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Department of State U.S. Mission to the Dominican Republic
May 20, 2021
Last Updated Date:
May 18, 2021
Estimated Synopsis Post Date:
Jun 20, 2021
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Expected Number of Awards:
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is pleased to announce the 2021 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF). AEIF 2021 supports teams of alumni of U.S. government-sponsored international exchange programs with funding from US$ 5,000 up to US$ 50,000 to support public service projects.AEIF projects promote shared values and innovative solutions to global challenges. Since itsinception in 2011, AEIF has funded nearly 500 alumni-led projects around the world through acompetitive global competition.In 2021, AEIF will support the United States commitment to empower youth and strengthenSTEAM education in the Dominican Republic, through experiential learning projects that fosterthe themes mentioned below.The U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo will accept proposals for AEIF 2021 that consist of publicservice projects proposed and managed by teams of at least two (2) alumni that address one ormore of the below listed priority areas to:• Engage high school students from underserved communities in science, technology,engineering, arts, and math (STEM) based programs.• Engage high school students and/or youth (ages 15-25) on developing solutions to addressclimate change, conservation and local environmental issues.• Engage high school students and/or youth (ages 15-25) on developing solutions to addresscurrent health challenges with innovative and sustainable community focused solutions.
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