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Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions -- Title III Part A Programs

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The FY 2015 Application for Designation as an Eligible Institution is available. Extended Deadline: December 22, 2014.

Program Office: Institutional Service

CFDA Number: 84.031N and 84.031W
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants, Cooperative Agreements

Program Description

This program helps eligible institutions of higher education increase their self-sufficiency and expand their capacity to serve low-income students by providing funds to improve and strengthen the academic quality, institutional management, and fiscal stability of eligible institutions.

Types of Projects

Examples of authorized activities include:

  • Purchase, rental, or lease of scientific or laboratory equipment for educational purposes, including instructional and research purposes;
  • Renovation and improvement in classroom, library, laboratory, and other instructional facilities;
  • Support of faculty exchanges, faculty development, and faculty fellowships to assist in attaining advanced degrees in the field of instruction of the faculty;
  • Curriculum development and academic instruction;
  • Purchase of library books, periodicals, and other educational materials;
  • Funds and administrative management, and acquisition of equipment for use in strengthening funds management;
  • Joint use of facilities, such as laboratories and libraries; and
  • Education or counseling services designed to improve the financial literacy and economic literacy of students or the students' families.

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Last Modified: 12/15/2014