Fomenting research partnerships between the U.S. and the D.R.
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
U.S. and/or Dominican based committed and accredited academic institutions, and other non-profit organizations
Department of State U.S. Mission to the Dominican Republic
Apr 27, 2021
May 31, 2021
Last Updated Date:
Apr 26, 2021
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The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo announces an open competition to support effective partnerships that will bolster and leverage U.S. – Dominican Republic higher education research collaboration and capacity building focused on the U.S. Embassy integrated country strategy goals including gender-based violence, public health, environment, climate change, energy, democracy, transparency, citizen security, LGBTQI rights, and access to education for vulnerable populations. Proposals should include at least one U.S. higher education institution and one Dominican higher education institution as joint implementers. The proposal should support the development of a sustainable and long lasting partnership between U.S. and Dominican higher education institutions and training and capacity building for Dominican students, faculty, and researchers.Please carefully follow all instructions below:The U.S. Embassy, Santo Domingo seeks proposals from U.S. and/or Dominican-based higher education institutions that meet all eligibility requirements outlined below. Organizations should submit proposals via email to [email protected] by Monday, July 6, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.Project Purpose:The goal of this higher education research partnership program is to connect higher education institutions from the United States and the Dominican Republic to conduct joint research and capacity building focused on issues exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, including includinggender-based violence, public health, environment, climate change, energy, democracy, transparency, citizen security, LGBTQI rights, and access to education for vulnerable populations. This program will increase research, dialogue and training for students, faculty and researchers at Dominican and U.S. higher education institutions. The project will provide training related to planning and implementing a research project and must include U.S. content as part of the proposal. Proposals should also include webinars that are open to the public and showcase the U.S. and Dominican higher education research partnership. Proposals must highlight how they plan on becoming sustainable and evolve into a long lasting partnership following grant completion.
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