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- Grants and Scholarships: Money for college or career
ED offers three kinds of grants:
- Discretionary grants: awarded using a competitive process.
- Student loans or grants: to help students attend college.
- Formula grants: uses formulas determined by Congress and has no application process.
Discretionary Grants Information
ED grants forecast: competitions opening soon
Federal Register Notices: competitions and other announcements
Apply: Deadlines, amounts, applications, more
Grants.gov: Application packages for ED programs
G5: Application packages on ED's online grants system
Pell Grants and Other Student Aid
To get a Pell grant, or other federal aid for college, you must complete the...
Other Grant Information
- IES funding: funding opportunities from ED's Institute for Education Sciences
- Grants.gov: federal government grant competitions
- A-Z list of all programs
- Grantmaking at ED: a summary of ED's discretionary grant process
- Training and Risk Management Tools
Grant Policy Documents
- Build America Buy America Waivers
- Use of Department of Education Funds as Matching Funds for AmeriCorps Programs [PDF, 221KB]
- Requesting Reconsideration of Denial of Continuation Award
- Opportunities for Peer Reviewers at the U.S. Department of Education
- How to Be Considered as a Peer Reviewer [PowerPoint, 936KB]
- Returning Interest – G5 Events Page [PDF, 81KB]
Last Modified: 05/19/2023