Request for Applications: FY2016 - FY2017 Minority Male Initiatives


April 1, 2015

TO: Chancellors and Presidents of Public Institutions of Higher Education

FROM: Kristen Kramer, Ph.D.

SUBJECT: Request for Applications:  FY2016 – FY2017 Minority Male Initiatives

In an effort to meet the state’s higher education participation and success goals, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) is providing an opportunity to Texas institutions of higher education that serve African American and Hispanic students to apply for funding for evidence-based, scalable peer-to-peer or near-peer interventions that support minority male students in meeting their postsecondary goals.

This memo provides information regarding the THECB FY2016 – FY2017 Minority Male Initiatives (MMI) Request for Applications (RFA). An RFA for the MMI is available on the Coordinating Board’s website at:

Please note that the deadline for submitting the Notice of Intent (NOI) is April 20, 2015. The deadline for submission of completed applications is May 18, 2015. The NOI is required for consideration of submitted applications. Please refer to the RFA for more detailed information.