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Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program

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Who May Apply: (by category) Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs), Nonprofit Organizations

Who May Apply: (specifically) Applicants include public and private, nonprofit accredited IHEs with minority enrollments of 50 percent of the total enrollment; nonprofit science-oriented organizations; and professional scientific societies if they provide a needed service to a group of eligible minority institutions, including inservice training for project directors, scientists, or engineers from eligible minority institutions.

Eligible applicants include public and private, nonprofit accredited institutions of higher education (IHEs) with minority enrollments that exceed 50 percent of the total enrollment; professional scientific societies; nonprofit science-oriented organizations; and nonprofit four-year accredited colleges and universities that provide needed services to a group of eligible minority institutions or that provide special training for project directors, scientists, and engineers from eligible minority institutions. Additionally, eligible applicants include two-year public or private non-profit IHEs that award associate degrees and are minority institutions that have curricula that include science and engineering subjects and enter into a partnership with a four-year minority IHE. A minority institution is defined in the regulations at 34 CFR 637.4(b). This program does not support scholarships for students.

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Last Modified: 03/07/2011