Who May Apply: Under section 777(a)(3)of the Higher Education Act, as amended (HEA), an “eligible entity” is an institution of higher education; a nonprofit organization; or a partnership of two or more such IHEs or organizations, with demonstrated expertise in:
- Supporting students with disabilities in postsecondary education;
- Technical knowledge necessary for the dissemination of information in accessible formats;
- Working with diverse types of institutions of higher education, including community colleges; and
- The subjects necessary to support students across the broad spectrum of disabilities.