Establishment of a University Partnership Consortium with the University of Balochistan, Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University Quetta (SBKWU), and Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and

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Establishment of a University Partnership Consortium with the University of Balochistan, Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University Quetta (SBKWU), and Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and: The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad and the U.S. Consulate General in Karachi announce an open competition for a cooperative agreement to establish a University Partnership between a four-year college or university in the United States and a consortium of three universities in Balochistan province: the University of Balochistan; Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University Quetta (SBKWU); Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) in the thematic area of Management Sciences with a focus on Entrepreneurship. Accredited U.S. four-year colleges and universities or not-for-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) which is authorized to receive and expend funds on behalf of an accredited four-year U.S college or university may submit proposals to pursue institutional or departmental objectives in partnership with these three universities in Quetta, Balochistan. Objectives detailed as priorities for this partnership include: curriculum development, collaborative research, long-distance teaching (via Internet/DVC), sharing of resources, professional development for faculty, and faculty-and-student exchanges. Faculty and student exchange programs of a full semester are preferred. The means of achieving these objectives is left purposefully broad to encourage the submission of innovative proposals tailored to the international education and research goals of both institutions. Applicants should consult with the University of Balochistan, SBKWU, and BUITEMS when developing their proposal. The timeframe for achieving the objectives must be clearly outlined in the proposal funding request. The project implementation period should be 36 months.
Federal Grant Title: Establishment of a University Partnership Consortium with the University of Balochistan, Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University Quetta (SBKWU), and Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Pakistan
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SCA-ISB-15-AW-017-05222015
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.501
CFDA Descriptions: Public Diplomacy Programs for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Current Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2015
Posted Date: May 22, 2015
Creation Date: May 22, 2015
Archive Date: Jul 27, 2015
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $750,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The lead institution and funding recipient in the project must be an accredited four-year U.S college or university, or a not-for-profit organization subject to section 501 (c) (3) of the tax code which is authorized to receive and expend funds on behalf of an accredited four-year U.S college or university. See additional requirements on pp.10-12.
Grant Announcement Contact
Ellen Delage, Afghanistan/Pakistan Program Coordinator, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
Inquiries

U.S. Mission to Pakistan 703-875-5117
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