Department of Education Delays Implementation of Third-Party Servicers Guidance

Earlier this week, the Department of Education (Department) announced that the agency is delaying the effective date of updated guidance on third-party servicers. The updated guidance clarifies when companies and others who provide recruitment services to institutions of higher education will fall into the third-party servicers category. Read more.

Senate Democrats Request Increased Funding for Office of Federal Student Aid

Earlier this week, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and 16 other Senators sent a letter to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies regarding the need to increase funding for the Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA). Read more. 

Important Announcements from the National Science Foundation

In the last two weeks, the National Science Foundation issued programmatic and award announcements of importance to the graduate education community. Read more

Important Changes Coming to the Fulbright-Hays Selection Process

The Department of Education (Department) recently issued an amended federal register notice for the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program. Read more