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Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program CFDA Number 84.120A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: An applicant's eligibility depends on the type of MSEIP grant the applicant seeks. There are four types of MSEIP grants: institutional project, special project, cooperative project, and design project.Institutional project grants are grants that support the implementation of a comprehensive science improvement plan, which may include any combination of activities for improving the preparation of minority students for careers in science.There are two types of special project grants. First, there are special project grants for which only minority institutions are eligible. These special project grants support activities that: (1) Improve quality training in science and engineering at minority institutions; or (2) enhance the minority institutions' general scientific research capabilities. There also are special project grants for which all applicants are eligible. These special project grants support activities that: (1) Provide a needed service to a group of eligible minority institutions; or (2) provide in-service training for project directors, scientists, and engineers from eligible minority institutions.Cooperative project grants assist groups of nonprofit accredited colleges and universities to work together to conduct a science improvement program.Design project grants assist minority institutions that do not have their own appropriate resources or personnel to plan and develop long-range science improvement programs. We will not award design project grants in the FY 2017 competition.(a) For institutional project grants, eligible applicants are limited to:(1) Public and private nonprofit institutions of higher education that (i) award baccalaureate degrees; and (ii) are minority institutions;(2) Public or private nonprofit institutions of higher education that (i) award associate degrees; and (ii) are minority institutions that (A) have a curriculum that includes science or engineering subjects; and (B) enter into a partnership with public or private nonprofit institutions of higher education that award baccalaureate degrees in science and engineering.(b) For special project grants for which only minority institutions are eligible, eligible applicants are described in paragraph (a).(c) For special project grants for which all applicants are eligible, eligible applicants include those described in paragraph (a), and--See Pages 72792 and 72793 of The Notice

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,597,607
Award Ceiling: $300,000
Expected Number of Awards: 11
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