This paper outlines the relationships between state grant program goals and their effects, and the consequent difficulties in designing successful programs. Guidelines for thinking about these inter-relationships are offered to help policymakers design grant programs that can most efficiently and effectively achieve their many goals.
Davis, Jerry S.
"Designing a State Grant Program: The Basic Question for Policymakers,"
Journal of Student Financial Aid: Vol. 24
, Article 3.
Available at: http://publications.nasfaa.org/jsfa/vol24/iss3/3