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Defraying Costs of Enrolling Displaced Students

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Program Office: Student Service

CFDA Number: 84.938S
Program Type: Discretionary Grants
Also Known As: DCEDS

Program Description

This is a $75 million program that provides payments to institutions of higher education (IHEs) to help defray the unexpected expenses associated with enrolling displaced students from IHEs directly affected by a covered disaster or emergency.

Types of Projects

Funds may be used to defray unexpected costs in the areas of tuition, fees, and room and board (e.g., housing and meal plans) that have not already been reimbursed by a third party.

Last Modified: 05/02/2018