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Program Office: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education

CFDA Number: 84.116H
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: OCCS

Program Description

The program supports innovative projects that recruit and compensate students for work assignments in off-campus community service jobs.

Types of Projects

Awards are made to Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) that design or arrange off-campus work-study placements for enrolled undergraduate students.  Funds granted to an IHE may only be used to make payments to students participating in work-study programs.  These awards may include compensation for time spent in training and in traveling to work site(s) or training.

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Last Modified: 09/03/2010