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Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans Program

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Program Office: Institutional Service

CFDA Number: 84.031M
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: PPOHA; Title V Part B
Program Contact: Kissy Chapman-Thaw or Margarita Melendez

Kissy Chapman-Thaw
(202) 453-7627
kissy.chapman-thaw@ed.gov
Margarita Melendez
(202) 260-3548
Margarita.Melendez@ed.gov

Program Description

The Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program provides grants to: (1) expand postbaccalaureate educational opportunities for, and improve the academic attainment of, Hispanic students; and (2) expand the postbaccalaureate academic offerings as well as enhance the program quality in the institutions of higher education that are educating the majority of Hispanic college students and helping large numbers of Hispanic and low-income students complete postsecondary degrees.

Applicant Information and Eligibility

In order to receive a grand under the PPOHA program, an institution of higher education must offer a postbaccalaureate certificate or postbaccalaureate program.

Institutions must be designated as an eligible institution of higher education in order to apply for the Title V, Part B program and must meet the program specific requirements to be defined as an HSI.

To be designated as an eligible institution of higher education and institution must apply for and receive designation through an application process. Please refer to the most recent Application for Designation as an Eligible Institution. You may contact the program office if you have questions regarding eligibility.



   
Last Modified: 07/28/2021