Global Connections and Exchange Program: U.S.-Russia Virtual Science Challenge for Youth

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Global Connections and Exchange Program: U.S.-Russia Virtual Science Challenge for Youth: The Youth Programs Division, Office of Citizen Exchanges, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces an open competition for the new U.S.-Russia Virtual Science Challenge for Youth under the Global Connections and Exchange Program. Public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to conduct a program that will use connective technologies to increase scientific collaboration between American and Russian secondary school students. Bi-national teams will work together in a joint project to solve a global science problem using online tools, videoconferencing, virtual workshops, and other advanced methods of communication. The projects may culminate in a virtual science fair attended by students around the world. The engagement of private sector partners and specific plans to create a sustainable program after the fair also distinguish this program.
Federal Grant Title: Global Connections and Exchange Program: U.S.-Russia Virtual Science Challenge for Youth
Federal Agency Name: Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ECA-PE-C-PY-12-02
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.415
CFDA Descriptions: Professional and Cultural Exchange Programs - Citizen Exchanges
Current Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2011
Posted Date: Jul 08, 2011
Creation Date: Jul 08, 2011
Archive Date: Sep 01, 2011
Total Program Funding: $150,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
Please see full announcement.
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.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://exchanges.state.gov/grants/open2.html
Grant Announcement Contact
Hans Posey Program Specialist
poseyhe@state.gov [poseyhe@state.gov]
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