Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (State Grants) CFDA Number 84.334S

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Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (State Grants) CFDA Number 84.334S: Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html. Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on February 13, 2019 (84 FR 3768),or at www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-02-13/pdf/2019-02206.pdf. Purpose of Program: The GEAR UP program is a discretionary grant program that encourages eligible entities to provide support, and maintain a commitment to eligible low-income students, including students with disabilities, to assist the students in obtaining a secondary school diploma (or its recognized equivalent)and to prepare for and succeed in postsecondary education. Under the GEAR UP program, the Department awards grants to two types of entities: (1) States and (2) eligible partnerships. In this notice, the Department invites applications for State grants only. Required services under the GEAR UP program are specified in sections 404D(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) (20 U.S.C. 1070a-24(a)), and permissible services under the GEARUP program are specified in section 404D(b) and (c) of the HEA (20 U.S.C.1070a-24(b) and (c)). Grantee activities must include providing financial aid information for postsecondary education,encouraging enrollment in rigorous and challenging coursework in order to reduce the need for remediation at the postsecondary level, implementing activities to improve the number of participating students who obtain a secondary school diploma and who complete applications for and enroll in a program of postsecondary education, and providing scholarships as specified in section 404E of the HEA. Additional permissible activities for State grantees are specified in sections 404D(b) and(c) of the HEA. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)number 84.334S.
Federal Grant Title: Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (State Grants) CFDA Number 84.334S
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education (ED)
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-070819-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.334
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 7th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: August 7th, 2019
Posted Date: July 8th, 2019
Creation Date: July 8th, 2019
Archive Date: September 6th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $28,276,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 8
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: July 8th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
1. Eligible Applicants: States (as defined in section 103(20) of the HEA (20 U.S.C. 1003(20)), which includes the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, Guam, American Samoa, the United States Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Freely Associated States. Per Congressional direction in the Explanatory Statement to the Department of Education Appropriations Act, 2019 (P.L. 115-245), only States without an active State GEAR UP grant, or States that have an active State GEAR UP grant that is scheduled to end prior to October 1, 2019, are eligible to receive a new State GEAR UP award in this competition.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (State Grants) CFDA Number 84.334S; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019
Grant Announcement Contact
Julius C Cotton
ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin.
Phone 202-245-6288
julius.cotton@ed.gov
Program Manager:
Craig Pooler,
U.S. Department of Education,
400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 278-64,
Washington, DC 20202-6450.
Telephone: (202) 453-6195. Email: Craig.Pooler@ed.gov.
e-Mail Program Manager
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