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Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program (HSI)

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.

Who Is Eligible to Apply

  • Hispanic-Serving Institutions
  • More Information on Eligibility

    Only public or other non-profit Hispanic-Serving Institutions are eligible to apply for this program. To qualify as an Hispanic-Serving Institution, applicants must at the time of application, have an enrollment of undergraduate full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students.

    Request for Application (RFA) | Apply: Electronic | Abstracts of Funded Projects

    Solicitation Date (Opening) February 3, 2014
    Letter of Intent Due Date None
    Due Date (Closing)
    Regular Projects
    March 12, 2014
    Due Date (Closing)
    STEAM Projects
    March 13, 2014
    Estimated Total Program Funding $9,200,000.00
    Range of Awards $0.00 to $300,000.00
    Percent of Applications Funded Last Fiscal Year 9%
    Cost Sharing Requirements None
    For More Information Contact Irma Lawrence
    Funding Opportunity Number USDA-NIFA-HSI-004449
    CFDA Number 10.223 Hispanic Serving Institutions Education Grants
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