Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need

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FY 2015 GAANN pre-application slide presentation and Q&A are available on the resources page under the Presentations from Technical Assistance Workshops

FY 2015 GAANN Pre-application Webinars: Wednesday, April 29 and Thursday, April 30, 2015. For additional information, please review the Tips and Assistance section on the Applicant Information page.

The FY 2015 application for grants is available. All applications must be submitted through For more information please refer to the Applicant Information page. Deadline: May 29, 2015

Program Office: Student Service

CFDA Number: 84.200
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: GAANN

Program Description

This program provides fellowships, through academic departments and programs of IHEs, to assist graduate students with excellent records who demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue the highest degree available in their course study at the institution in a field designated as an area of national need.

Types of Projects

Grants are awarded to programs and institutions to sustain and enhance the capacity for teaching and research in areas of national need.

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Last Modified: 05/08/2015