Each year under the Perkins statute, Congress appropriates roughly $9 million under the Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Career and Technical Institutions Programs (TCPCTIP) to tribally controlled postsecondary career and technical institutions that do not receive assistance under the Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Assistance Act or the Navajo Community College Act to provide basic support for the education and training of Indian students.
The Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Career and Technical Institutions Program (TCPCTIP) Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) for New Awards was published in the Federal Register on June 25, 2019. Interested entities may access the Federal Register TCPCTIP NIA at: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/06/25/2019-13488/applications-for-new-awards-tribally-controlled-postsecondary-career-and-technical-institutions.
THE TCPCTIP Application Package can be found at: https://www.grants.gov.
The application submission closing date is July 25, 2019.
On July 11, 2019, the Department hosted a Pre-Application Webinar, designed to help interested applicants with the TCPCTIP Application Process.
NTU (formerly Crownpoint Institute of Technology) is a tribal technical college located in Crownpoint, New Mexico, which was established and chartered by the Navajo Nation. It serves approximately 400 students per year. Learn More.
UTTC, located in Bismark, North Dakota, was founded by the United Tribes of North Dakota Development Corporation, an intertribal organization operated by five tribes: the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation; the Spirit Lake Tribe; the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Tribe; the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. UTTC servers over 1,000 students per year. Learn More.
The following complaint resolution procedure applies to the Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Career and Technical Institutions Program (TCPCTIP), authorized under Section 117(g) of the Carl Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (the Act), as amended by the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Public Law 115-224).
This procedure was developed and finalized in 2007 with input from the two current TCPCTIP grantees. The Department is posting the complaint resolution procedure on the PCRN in preparation for the Federal Register publication of the TCPCTIP Notice Inviting Applications (NIA), which will support a TCPCTIP grant competition, planned for the summer of 2019.
View Complaint Resolution Procedure.