Higher Education Act

Definition of "Higher Education Act"
  1. A law that facilitates scholarships and loans for undergraduate students based on their financial needs. This act also made provisions for a National Teachers Corps. Passed by a Democratic Congress as an aspect of President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society Program, its enactment marked a shift from providing support to institutions toward offering direct aid to individual students
How to use "Higher Education Act" in a sentence
  1. The Higher Education Act has helped numerous students who otherwise could not afford university to obtain their degrees.
  2. Under the Higher Education Act, the student was eligible to apply for financial aid based on their economic situation.
  3. The Higher Education Act expedited the establishment of the National Teachers Corps.

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