Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Congress Takes Step to Reverse Engineer Shortage
Aug 22, 2008
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Recognizing the critical need to address the United States' shortage of engineers, the U.S. Congress cleared legislation that will provide new financial incentives for engineering students. The provision was included in the Higher Education Reauthorization and College Opportunity Act of 2008, and provides up to $10,000 in loan forgiveness for engineering students. President Bush is expected to sign it into law this month.

In addition to extending various federal student aid programs, the Higher Education Act creates a new program to provide financial incentives for professions in areas of "national need." When implemented, engineers will receive up to $2,000 a year-for a total of $10,000-in credit against their outstanding student loan obligation following graduation and entry into an engineering career.

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Oct 31, 2014: Whirlpool Completes Acquisition of Majority Stake In Hefei Sanyo

Oct 30, 2014: Whirlpool Corp. reports strong third-quarter

Oct 30, 2014: Statistical Portrait of the European Appliance Industry Released by Appliance Magazine

Oct 30, 2014: New Whirlpool acquisition Indesit reports profit for year so far

Oct 30, 2014: Consumer Confidence Index rebounds in October

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

October 2014: Portrait of the European Appliance Industry
September 2014: Appliance Industry Focus: HVAC
June 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: April 2014
May 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: March 2014




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows