Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Education Grants Program

Quick Facts

Due DateMarch 13, 2014 (Thursday)
Award AmountUp to $ 300,000
Category of Funding ActivityAgriculture
Education
Environment
Food and Nutrition
Natural Resources
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Awards may only be made to public or other non-profit Hispanic-Serving Institutions as defined in the definitions section of this RFA. To be eligible for competitive consideration for an award under this program, a Hispanic-Serving Institution must at the time of application certify that it has an enrollment of undergraduate full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students. By submitting an application, the applicant organization certifies that it is eligible to receive funding under this program.

Program Description

This competitive grants program is intended to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences. Programs aim to attract outstanding students and produce graduates capable of enhancing the Nation's food and agricultural scientific and professional work force.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberUSDA-NIFA-HSI-004449
Funding Opportunity TitleHispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Education Grants Program
Opportunity CategoryAgriculture
Education
Environment
Food and Nutrition
Natural Resources
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateFebruary 3, 2014 (Monday)
Application Due DateMarch 13, 2014 (Thursday)
***All Regular Project applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on March 12, 2014. All Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture and Mathematics (STEAM) Project applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on March 13, 2014
Application Archive DateApril 12, 2014 (Saturday)
Total Program Funding$ 9,200,000
Award AmountUp to $ 300,000
CFDA Number
  • 10.223 - Hispanic Serving Institutions Education Grants

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Awards may only be made to public or other non-profit Hispanic-Serving Institutions as defined in the definitions section of this RFA. To be eligible for competitive consideration for an award under this program, a Hispanic-Serving Institution must at the time of application certify that it has an enrollment of undergraduate full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students. By submitting an application, the applicant organization certifies that it is eligible to receive funding under this program.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Program Information WebsiteHispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Education Grants Program
ContactOffice: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
NIFA Help Desk
Phone: 202-401-5048
Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays

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