Senators encourage nominees to seek out additional funding
The ASG Student Financial Aid - the Scholarship Program — budget for fiscal year 2014 stands at $2 million, an increase from the FY 2013 budget, which was $1.79 million. The largest budget expenditure for FY 2014 is $1.85 million to cover tuition, room and board, text books and intern stipends.
Additionally, $150,000 is allocated for travel costs for off island scholarship recipients, Junior Statesman and Close Up interns. (Allocations for Junior Statesman and Close Up are a new budget item under the Lolo administration)