Widening the Support Circle: Women in STEM

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Funding Opportunity ID: 316933
Opportunity Number: K-NOFO-19-106
Opportunity Title: Widening the Support Circle: Women in STEM
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: Jun 11, 2019
Close Date: Jul 15, 2019
Last Updated Date: Jun 11, 2019
Award Ceiling: $30,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $30,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: PAS Kolkata proposes biweekly mentoring workshops in Guwahati for 30 women between the ages of 20-25 pursuing undergraduate studies in STEM fields in Guwahati who have little to no exposure to the U.S and the American higher education system. The workshops will be conducted by experts/mentors, preferably female alumni of USG programs, who have built successful careers. Alumni from the Kolkata chapter of the previous PAS project Women for Women: Supporting Each Other to Build Sustainable Careers will be invited from time to time to mentor and share their experience. In addition, the women will participate in virtual exchange sessions with current STEM students studying in a U.S. university, preferably EducationUSA alumni or STEM Fulbright Fellows. The findings from the virtual exchanges will be incorporated into the workshop to achieve a global perspective of working women professionals. (Please refer to full announcement available under related documents tab)
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