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TRIO_Upward Bound - #84.047

Funds are awarded to eligible grantees to provide academic instructional programs, personal and academic counseling, career guidance and special instruction to prepare project participants for careers in which persons from disadvantaged backgrounds are particularly underrepresented, tutoring, and exposure to cultural events and academic programs not usually available to disadvantaged youths. Projects must provide academic tutoring services, advice on and assistance in selecting secondary and college courses, assistance in preparing for college entrance exams and in completing college applications, information on student financial aid and assistance in completing financial aid applications, services designed to improve financial and economic literacy, and guidance and assistance in re-entering and completing secondary school. Projects may also provide academic tutoring; personal and career counseling; information on career options; summer college campus residential programs; services specially designed for students with disabilities or limited English proficiency, homeless children and youth, and students in foster care; and to pay stipends to students, not to exceed $40 a month during the academic year and $60 a month during the summer. A grantee may not use the project as part of its recruitment program. Separate projects provide special services for veterans and for students with a special interest in math and science.

Costs will be determined in accordance with the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR). OMB Circular No. A-21 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-122 applies to this program (non-profit organization). This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

For new awards, applicants will be selected on the basis of the criteria set forth in 34 CFR 645.31. New regulations are under development. Contact the program office for additional information.

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