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California Health Science Capacity Building Project

Funding Description

The Health Science Pathway Programs is intended to build the capacity of quality Health Science Pathway Programs statewide. This project is an effort to prepare an adequate number of qualified workers to meet the critical worker shortages in the health-care industry. Funds may be used to establish new Health Science Pathway Programs or to enhance existing Health Science Pathway Programs.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Grant funds may be used to either establish a new Health Science Pathway Program or to enhance an existing Health Science Pathway Program. Successful grantees will be expected to develop a standards-based curriculum, to develop a coherent sequence of courses, and to provide health science content and context inclusive of grades seven through twelve. Grant funds must not be used for maintaining existing programs.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority California Education Code sections 3343033432
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6378 / 8590
Total Available $2,500,000
Recipient Amount $50,000 $280,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date May 30, 2011

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Health Careers Education []
Fiscal Health Careers Education []
Other The application period for this program has passed.


Program Cindy Beck, Education Programs Consultant, 916-319-0470,
Fiscal Cindy Beck, Education Programs Consultant, 916-319-0470,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-322-5050 (phone), 916-319-0168 (fax)
Last Modified: June 18, 2013

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