Presidential Academies for American History & Civics Education

Posted by on July 1, 2005

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Presidential Academies for American History & Civics Education

Purpose of Program: This program supports the establishment of Presidential Academies for the Teaching of American History & Civics that offer workshops for both veteran & new teachers of American history & civics to strengthen their knowledge & preparation for teaching these subjects (Presidential Academies).

Applications Available: June 21, 2005.
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: July 21, 2005
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: August 5, 2005.
Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education (IHEs), museums, libraries, & other public & private agencies, organizations, & institutions (including for-profit organizations) or a consortium of such agencies, organizations, & institutions.

Applicants are required to submit in their applications evidence of their organization’s demonstrated expertise in historical methodology or the teaching of history.

Estimated Available Funds: $700,000.
Estimated Range of Awards: $300,000 to $600,000 for each budget period (up to 5 budget periods). Funding for subsequent years is subject to the availability of funds & the approval of continuation awards (see 34 CFR 75.253).
Estimated Number of Awards: 1-2.

Additional Information: Applicable regulations, priorities, & other information are available in the Federal Register notice.

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