Tribal Colleges Education Equity Program (TCEG)
The purpose of the TCEG Program is to provide funding to enhance educational opportunities for Native Americans in the food and agricultural sciences. The TCEG program is intended to strengthen institutional capacity to deliver relevant formal education opportunities. The TCEG is intended to be a component of the applicant 1994 institution's land-grant roadmap or strategic planning process. To the extent practicable, priorities should reflect NIFA's following national critical needs areas: 1. Development of sustainable energy; 2. Increased global food security; 3. Adaptation/mitigation of agriculture and natural resources to global climate change; 4. Reduction of childhood and adolescent obesity; and 5. Improved food safety.