organization profile

Higher Education Aids Board

About Us

The Higher Educational Aids Board is a part-time independent policy-making board composed of twelve members appointed to serve at the pleasure of the Governor. The agency's major operational responsibilities are administration of grants & scholarship programs, reciprocal agreements, tuition capitation programs, and collection of student loans. HEAB also provides administrative support and web site hosting for the Wisconsin Distance Learning Authorization Board (DLAB). The Minnesota-Wisconsin Tuition Reciprocity Program is administrated in conjunction with the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office. The Board has tuition capitation agreements with both the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Marquette University School of Dentistry. These agreements provide funds to the two institutions to train Wisconsin residents as physicians and dentists.

Our Mission

The Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board will work to ensure that all Wisconsin residents are provided equal access to a higher education, to promote diversity on Wisconsin college and university campuses, and to distribute all funds in HEAB administered programs using fair, equitable and timely procedures.

Who We Serve

HEAB serves students, parents, and administrators involved in Wisconsin's higher education system.