Attention Prospective GAANN Applicants: On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, the Department of Education is sponsoring an On-line Pre-Application Technical Assistance Workshop for the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) 2018 Grant Competition. For information about the workshops, click here and go to "Tips and Assistance".
Program Office: Student Service
CFDA Number: 84.200
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: GAANN
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.