The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for partnering local education agencies (LEAs) and institutions of higher education (IHEs) providing dual enrollment programming to eligible students in the District during the 2018-19 school year.
This funding opportunity is open to all eligible IHEs in partnership with LEAs located in the District of Columbia. The total amount available for this opportunity is $200,000. OSSE anticipates making awards equaling $565 per student per course to cover tuition, books, fees, and transportation.
OSSE requires applicants to be in a partnership for this grant initiative. A Partnership is defined as a single IHE lead applicant with one or more LEA partners.
All partners must submit a signed partnership agreement describing programmatic and fiscal responsibilities and confirming commitment to the project. The document will describe how the two (or more) organizations will work together.
The application requirements will be available on OSSE’s website or by contacting the Division of Postsecondary & Career Education. OSSE will hold an information session to answer questions about this funding opportunity. The application is due Friday, June 22, 2018 at 3 p.m. Please see the full application for a detailed timeline of events.
OSSE offers the following clarification for IHEs in DC about dual enrollment tuition.
For additional information, please contact:
Nicoisa Jones, Program Manager
College and Career Readiness
Postsecondary & Career Education
Office of the State Superintendent of Education
1050 First St. NE, Fifth Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Email: [email protected]