Upward Bound Math and Science Program

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Upward Bound Math and Science Program: The Upward Bound Math and Science Program is designed to prepare high school students for postsecondary education programs that lead to careers in the fields of math and science. We are particularly interested in applications that meet the following priority. Applications that propose projects that will serve higher risk students. The Administration is committed to making changes in programs that will improve their effectiveness. The ongoing evaluation of the Upward Bound program indicates that increasing the participation of higher risk students would increase its overall effectiveness. The evaluation has found that the majority of students served by the program are not higher risk students even though the program has a large impact on these students. Examples of higher risk students include, but are not limited to, (a) students with grade point averages in the C or D range as high school freshmen, (b) students with relatively few credits in the core academic subjects of English, math, science, social studies and foreign language, or (c) students who have the potential but do not plan to pursue a postsecondary education. Applicants should include their definitions of higher risk students and describe strategies for targeting services to higher risk students when addressing the selection criteria, particularly the need for the project, the objectives, the plan of operation and the budget. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(1), we do not give an application that meets the invitational priority a competitive or absolute preference over other applications in making grant award decisions. Applicants should be advised, however, that the Secretary intends to conduct a negotiated rulemaking process pursuant to Section 492 of the Higher Education Act with the intent of strengthening the 'need for academic support' criteria used by grantees to select program participants to further focus the Upward Bound Program on serving higher risk students. This process, which will begin later this year, will be announced formally through a separate notice in the Federal Register. Applicants should be advised that regulatory changes negotiated through this process would apply to all projects funded in this competition.
Federal Grant Title: Upward Bound Math and Science Program
Federal Agency Name: Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Grant Categories: Science and Technology Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-092402-004
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.047
CFDA Descriptions: TRIO_Upward Bound
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2002 This is a pilot program and this inf
Posted Date: Sep 24, 2002
Creation Date: Dec 22, 2002
Archive Date: Dec 22, 2002
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Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments County governments City or township governments Special district governments Independent school districts Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education
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Grant Announcement Contact
Cotton, Julius, Management Analyst, Phone 202-708-8562, Fax 202-205-0667
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