Consulate Cup Model UN Competition

The summary for the Consulate Cup Model UN Competition grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the US Mission to India, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Consulate Cup Model UN Competition: Model UN (MUN) programs are growing in popularity and many events are being organized in schools, colleges, and universities each year in India. These events offer a unique platform to bring together the next generation of leaders from across India to discuss regional and global issues. While many talented Indian students compete internationally, it’s likelier that they will meet fellow students from other countries than those from neighboring states within India. We propose holding a “Consulate Cup” MUN tournament in Mumbai, drawing together leading MUN delegates from Mumbai and four Tier 2 cities, ideally Ahmedabad, Indore, Pune, and Raipur. In order to identify delegates from Tier 2 cities, the grantee will be responsible for organizing and executing, including all logistical and administrative arrangements, a MUN tournament in each of those four cities. The program will provide young leaders from the western region in India with an interactive learning experience and skills development in foreign policy research, negotiating texts, drafting resolutions, public speaking, problem solving, and debating. Target audiences should include, but are not limited to, high school and college/university students interested in foreign policy and world affairs. Youth should come from a variety of Indian academic institutions. The U.S. Consulate General Mumbai will approve the final list of participants. The project should use traditional media, Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms as amplifiers. (Please see full announcement for more details)
Federal Grant Title: Consulate Cup Model UN Competition
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to India
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: MRFP15-01
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Public Diplomacy Programs
Current Application Deadline: Dec 26, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Dec 26, 2014
Posted Date: November 26th, 2014
Creation Date: Nov 25, 2014
Archive Date: Jan 25, 2015
Total Program Funding: $40,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $40,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $20,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
U.S. Consulate General Mumbai
Grant Announcement Contact
Consulate General Mumbai Public Affairs Phone 91-22-2672-4000
Mumbai Public Affairs Section

U.S. Mission to India 703-516-1988
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