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Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program CFDA Number 84.022A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education (IHEs). As part of the application process, students submit individual applications to the IHE. The IHE then officially submits all eligible individual student applications with its grant application to the Department.Note: As part of its FY 2016 budget request, the Administration proposed to continue to allow funds to be used to support the applications of individuals who plan both to utilize their language skills in world areas vital to United States national security and to apply their language skills and knowledge of these countries in the fields of government, international development, and the professions. Therefore, students planning to apply their language skills in such fields and those planning teaching careers are eligible to apply to IHEs for funds from this program.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,011,504
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 90
05/06/16160506 Apply

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) Program CFDA Number 84.215G

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: To be considered for an award under this competition, an applicant must:(a) Be one of the following:(1) A high-need LEA (as defined in this notice);(2) An NNP (as defined in this notice) that serves children and students within the attendance boundaries of one or more high-need LEAs;(3) A consortium of NNPs that serves children and students within the attendance boundaries of one or more high-need LEAs;(4) A consortium of high-need LEAs; or(5) A consortium of one or more high-need LEAs and one or more NNPs that serves children and students within the attendance boundaries of one or more high-need LEAs.(b) Coordinate with school libraries in developing project proposals. On April 7, 2016, the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education published in the Federal Register (81 FR 20376) a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2016 for the Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) program. This supplemental notice clarifies that, consistent with Congressional intent and the prior notices inviting applications for the IAL program, the Secretary reserves the right to award at least 50 percent of available IAL funds to local educational agencies (LEAs) that submit high-quality applications (on behalf of school libraries) for high-quality school library projects that increase access to a wide range of literacy resources (either print or electronic) and provide learning opportunities for all students. This notice provides clarification and does not change any portion of the April 7, 2016 notice inviting applications.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $26,475,715
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 32
05/09/16160509 Apply

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Advanced Placement Test Fee (APTF) Program CFDA Number 84.330B

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: SEAs in any State, including the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the freely associated states of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau (subject to continued eligibility).Note: For the purposes of this program, the Bureau of Indian Education in the U.S. Department of the Interior is treated as an SEA.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $28,483,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 41
05/12/16160512 Apply

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Office of Indian Education (OIE): Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies CFDA Number 84.060A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Certain LEAs, including charter schools authorized as LEAs under State law, as prescribed by section 7112(b) of the ESEA; certain schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education of the U.S. Department of the Interior, as prescribed by section 7113(d) of the ESEA; and Indian tribes under certain conditions, as prescribed by section 7112(c) of the ESEA.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $100,381,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 1300
05/13/16160513 Apply

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Carol M. White Physical Education Program CFDA Number 84.215F

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: (a) LEAs, including charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law, and CBOs, including faith-based organizations provided that they meet the applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.(b) The Secretary limits eligibility under this discretionary grant competition to LEAs or CBOs that do not currently have an active grant under PEP. For the purpose of this eligibility requirement, a grant is considered active until the end of the grant's project or funding period, including any extensions of those periods that extend the grantee's authority to obligate funds. (See the notice of final eligibility requirements for the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools discretionary grant programs published in the Federal Register on December 4, 2006 (71 FR 70369)).

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $23,000,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 15
05/20/16160520 Apply

Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA): Native American and Alaska Native Children in School Program CFDA Number 84.365C

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: The following entities, when they operate elementary, secondary, or postsecondary schools primarily for Native American children (including Alaska Native children), are eligible applicants under this program:(a) Indian tribes.(b) Tribally sanctioned educational authorities.(c) Native Hawaiian or Native American Pacific Islander native language educational organizations.(d) Elementary schools or secondary schools that are operated or funded by the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs, or a consortium of these schools.(e) Elementary schools or secondary schools operated under a contract with or grant from the Bureau of Indian Affairs in consortium with another such school or a tribal or community organization.(f) Elementary schools or secondary schools operated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and an IHE, in consortium with an elementary school or secondary school operated under a contract with or a grant from the Bureau of Indian Affairs or a tribal or community organization.Note: Eligible applicants applying as a consortium should read and follow the regulations in 34 CFR 75.127 through 75.129.Under section 3112(c) of the ESEA, as amended by NCLB, EL students served under NAM grants must not be included in the child count submitted by a school district under section 3114(a) for purposes of receiving funding under the English Language Acquisition State Grants program.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,223,778
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 10
05/24/16160524 Apply

Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Investing in Innovation Fund: Development Grants Pre-Application CFDA Number 84.411P

Who Can Apply

Innovations that Improve Achievement for High-Need Students: All grantees must implement practices that are designed to improve student achievement (as defined in this notice) or student growth (as defined in this notice), close achievement gaps, decrease dropout rates, increase high school graduation rates (as defined in this notice), or increase college enrollment and completion rates for high-need students (as defined in this notice).2. Innovations that Serve Kindergarten-through-Grade-12 (K-12) Students: All grantees must implement practices that serve students who are in grades K-12 at some point during the funding period. To meet this requirement, projects that serve early learners (i.e., infants, toddlers, or preschoolers) must provide services or supports that extend into kindergarten or later years, and projects that serve postsecondary students must provide services or supports during the secondary grades or earlier.3. Eligible Applicants: Entities eligible to apply for i3 grants include either of the following:(a) An LEA.(b) A partnership between a nonprofit organization and--(1) One or more LEAs; or(2) A consortium of schools.Statutory Eligibility Requirements: Except as specifically set forth in the Note about Eligibility for an Eligible Applicant that Includes a Nonprofit Organization that follows, to be eligible for an award, an eligible applicant must--(a)(1) Have significantly closed the achievement gaps between groups of students described in section 1111(b)(2) of the ESEA (economically disadvantaged students, students from major racial and ethnic groups, students with limited English proficiency, students with disabilities); or(2) Have demonstrated success in significantly increasing student academic achievement for all groups of students described in that section;(b) Have made significant improvements in other areas, such as high school graduation rates (as defined in this notice) or increased recruitment and placement of high-quality teachers and principals, as demonstrated with meaningful data;(c) Demonstrate that it has established one or more partnerships with the private sector, which may include philanthropic organizations, and that organizations in the private sector will provide matching funds in order to help bring results to scale; and(d) In the case of an eligible applicant that includes a nonprofit organization, provide in the application

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $103,100,000
Award Ceiling: $19,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 11
05/25/16160525 Apply

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Office of Indian Education (OIE): Indian Education Discretionary Grants Programs: Demonstration Grants for Indian Children Program CFDA Number 84.299A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants for this program are State educational agencies; LEAs, including charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law; Indian tribes; Indian organizations; BIE-funded schools; Indian institutions (including Indian IHEs); or a consortium of any of these entities.The absolute priority for NYCP requires that an applicant be a member of a partnership that includes at least one tribe or its TEA and at least one LEA or BIE-funded school. Applications will be rejected that do not include at least these two types of partners.Note: Including as a partner an Indian organization or Indian IHE does not satisfy the requirement, under the absolute priority, of including the tribe itself as one of the partners. A tribe may designate another entity to apply on its behalf only if the entity submits as part of its application a tribal resolution authorizing the designation for the purpose of applying for and administering this Demonstration grant.Applicants applying as an Indian organization must demonstrate that the entity meets the definition of "Indian organization" in 34 CFR 263.20.The term "Indian institution of higher education" means an accredited college or university within the United States cited in section 532 of the Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994 (7 U.S.C. 301 note), any other institution that qualifies for funding under the Tribally Controlled College or University Assistance Act of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), and Dine College (formerly Navajo Community College) authorized in the Navajo Community College Assistance Act of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 640a et seq.).

