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.
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.
Posted Date:Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Closing Date:Friday, June 16, 2017
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Previous fiscal year(s) RFA:
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Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Matching is not required
Range of Awards:
$0 - $175,000