Title III and V designation opens door for new funding opportunities
Georgia State University has earned designation as an eligible institution under the U.S. Department of Education Title III and Title V programs for 2015. Georgia State and its faculty may apply for grants under the Title III and Title V programs, specifically for the designation as a predominantly black institution (PBI).
Our institution is also eligible for a waiver of the non-Federal share matching requirements under the Federal Work Study Program, the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program and the TRIO Student Support Services Program under Title IV of the HEA, as well as the Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Program authorized by the HEA.
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- Academic instruction in disciplines in which Black Americans are underrepresented;
- Establishing or enhancing a program of teacher education designed to qualify students to teach in a public elementary school or secondary school in the state that shall include, as part of such program, preparation for teacher certification or licensure;
- Establishing community outreach programs that will encourage elementary school and secondary school students to develop the academic skills and the interest to pursue postsecondary education;
- Purchase, rental, or lease of scientific or laboratory equipment for educational purposes, including instructional and research purposes;
- Construction, maintenance, renovation, and improvement in classrooms, libraries, laboratories, and other instructional facilities, including the integration of computer technology into institutional facilities to create smart buildings;
- Support of faculty exchanges, faculty development, and faculty fellowships to assist in attaining advanced degrees in the field of instruction of the faculty;
- Development and improvement of academic programs;
- Purchase of library books, periodicals, and other educational materials, including telecommunications program material;
- Tutoring, counseling, and student service programs designed to improve academic success, including innovative, customized, instruction courses designed to help retain students and move the students rapidly into core courses and through program completion, which may include remedial education and English language instruction;
- Education or counseling services designed to improve the financial literacy and economic literacy of students or the students’ families;
- Funds management, administrative management, and acquisition of equipment for use in strengthening funds management;
- Joint use of facilities, such as laboratories and libraries;
- Establishing or improving an endowment fund; and
- Creating or improving facilities for Internet or other distance learning technologies, including purchase or rental of telecommunications technology equipment or services.