Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) CFDA 84.031M

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Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) CFDA 84.031M: 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 Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program provides grants to: (1) Expand postbaccalaureate educational opportunities for, and improve the academic attainment of, Hispanic students; and (2) expand the postbaccalaureate academic offerings as well as enhance the program quality in the institutions of higher education that are educating the majority of Hispanic college students and helping large numbers of Hispanic and low-income students complete postsecondary degrees. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.031M. Applications for grants under the Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans Program--CFDA Number 84.031M must be submitted electronically using e-Application, accessible through the Department's e-Grants Web site at: http://e-grants.ed.gov. While completing your electronic application, you will be entering data online that will be saved into a database. You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us.
Federal Grant Title: Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) CFDA 84.031M
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-061809-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.031
CFDA Descriptions: Higher Education_Institutional Aid
Current Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2009 Appli
Original Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2009 Appli
Posted Date: Jun 18, 2009
Creation Date: Jun 18, 2009
Archive Date: Aug 19, 2009
Total Program Funding: $11,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $575,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 23
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
1. Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education (IHEs) that offer a postbaccalaureate certificate or postbaccalaureate degree program and qualify as eligible Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs) under section 502 of the HEA. To qualify as an eligible HSI for the PPOHA Program under section 502 of the HEA, an IHE must-- (a) Have an enrollment of needy students, as required by section 502(b) of the HEA (20 U.S.C. 1101a(a)(2)(A)(i)); (b) Have, except as provided in section 522(b) of the HEA, average educational and general expenditures that are low, per full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate student, in comparison with the average educational and general expenditures per full-time equivalent undergraduate student of institutions that offer similar instruction (20 U.S.C. 1101a(a)(2)(A)(ii)); Note: To demonstrate an enrollment of needy students (paragraph (a) of this section) and low average educational and general expenditures per FTE undergraduate student (paragraph (b) of this section), an IHE must be designated as an ``eligible institution'' in accordance with 34 CFR 606.3 through 606.5 and the notice inviting applications for Designation as Eligible Institutions for FY 2009 (74 FR 3579). (c) Be accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association that the Secretary has determined to be a reliable authority as to the quality of education or training offered, or is making reasonable progress toward accreditation, according to such an agency or association (20 U.S.C. 1101a(a)(2)(A)(iv)); (d) Be legally authorized to provide, and provides within the State, an educational program for which the institution awards a bachelor's degree (20 U.S.C. 1101a(a)(2)(A)(iii)); and (e) Have an enrollment of undergraduate FTE students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students at the end of the award year immediately preceding the date of application (20 U.S.C. 1101a(a)(5)(B)).
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Julius Cotton ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin. Phone 202-245-6140 julius.cotton@ed.gov Program Manager: Dr. Maria E. Carrington U.S. Department of Education 1990 K Street, NW., Room 6033 Washington, DC 20006-8513 Telephone: (202) 502-7548 or e-mail:
e-Mail: Program Manager [Maria.Carrington@ed.gov]
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