Establishment of a University Partnership with National College of Arts - Lahore

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Establishment of a University Partnership with National College of Arts - Lahore: The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad and the U.S. Consulate General in Lahore announces an open competition for a cooperative agreement to establish a University Partnership between a four-year college or university in the U.S. and National College of Arts (NCA) - Lahore in Film & Television Arts. Accredited U.S. four-year colleges and universities meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to pursue institutional or departmental objectives in partnership with National College of Arts (NCA)- Lahore. 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 purposefully left broad to encourage the submission of innovative proposals tailored to the international education and research goals of both institutions. Applicants should consult NCA Lahore 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 with National College of Arts - Lahore
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Pakistan
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SCAISB-14-AW-007-062314
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.501
CFDA Descriptions: Public Diplomacy Programs for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Current Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2014
Posted Date: Jun 23, 2014
Creation Date: Jun 25, 2014
Archive Date: Aug 23, 2014
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: Yes
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 for U.S. institutions is limited to not-for-profit organizations subject to 501 (c) (3) of the tax code.
- The lead institution and funding recipient in the project must be an accredited four-year U.S college or university.
- The lead institution must be registered in the System for Award Management SAM located at prior to submitting an application or plan; and maintain an active SAM registration with current information at all times during which it has an active Federal award or an application or plan under consideration by an agency.
- The Department encourages organizations that have not previously received international program funding from the U.S. Government to apply under this announcement. Applicants must have a demonstrated expertise in Public Policy and/or Public Administration.
- The applicant must have the ability to provide security and secure housing and transport for U.S. exchange participants in Pakistan. Security needs may be included in the proposal budget.
- The primary participant in Pakistan will be NCA Lahore.
- Secondary partners may include independent research institutes, relevant governmental organizations, and private non-profit organizations with project-related educational objectives.
Grant Announcement Contact
Ellen Delage, Afghanistan/Pakistan Program Coordinator, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
Inquiries & submissions

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