The first meeting of the State Scholarship Administrators (SSA) is held in Chicago, Il.
The organization changes its name from State Scholarship Administrators (SSA) to National Association of State Scholarship Programs (NASSP) at an organization meeting.
First NASSP Annual Survey created.
NASSP Annual Survey Report notes that 21 states are providing $229 million in student grants for 1970-71. The report also indicates that federal funds can serve as an incentive for all states…to initiate, retain, or increase their commitment to student aid funding.
SSIG authorized by HEA Reauthorization.
NASSP testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Official name of organization changes from National Association of State Scholarship Programs (NASSP) to National Association of State Student Grant Programs (NASSGP)
NASSGP testified before the Keppel Task Force promoting development of a formal state/federal partnership.
At annual NASSGP Conference, discussed California’s ability to verify aid application income using tax records.
NASSGP testified before House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education on SSIG changes.
NASSGP testified before House subcommittee on Postsecondary Education on the possible move to single federal aid application form and SSIG amendments.
Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarships established.
NASSGP recognizes retiring U.S. Senator Robert Stafford (VT) with a plaque for his support.
NASSGP testified before House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education and stresses the importance of the federal/state partnership in student aid.
NASSGP issues HEA Reauthorization Paper.
HEA Reauthorization permits inclusion of up to eight “common” non-financial state questions on the FAFSA.
National Early Intervention Scholarship and Partnership (NEISP) included and passed in HEA Reauthorization bill. The 6-year pilot is successful and the program gets folded into the GEAR UP Program in 1998, giving states a role in GEAR UP.
IRS approves the incorporation of NASSGP as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corportation in the state of Montana.
Official name of organization changes from National Association of State Student Grant Programs (NASSGP) to National Association of State Student Grant and Aid Programs (NASSGAP).
President Clinton appreciates the NASSGAP Annual Survey and the work of states.
NASSGAP testified before congress regarding SSIG.
NASSGAP issues HEA Reauthorization ‘Concept Paper’.
NASSGAP encourages state role in GEAR UP.
LEAP replaces SSIG.
GEAR UP replaces NEISP.