Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice.
For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice.
The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal
Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at:
http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html.Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information.
Purpose of Program:
The GEAR UP Program is a discretionary grant program that provides financial support for academic and related support services that eligible low-income students, including students with disabilities, need to enable them to obtain a secondary school diploma and prepare for and succeed in postsecondary education.
This notice contains two absolute priorities.
These priorities are from the notice of final priorities for this program published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register.
For FY 2013 and any subsequent year in which we make awards from the list of unfunded applicants from this competition, these priorities are absolute priorities.
Under 34 CFR 7 5. 105(c)(3) we consider only applications that meet these priorities.
These priorities are:Priority 1:
Funding EligibilityPriority 2:
College Savings Accounts and Financial Counseling Note:
The full text of these priorities is included in the notice of final priorities for this program published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register and in the application package for this competition.Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 334D.Applications for grants under the GEAR UP College Savings Account Research Demonstration Project, CFDA number 8 4. 334D, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov Apply site at www.Grants.gov.
Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application.
You may not email an electronic copy of a grant application to us.You may access the electronic grant application for the GEAR UP State Grant competition at www.Grants.gov.
You must search for the downloadable application package for this competition by the CFDA number.
Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 8 4. 334, not 8 4. 334D).