Title III Strengthen Institutions Program (SIP) Grant
Arcadia will be producing a Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant Proposal in 2021.
Arcadia University is currently in the process of developing a Title III Strengthen Institutions Program (SIP) Grant. The purpose of the SIP grant is to help institutions “to become self-sufficient and expand their capacity to serve low-income students by providing funds to improve and strengthen the institution’s academic quality, institutional management, and financial stability.”
As a part of this process, we will be requesting funding to improve students’ academic experience and ultimately promote student retention, graduation, and post-graduate outcomes. Although proposed activities do not need to be exclusively related to low-income students, they should be founded in evidence that the activity will have a positive impact on these students' educational success.
Since December, a Taskforce has worked to develop a proposal framework and identify areas in which external support would greatly impact Arcadia and the low income students it serves. As a faculty or staff leader currently working in one of those substantive areas, we are asking for your assistance in developing a fundable initiative that will help to achieve these outcomes.
General Charge: Develop a multi-year initiative to enhance students’ academic experience that: