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2017 Competition Archive

2017 SEED ESSA Competition

The Department published the Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) for the 2017 Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) competition on April 20, 2017.

On May 8, 2017, the Department published a correction notice to extend the deadline for submission of applications to June 21, 2017.

On May 26, 2017, the Department published a correction notice to remove a duplicate selection factor under the Management Plan criterion and extend the deadline to June 23, 2017.

This is the second of two competitions that the SEED program is running this year and the first ever competition run under the new authorization in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Timeline for 2017 SEED ESSA Competition

Application Available: April 20, 2017
Pre-Application Webinar: May 10, 2017; 1 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: May 5, 2017
Deadline for Submission of Applications: June 23, 2017
Estimated Award Date: September, 2017

Pre-Application Webinar

SEED program staff hosted a webinar on May 10, 2017.

FAQs

Download a copy of the FY 2017 SEED FAQs PDF (40 KB)

FAQs may be updated periodically, please click back for updates.

SEED Competition Forms

SEED NOTICE INVITING APPLICATIONS PDF (242 KB)

SEED SAMPLE APPLICATION PACKAGE PDF (1 MB)

Please note that the SEED Application Package is for applicants to download and use as guides only. Unless the applicant qualifies for an exception to the electronic submission requirement, all SEED grant applications must be submitted electronically via Grants.gov. See the NIA for information about how to submit an application for the SEED competition.