs in the United States was 7.5 years in 2002. Javits Fellows are performing better than the average for all students. Data for FY 2005 will be available in December 2005.
 

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