Distance Education Grants for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas (DEG)

Program:
Resident Instruction Grants (RIIA) and Distance Education Grants (DEG) for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas

The purpose of this program is strengthen the capacity of Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas to carry out resident instruction, curriculum, and teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences through distance education technology. The Distance Education Grants Program for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas (DEG) is a NIFA-administered competitive grants program focused on improving formal, postsecondary agricultural sciences education.

Eligibility Details

Who Is Eligible to Apply:
Other or Additional Information (See below)
More on Eligibility:
Eligible institutions include colleges/universities located in an Insular Area conducting teaching/extension programs in at least one discipline/area of food & agricultural sciences. Eligible public- or state-funded, Non-Land-Grant institutions must submit a letter signed by the institution's Authorized Representative certifying that it meets the requirements in this RFA. Land-Grant institutions and others that have secured Land-Grant status through federal legislation are automatically eligible.

Important Dates

Posted Date:
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Closing Date:
Friday, June 16, 2017

Additional Information

For More Information Contact:
Joyce Parker, PhD
Contact for Electronic Access Problems:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number:
USDA-NIFA-RIGP-006356
CFDA number:
10.322
Previous fiscal year(s) RFA:
application/pdf 16_DEG RFA.pdf (307.75 KB)
Estimated Total Program Funding:
$800,000
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Matching is not required
Range of Awards:
$0 - $175,000