Physical Education Program (PEP) Grant Application Due May 13
The purpose of the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) grant is to help local educational agencies (LEAs) and Community Based Organizations (CBOs) initiate, expand, or enhance physical education programs that help students in kindergarten through 12th grade meet their state standards for physical education.
The absolute priority for this program requires that an applicant propose a program that will address its state’s physical education standards and develop, expand, or improve its physical education program for students, kindergarten through grade 12 by undertaking instruction in healthy eating habits and good nutrition and at least one of the authorized physical fitness activities.
Preference priority will be given to applicants that agree to implement aggregate BMI data collection, and use it as part of a comprehensive assessment of health and fitness for the purposes of monitoring the weight status of their student population across time.
Competitive preference priority will be given to an applicant that includes in its application an agreement that details the participation of required partners.
Application Deadline Date: May 13, 2011
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