Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Program CFDA Number 84.200A

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For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice.

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For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on February 12, 2018 (83 FR 6003) and available at 8. pdf.

Purpose of Program:
The GAANN Program provides grants to academic departments and programs of institutions of higher education (IHEs) to support graduate fellowships for students with excellent academic records who demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue the highest degree available in their course of study at the institution.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 8 4. 200A.

Related Programs

Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need

Department of Education

Agency: Department of Education

Office: Department of Education

Estimated Funding: $18,357,000

Who's Eligible

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Program CFDA Number 84.200A; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018

Additional Information of Eligibility:

Eligible Applicants: (a) Any academic department of an IHE that provides a course of study that-- (i) Leads to a graduate degree in an area of national need; and (ii) Has been in existence for at least four years at the time of an application for a grant under this competition; or (b) An academic department of an IHE that-- (i) Satisfies the requirements of paragraph (a) of this section; and (ii) Submits a joint application with one or more eligible non-degree-granting institutions that have formal arrangements for the support of doctoral dissertation research with one or more degree-granting institutions.

Note: Students are not eligible to apply for grants under this program.

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