Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
05/21/21 4:00 PM
Grants to Maryland accredited IHEs to increase access to higher education for students in eligible counties. Funding is intended to encourage collaboration between the state's two- and four-year institutions of higher education and high-need education agencies to help underrepresented students improve their level of academic preparedness for acceptance and success in college. Funds must serve middle and high school students in Baltimore City, Prince George's, Somerset, and Wicomico Counties.
The College Preparation Intervention Program (CPIP) is a State grant program which supports Maryland’s college access and completion goals as defined in the State’s 2017-2021 State Plan for Postsecondary Education, and the College and Career Readiness and College Completion Act of 2013. CPIP funding provides financial support and fosters collaboration between Maryland’s local education agencies (LEA) and its higher education institutions to raise the level of academic preparedness of economically and environmentally disadvantaged students to enable them to attend, persist, and succeed in college.
The College Preparation Intervention Program may include activities to:
Projects should provide one or more of the following three types of activities:
For more information about the above types of funded activities, see: https://mhec.state.md.us/institutions_training/Documents/grants/CPIP-FY2021-RFP-Final-4-20-2021.pdf#page=5.
Goals and objectives:
For funding priorities, see https://mhec.state.md.us/institutions_training/Documents/grants/CPIP-FY2021-RFP-Final-4-20-2021.pdf#page=8.
GrantWatch ID#: 153677
Award amount: Up to $150,000 per project.
Project Period: June 11, 2021 - June 3, 2022
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit the application to:
Benee Edwards, Grants Management Manager
Maryland Higher Education Commission
6 N. Liberty Street, 10th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Toll Free: (800) 974-0203 (If calling outside of the Baltimore City area)
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