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Distance Education Grants for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas (DEG)

The purpose of this program is strengthen the capacity of Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas to carry out resident instruction, curriculum, and teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences through distance education technology. The Distance Education Grants Program for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas (DEG) is a NIFA-administered competitive grants program focused on improving formal, postsecondary agricultural sciences education.

Who Is Eligible to Apply

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  • More Information on Eligibility

    An eligible institution means an institution of higher education that is located in an Insular Area and that has a demonstrable capacity to carry out teaching and extension programs in the food, agriculture, natural resources and human sciences. Individual Land-grant colleges and universities, and other institutions that have secured Land-grant status through Federal legislation, and which are located in Insular Areas are automatically eligible for awards under the DEG grants program.

    Request for Application (RFA) | Apply: Electronic

    Solicitation Date (Opening) December 23, 2013
    Letter of Intent Due Date None
    Due Date (Closing)
    March 7, 2014
    Estimated Total Program Funding $750,000.00
    Range of Awards $0.00 to $70,000.00
    Cost Sharing Requirements None
    For More Information Contact Saleia Afele-Faamuli
    Funding Opportunity Number USDA-NIFA-RIGP-004413
    CFDA Number 10.322
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