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National Resource Centers Program for Foreign Language and Area Studies or Foreign Language and International Studies Program and Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Program - #84.015

Centers: Funds may be used for instructional costs of language and area and international studies programs, administration, lectures, conferences, library resources and staff, outreach, and travel. Fellowships: Funds may be used for academic year and summer fellowships to institutions of higher education (IHEs) in order to assist graduate students in acquiring foreign language and either area or international studies competencies. A fellowhip awarded to an undergraduate student may include an allowance for educational programs in the United States or education programs abroad that meet certain criteria.




. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

34 CFR 655, 656, and 657 apply to the Centers and Fellowships Programs. Selection criteria for evaluating applications and selecting centers are listed in the Title VI, International Education Program Regulations in 34 CFR 655.31, 656.21 or 656.22. The Secretary will weigh criteria using points indicated in the application package or in a notice published in the Federal Register. 34 CFR 657.21 gives the criteria for selection of institutional awards for fellowship allocations. The Secretary will weigh criteria using points indicated in the application package or in a notice published in the Federal Register.

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