Supporting Access to Higher Education for Afghans

The summary for the Supporting Access to Higher Education for Afghans 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 US Mission to Afghanistan, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Supporting Access to Higher Education for Afghans: The Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) of the U.S. Mission to Afghanistan is pleased to announce an open competition for eligible organizations to submit applications to carry out a program aimed at supporting higher education opportunities for Afghans, in particular women and girls. Successful proposals will focus on at least one of three areas of support for higher education:1) Individual and/or series of short online courses (at least three weeks and up to six months in duration) to assist educated young professional Afghans in maintaining or developing professional skills in target fields;2) Mentorship, coaching, and/or networking support for young professionals to further develop their skills through relationships with other Afghans in their field and/or;3) Post-secondary “bridge” programs that prepare students who have already studied at the secondary level but may lack an internationally recognized diploma or qualification for university admissions, or to otherwise prepare them for university studies.The overall objective is to support higher education opportunities for Afghan students and young professionals, particularly women and girls, inside Afghanistan, and to maintain an educated workforce in which will be the basis for political and economic stabilization in Afghanistan. PDS intends to issue awards for a period of performance between 24 to 36 months.
Federal Grant Title: Supporting Access to Higher Education for Afghans
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Afghanistan (DOS-AFG)
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Earmark
Funding Opportunity Number: SCAKAB-23-CA-008-SCA-06012023
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.501
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 10th, 2023
Original Application Deadline: July 10th, 2023
Posted Date: June 7th, 2023
Creation Date: June 7th, 2023
Archive Date: August 9th, 2023
Total Program Funding: $1,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: June 22nd, 2023
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility is open to all types of applicants except for individuals. Please refer to Section D for funding restrictions. Organizations may sub-award/contract with other entities, but only one entity may be the prime recipient of the award. When sub-awarding/contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal.
Grant Announcement Contact
U.S. Mission to Afghanistan (Doha)
Public Diplomacy Section, Grants Management Team
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