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Upcoming Opportunities

Governor’s Summer Merit Program

Funding Agency: Texas Workforce Commission
Type of Grant: Post-Secondary Outreach 
Grant Period: Up Nine months
Amount of AwardUp to $100,000
Division: Workforce, Corporate, and Continuing Education
Purpose: The purpose of the Governor’s Summer Merit Program is to improve middle school and high school students’ familiarity and experience with post-secondary educational opportunities leading to STEM careers while developing collaboration among workforce development programs, colleges and universities, and Texas middle and high schools. To provide scholarships to Texas middle and high school students, fourteen (14) to twenty-one (21) years of age on the first day of summer camp, to increase the number of students served in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills-related summer camp programs, who may not have those opportunities otherwise.

Trio Upward Bound (UB)

Funding Agency: United States Department of Education
Type of Grant: Discretionary Post-Secondary Education Grant
Grant Period: Up to Five Years
Amount of Award: Up too $1,600,000
Division: Student Development and Support Services
Purpose: The program provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. Upward Bound serves high school students from low-income families and high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of post-secondary education.

JET- Equipment Grant

Funding Agency: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Type of Grant: Job Building Fund
Grant Period: Up to One Year
Amount of Award:Up too $230,000
Division: Career and Technical and Workforce Education
Purpose: The JET Equipment funds will assist in financing specialized equipment and training material purchases for new career and technical education programs that support fast-growing industries. This equipment will assist in supporting workforce development programs, continuing education training courses and certificate and associates degree program experiencing rapidly increasing enrollment.

Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP)

Funding Agency: Department of Education
Type of Grant: Discretionary Post-Secondary Education Grant
Grant Period: Up to Three Years
Amount of Award: Up to $750,000
Division: STEM
Purpose: The purpose of the MSEIP is to effect long-range improvement in science and engineering education at predominantly minority institutions and to increase the flow of underrepresented ethnic minorities, particularly minority women, into scientific and technological careers.