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Updated March 3, 2017

Applications for New Awards: Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program, technical assistance workshops 

Applications have opened for for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2017 by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.031S.

The Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) Program provides grants to assist HSIs to expand educational opportunities for, and improve the academic attainment of, Hispanic students. HSI Program grants also enable HSIs to expand and enhance the academic offerings, program quality, and institutional stability of colleges and universities that are educating the majority of Hispanic college students and help large numbers of Hispanic students and other low-income individuals complete postsecondary degrees.

Priorities: This notice contains two competitive preference priorities and one invitational priority. The competitive preference priorities are from the authorized activities for the DHSI Program in section 503(b) of the HEA. For detailed information, click here.

Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: April 24, 2017

Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: June 23, 2017  

The U.S. Department of Education will have live pre-application technical assistance workshops and a webinar for developing and submitting a Title V, Part A application for the FY 2017 HSI Grant Competition. The schedule is as follows:

March 17 |Pre-Application Live Workshop, 1-3:30 p.m., Barnard Auditorium of the U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW., Washington D.C.. Attendees will learn about the new application and how to submit a successful grant application. Register for this event by March 13, 2017.

March 21 | Pre-Application Webinar, online 2 p.m. EST 

March 24 | Pre-Application Live Workshop, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas, 1 p.m. CST

March 29 | Pre-Application Live Workshop, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, California, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. PST

Download a pdf with information on these and other webinars and workshops here.

To register for any of the workshops, contact Njeri Clark