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Directory of State Agencies

AwardYear: 1996-1997
Edition: PostSecondary
Part: Appendix B- Directory of State Agencies
SectionNumber:
SectionTitle: Directory of State Agencies

PageNumbers: 93-106


Listed below for each state are the agencies responsible for
administering the SSIG and Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship
Programs in that state.

ALABAMA

SSIG Program:

Alabama Commission on Higher Education
3465 Norman Bridge Road, Suite 205
Montgomery, Alabama 36105-2310
TEL: (334) 242-1998

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
Gordon Persons Office Building
50 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-3901
TEL: (334) 242-9950

ALASKA

SSIG Program:

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
3030 Vintage Boulevard
Juneau, Alaska 99801-7109
TEL: (907) 465-2962

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
Goldbelt Place
801 West 10th Street, Suite 200
Juneau, Alaska 99801-7109
TEL: (907) 465-8715

ARIZONA

SSIG Program:

Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education
2020 North Central Avenue, Suite 275
Phoenix, Arizona 85004-4503
TEL: (602) 229-2593

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
1535 West Jefferson
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
TEL: (602) 542-3053

ARKANSAS

SSIG Program:

Arkansas Department of Higher Education
114 East Capitol
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-3818
TEL: (501) 324-9300

Byrd Program:

Arkansas Department of Education
4 State Capitol Mall, Room 304A
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-1071
TEL: (501) 682-4474

CALIFORNIA

SSIG Program:

California Student Aid Commission
Suite 500, P.O. Box 510845
Sacramento, California 94245-0845
TEL: (916) 445-0880

Byrd Program:

California Student Aid Commission
1515 S Street, North Building
Suite 500, P.O. Box 510845
Sacramento, California 94245-0621
TEL: (916) 322-2294

COLORADO

SSIG Program:

Colorado Commission on Higher Education
Colorado Heritage Center
1300 Broadway, 2nd Floor
Denver, Colorado 80203
TEL: (303) 866-2723

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
201 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80203-1705
TEL: (303) 866-6779

CONNECTICUT

SSIG and Byrd Programs:

Connecticut Department of Higher Education
61 Woodland Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06105-2391
TEL: (203) 566-3910

DELAWARE

SSIG Program:

Delaware Higher Education Commission
Carvel State Office Building, 4th Floor
820 North French Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
TEL: (302) 577-3240

Byrd Program:

State Department of Public Instruction
Townsend Building, #279
Federal & Lockerman Streets
Post Office Box 1402
Dover, Delaware 19903-1402
TEL: (302) 739-5622

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

SSIG Program:
Department of Human Services
Office of Postsecondary Education, Research and Assistance
2100 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, S.E., Suite 401
Washington, D.C. 20020
TEL: (202) 727-3688

Byrd Program:

District of Columbia Public Schools
Division of Student Services
4501 Lee Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20019
TEL: (202) 724-4934

FLORIDA

SSIG and Byrd Programs:

Florida Department of Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
1344 Florida Education Center
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
SSIG TEL: (904) 487-0049
Byrd TEL: (904) 488-1034

GEORGIA

SSIG Program:

Georgia Student Finance Commission
State Loans & Grants Division
2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 245
Tucker, Georgia 30084
TEL: (770) 414-3000 ; (800) 776-6878

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
2054 Twin Towers East, 205 Butler Street
Atlanta, Georgia 30334-5040
TEL: (404) 656-5812

HOPE Grant:
TEL: (770) 414-3085 ; (800) 546-4673

HAWAII

SSIG Program:

Hawaii State Postsecondary Education Commission
2444 Dole Street, Room 202
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822-2394
TEL: (808) 956-8213

Byrd Program:

Hawaii Department of Education
2530 10th Avenue, Room A12
Honolulu, Hawaii 96816
TEL: (808) 733-9103

IDAHO

SSIG Program:

Idaho Board of Education
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0037
TEL: (208) 334-2270

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
650 West State Street
Boise, Idaho 83720
TEL: (208) 334-2113

ILLINOIS

SSIG and Byrd Programs:

Illinois Student Assistance Commission
1755 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, Illinois 60015-5209
TEL: (708) 948-8500

INDIANA

SSIG Program:

State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
150 West Market Street, Suite 500
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2811
TEL: (317) 232-2350

Byrd Program:

Indiana Department of Education
State House, Room 229
Center for School Improvement & Performance
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2798
TEL: (317) 232-2350

IOWA

SSIG and Byrd Programs:

Iowa College Student Aid Commission
914 Grand Avenue, Suite 201
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2824
TEL: 1-800-383-4222

KANSAS

SSIG Program:

Kansas Board of Regents
700 S.W. Harrison, Suite 1410
Topeka, Kansas 66603-3760
TEL: (913) 296-3517

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
Kansas State Education Building
120 East Tenth Street
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1103
TEL: (913) 296-4876

KENTUCKY

SSIG Program:

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority
1050 U.S. 127 South, Suite 102
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-4323
TEL: 1-800-928-8926

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
500 Mero Street
1919 Capital Plaza Tower
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
TEL: (502) 564-3421

LOUISIANA

SSIG Program:

Louisiana Student Financial Assistance Commission
Office of Student Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 91202
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821-9202
TEL: 1-800-259-5626

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
P.O. Box 94064
626 North 4th Street, 12th Floor
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9064
TEL: (504) 342-2098

MAINE

SSIG and Byrd Programs:

Finance Authority of Maine
P.O. Box 949
Augusta, Maine 04333-0949
TEL: (207) 287-2183

MARYLAND

SSIG Program:

Maryland Higher Education Commission
Jeffrey Building
16 Francis Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401-1781
TEL: (410) 974-5370

Byrd Program:

Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-2595
TEL: (410) 767-0480

MASSACHUSETTS

SSIG Program:

Massachusetts Higher Education Coordinating Council
330 Stuart Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
TEL: (617) 727-9420

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
350 Main Street
Malden, Massachusetts 02148-5023
TEL: (617) 388-3300

MICHIGAN

SSIG and Byrd Programs:

Michigan Higher Education Assistance Authority
Office of Scholarships and Grants
P.O. Box 30462
Lansing, Michigan 48909-7962
TEL: (517) 373-3394

MINNESOTA

SSIG Program:

Minnesota Higher Education Coordinating Board
Capitol Square Building, Suite 400
550 Cedar Street
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101-2292
TEL: 1-800-657-3866

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
712 Capitol Square Building
550 Cedar Street
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101
TEL: (612) 282-5088

MISSISSIPPI

SSIG Program:

Mississippi Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance Board
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, Mississippi 39211-6453
TEL: (601) 982-6663

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, Mississippi 39205-0771
TEL: (601) 359-3768

MISSOURI

SSIG Program:

Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education
3515 Amazonas Drive
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109-5717
TEL: (314) 751-2361

Byrd Program:

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480
205 Jefferson Street, Sixth Floor
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0480
TEL: (314) 751-2931

MONTANA

SSIG Program:

Montana University System
2500 Broadway
Helena, Montana 59620-3103
TEL: (406) 444-6570

Byrd Program:

State Office of Public Instruction
State Capitol, Room 106
Helena, Montana 59620
TEL: (406) 444-4422

NEBRASKA

SSIG Program:

Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 95005
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5005
TEL: (402) 471-2848

Byrd Program:

Nebraska Department of Education
P.O. Box 94987
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-4987
TEL: (402) 471-2784

NEVADA

SSIG and Byrd Programs:

Nevada Department of Education
400 West King Street
Capitol Complex
Carson City, Nevada 89710
TEL: (702) 687-5915

NEW HAMPSHIRE

SSIG Program:

New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission
2 Industrial Park Drive
Concord, New Hampshire 03301-8512
TEL: (603) 271-2555

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
State Office Park South
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
TEL: (603) 271-2632

NEW JERSEY

SSIG Program:

State of New Jersey
Office of Student Financial Assistance
4 Quakerbridge Plaza, CN 540
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
TEL: (609) 588-3200 ; (800) 356-5562

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
225 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0500
TEL: (609) 984-6409

NEW MEXICO

SSIG Program:

New Mexico Commission on Higher Education
1068 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501-4295
TEL: (505) 827-7383

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
Education Building
300 Don Gaspar
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501-2786
TEL: (505) 827-6648

NEW YORK

SSIG Program:

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation
One Commerce Plaza
Albany, New York 12255
TEL: (518) 474-5642

Byrd Program:

State Education Department
111 Education Building
Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234
TEL: (518) 474-5705

NORTH CAROLINA

SSIG Program:

North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority
P.O. Box 2688
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27515-2688
TEL: (919) 821-4743 ; (800) 722-2838

Byrd Program:

State Department of Public Instruction
Education Building
Division of Teacher Education
116 West Edenton Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603-1712
TEL: (919) 715-1161

NORTH DAKOTA

SSIG Program:

North Dakota University System
North Dakota Student Financial Assistance Program
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0230
TEL: (701) 328-4114

Byrd Program:

State Department of Public Instruction
State Capitol Building, 11th Floor
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0164
TEL: (701) 224-2271

OHIO

SSIG Program:

Ohio Student Aid Commission
309 South Fourth Street
P.O. Box 182452
Columbus, Ohio 43218-2452
TEL: (614) 466-8716 ; (800) 837-6752

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
65 South Front Street, Room 1005
Columbus, Ohio 43266-0308
TEL: (614) 466-2761

OKLAHOMA

SSIG Program:

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant Program
P.O. Box 3020
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73101-3020
TEL: (405) 524-9194

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
Oliver Hodge Memorial Education Building
2500 North Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4599
TEL: (405) 521-4122

OREGON

SSIG Program:

Oregon State Scholarship Commission
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, Oregon 97401
TEL: (503) 687-7400

Byrd Program:

Oregon Department of Education
700 Pringle Parkway, S.E.
Salem, Oregon 97310-0290
TEL: (503) 378-5585

PENNSYLVANIA

SSIG Program :

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
1200 North Seventh Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17102-1444
TEL: (717) 257-2800 ; (800) 692-7435

Byrd Program:

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
P. O. Box 8114
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17105-8114
TEL: (717) 783-2862

RHODE ISLAND

SSIG Program:

Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority
560 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886
TEL: 1-800-922-9855

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
22 Hayes Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02908
TEL: (401) 277-3126

SOUTH CAROLINA

SSIG Program:

South Carolina Higher Education Tuition Grants Commission
1310 Lady Street, Suite 811
P.O. Box 12159
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
TEL: (803) 734-1200

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
803-a Rutledge Building
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
TEL: (803) 734-8364

SOUTH DAKOTA

SSIG and Byrd Programs:

Department of Education and Cultural Affairs
Office of the Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, South Dakota 57501-2291
TEL: (605) 773-3134

TENNESSEE

SSIG Program:

Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Suite 1950, Parkway Towers
404 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0820
TEL: (615) 741-1346

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
100 Cordell Hull Building
Nashville, Tennessee 37219-5335
TEL: (615) 741-1346 ;
(800) 342-1663 (TN residents)

TEXAS

SSIG Program:

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
P.O. Box 12788
Capitol Station
Austin, Texas 78711
TEL: (512) 483-6340 ; (800) 242-3062

Byrd Program:

Texas Education Agency
William B. Travis Building
1701 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701-1494
TEL: (512) 483-6340

UTAH

SSIG Program:

Utah State Board of Regents
Utah System of Higher Education
355 West North Temple
#3 Triad Center, Suite 550
Salt Lake City, Utah 84180-1205
TEL: (801) 321-7205

Byrd Program:

Utah State Office of Education
250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
TEL: (801) 538-7779

VERMONT

SSIG and Byrd Programs:

