High School Equivalency Program

Grant

Award

  • Award Min: $180,000.00
  • Award Max: $475,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: Jan 18, 2012

Eligibility:
IHEs or private non-profit organizations (including faith-based organizations) that plan their projects in cooperation with an IHE and propose to operate some aspects of the project with the facilities of the IHE.

Purpose:
The Purposes Of HEP Are To Help Migrant And Seasonal Farmworkers And Members Of Their Immediate Family: (1) Obtain A General Education Diploma (GED) That Meets The Guidelines For High School Equivalency Established By The State In Which The HEP Project Is Conducted, And (2) Gain Employment Or Be Placed In An Institution Of Higher Education (IHE) Or Other Postsecondary Education Or Training.

Additional Info:
Tara Ramsey, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 3E309, LBJ, Washington, DC 20202-6135. Telephone: (202) 260-2063 or by email: tara.ramsey@ed.gov If you use a TDD, call the FRS, toll free, at 1-(800) 877-8339.