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  Funding Opportunity Details
 -275149-Title III, Immigrant Students
  ESSA Program Budgets
  Application Deadline: 08/16/2019 11:59 PM
Award Amount Range: Not Applicable
Project Start Date: 07/01/2018
Project End Date: 06/30/2019
Award Announcement Date:
Eligible Applicant:
Program Officer: Pam McDonnell
Phone: 515-380-5115 x
Categorical Area: Education

The Title III Immigrant Set-Aside Grant is designed to support school districts that have experienced a significant increase in immigrant student enrollment over the previous three years. This grant provides enhanced instructional and supplemental support opportunities for immigrant students and their families. Immigrant students are defined as those who:

  1. Are between the ages of three and 21,
  2. Were not born in the U.S. or any U.S. Territory, and
  3. Have not attended U.S. schools for more than three full academic years.

Before determining Title III, Part A allocations, the Iowa Department of Education (Department) reserves 5% of its Title III allocation for the Title III Immigrant Set-Aside Grant. The Department determines which districts will be awarded these funds based on a “significant increase” in immigrant student enrollment over the previous two years as reported in Student Reporting in Iowa (SRI).

For additional Title III guidance, see the Department’s Every Student Succeeds Act webpage or contact Pam McDonnell, Title III Consultant, at

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  – The Official Website of the State of Iowa. Dulles Technology Partners Inc.