Erma Byrd Scholarship Program CFDA 84.116E

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Erma Byrd Scholarship Program CFDA 84.116E: 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. Purpose of Program: The Erma Byrd Scholarship Program provides scholarships to individuals pursuing a course of study that will lead to a career in industrial health and safety occupations, including mine safety. This program is designed to increase the skilled workforce in these fields at both the fundamental skills level and the advanced skills level. The program has a service obligation component, which requires recipients of the scholarship to begin employment in a career position related to industrial health and safety no later than six months after completion of the degree program, and to continue to work in a career position related to industrial health and safety, including mine safety, for a period of one year. The scholarships are available to students in the following eligible areas of study related to industrial health and safety: Mining and mineral engineering, industrial engineering, occupational safety and health technology/technician, quality control technology/technician, industrial safety technology/technician, hazardous materials information systems technology/technician, mining technology/technician, and occupational health and industrial hygiene. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.116E. All applications must be submitted electronically by e-mailing the application in the form of a Microsoft Word (.DOC) document to ermabyrdprogram@ed.gov. If you are unable to submit your application by e-mail and wish to submit your application by mail, you must submit a request for permission to submit it by mail 10 days prior to the application deadline date to Lauren Kennedy at ermabyrdprogram@ed.gov. In your request, you must include the reason why you are unable to submit the application electronically. Please note that electronic applications will not be accepted if the application is presented in a format other than Microsoft Word.
Federal Grant Title: Erma Byrd Scholarship Program CFDA 84.116E
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-070109-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.116
CFDA Descriptions: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
Current Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2009 Appli
Original Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2009 Appli
Posted Date: Jul 01, 2009
Creation Date: Jul 01, 2009
Archive Date: Aug 30, 2009
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 110
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Individuals - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible Applicants: Individuals who at the time of application: (1) Are enrolled in an associate's degree program, or are enrolled in a bachelor's degree program or a graduate program and are within two years of completing a degree at the bachelor's or graduate level; (2) are eligible to receive a Federal grant, loan, or work assistance pursuant to section 484 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA); and (3) are pursuing an associate's, bachelor's or graduate degree in an eligible field of study under the Erma Byrd Scholarship Program, at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States. In addition, to receive an Erma Byrd Scholarship, an individual must be a citizen, national, or permanent resident of the United States.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Julius Cotton ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin. Phone 202-245-6140 julius.cotton@ed.gov Program Manager: Lauren Kennedy Erma Byrd Scholarship Program U.S. Department of Education Teacher and Student Development Programs Service 1990 K St., NW., Room 6121 Washington, DC 20006-8524 Telephone: (202) 502-7630 or e-mail:

e-Mail: Program Mail Box [ermabyrdprogram@ed.gov]
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