Open Textbooks Pilot Program
Who May Apply: (by category)Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) or State higher education agencies.
Who May Apply: (specifically)
Eligible applicants are IHEs as defined in section 101 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) (20 U.S.C. 1001), or State higher education agencies that--
(a) Lead the activities of a consortium that is comprised of at least:
i. Three IHEs, as defined in section 101 of the HEA;
ii. An educational technology or electronic curriculum design expert (which may include such experts that are employed by one or more of the consortium institutions); and
iii. An advisory group of at least three employers, workforce organizations, or sector partners (as defined in the NIA); and
(b) Have demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of open educational resources.