Here are the announcements for today!
  1. Funding Opportunity - Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education - Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program

    • Applications for fiscal year (FY) 2018 for the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship program, provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. See "Related Content #1"

  2. Governor Announces “Success Plus” Initiative to Prepare Alabama’s Workforce

    • May 14 - Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced a plan to grow Alabama’s skilled-labor pipeline by 500,000 workforce-ready employees by 2025. The Success Plus Initiative addresses Alabama’s increasing need for workers with certificates, credentials, or degrees in addition to a high school diploma. By 2025, Alabama will need to add 500,000 high-skilled employees to the workforce in order to fill existing industry’s labor needs and compete for new businesses, according to a recent report produced by the Alabama Workforce Council’s Statewide Educational Attainment Committee. You can visit the Success Plus website at See "Related Content #2"

  3. USDA Invests $243 Million in Rural Community Facility Improvements in 22 States; Funding Supports Infrastructure, Schools, Libraries, Municipal Centers, Opioid Treatment, Prevention and Recovery, and Other Community Needs

    • May 16, 2018 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $243 million in 50 rural community facility projects In 22 states. USDA is making the investments through the Community Facilities Direct Loan Program. The recently passed 2018 Omnibus bill increased the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget for the program to $2.8 billion, up $200 million from FY 2017. See "Related Content #3"

  4. Federal Student Aid, Department of Education - Federal Need Analysis Methodology for the 2019–20 Award Year—Federal Pell Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, and TEACH Grant Programs

    • The Secretary announces the annual updates to the tables used in the statutory Federal Need Analysis Methodology that determines a student’s expected family contribution (EFC) for award year (AY) 2019–20 for student financial aid programs. See "Related Content #4"