There are two application processes for this program -- one for eligibility and one for grant funding.
Application for Eligibility
You must be designated an eligible institution before applying for funding under this program. The latest application to request designation as an eligible institution and to request a waiver of the non-federal cost share requirement is available. Please note the closing date(s) and refer to the Federal Register Notice.
Information for Grant Funding
Timeline: FY 2021 Program Competition
Deadline for transmitting applications: June 28, 2021
Federal Register Notice
- Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for FY 2021 | PDF
All applicants are required to submit an application online through Grants.gov. Grants.gov is a single access point for over 1,000 grant programs offered by federal and other grant-making agencies.
Tips and Assistance: FY 2021 Predominantly Black Institutions Program Competition .
The Pre-Application Technical Assistance Webinar: June 9 , 2021 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm (EST)
Please send an email to Ashley.Hillary@ed.gov or Kelly.Harris@ed.gov for a link to the webinar.
Ashley Hillary and Kelly Harris
E-mail: Ashley.Hillary@ed.gov or Kelly.Harris@ed.gov
U.S. Department of Education, OPE
Higher Education Programs, Institutional Services
PBI Competitive Grants Program
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20202
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