EmpowerVetEd: Supporting Military in Educator Prep Programs Grant

Request for Grant Applications

The Ohio Department of Education and Workforce (DEW) is partnering with the Department of Veterans Services to issue this competitive Request for Applications (RFA). This grant opportunity is for institutions of higher education to provide financial incentives and assistance to eligible military individuals, as defined in section 3319.285 of the Revised Code, to enroll in and complete an educator preparation program approved under section 3333.048 of the Revised Code.

This project will be funded under FY 2024 and FY 2025 appropriations (HB 33, 135th GA Section 265.120(B)). A total of up to $2,000,000 has been allocated for EmpowerVetEd grants. 

Grant Timeline

Please note, the schedule below is subject to change at the discretion of the Ohio Department of Education and Workforce. Applicants will receive notice of any changes.



March 1, 2024 Release of the Request for Application (RFA)
March 12, 2024,  Question and Answer Session at 3:00 PM EST
April 15-30, 2024 Application Submission Window 
May 1, 2024 Application Review Begins
May 24, 2024 Notification of Awarded Applications

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