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Federal Transit Grants for University Research and Training

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Administered by:

US Federal Government Agency (see all agencies)
Department of Transportation , Federal Transit Administration
CFDA #: 20.502

Who is eligible to apply...

Accredited public and private nonprofit institutions of higher learning, offering 2-year or higher degrees. Participation in the program by historically black colleges and universities is strongly encouraged.

Eligible Applicant Categories:
Eligible Functional Categories:
Credentials/Documentation

A formal application outlining in detail the proposed research or training project; detailed delineation of organization, staff, faculty, and budget. Costs and administrative requirements are determined in accordance with 49 CFR Part 19, OMB Circular No. A-21, and FTA Circulars 4900.1C and 4900.2C.

Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.

About this section:

This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy. For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree, 3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible. Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they must satisfy.

Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs, the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.