Hispanic-Serving Institutions – Education Grants Program

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Funding Opportunity ID: 320800
Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-HSI-006951
Opportunity Title: Hispanic-Serving Institutions – Education Grants Program
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 10.223
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Applicants for the HSI must meet all the requirements discussed in this RFA. Applications may only be submitted by Hispanic-Serving Institutions. To be considered an HSI, institutions must have a minimum of 25 percent undergraduate full-time Hispanic enrollment.
Agency Code: USDA-NIFA
Agency Name: Department of Agriculture
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Posted Date: Sep 20, 2019
Close Date: Jan 30, 2020
Last Updated Date: Sep 20, 2019
Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
Award Floor: $50,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $8,800,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: The purpose of the HSI Education Grants Program is to encourage innovative teaching or education proposals with potential to impact and become models for other institutions that serve underrepresented students, at the regional or national level. Projects supported by this program: 1. Attract and support undergraduate and graduate students from underrepresented groups in order to prepare them for careers related to the food, agriculture, natural resources and human (FANH) sciences in the United States. 2. Enhance the quality of postsecondary instruction within the above disciplines. 3. Provide opportunities and access to FANH careers in the public and private sector. 4.Align the efforts of HSIs and other non-profit organizations to support academic development and career attainment of underrepresented groups.
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