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TRIO_McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement - #84.217

Funds must be used by the participating institution to provide eligible participants with opportunities for research and other scholarly activities; summer internships; seminars; tutoring; academic counseling; and activities designed to help students secure admission and financial assistance for graduate study. Funds may be used for : services to improve students' financial and economic literacy, mentoring and exposure to cultural events. At least two-thirds of the project participants must be low-income individuals who are first-generation college students. The remaining participants may be from a group that is underrepresented in graduate education.

Costs will be determined in accordance with Education Department General Administrative Regulations and the program regulations, Section 647 of the Code of Federal Regulations. OMB Circular A-21 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

For new awards, the Department will select applicants under the criteria that were set forth in 647.21 of the program regulations. New regulations are under development. Contact the program office for additional information.

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