Scientific Cooperation Exchange Program with China

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Scientific Cooperation Exchange Program with China: The Scientific Cooperation Exchange Program with the Peoples Republic of China (SCEP) supports international exchanges that promote agricultural development and economic growth, and mitigate animal and plant health issues that impede trade. This unique program offers excellent opportunities for U.S. teams of up to 5 members to initiate linkages with potential long-term collaborators at Chinese institutions throughout the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). Under a special USDA Scientific Technological Exchange Agreement with the PRC, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture specifically tailors two-week visits to China to meet the scientific objectives of each team. U.S. teams are responsible only for their international airfare to and from China. In 2006, the SCEP will accept proposals for food safety, animal and plant health, agricultural biotechnology and other emerging technologies, food and non-food product development, and sustainable plant and animal production, and natural resources management.
Federal Grant Title: Scientific Cooperation Exchange Program with China
Federal Agency Name: Foreign Agricultural Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources Food and Nutrition Agriculture Science and Technology Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-GRANTS-122105-001
Type of Funding: Other
CFDA Numbers: 10.961
CFDA Descriptions: Scientific Cooperation and Research
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2006
Posted Date: Dec 23, 2005
Creation Date: Dec 23, 2005
Archive Date: No date given
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Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
The SCEP provides funding in support of USDAs Scientific Technological Exchange Agreement with the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) for visits of teams in which the receiving country covers all expenses for in-country travel and per diem for visiting
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments Private institutions of higher education Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) 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
Additional Information on Eligibility
U.S. scientists affiliated with a college or university, a federal or state agency, or a private, nonprofit organization may apply. Proposals are especially encouraged from scientists early in their career, women scientists, and scientists or institutions representing under-served and under-represented communities, particularly American Indian, Alaska Native, Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Asian American, and African American. U.S. institutions include those in American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Calvina Dupre
Agricultural Research Advisor
Phone: 202-720-0618
calvina.dupre@fas.usda.gov Agency Contact for Electronic Access Problems
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