INTERVENTION PROGRAM (CPIP)
The College Preparation Intervention Program (CPIP)
is a State grant program which supports Maryland’s college access and
completion goals as defined in Maryland Ready, the State’s 2013-2017 State Plan
for Postsecondary Education and the College and Career Readiness and College
Completion Act of 2013. CPIP provides financial support for institutions of
higher education (IHE) to partner with high need local education agencies (LEA)
to develop and implement successful strategies that help low income and
underrepresented students complete high school and enroll in college.
Code of Maryland, Education Article, Subtitle 7. College Preparation
Intervention Program, §§ 11-701 through 11-705.
Support to GEAR UP: This
annual competitive grant program supports the federally funded Maryland Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for
Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)
as the state matching fund. CPIP, an
early intervention program, requests that higher education institutions form
partnerships with at least one high need local education agency. Additional
LEAs, community organizations and businesses may be included as partners to
provide program interventions that encourage young people--especially students
from low income communities--to aim higher, study harder, and take the courses
required for college admission and success.
accredited Maryland public or independent two- or four-year institution of
higher education. Partnerships between a lead higher education
institution and a non-profit organization are welcome.
Period: May 22, 2017 – May 31, 2018
Due Date: April 3, 2017
Cynthia Tims, GEAR UP/CPIP CoordinatorOutreach and Grants Management Maryland Higher Education Commission6 N. Liberty Street, 10th FloorBaltimore, MD 21201Email: email@example.comPhone: 410-767-7269
6 North Liberty Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-3300
Toll Free: (800) 974-0203