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Grants to USA institutions of higher education and nonprofit organizations partnering with IHEs for educational programs to help farmworkers and their families in furthering their academic studies. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to several weeks to complete.
Purpose of Program: The HEP is designed to assist migratory or seasonal farmworkers (or immediate family members of such workers) to obtain the equivalent of a secondary school diploma and subsequently to gain improved employment, enter into military service, or be placed in an institution of higher education (IHE) or other postsecondary education or training.
Invitational Priority: Meeting Student Social, Emotional, and Academic Needs.
Projects that are designed to improve students' social, emotional, academic, and career development through one or both of the following:
(a) Creating a supportive, positive, identity-safe, and inclusive climate for students who are migratory or seasonal farmworkers or immediate family members of such workers.
(b) Fostering partnerships, including across government agencies ( e.g., housing, human services, or employment agencies), local educational agencies, community-based organizations, adult learning providers, and postsecondary education institutions, to provide comprehensive services to students who are migratory or seasonal farmworkers, or immediate family members of such workers, to support student social, emotional, mental health and academic needs.
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Project Period: Up to 60 months (five 12-month budget periods).