FY 2001 Budget Summary - February 2000

Appendix Table 2n

FY2001 Budget Request:
Office of Postsecondary Education

Higher Education

(in thousands of dollars)

Office, Account, Program and Activity

Category
Code
1999
Appropriation
  2000
Appropriation
  2001
President's
Budget
  Change from 2000
Amount Percent
Higher Education
1. Aid for institutional development (HEA III):                  
  (a) Strengthening institutions (Part A, section 311) D 60,250   60,250   63,000   2,750 4.6%
  (b) Strengthening tribally controlled colleges and universities (Part A, section 316) D 3,000   6,000   9,000   3,000 50.0%
  (c) Strengthening Alask Native and Native Hawaiian-serving institutions (Part A, section 317) D 3,000   5,000   5,000   0 0.0%
  (d) Strengthening HBCUs (Part B section 323) D 136,000   148,750   169,000   20,250 13.6%
  (e) Strengthening historically black graduate institutions (Part B section 326) D 30,000   31,000   40,000   9,000 29.0%
  (f) Minority science and engineering improvement (Part E-1) D 7,500   7,500   8,500   1,000 13.3%
      Subtotal   239,750   258,500   294,500   36,000 13.9%
2. Other aid for institutions:                  
  (a) Dual degree programs for minority-serving institutions (proposed legislation) D 0   0   40,000   40,000 ---
  (b) Developing Hispanic-serving institutions (HEA V) D 28,000   42,250   62,500   20,250 47.9%
  (c) International education and foreign language studies:                  
     (1) Domestic programs (HEA VI-A and B) D 60,000   62,000   62,000   0 0.0%
     (2) Overseas programs (Fulbright-Hays Act (section 102(b)(6)) D 6,536   6,680   10,000   3,320 49.7%
     (3) Institute for International Public Policy (HEA VI-C) D 1,000   1,022   1,022   0 0.0%
      Subtotal   67,536   69,702   73,022   3,320 4.8%
  (d) Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (HEA-VII-B) D 50,000   74,249   31,200   (43,049) -58.0%
  (e) Urban community service (HEA VII-C) D 4,637   0   0   0 0.0%
  (f) Demonstration projects to ensure quality higher education for students with disabilities (HEA VII-D) D 5,000   5,000   5,000   0 0.0%
  (g) Interest subsidy grants (HEA section 121) D 13,000   12,000   10,000   (2,000) -16.7%
3. Assistance for students:                  
  (a) Federal TRIO programs (HEA IV-A-2, Chapter 1) D 600,000   645,000   725,000   80,000 12.4%
  (b) Gaining early awareness and readiness for undergraduate programs (GEAR UP) (HEA IV-A-2, Chapter 2) D 120,000   200,000   325,000   125,000 62.5%
  (c) Scholarships and fellowships:                  
      (1) Byrd honors scholarships (HEA IV-A-6) D 39,288   39,859   41,001   1,142 2.9%
      (2) Javits Fellowships (HEA VII-A-I) D 7,046 1 20,000 1,2 10,000 3 (10,000) -50%
      (3) Graduate assistance in areas of national need (HEA VII-A-2) D 23,954 1 31,000 1 31,000   0 0.0%
  (d) Child care access means parents in school (HEA IV-A-7)) D 5,000   5,000   15,000   10,000 200.0%
  (e) Learning anytime anywhere partnerships (HEA IV-A-8) D 10,000   23,269   30,000   6,731 28.9%
4. Teacher quality enhancement (HEA II) D 77,212   98,000   98,000   0 0.0%
5. Underground railroad program (HE Amendments of 1998 VIII-H) D 1,750   1,750   1,750   0 0.0%
6. Web-based Education Commission (HE Amendments of 1998 VIII-J) D 450   450 4 0   (450) -100.0%
7. GPRA data/HEA program evaluation (Department of Education Appropriations Act, 2000) D 0   3,000   3,000   0 0.0%
8. Community scholarship mobilization (HE Amendments of 1998 VIII-C) D 0   1,000   0   (1,000) -100.0%
  Total   1,292,623 5 1,530,029   1,795,973   265,944 17.4%
      Outlays   854,632   1,468,734   1,508,686   39,952 2.7%
 
1 A total of $31,000 thousand in fiscal year 1999 and $51,000 thousand in fiscal year 2000 was provided under Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need, which included funding for Javists Fellowships
2 Includes $10,000 thousand that remains available through fiscal year 2001 for academic year 2001-2002.
3 Funds would remain available through fiscal year 2002 for academic year 2002-2003.
4 Reflects a reappropriation that extended the availability of funds appropriated in fiscal year 1999. The reappropriation is scored as new budget authority in fiscal year 2000.
5 Adjusted for comparability. Excludes $16,723 thousand in 1999 for State Grants for Incarcerated Youth Offenders, which was appropriated in 2000 under the Vocational and Adult Education account.

Direct any questions to Martha Jacobs, Budget Service


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