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June 11, 2019


Applications for New Awards; Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans Program

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) has issued a notice inviting applications for new individual development awards for fiscal year (FY) 2019 for the Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.031M. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1894-0006.  The Department anticipates awarding a total of 21 grants, and each award ranging from $350,000-$600,000.

Important Dates:

  • Applications Available: June 11, 2019
  • Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 26, 2019
  • Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: September 24, 2019

The goals of the PPOHA Program are 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 (IHEs) that are educating the majority of Hispanic college students and helping large numbers of Hispanic and low-income students complete postsecondary degrees.

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