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Academic Exchange Programs - Undergraduate Programs - #19.009

Funding is provided to non-profit organizations, colleges, and universities to support their work in designing and administering programs as well as coordinating program logistics. Funding supports publicity and recruitment, screening of applications, communication with participants, payment of awards, and the provision of enrichment activities. The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program provides one semester and academic year scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students from underrepresented sectors for non-degree full-time study combined with community service, internships and cultural enrichment. The Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders expose foreign students to U.S. history, government, culture, society, and institutions with the goal of increasing mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes provide support to American university-level students to participate in intensive overseas summer language study institutes. The Community College Initiatives bring students in vocational and technical fields in selected countries for study at community college campuses across the United States, to increase their employment-related skills and knowledge of English, contribute to the economic development of their countries, and promote mutual understanding. Please refer to the grants.gov or Federal Register announcement for further information.




Pursuant to the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, as amended (Fulbright-Hays Act) the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State awards grants and cooperative agreements to educational and cultural public or private nonprofit foundations or institutions. Applications may be submitted by public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3). Organizations must have nonprofit status with the IRS at the time of application. Please refer to the grants.gov or Federal Register announcement for further eligibility criteria. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

As stated in Grants.gov and Federal Register announcements.

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