DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) - Division of Postsecondary and Career Education
06/14/19 3:00 PM EDT
Grants to Washington, DC test prep companies for professional development and test preparation programs for high school students preparing for the SAT and ACT tests. Funding is intended for the development of high-quality programs that will help students achieve success on the SAT and ACT tests.
The goal of the SAT and ACT Preparation Expansion Grant is to increase the number of District high school students receiving high-quality test preparation services. Additionally, OSSE seeks to offer LEAs and test preparation companies the opportunity to build and customize SAT and ACT program approaches that fit individual student needs.
The grant will be disbursed in two phases:
- The first phase of the grant program will provide fiscal year 2019 (FY19) funding for professional development, planning, and programs. OSSE has available a total of $36,000 for professional development, planning, and programs (starting Aug. 1, 2019).
- The second phase of the grant program will provide fiscal year 2020 (FY20) funding for SAT and ACT test preparation programs. OSSE has available a total of $364,000 in funding for the implementation of SAT and ACT test preparation programs (starting Oct. 1, 2019).
Funding provided by the grant may cover one or more of these expenses:
- Cost of professional development;
- Cost of ongoing training and support;
- Cost of technical assistance;
- Preparation books, materials, and practice exams;
- Teacher or instructor stipends.
Proposed programs must meet the following requirements in order to be considered eligible for funding:
GrantWatch ID#: 174056
Each awarded test preparation company/LEA partnership will receive no more than $125 per student total across both fiscal years.
The grant will be disbursed in two phases. The first phase of the grant program will take place Aug. 1 – Sept. 30, 2019. The second phase of the grant program will take place Oct. 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: Washington, DC