Administration of the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) Local Competition for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and Community Colleges

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Funding Opportunity ID: 295610
Opportunity Number: 693JJ317NF0008
Opportunity Title: Administration of the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) Local Competition for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and Community Colleges
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 20.215
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Institutions Designated as Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU), and Community Colleges (CC).
Agency Code: DOT-FHWA
Agency Name: Department of Transportation
DOT Federal Highway Administration
Posted Date: Jul 18, 2017
Close Date: Aug 17, 2017
Last Updated Date: Jul 18, 2017
Award Ceiling: $50,000
Award Floor: $1,500
Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 50
Description: The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) Local Competition program aims to attract the nation’s brightest minds to the field of transportation; enhance the careers of transportation professionals by encouraging them to seek advanced degrees; and to retain top talent in the transportation industry of the United States. The DDETFP Local Competition for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU), and Community Colleges (CC) provides funding for students to pursue Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in transportation-related disciplines. The purpose of the DDETFP Local Competition is to stimulate interest among students attending HBCUs, HSIs, TCUs, and CCs to conduct transportation-related research, pursue transportation-related degrees, to enter the transportation workforce, and to bring innovation and to enhance the breadth and scope of knowledge of the entire transportation community in the United States.
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