Monthly Memo

December 2011

In This Issue

Satisfactory Academic Progress for Covenant Students

At the WASFAA fall conference a question was asked about the covenant students continuing eligibility if the student did not maintain satisfactory academic progress. I initially thought that the student could regain their eligibility but after reviewing the administrative rules I am incorrect. The rules specifically state “that eligibility for the grant award ceases if the scholar does not maintain acceptable academic standards as prescribed by the student’s institution of higher education�? Adm 80.05. There is nothing in the rules about regaining their eligibility (as there is with other grants), so unfortunately if the student does not maintain satisfactory academic progress they lose the grant and are not able to regain it. I am sorry about any confusion this may have caused and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

1112 Grants Updates

TG (W codes 04/28/11)
– as of November 29, 2011
Current This Time Last Year
Committed 138.90% 152.72%
Spent 46.01% 56.34%
WHEG-TRIBAL (W codes 04/29/11)
– as of November 29, 2011
Current This Time Last Year
Committed 123.66% 149.16%
Spent 40.89% 40.22%
WHEG-UW Current This Time Last Year
Committed 150.54% 129.85%
Spent 50.78% 53.78%
WHEG-WTC (W codes 4/7/11) Current This Time Last Year
Committed 155.37% 164.23%
Spent 49.18% 58.10%

1112 Notification List

Distributed Wednesday afternoons:

December 7, 14, 21

January 4, 11, 18, 25

There will be no notification list the week between Christmas and New Year’s, December 26-31.

1112 Voucher Processing

Tuesdays and Fridays for files uploaded by noon. There will be no vouchers processed on the following days:

December 27, 30

AES List

Distributed Wednesdays:

December 7

January 4

Upcoming Events

Scheduled HEAB Board Meetings: February 17, 2012; April 20, 2012 (if needed); August 3, 2012

2012 College Goal Weekend: February 18-19, 2012

HEAB CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS: December 26; January 2

Scheduled HEAB Training Dates: January 26; March 22.

Please contact me by phone at (608) 267-2944 or by email at sherrie.nelson [at] wisconsin.gov if you have any questions, concerns or comments. Thank you!



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