FY 2019 Special Professional Fellows Program for Latin America and the Caribbean

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FY 2019 Special Professional Fellows Program for Latin America and the Caribbean: The Professional Fellows Division in the Office of Citizen Exchanges at the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) invites proposal submissions for the FY 2019 Special Professional Fellows Program for Latin America and the Caribbean in support of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI). The Special Professional Fellows Program for Latin America and the Caribbean is a two-way global exchange program designed to promote mutual understanding, enhance business development and leadership skills, and build a lasting and sustainable network of young business and social entrepreneurs across Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States. The Program will support approximately 250 participants from Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in a five to six-week Fellowship program, including an orientation, a four to five-week individually tailored working placement in a U.S. business or organization complemented by entrepreneurial training and workshops, an end of program closing event, and follow-on alumni activities. The American outbound exchange component will support approximately 60 American participants traveling overseas for approximately two weeks to assist with the implementation of the YLAI Fellows' Action Plans, follow-on projects, and special initiatives.
Federal Grant Title: FY 2019 Special Professional Fellows Program for Latin America and the Caribbean
Federal Agency Name: Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs (DOS-ECA)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SFOP0005453
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.415
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: December 19th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: December 19th, 2018
Posted Date: October 18th, 2018
Creation Date: October 18th, 2018
Archive Date: January 18th, 2019
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: October 18th, 2018
Category Explanation
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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 - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Please see full announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Funding Opportunities
Grant Announcement Contact
Hans Posey

poseyhe@state.gov
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