War Orphans Scholarship Adjustment (OA) File

Revised April 12, 2018

Field Names

Field Attributes and Procedures

Data Format

Student Identifier

Enter the federally assigned Social Security Number (SSN) whenever possible. If the SSN is unavailable, enter another identifier that uniquely relates to this student. For a given student, the same identifier must be used in all student related files.

Alphanumeric
9 characters
Columns 1-9 

Adjustment Amount

Enter the amount of the adjustment (dollars and cents) to the amount previously certified for the term. If using manual entry, please use a decimal.

Numeric
7 characters
Columns 10-16

Adjustment Type

Enter the type of adjustment that the Adjustment Amount represents.

 

R = reduction in amount previously certified. (The Adjustment Amount is to be subtracted from the Award Amount from the WO certification file.)

I = increase in amount previously certified. (The Adjustment Amount is to be added to the Award Amount from the WO certification file.)

Alphabetic
1 character Column 17
Uppercase