U.S. Department of Education - Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE)
02/10/20 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA eligible institutions of higher education for activities and programs to improve the academic success of minority students. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to enable IHEs to expand and enhance the academic offerings, program quality, faculty quality, and institutional stability of colleges and universities that are educating the majority of Hispanic college students and help large numbers of Hispanic students and low-income individuals complete postsecondary degrees.
HSIs interested in applying to this grant program can use the development of their comprehensive plan to examine the alignment of their mission and current strategic plan with the needs of the target population and surrounding community to develop, enhance, and implement leadership, practice, and policies that best promote student success. Moreover, HSIs can use their plans as road maps to help all students, especially those with the highest needs, find exciting pathways to employment and career advancement.
To this end, this competition includes two competitive preference priorities that are designed to promote student success.
For details on each of the above priorities, see pages 13-14 in the Grant Application document in Attached Files below.
For details on authorized activities, see pages 46-47 in the Grant Application document in Attached Files below.
GrantWatch ID#: 186002
Estimated Range of Awards: $500,000-$600,000
Project Period: Up to 60 months
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Njeri Clark, U.S. Department of Education
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Washington, DC 20202-4260
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