Member Advisory -- May 30, 2014
Funding Opportunities for Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
Grants for Hispanic-Americans Program
The U.S. Department of Education has announced that they are
accepting applications for new awards under the Promoting Postbaccalaureate
Opportunities for Hispanic Americans Program, also known as Title V, Part B.
The average size of the awards is $500,000 and the estimated
range of awards is $385,000-$575,000. The estimated number of awards is 21.
The deadline to
submit applications is June 27, 2014. Only institutions that have already been
designated as eligible HSIs (process closed May 14, 2014) and that offer
graduate programs will be able to apply for this grant. For details about the
postbaccalaureate grants, please see the Federal Register here.
Foreign Language Education Grants
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary
Education is announcing a number of grant competitions for Minority Serving
Institutions or community colleges. The grants are designed to integrate
international and foreign language education into programs at institutions of
higher education. The Department of Education will be holding a webinar to
provide more information about these opportunities.
The webinar will take
place June 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. EST. Call-in information will be provided upon
RSVP. RSVP to Gaolunha.Vang@ed.gov with “RSVP for IFLE” in the subject line by
close of business on Tuesday, June 2 and include your name, title and the name
of your institution in the body of the email, and they follow up with the
call-in information. The number of phone lines may be limited, so RSVPs will be
taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.
More information about these grant programs can be found by
visiting the U.S. Department of Education’s International and Foreign Language
Education website here.