Title III, Part A – Immigrant Grant


Title III is a part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA). The purpose of Title III is to help ensure that English learners (ELs) attain English language proficiency and meet state academic standards. Federal funding is provided through various grant programs to assist state education agencies (SEAs) and local education agencies (LEAs) in supporting ELs.

When will the application be open?

This Grant Information Guide was released on February 9, 2024.

Application Submission Date

Friday, March 1, 2024. No later than 5:00 pm EST. On Monday, March 4, 2024, MSDE will begin reviewing submitted applications on a rolling basis.

Customer Service Support Sessions

MSDE will hold two customer service support sessions for interested applicants. During these sessions, MSDE personnel will provide an overview of the application process. The sessions will be on:

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

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1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

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Program Contact

If you have questions, please contact the Program Manager:

Ilhye Yoon
EL/Title III Coordinator
Office: (410) 767-0714


Grant Information Guide (PDF)

Application for Participation and Budget Narrative (Zipped Word and Excel on SharePoint)