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
Champlain Mill, P.O. Box 2000
Winooski, Vermont 05404-2601
TEL: (802) 655-0464 ; (800) 642-3177

VIRGINIA

SSIG Program:

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
James Monroe Building
101 North Fourteenth Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
TEL: (804) 225-2141 ; (804) 225-2624

Byrd Program:

State Department of Education
P.O. Box 2120
James Monroe Building
14th and Franklin Streets
Richmond, Virginia 23216-2120
TEL: (804) 225-2072

WASHINGTON

SSIG Program:

Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board
917 Lakeridge Way, S.W.
P.O. Box 43430
Olympia, Washington 98504-3430
TEL: (360) 753-7850

Byrd Program:

State Department of Public Instruction
Old Capitol Building, P.O. Box FG11
Olympia, Washington 98504-3211
TEL: (206) 753-2858

WEST VIRGINIA

SSIG and Byrd Programs:

Central Office, State College and University Systems of West Virginia
P.O. Box 4007
Charleston, West Virginia 25364-4007
SSIG TEL: (304) 347-1211
Byrd TEL: (304) 347-1266

WISCONSIN

SSIG Program:

Higher Educational Aids Board
P.O. Box 7885
Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7885
TEL: (608) 267-2206

Byrd Program:

State Department of Public Instruction
125 South Webster Street
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7841
TEL: (608) 266-2364

WYOMING

SSIG Program:

University of Wyoming
Student Financial Aid Office
Box 3335
Laramie, Wyoming 82071
TEL: (307) 766-2117

Byrd Program:

Wyoming State Department of Education
Hathaway Building
2300 Capitol Avenue, 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002-0050
TEL: (307) 777-6265

AMERICAN SAMOA

SSIG and Byrd Programs:

American Samoa Community College
Board of Higher Education
P.O. Box 2609
Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799-2609
TEL: (684) 699-9155

GUAM

SSIG and Byrd Program:
University of Guam
303 University Drive
Mangilao, Guam 96923
SSIG TEL: (671) 734-4469
Byrd TEL: (671) 472-8524

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

SSIG Program:

Northern Marianas College
P.O. Box 1250
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands 96950
TEL: (670) 234-6128

Byrd Program:

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
State Board of Public Education
Public School System
P.O. Box 1370, CK
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands 96950
TEL: (670) 322-6402

PUERTO RICO

SSIG Program:

Council on Higher Education
UPR Station, Box 23305
Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico 00931
TEL: (809) 758-3350

Byrd Program:

Department of Education
P.O. Box 759
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico 00919
TEL: (809) 753-1623

VIRGIN ISLANDS

SSIG Program:

Virgin Islands Joint Boards of Education
Charlotte Amalie, P.O. Box 11900
St. Thomas, Virgin Islands 00801
TEL: (809) 774-4546

Byrd Program:

Virgin Islands Department of Education
Office of Federal Programs
No. 44-46 Kongens Gade, Charlotte Amalie
St. Thomas, Virgin Islands 00802
TEL: (809) 774-0100

Byrd Program Representatives for Marshall Islands, Micronesia, and Palau

Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia
1725 N Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
TEL: (202) 223-4383

Republic of the Marshall Islands

RMI Scholarship Grant and Loan Board
P.O. Box 1436
3 Lagoon Road
Majuro, Marshall Islands 96960
TEL: (692) 625-3108

Republic of Palau

Ministry of Education Bureau
P.O. Box 9
Koror, Republic of Palau, TT 96940
TEL: (680) 488-1003

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

SSIG Program:

Office of Postsecondary Education
Student Financial Assistance Programs
Pell and State Grant Section
U.S. Department of Education
ROB-3, Room 3045
600 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20202-5447
TEL: (202) 708-4607

Byrd Program:

Division of Higher Education Incentive Programs
Higher Education Programs
Office of Postsecondary Education
U.S. Department of Education
1280 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
Suite C80
Washington, D.C. 20024

Last Modified: 08/24/1998