USDA Announces $8.8 Million Available to Support Agricultural Programs at Hispanic-Serving Institutions

NIFA announced the availability of $8.8 million in funding to support agricultural science education at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). The Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program promotes and strengthens HSI programs that attract, retain, and graduate outstanding students capable of enhancing the nation’s food, agricultural, natural resource, and human sciences work force.

While research and extension activities may be included in a funded HSI Education project, the primary focus must be to improve teaching, enrollment and graduation rates within a degree-granting program.

Request for applications are due March 20-22, depending on the grant category (conference, regular, collaboration).

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