New Beginning for Tribal Students Program

New Beginning for Tribal Students makes competitive grants to land-grant colleges and universities to provide identifiable support specifically targeted for Tribal students.

A land-grant college or university that receives this grant shall use funds for, but not limited to, recruiting; tuition

credit:


and related fees; experiential learning; student services, including tutoring; counseling; academic advising; and other student services that would increase the retention and graduation rate of Tribal students enrolled at the land-grant college or university.

The maximum one state can receive is $500,000 per year.
Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Estimated Funding: $5,000,000


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New Beginning for Tribal Students Program

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Eligibility Requirements In accordance with 7 U.S.C.

3222(e), the Secretary is authorized to make competitive grants to land-grant colleges or universities which includes 1994 Institutions (as defined in section 532 of the Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994 (Public Law 103–382; 7 U.S.C.

301 note)) to provide support targeted at Tribal students.

Land-grant colleges and universities includes1862, 1890 and 1994 land-grant institutions.

You can find a link to the Land-Grant colleges and Universities here: https://www.nifa.usda.gov/land-grant-colleges-and- universities-partner-website-directory.

Tribal student is defined in this legislation as a student at a land-grant college or university that is a member of an Indian tribe as defined in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C 5304).

The maximum amount allowable per state is $500,000 per year.

Applicants for the NBTS grants program must meet all the requirements discussed in this RFA.

Failure to meet the eligibility criteria by the application deadline may result in exclusion from consideration or, preclude NIFA from making an award.

For those new to Federal financial assistance, NIFA’s Grants Overview provides highly recommended information about grants and other resources to help understand the Federal awards process.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/new-beginning-tribal-students-programs-nbts

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Date Posted:
2022-01-11

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Archive Date:
2022-04-29




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