Undergraduate Scholarships Outside Afghanistan for Afghan Students

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Undergraduate Scholarships Outside Afghanistan for Afghan Students: Based on funding availability, this program will support a minimum of 10 Afghan students to obtain undergraduate degrees at an American-style, liberal arts, co-educational or women-only, English language-based institution of higher learning outside Afghanistan. The scholarships will be awarded exclusively to female Afghan high school graduates and female and/or male high school graduates who are alumni of U.S. Embassy programs. PAS intends to issue an award for a period of 48-60 months, with the students beginning their studies during the 2018-2019 academic year. Most American-style undergraduate programs require four years of instruction for a student to achieve an undergraduate degree; this is PAS's preferred timetable. However, PAS will also consider proposals that include scholarships for up to five years – including one year of pre-academic instruction (if needed) and four years of academic study pursuant to an undergraduate degree. The year of pre-academic study would prepare students for academic and personal success, including an assessment of academic skills, remedial studies as needed, local language training, and familiarization with the host country.
Federal Grant Title: Undergraduate Scholarships Outside Afghanistan for Afghan Students
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Afghanistan (DOS-AFG)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SCAKAB-18-AW-007-SCA-04052018
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.501
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 7th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: June 7th, 2018
Posted Date: April 5th, 2018
Creation Date: April 5th, 2018
Archive Date: July 7th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $2,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $700,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 5th, 2018
Category Explanation
Public Diplomacy
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility is open to institutions of higher education that offer American-style, co-educational or women-only, English language-based undergraduate education in the Middle East, Central Asia, the Indian sub-continent, or the East Asia-Pacific region. Individuals are not eligible to apply. Please refer to Section D for funding restrictions. Organizations may sub-award/contract with other entities, but only one entity may be the prime recipient of the award. When sub-awarding/contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal.
Grant Announcement Contact
Karen Brown, Grants Management Officer, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan

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