FY 2019 Gap Year Program for Russian Students

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FY 2019 Gap Year Program for Russian Students: The U.S. Embassy in Moscow (PAS Moscow) of the U.S. Department of State invites proposal submissions for a cooperative agreement to design and implement a new program designed for newly-graduated Russian high school students. The program will provide a “gap year” experience for young Russians and offer an opportunity to improve their English skills, study at an American community college campus and experience life with an American family. Each participant will go to the United States for a full academic year, starting in the fall of 2020. The award recipient will be responsible for all program elements, including recruitment and selection, securing visas, arranging travel, pre-departure orientation, placement, monitoring, and return to Russia. Competitive proposals should include approximately 80-150 participants and effectively utilize government resources to maximize the number of program participants, while still providing adequate health and safety, orientation services, and support services for participating students.
Federal Grant Title: FY 2019 Gap Year Program for Russian Students
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Russia (DOS-RUS)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DOSRUS-19-CA-03
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.900
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 15th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: May 15th, 2019
Posted Date: February 19th, 2019
Creation Date: February 19th, 2019
Archive Date: June 14th, 2019
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $3,250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: February 19th, 2019
Category Explanation
Please see full announcement
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3). U.S. and non-U.S. public and private educational institutions.
Grant Announcement Contact
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact: GrantsRussia@state.gov.
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