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Saturday, September 11, 2010

Advanced Placement (AP) Test Fee Program -- CFDA# 84.330B

Advanced Placement (AP) Test Fee Program -- CFDA# 84.330B

 

Below are excerpts from the "notice inviting applications" for each grant opportunity.  For more complete information, please see the full notice inviting applications in the Federal Register.  We try to ensure that the web version and the Federal Register notice are the same; however, the Federal Register notice should be consulted for complete and authoritative information.

 

For application packages and other information related to ED funding opportunities, please see:

 

     http://www2.ed.gov/fund/landing.jhtml.

     http://www2.ed.gov/news/fedregister/announce/

 

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  Advanced Placement (AP) Test Fee Program (Federal Register:

  September 1, 2010 [CFDA# 84.330B])

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Purpose of Program: The AP Test Fee program awards grants to eligible State educational agencies (SEAs) to enable them to pay all or a portion of advanced placement test fees on behalf of eligible low-income students who (1) are enrolled in an advanced placement course and (2) plan to take an advanced placement exam.  The program is designed to increase the number of low-income students who take advanced placement tests and receive scores for which college academic credit is awarded.

    Applications Available: September 1, 2010.

    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: November 17, 2010.

    Eligible Applicants: SEAs in any State, including the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the freely associated states of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau (subject to continued eligibility).

    Estimated Range of Awards: $8,476-$4,377,999.

    Estimated Average Size of Awards: $438,280.

    Estimated Number of Awards: 42.

 

Additional information is available online at:

http://www2.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/announcements/2010-3/090110a.html

 

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