Federal Agricultural Sciences Grant Opportunities

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Where to find and download Federal funding opportunities; suggestions for what USDA peer panel reviewers look for in a successful, competitive agricultural sciences grant application, and information on the USDA's Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge (SPECA) Grants Program.


SPECA Grants: (a) promote and strengthen secondary education and two-year postsecondary education in agriscience and agribusiness in order to ensure a qualified workforce to serve the food and agricultural sciences system; (b) encourage innovative teaching practices to help students learn more effectively; and (c) encourage graduates to pursue and complete a baccalaureate or higher degree in the food and agricultural sciences.


SPECA grant information found at: http://www.nifa.usda.gov/fo/educationchallengesecondaryhep.cfm