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Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program

Post Date

January 7th 2011

Application Due Date

November 30th -0001

Close Date: Regular Projects 03/15/2011 Close Date: Collaboration Projects 03/31/2011

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)


Funding Activity Categories

Food and Nutrition
Natural Resources

Eligibility Categories

Public and State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
Private Institutions of Higher Education

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.


  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $0 - $1100000

Grant Description

To promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs that attract, retain, and graduate outstanding students capable of enhancing the nation’s food, agricultural, and natural resource scientific and professional work force. Proposed projects should strengthen the ability of HSIs to enhance their Hispanic-serving capacity and attract, retain, and increase the number of Hispanics that graduate in food, agriculture, nutrition, and natural resources.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Agriculture

  • Office:

    National Institute of Food and Agriculture

  • Agency Contact:

    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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  • More Information:

    Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program

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