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Rural Postsecondary & Economic Development (RPED) Program

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Program Office: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
CFDA Number: 84.116W
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: RPED Program

Program Description

The purpose of the Rural Postsecondary & Economic Development Grant Program is to improve rates of postsecondary enrollment, persistence, and completion among rural students through development of high-quality career pathways aligned to high-skill, high-wage, and in-demand industry sectors and occupations in the region.

Last Modified: 04/26/2023