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Master of Education
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The purpose of this study was to examine several variables in relation to HOPE scholarship retention eligibility. Comparisons were made between HOPE recipients who were eligible for scholarship retention and those who were ineligible. Using two-group discriminant analysis, it was observed that SAT Verbal score, SAT Math score, race, gender, home-county population density, and declared major, taken collectively, differentiated significantly between the two groups x2 ( 5)=100 . 69, p<.OOl). A canonical correlation of .36 confirmed that approximately 13% of HOPE scholarship retention eligibility related to these six variables. Furthermore, these variables accurately classified 67% of the sample cases. SAT Verbal score (.r=.82), SAT Math score (.r=.79), declared major (.r=.62), and race (.r=.28) had a statistically significant relationship (p<.05) with HOPE scholarship retention.
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Marsh, Stephanie R., "An Examination of Variables Related to HOPE Scholarship Retention" (1995). Legacy ETDs. 1053.