FY 2018 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD Program)

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FY 2018 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD Program): The Office of Academic Exchange Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces an open competition for the administration of the FY 2018 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD). The total amount of funding for this award will be up to $5,600,000, pending the availability of FY 2018 funds. 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 on eligibility requirements. 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 a minimum of 245 participants, pending the availability of FY 2018 funds. Every effort should be made to maximize the number of scholarships awarded.
Federal Grant Title: FY 2018 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD Program)
Federal Agency Name: Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs (DOS-ECA)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ECA-ECAAE-18-006
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.009
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 5th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: September 5th, 2017
Posted Date: July 6th, 2017
Creation Date: July 6th, 2017
Archive Date: October 5th, 2017
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,600,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: July 6th, 2017
Category Explanation
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Applicants Eligible for this Grant
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.
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