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Hispanic-Serving Institutions - Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics and Articulation Programs

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The FY 2017 application for Title V HSI grants is available. Application Deadline: April 24, 2017. Refer to the Federal Register Notice dated February 23, 2017.
HSI Technical Assistance Workshop Series for Grantees: Throughout the year, we will host a series of workshops featuring various topics of interest to our grant community. Please e-mail for more information.

Program Office: Institutional Service

CFDA Number: 84.031C
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: HSI STEM; Title III, Part F
Program Contacts: Dr. Stacey Slijepcevic , (202) 453-6150 and
Everardo Gil, (202) 453-7712

Laws, Regulations, and Guidance

Program Description

The purpose of the Hispanic-Serving Institutions - Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (HSI STEM) and Articulation Programs is to: (1) increase the number of Hispanic and other low-income students attaining degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics; and (2) to develop model transfer and articulation agreements between two-year and four-year institutions in such fields.

Applicant Information

Institutions must be designated as an eligible institution of higher education in order to apply for the Title III, Part F program and must meet the program specific requirements to be defined as an HSI.

To be designated as an eligible institution of higher education and institution must apply for and receive designation through an application process. Please refer to the most recent Application for Designation as an Eligible Institution. You may contact the program office if you have questions regarding eligibility.


Types of Projects

  • Funds may be used for: improving academic quality of STEM programs through curriculum revision and development, or faculty development; developing research opportunities for students in STEM fields; providing or improving student services including counseling, tutoring, mentoring or establishing learning communities; encouraging secondary students to pursue STEM degrees and careers through outreach activities; and improving STEM facilities and equipment needed for science instruction and computer laboratories.


Last Modified: 10/22/2018