Education grants are government grants for students or teachers who are looking to complete or expand their level of education. The department of education in Connecticut has a budget of $9,576,901,243.00 a year in just elementary and secondary education. Students enrolled in Connecticut schools can look into education grants in addition to scholarships. In fact, students can look at education grants as scholarships government from their local government.

Of all the people in Connecticut, over 88.60% have high school diplomas, over 35.60% have post secondary degrees, and over 15.50 have at least 1 graduate school degree. Education expense in Connecticut is not cheap. Although there are student loans available, students should look into education grants first. Unlike loans, students do not have to pay back the amount they receive in grants.

Teachers in Connecticut need to constantly stay on top of new materials. Most teachers need to study part-time while teaching full-time at their regular day jobs in schools. The cost to study part-time can be expensive in Connecticut. For example, for elementary school teachers, with an average salary of $63,152.00, it can be hard for them to come up with the tuition fees to study part-time. Vice versa with Connecticut's secondary school teachers, who have an average salary of $63,152.00.

Applying for Education Grants

Whether if you are a college or graduate student, or a teacher or professor who is looking to pursue higher education, you can apply for Connecticut Education Grants by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of FAFSA in Connecticut ensures all eligible residents in Connecticut can benefit from federally funded financial aid for education.

To apply for education grants in Connecticut, contact Connecticut financial aid agencies.

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Number Funding Title
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1857 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The Cities of Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Berlin, Connecticut
USDA NRCS CIG CT CIG 20 GEN0010790 NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – CONNECTICUT
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1767 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The City of Bridgeport, the towns of Stratford, Fairfield, Easton, Trumbull, and Monroe within Fairfield County, Connecticut
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1746 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Middlesex County and Hartford County, Connecticut excluding the City of New Britain, and the towns of Berlin, Enfield, Manchester, and Southington
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1635 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The Cities of Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Berlin, Connecticut
USDA NRCS CT CIG 19 GEN0010139 Connecticut CIG Announcement
HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R01 1412 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The City of Bridgeport, the towns of Stratford, Fairfield, Easton, Trumbull, and Monroe within Fairfield County, Connecticut
HHS 2018 ACF OHS CH R01 1381 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- City of New Haven in New Haven County, Connecticut
HHS 2017 ACF OHS CH R01 1275 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee - Norwalk, Weston, Westport, Wilton, and New Canaan in Fairfield County, Connecticut
NPS 16 NERO 0090 NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD: Youth Project: Rehabilitation of the A.T. in Massachusetts and Connecticut

 

Education Grants in Local States

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Grant application guides and resources

It is always free to apply for government grants. However the process may be very complex depending on the funding opportunity you are applying for. Let us help you!

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