Member Advisory - June 19, 2014
Grant Competition: Promoting Study Abroad in Engineering, Physics, Geology and Geophysics
Closing Date July 28
This grant competition, Competition
#4: Promoting Study Abroad in Engineering, Physics, Geology and
Geophysics, is supported through a
generous contribution from Founding Circle Partner, the ExxonMobil Foundation.
Higher educational institutions
(HEIs) in the United States,
Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico that promote study abroad or
exchange programs in these fields are eligible to compete.
This grant competition will use the
principle of leveraged innovation with HEIs that demonstrate the greatest
commitment and innovation toward increasing study abroad between the United
States and countries in the Western Hemisphere. In applying for
Competition #4 grants, HEIs will be asked to demonstrate how they will assert
leadership to implement the innovations proposed, address on-campus barriers to
academic mobility and how they will to commit to making concrete changes to
expand access to study abroad.
The intent of the competition as part of Competition #4:
Promoting Study Abroad in Engineering, Physics, Geology and Geophysics is to award up to eight (8) 100K Strong
Americas Innovator grants of $25,000 each to HEIs in the Western Hemisphere.
The DOS, NAFSA and Partners of the Americas reserve the right to fund any or
none of the applications submitted. Please refer to Section I, the Funding
Opportunity Description, for a complete statement of goals and expected
Deadline for Questions: June 25, 2014 / 5:00 PM US Eastern Standard Time.
Please submit your questions using the form here.
Closing Date/Time: July 28, 2014 / 5:00 PM US Eastern Standard Time
To learn more and apply, visit www.100kstrongamericas.org/educate.
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