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Overseas Programs_Special Bilateral Projects

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This federal aid program is managed by:

Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education

Objectives:

To increase mutual understanding and knowledge between the people of the United States and those in other countries by offering qualified U.S. educators opportunities to participate in short-term study seminars abroad on topics in the social sciences and the humanities.

Funding obligations:

(Project Grants) FY 09 $2,380,155; FY 10 est $2,249,221; FY 11 est $2,506,443

Uses and Use Restrictions:

Program funds provide round-trip economy airfare, room and board, tuition and fees for seminars. Actual locations may vary from year-to-year. No dependents are to accompany awardees participating in seminars.

Examples of Funded Projects:

Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available

Program Accomplishments:

Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available

Types of Assistance:

PROJECT GRANTS

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:

Varies by competition.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:

From 4 to 6 weeks. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: The information is included in the award documents.

Applicant Eligibility:

(1) Applicants must be U.S. citizens or have permanent resident status; (2) must hold a bachelor's degree; (3) must have at least 3 years full-time in teaching, administering or supervising in the humanities, the social sciences or social studies subjects; (4) applicants must be currently employed full-time in teaching, administering or supervising in the aforementioned areas; (5) applicants also must meet any language requirements if applicable (see the application booklet for details). If selected, awardees must furnish evidence of good health and emotional maturity.

Beneficiary Eligibility:

(1) Undergraduate faculty members of four year colleges/universities and 2-year community colleges in the fields of the humanities and social sciences; (2) supervisors and secondary (grades 9 through 12) and elementary and junior high school (grades K through 8) teachers of social studies and humanities; and (3) curriculum development specialists, administrators of local and State education agencies who have direct responsibility for developing curriculum in the subject areas encompassed by the social sciences and the humanities.

Award Procedure:

Recommendations are made to the Secretary of Education following advice from a panel of consultants. All recommended selections are subject to review and final approval by the presidentially appointed J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Contact Info for Headquarters Office:

Carly Borgmeier International Education Programs Service, Department of Education, 1990 K St NW, Suite 6080, Washington, District of Columbia 20006 Email: carly.borgmeier@ed.gov Phone: (202) 502-7691

Website Address:

http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpssap/.

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