Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans Program
Program Office: Institutional Service
CFDA Number: 84.031M
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: PPOHA; Title V Part B
Program Contact: Maria Carrington, Senior Program Officer
Telephone: (202) 453-7339
Laws, Regulations, and Guidance
- Title V, Part B of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. (20 U.S.C. 1102-1102c)
- 34 CFR 606.2(a) and (b), 606.3, 606.4, and 606.5
- Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), Parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 81, 82, 84, 85, 86, 97, 98, and 99
- Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Grants Management Circulars
The Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program provides grants to: (1) expand postbaccalaureate educational opportunities for, and improve the academic attainment of, Hispanic students; and (2) expand the postbaccalaureate academic offerings as well as enhance the program quality in the institutions of higher education that are educating the majority of Hispanic college students and helping large numbers of Hispanic and low-income students complete postsecondary degrees.
Applicant Information and Eligibility
In order to receive a grand under the PPOHA program, an institution of higher education must offer a postbaccalaureate certificate or postbaccalaureate program.
Institutions must be designated as an eligible institution of higher education in order to apply for the Title V, Part B program and must meet the program specific requirements to be defined as an HSI.
To be designated as an eligible institution of higher education and institution must apply for and receive designation through an application process. Please refer to the most recent Application for Designation as an Eligible Institution. You may contact the program office if you have questions regarding eligibility.