Program Office: Institutional Service
CFDA Number: 84.382A
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: PBI Program, PBIU Program
The purpose of the Predominantly Black Institutions Competitive Grant Program is to support Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) to establish or strengthen programs in the following areas:
- Science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM)
- Health education
- Internationalization or globalization
- Teacher preparation; or
- Improving educational outcomes of African-American males
Types of Projects
Four-year projects that establish or strengthen programs at predominantly Black institutions that are designed to increase the institution's capacity to prepare students for instruction in the above noted fields.
Program Map of Participating Institutions -- This Google map shows the eligible institutions that have applied for and have been awarded discretionary grants under this section by Institutional Service (IS), U.S. Department of Education. Grants were awarded in FYs 2007 and 2008 for a period of one, two, or three years.