Gov. Ricketts Extends Deadline for DYTI Grant Applications

22 Apr 2020

Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the previous deadline for grant applications under the Developing Youth Talent Initiative (DYTI) has been extended from May 15 to July 1, 2020.

“As a result of COVID-19, I have instructed our Department of Economic Development, which administers the DYTI program, to extend this year’s grant application deadline to July 1st,” said Gov. Ricketts. “This will give businesses and their partnering school districts additional time to prepare and submit plans for the 2020-2021 school year.”

Launched by Gov. Ricketts in 2015, DYTI was designed to inspire Nebraska middle school students to explore careers in manufacturing and information technology.  The program has since been expanded to involve additional disciplines, such as engineering and healthcare.

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