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Last Competition: FY 2015
Applications Available: December 18, 2014
Deadline for Transmitting Applications: February 2, 2015

Federal Register Notices

NOTE: The Notice Inviting Applications was published before the Department adopts the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and 20 U.S.C. 1070a-11 and 20 U.S.C. 1070a-14.

  • Correction to Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for FY 2015 PDF, 147K

NOTE: Some of the links to the studies cited in the Notice Inviting Applications are no longer operational. The correct links for the three studies are as follows:

Current Application

Please note that the FY 2015 grant competition for the Student Support Services Program is closed. The Student Support Services application package was published on on December 18, 2014. The archived application below should be used for reference only.

  • FY 2015 SSS Application (archived): MS Word (498K)

If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339. Individuals with disabilities can obtain a copy of the application package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) by contacting the program contact person listed in this section.

Tips and Assistance

FY 2015 Student Support Services (SSS) Grant Competition Update Webinar was held January 15, 2015. Here are the materials related to the evidence presentation from the webinar:

  • Evidence portion of January 15, 2015 webinar MS Word, 61K
  • Presentation from Marsha Silverberg, Institute of Education Sciences MS PowerPoint, 311K
  • Presentation from Greg Walton, Stanford University (non-cognitive intervention) MS PowerPoint, 1.1M
  • Presentation from Nicole Stephens, Northwestern University (non-cognitive intervention) MS PowerPoint, 3.6M
  • Presentation from Rachel Baker, Stanford University (counseling intervention) MS PowerPoint, 451K

FY 2015 SSS technical assistance pre-application workshops were also conducted. Contact the program office for followup information about the workshops.

Application Contacts

Reshone Moore, (202) 453-7624
Lavelle Wright, (202) 453-7739

U.S. Department of Education
Student Support Services Program
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
Mail Stop LBJ-5-5C109
Washington, DC 20202


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