Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need

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Timeline

Current Competition:  FY 2021
Applications available:  January 15, 2021
Application deadline:  March 1, 2021, Extended to March 15th 2021 for states affected by severe winter weather (Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana)


Federal Register Notices

Current Application

The Department intends to reopen the competition for the FY 2021 Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Program competition, Assistance Listing Number [84.200A], for potential applicants in areas in Louisiana (FEMA Disaster designation: EM-3556-LA), Oklahoma (FEMA Disaster designation: EM-3555-OK) and Texas (FEMA Disaster designation: EM-3554-TX) for which the President has issued an emergency declaration.  Please monitor this website and the Federal Register for official notice of any reopening.


Tips and Assistance

To assist applicants in developing a successful grant proposal, the Department of Education is providing the PowerPoint slides from the On-line Pre-Application Technical Assistance Workshop for the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Program 2021 Grant Competition. PDF (2.24M)


Application Contact

Rebecca Ell, (202) 453-6348
U.S. Department of Education, OPE
Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Program
E-mail: OPE_GAANN_Program@ed.gov

Dr. ReShone Moore, 202-453-7624
Director, Graduate and Special Focus Programs
U.S. Department of Education, OPE
Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Program
E-mail: Reshone.Moore@ed.gov

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