Higher Education Challenge Grants Program

Projects supported by the Higher Education Challenge Grants Program will:
(1) address a State, regional, national, or international educational need; (2) involve a creative or non-traditional approach toward addressing that need that can serve as a model to others; (3) encourage and facilitate better

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working relationships in the university science and education community, as well as between universities and the private sector, to enhance program quality and supplement available resources; and (4) result in benefits that will likely transcend the project duration and USDA support.
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Higher Education Challenge Grants

Department of Agriculture


Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Estimated Funding: $4,770,000


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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Higher Education Challenge Grants Program

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Applications may be submitted by: (a) U. S. public or private nonprofit colleges and universities offering a baccalaureate or first professional degree in at least one discipline or area of the food and agricultural sciences; (b) land-grant colleges and universities, (including land grant institutions in the Insular Areas); (c) colleges and universities having significant minority enrollments and a demonstrable capacity to carry out the teaching of food and agricultural sciences; and (d) other colleges and universities having a demonstrable capacity to carry out the teaching of food and agricultural sciences.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://nifa.usda.gov/funding/rfas/higher_education_challenge.html

Contact:
NIFA Help Desk Phone: 202-401-5048 Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays

Agency Email Description:
If you have any questions related to preparing application content

Agency Email:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov

Date Posted:
2012-09-27

Application Due Date:
2013-02-08

Archive Date:
2013-03-10



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