College of Liberal Arts

Limited Submission: TG Public Benefit Grant Program

Nominations due to Dean Slesnick by 1/15/10

Friday Jan 15, 2010


Please disseminate to appropriate researchers in your colleges and ORUs and coordinate internal review of pre-proposals:

Sponsor:          Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation

Program:         TG Public Benefit Grant Program

Limitations:       TWO Letters of Inquiry (LOI)

Program Guidelines:      The complete solicitation can be found at <> for review.

Internal Review Procedures:

Associate Deans or Designates should submit the following materials electronically to <>  no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2010:   

1. Dean's or ORU Director's Letter of Nomination

2. One page maximum lay abstract describing the aims of the proposed research project.  **Please note which category you are proposing to.

3. The bio sketch of the UT PI

Each department should submit all proposals forward with a ranking from the Dean/Associate Dean for Research.      

Program Description:   TG’s public Benefit Program will support efforts by non-profit entities that declare intent to use grant funding to improve student persistence in our access to postsecondary education. TG’s first priority is the primary beneficiaries of these efforts, either directly or indirectly, be students who are from low- to moderate-income families. Secondary populations of focus include students who are the first in their families to attend higher education and students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in higher education.  TG neither lends nor grants money to individuals through this program.

Grant Categories and priority areas:
    Direct services to students and families
    Retention/Persistence in postsecondary education
    Access to postsecondary education
    Education research
    Organizational capacity building
Please see the solicitation for complete information.

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