Higher Education Challenge Grants Program

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
05/30/2017
Organization: 
NIFA
Description: 

Projects supported by the Higher Education Challenge Grants Program will: (1) address a state, regional, national, or international educational need; (2) involve a creative or non-traditional approach toward addressing that need that can serve as a model to others; (3) encourage and facilitate better working relationships in the university science and education community, as well as between universities and the private sector, to enhance program quality and supplement available resources; and (4) result in benefits that will likely transcend the project duration and USDA support.

Category: 
education, higher education, graduate school, collaboration, curriculum,
Funding Amount: 
Varies.
Matching Funds: 
Required to match 25% of the USDA funds awarded from non-federal sources.

Geography:

Eligibility: 
1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions, For-profit Organizations Other Than Small Businesses, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed