Aid for Institutions of Higher Education Impacted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

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Pre-Application Information -- July 27, 2007 e-mailed to

Final Applications -- August 17, 2007 via at

This Award Process is Now Closed.

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Application Process

All applicants were required to submit an application online through is a single access point for over 1,000 grant programs offered by federal and other grant-making agencies.

Hurricane Education Recovery Awards were made through a three-stage process:

  1. Eligible applicants downloaded and completed the Pre-Application Information Form below from this Web site and e-mail the completed form to program contact Cassandra Courtney at by July 27, 2007.

    HERA Pre-Application Information Form: download files MS Word (29K) | PDF (18K)

  2. The Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) entered this data into a formula to determine each applicant's equitable share of the $30,000,000 available for these awards. OPE e-mailed each institution's allotment to the contact person named on the data information form by July 31, 2007.

  3. Applicant institutions then prepared and submited a final application for the exact amount of their allotments, through the system. Final applications were due by August 17, 2007.

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