Advanced Placement Incentive Program

Grant

Award

  • Award Min: $200,000.00
  • Award Max: $650,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: Mar 18, 2011

Eligibility:
1. SEAs;
2. LEAs, including charter schools that are considered LEAs under
State law; or
3. National nonprofit educational entities with expertise in
advanced placement services.

Purpose:
The Advanced Placement Incentive (API) Program Awards Competitive Grants Designed To Increase The Successful Participation Of Low-income Students In Advanced Placement Courses And Tests. The Program Expands Opportunities For Low-income Students To Take College-level Classes And Earn College Credit While Still In High School. The Program Also Supports Efforts To Raise The Rigor Of The Academic Curriculum For All Students Attending High-poverty Schools.

Additional Info:
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: April 15, 2011. Ivonne Jaime, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., LBJ Building, room 3E310, Washington, DC 20202-6200. Telephone: (202) 260-1519 or by e-mail: AdvancedPlacementProgram@ed.gov.