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Refugee Students Assistance

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

Funding Description

Funds are available to local educational agencies (LEAs) on a competitive application basis to establish supplemental programs and services for refugee students and their families. The grants are effective for the period of February 1, 2003 to August 14, 2005. Continuation of the grants in subsequent years is contingent upon the availability of funds.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Any LEA (school district, county office of education, or direct-funded charter school) that enrolls a significant population of refugee students is eligible to apply. An eligible LEA may form a consortium with one or more other eligible LEAs.
Other Eligibility Considerations LEAs should estimate the number of refugee students enrolled by using data from the year 2000 submittal of the Student National Origin Report (SNOR).
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Adult


Legal Authority INA 412(c)(1)(A)(iii)
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2002-03
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes
Total Available $2,000,000
Recipient Amount $100,000 to $250,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available September 3, 2002
Due Date December 20, 2002
Expected Notification Date February 1, 2003

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program David P. Dolson, 916-319-0266,
Fiscal, 916-319-0266,
Division Professional Learning Support Division, 916-319-0845 (phone), 916-319-0138 (fax)
Last Modified: June 8, 2004

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