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 District of Columbia has a budget of $1,589,567,803.00 a year in just elementary and secondary education. Students enrolled in District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia, over 87.10% have high school diplomas, over 48.50% have post secondary degrees, and over 28.00 have at least 1 graduate school degree. Education expense in District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia. For example, for elementary school teachers, with an average salary of $62,557.00, it can be hard for them to come up with the tuition fees to study part-time. Vice versa with District of Columbia's secondary school teachers, who have an average salary of $62,557.00.

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 District of Columbia Education Grants by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of FAFSA in District of Columbia ensures all eligible residents in District of Columbia can benefit from federally funded financial aid for education.

To apply for education grants in District of Columbia, contact District of Columbia financial aid agencies, or

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Current online applicants in District of Columbia are browsing from the following cities: Washington

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
Child Nutrition School Breakfast Program Expansion Grant for U.S. States and the District of Columbia (apply)

Funding Number: USDA FNS CN SBPS 2021
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Category: Food and Nutrition
Funding Amount: $2,000,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Washington, District of Columbia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R03 1896
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $4,878,494
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): District of Columbia Opportunity Scholarship Program CFDA Number 84.370A (apply)

Funding Number: ED GRANTS 021320 002
Agency: Department of Education
Category: Education
Funding Amount: Case Dependent
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Washington, District of Columbia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R03 1705
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $14,579,232
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Washington, District of Columbia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R03 1411
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $9,615,026
Service Area Competition – Additional Areas (SAC-AA) – California, District of Columbia, Kansas, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Washington (apply)

Funding Number: HRSA 16 176
Agency: HHS-HRSA
Category: Health
Funding Amount: Case Dependent
Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII) District of Columbia Opportunity Scholarship Program CFDA Number 84.370A (apply)

Funding Number: ED GRANTS 022315 001
Agency: Department of Education
Category: Education
Funding Amount: Case Dependent
Technical Assistance to Support AIDS Directors and HIV Prevention Program Managers in the 50 States, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Islands (apply)

Funding Number: CDC RFA PS14 1405
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Category: Health
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
Early Head Start Grantee Washington, District of Columbia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2014 ACF OHS CH R03 0680
Agency: Administration for Children and Families
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $2,260,474
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee Washington, District of Columbia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2013 ACF OHS CH R03 0339
Agency: Administration for Children and Families
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $17,606,052

 

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