FY 2021 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program


Funding Opportunity ID:328300
Opportunity Number:SFOP0007221
Opportunity Title:FY 2021 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation:Please see full announcement.
CFDA Number(s):19.009
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
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:Please see full announcement.
Agency Code:DOS-ECA
Agency Name:Department of State
Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Posted Date:Jul 23, 2020
Close Date:Sep 21, 2020
Last Updated Date:Jul 23, 2020
Award Ceiling:$6,050,000
Award Floor:$0
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:1
Description:The Office of Academic Exchange Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces an open competition for the administration of the FY 2021 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD). The total amount of funding for this award will be up to $6,050,000, pending the availability of FY 2021 funds. U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in IRS regulation 26 CFR 1.501(c) (3) may submit proposals to cooperate with the Bureau in the administration and implementation of the Global UGRAD Program. Organizations with less than four years of experience in conducting international exchange programs are not eligible for this competition. See the full announcement for further information.The Global UGRAD Program selects outstanding underserved students from East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, the Near East, South and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere to receive scholarships for one semester of non-degree study at U.S. institutions of higher education. Some students may also participate in one additional semester of pre-academic English language training. Funding should support approximately 250 participants, pending the availability of FY 2021 funds. Every effort should be made to maximize the number of scholarships awarded. Proposals should demonstrate flexibility and creativity in program planning and administration.
Modification Comments:Finalizing Grants.gov posting.

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