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $17,400,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 19
05/31/16160531 Apply

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): : Hispanic-Serving Institutions STEM and Articulation Program CFDA Number 84.031C

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: (a) IHEs that qualify as eligible HSIs are eligible to apply under the HSI STEM and Articulation Program. To be an eligible HSI, an IHE must--(i) Have an enrollment of needy students, as defined in section 502(b) of the HEA (section 502(a)(2)(A)(i) of the HEA; 20 U.S.C. 1101a(a)(2)(A)(i));(ii) Have, except as provided in section 522(b) of the HEA, average educational and general expenditures that are low, per full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate student, in comparison with the average educational and general expenditures per FTE undergraduate student of institutions that offer similar instruction (section 502(a)(2)(A)(ii) of the HEA; 20 U.S.C. 1101a(a)(2)(A)(ii)

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $91,773,000
Award Ceiling: $1,200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 109
05/31/16160531 Apply

Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Magnet Schools Assistance Program CFDA Number 84.165A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: LEAs or consortia of LEAs implementing a desegregation plan as specified in section III. 3 of this notice.2. Cost Sharing or Matching: This program does not require cost sharing or matching.3. Other: Applicants must submit with their applications one of the following types of desegregation plans to establish eligibility to receive MSAP assistance: (a) A desegregation plan required by a court order; (b) a desegregation plan required by a State agency or an official of competent jurisdiction; (c) a desegregation plan required by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), United States Department of Education (Department), under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI); or (d) a voluntary desegregation plan adopted by the applicant and submitted to the Department for approval as part of the application. Under the MSAP regulations, applicants are required to provide all of the information required in 34 CFR 280.20(a) through (g) in order to satisfy the civil rights eligibility requirements found in 34 CFR 280.2(a)(2) and (b).In addition to the particular data and other items for required and voluntary desegregation plans described in the application package, an application must include-- Projected enrollment by race and ethnicity for magnet and feeder schools; Signed civil rights assurances (included in the application package); and An assurance that the desegregation plan is being implemented or will be implemented if the application is funded

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $91,322,994
Award Ceiling: $12,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 8
06/01/16160601 Apply

Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grants for State Educational Agencies (SEAs) CFDA Number 84.282A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: SEAs in States with a State statute specifically authorizing the establishment of charter schools.Note: Non-SEA eligible applicants in States in which the SEA elects not to participate in or does not have an application approved under the CSP may apply for funding directly from the Department. The Department plans to announce two separate competitions for CSP grants to non-SEA eligible applicants later in the year, under CFDA numbers 84.282B (Non-SEA Planning, Program Design, and Initial Implementation grants) and 84.282C (Non-SEA Dissemination grants). Additional information about the competitions for non-SEA eligible applicants is available at http://innovation.ed.gov/what-we-do/charter-schools/charter-schools-program-non-state-educational-agencies-non-sea-planning-program-design-and-initial-implementation-grant.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $160,000,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 8
06/01/16160601 Apply

Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE): Performance Partnership Pilots (P3) CFDA Number 84.420A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: The lead applicant must be a State, local, or tribal government entity, represented by a Chief Executive, such as a governor, mayor, or other elected leader, or the head of a State, local, or tribal agency.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,050,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 10
06/27/16160627 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education Interventions CFDA Number 84.324L

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions of higher education, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/04/16160804 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Research Networks Focused on Critical Problem of Education Policy and Practice CFDA Number 84.305N

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions of higher education, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/04/16160804 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Education Research CFDA Number 84.305A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions of higher education, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/04/16160804 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Statistical and Research Methodology in Education CFDA Number 84.305D

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions of higher education, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/04/16160804 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Education Interventions CFDA Number 84.305L

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions of higher education, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/04/16160804 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy CFDA Number 84.305H

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions of higher education, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/04/16160804 Apply

Institutes of Education Sciences (IES): Research Training Programs in the Education Sciences CFDA Number 84.305B

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions of higher education, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/04/16160804 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Special Education Research CFDA Number 84.324A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions of higher education, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/04/16160804 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Research Training Programs in Special Education CFDA Number 84.324B

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions of higher education, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/04/16160804 Apply


   
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