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Notice: Independent Study Exams now require a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number. If you do not yet have a SID, register for one today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid. Please do not contact the Independent Study program office as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.
If you have an inquiry regarding the FEMA Independent Study Program, NIMS or other Emergency Management Institute (EMI) related requests such as: requests for certificates, transcripts, online test scores/results, please contact the FEMA Independent Study program office at 301-447-1200 or email Independent.Study@fema.dhs.gov for further assistance. Please do not contact the FEMA SID Help Desk as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.
This interactive computer-based course is part of a series of courses designed to provide various users with basic knowledge about using the web-based Mitigation Electronic Grants (eGrants) Management System. This course is specifically targeted to FEMA (Internal) Users on the eGrants Internal System.
FEMA HQ and Regional staff with Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant program responsibilities and Regional Assistance Officers are responsible for the application review once the grant applicant has submitted their application.
The course explores the main eGrants Internal System functions available to users:
This course is designed to allow the users to take it in its entirety or to focus on specific aspects of the Mitigation eGrants Internal System.
Grant applicants—including state officials, federally recognized Indian Tribal governments, and territory officials.