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Health Science Capacity Building Project

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

The Health Science Pathway Program 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. This project will provide funds to: (1) attend the Health Science Educators' Institute with a team of dedicated stakeholders representing grades seven through fourteen, and (2) select up to five health science pathway components for either development or enhancement of pathway.


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 fourteen. Grant funds must not be used to maintain existing programs. Successful grantees will also be expected to attend a health science curriculum conference.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority California Education Code sections 3343033432
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6378 / 8590
Total Available $1,000,000
Recipient Amount $5,000$60,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Each grantee will be awarded up to, and in between $5,000 and $10,000 for Institute attendance per team of seven people and $10,000 for selection of up to five health science pathway components. Institute award will be contingent upon geographic location and funding for more than one component will be based on rationale and available funding.

Important Dates

Date Application Available March 6, 2013
Due Date April 17, 2013
Expected Notification Date May 8, 2013

Additional Information

Application Health Science Capacity Building Project []
Background Health Careers Education []
Fiscal Health Careers Education []
Other Unavailable


Program Cindy Beck, Health Careers Education Consultant, 916-319-0470,
Fiscal Darlene Kunz, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, 916-319-0464,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-322-5050 (phone), 916-323-2597 (fax)
Last Modified: March 6, 2013

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