President Biden has released his request to the Senate for the fiscal year discretionary financing, also known as the "Skinny Budget" because the details will follow. The document requests several increases in financing for higher education. If promulgated, the plan:

  • increase the peek subsidies: $ 3 billion additional would go towards financing federal pee grants, which increases The maximum prize at $ 400, the greatest time gain in more than a decade. (The current maximum is $ 6,495). The "dreamers") immigrants brought by their parents to the United States without permission as children, would also be eligible for grants. President Biden says that funding is part of a greater effort to duplicate the maximum Pell Award.
  • Increase financing from the Department of Education: The plan increases funding to the Department of Education for almost $ 30 billion, or 41 percent of the level Budget of the previous year. Total financing would be $ 102.8 billion.
  • Increase funding for the NSF: The request includes $ 10.2 billion for the National Science Foundation, an increase of $ 1.7 billion or 20 by One hundred of the financing level of 2021.
  • Support for minority service institutions: The plan requires additional $ 600 million for historically black schools and universities , tribal colleges and universities, and other minorities. Service institutions, as well as "low content institutions", including community colleges.
  • Update stem routes in Minority Service Institutions: The application increases the opportunities for financing research in HBCUS and minority service institutions , at the same time that they invest in their laboratory and infrastructure. The plan would also finance the development programs of the labor force in stem in those institutions.
  • Fund Women programs in minority service institutions: The plan grants $ 1 billion to the Department of Justice for the violence of ACT programs, Including financing to support women. In HBCUS, Hispanic Service Institutions and Tribal Schools, "to ensure that these institutions have the same resources as other schools to address this generalized issue."
  • Background of Renewable Energy in Tribal Universities: The plan requires $ 450 million to facilitate climate mitigation and resilience projects in the Indian country, including " Investment to begin the process of transition from tribal schools to renewable energy ".
  • Attract minority students to STEM: The request provides an increase of $ 20 million for the STEM Engagement Office "A" Expand initiatives to attract and retain unattended and underrepresented students in engineering and other fields of stem, in association with minority service institutions and other HIGS. Its educational institutions. "The increase would be 16 percent of the current promulgated budget for those initiatives.

    The plan requires approval from Congress.

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