Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom (SPECA) Challenge Grant Program

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Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-SAECP-005616
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture
CFDA Number: 10.226
Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Agency Name: USDA-NIFA
Closing Date: Mar 18, 2016
Award Ceiling:
Expected Number of Awards:
Creation Date: Jan 19, 2016
Funding Opportunity Description: The Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants (SPECA) program seeks to: (a) promote and strengthen secondary education and two-year postsecondary education in agriscience and agribusiness in order to help ensure the existence in the United States of a qualified workforce to serve the food and agricultural sciences system; and (b) promote complementary and synergistic linkages among secondary, two-year postsecondary, and higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences in order to advance excellence in education and encourage more young Americans to pursue and complete a baccalaureate or higher degree in the food and agricultural sciences.

Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281049

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