U.S. Department of Education (DOE) - Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)
Grants to USA institutions of higher education and nonprofit organizations in conjunction with IHEs for programs that promote STEM education. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support programs that enhance the academic achievements of migratory or seasonal farmworkers and their family members in science, technology, engineering, and math programs at institutions of higher education.
Purpose of Program: CAMP is designed to assist migratory or seasonal farmworkers (or immediate family members of such workers) who are enrolled or are admitted for enrollment on a full-time basis at an institution of higher education (IHE) complete their first academic year.
Priorities: This competition includes two competitive preference priorities and one invitational priority.
This strategic plan is based on a vision for a future where all Americans have lifelong access to high-quality STEM education and the United States is the global leader in STEM literacy, innovation, and employment. To achieve this vision, the plan provides for the following three goals:
Build strong foundations for STEM literacy Increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM Prepare the STEM workforce for the future.
The priorities are:
Competitive Preference Priority 1--Promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) Education, With a Particular Focus on Computer Science. (Up to 5 points)
Projects designed to improve student achievement or other educational outcomes in one or more of the following areas: Science, technology, engineering, math, or computer science (as defined in the Supplemental Priorities). These projects must address the following priority area: Creating or expanding partnerships between schools, local educational agencies, State educational agencies, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, or IHEs to give students access to internships, apprenticeships, or other work-based learning experiences in STEM fields, including computer science.
Note: Competitive Preference Priority 1 must be addressed under selection criterion (b) "Quality of the project design.''
Competitive Preference Priority 2--Consideration of Prior Experience. (Up to 15 points)
Projects that are expiring (current CAMP grantees in their final budget period) will be considered for additional points under Competitive Preference Priority 2. In accordance with section 418A(e) of the HEA, the Department will award up to 15 points for this priority. The Secretary will consider the applicant's prior experience in implementing its expiring CAMP project, based on performance information to include, but not limited to, the percentage of CAMP participants completing the first academic year of their postsecondary program and the percentage of CAMP participants who, after completing the first academic year of college, continue their postsecondary education.
Note: Competitive Preference Priority 2 applies to expiring projects (current CAMP grantees in their final budget period) that received their current CAMP award in FY 2015.
Invitational Priority: For FY 2020 and any subsequent year in which we make awards from the list of unfunded applications from this competition, this priority is an invitational priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(1) we do not give an application that meets this invitational priority a competitive or absolute preference over other applications.
This priority is: Projects proposed by "novice applicants.'' For the purposes of this priority, a novice applicant is any applicant that has never received a grant or subgrant under CAMP.
GrantWatch ID#: 187606
Estimated Number of Awards: 13
Estimated Range of Awards: $180,000-$425,000
Estimated Average Size of Awards: $417,722
Maximum Award: We will not make an award exceeding $425,000 for a single budget period of 12 months.
Project Period: Up to 60 months (five 12-month budget periods). Except under extraordinary circumstances, the Secretary shall award grants for a five-year period.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Steven Carr, U.S. Department of
Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 3E321, Washington, DC 20202.
Telephone: (202) 260-2067
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