10-week Online Academic Readiness Reading Writing Program


Funding Opportunity ID: 326764
Opportunity Number: ND-NOFO-20-112
Opportunity Title: 10-week Online Academic Readiness Reading Writing Program
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 19.040
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOS-IND
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to India
Posted Date: May 05, 2020
Close Date: Jun 15, 2020
Last Updated Date: May 05, 2020
Award Ceiling: $50,000
Award Floor: $10,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The U.S. Embassy New Delhi is requesting proposals from American universities (preferably those with a program that offers a Masters (MA) degree for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages – MATESOL) to have their American MATESOL students facilitate academic readiness coursework specifically to develop academic reading and writing skills through online, virtual programming for Indian students enrolled in Indian universities. American MATESOL students will gain valuable teaching experience facilitating online classes to international students. Students will take pre-program surveys to self-assess their skills as well as post program surveys to measure one dimension of the change in skill level. Timing for the online courses should be approximately fall 2020 (September – November) and/or spring 2021 (February – April). Project Goals: To provide Indian university students an opportunity to improve their academic English Language skills so they are better prepared for their academic studies in India. The opportunity could also benefit those Indian students poised to study in the United States and who need additional academic readiness skills prior to departing. To offer American MATESOL students distance-education teaching experience (Please refer to the full announcement available under 'related documents tab')
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