What is a Title V (HSI) Grant?
DEVELOPING HISPANIC-SERVING INSTITUTIONS PROGRAM -- TITLE V:
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Program provides grants to to
assist HSIs to expand educational
opportunities for, and improve the attainment of, Hispanic students. The
Program grants also enable HSIs to expand and enhance their academic
program quality, and institutional stability.
Program Office: Institutional Service, US Department of Education
CFDA Number: 84.031S; 84.031C
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: HSI Program; Title Five
may be used for activities such as: scientific or laboratory equipment for
teaching; construction or renovation of instructional facilities; faculty
development; purchase of educational materials; academic tutoring or counseling
programs; funds and administrative management; joint use of facilities;
endowment funds; distance learning academic instruction; teacher education; and
student support services.
V funds are restricted to development activites and integrating best practices,
Development – not operations
Proven Solutions – not innovations
The Title V Program is NOT a scholarship or fellowship program for individuals or for research. The program is designed to support institutions of higher education that are HSIs.
Who is Eligible for Title V (HSI) Grants?
Who May Apply (by category): Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs)
Who May Apply (specifically): Institutions must be designated eligible for the Title V program, and each must be definded as an HSI.
There is an application process to determine eligibility for HSI designation.
What is the Definition of an Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI)?
A Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) is defined as an
institution of higher education that— (A) is an eligible institution;
and (B) has an enrollment of undergraduate full-time equivalent students
that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students at the end of the award
year immediately preceding the date of application.
The Title V Program does not pre-certify institutions as
Hispanic-Serving Institutions. Institutions that meet these eligibility
requirements and want to apply to the Title V Program, simply must
submit an assurance with their Title V application with the necessary
student enrollment data.
How can I learn more about HCC Dale Mabry's Title V (HSI) Grant project?
For information concerning HCC Dale Mabry's Title V/HSI Grant Project, please download the
Project Abstract and Project Overview or contact the Title V Grant Project Staff.
Watch the Tampa Univision story "Colegio Comunitario de Tampa recibe subsidio federal" that ran on October 6, 2011.