Promote Scholarship Endowment

The summary for the Promote Scholarship Endowment 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 Afghanistan USAID Kabul, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Promote Scholarship Endowment: The Promote Scholarship Endowment (PSE) provides a USD 50 million endowment to fund higher education scholarships for qualified Afghan women. The endowment enhances women's empowerment and gender equity, an Intermediate Result in the current USAID/Afghanistan strategic framework, by assisting Afghan women in obtaining a university or graduate education, better enabling them to serve in positions of influence in the public and private sectors. The endowment merges with other Promote components to create a full suite of empowerment activities, supporting women from the beginning of their higher education through attaining a professional position. Establishing the endowment also preserves empowerment successes by sustaining long-term educational assistance.
Federal Grant Title: Promote Scholarship Endowment
Federal Agency Name: Afghanistan USAID Kabul (USAID-AFG)
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 72030618RFA00017
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 98.001
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 7th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: June 7th, 2018
Posted Date: April 25th, 2018
Creation Date: April 25th, 2018
Archive Date: July 7th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $50,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 25th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Idrees Raheem
A&A Specialist
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