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 Register.
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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 Upward Bound (UB) Program is one of the seven programs known as the Federal TRIO Programs.
The UB Program is a discretionary grant program that supports projects designed to provide students with the skills and motivation necessary to complete a program of secondary education and to enter into and succeed in a program of postsecondary education.
There are three types of grants under the UB Program:
UB; Veterans UB; and UB Math and Science grants.
In this notice we invite applications for UB grants only.
We will invite applications for Veterans UB grants and UB Math and Science grants in forthcoming notices.
Required services under the UB Program are specified in sections 402C(b) and (c) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) (20 U.S.C.
1070a-13), and permissible services under the UB Program are specified in section 402C(d) of the HEA.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 047A.
Applications for grants under the UB Program, CFDA number 8 4. 047A, 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 UB Program at www.Grants.gov.
You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number.
Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 8 4. 047, not 8 4. 047A).