Applicant Information


Application Closing Date: January 22, 2021.

Federal Register Notice for New Grant

High School Equivalency Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 (Published on November 23, 2020).

FY 2021 Electronic Applications for New Grants

We strongly encourage you to familiarize yourself with the system at and strongly recommend that you register early and submit early. Applicants are required to follow the Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on February 13, 2019 (84 FR 3768) and available at, which contain information on how to submit an application.

Opportunity Number

The Federal Funding Opportunity Number is: ED-GRANTS-112320-001

Opportunity Title: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): High School Equivalency Program (HEP) Assistance Listing Number 84.141A

FY 2021 Application

2021 HEP Application Package Instructions

FY 2021 HEP and CAMP Application FAQs

Pre-Application Webinars

FY 2021 HEP Pre-Application Webinars PDF

The Office of Migrant Education will offer a general pre-application webinar for the 2021 HEP and CAMP competition. The same presentation will be offered via webinar on two dates:

The webinars will assist potential applicants to complete their submissions for the 2021 competition. The general pre-application webinars will address the same material and cover both the HEP and CAMP applications.

Technical Assistance Resource

Applicants may use resources such as the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance to help describe the extent to which the proposed project demonstrates a rational (as defined in 34 CFR 77.1(c)) and the extent to which the methods of evaluation will, if well-implemented, produce promising evidence (as defined in 34 CFR 77.1(c)).


Steven Carr Telephone: (202) 260-2067 or by e-mail:

Last Modified: 12/22/2020