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The AENP team hosted a pre-application webinar for entities interested in submitting an application for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 grant competition. The webinar provided an opportunity for applicants to submit questions regarding the application process during the live presentation.

Here is the PowerPoint that was presented during the webinar. download filesPowerPoint (3.16 MB)

Below is the link to access the full audio recording of the webinar:

Please note: that the webinar content begins at the 0:30 mark of the recording

Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: March 12, 2015

Applicants are strongly encouraged to notify the U.S. Department of Education of the applicant’s intent to submit an application for funding. Potential applicants may submit a short email message indicating the applicant’s name and intent to apply. This email notification should be sent to following address:

Deadline to Submit Applications: April 13, 2015

Your application must be fully uploaded and submitted and must be date and time stamped by the system no later than 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, D.C. time, on the application deadline date. Except as otherwise noted in this section, we will not accept your application if it is received--that is, date and time stamped by the system--after 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date. We do not consider an application that does not comply with the deadline requirements. When we retrieve your application from, we will notify you if we are rejecting your application because it was date and time stamped by the system after 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date.

For information (including dates and times) about how to submit your application electronically, or in paper format by mail or hand delivery if you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission requirement, please refer to section IV. 7. Other Submission Requirements in the Notice Inviting Applications.

Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: June 10, 2015


  • Please note this is an electronic copy of the application package for you to download and use as a guide only. download filesPDF (2.70 KB)
  • You can obtain an application package via or from the Education Publications Center (ED Pubs). See Federal Register Notice for further details.
  • Applications must be submitted electronically through the system at
  • Please do not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us.
  • Application Tips: This resource provides helpful tips that may facilitate the completion and submission of the AENP application download filesMS Word (4.89 MB)


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Last Modified: 03/19/2015