10-week Online Academic Readiness Reading Writing Program - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Opportunity NumberND-NOFO-20-112
Opportunity Title10-week Online Academic Readiness Reading Writing Program
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Post DateMay 5, 2020 (Tuesday)
Last Updated DateMay 5, 2020 (Tuesday)
Close DateJune 15, 2020 (Monday)
Award Amount$10,000 - $50,000 (total funding : $50,000)

Funding Detail Description

The U.S. Embassy New Delhi is requesting proposals from American universities (preferably those with a program that offers a Masters (MA) degree for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - MATESOL) to have their American MATESOL students facilitate academic readiness coursework specifically to develop academic reading and writing skills through online, virtual programming for Indian students enrolled in Indian universities. American MATESOL students will gain valuable teaching experience facilitating online classes to international students. Students will take pre-program surveys to self-assess their skills as well as post program surveys to measure one dimension of the change in skill level. Timing for the online courses should be approximately fall 2020 (September – November) and/or spring 2021 (February – April). Project Goals: To provide Indian university students an opportunity to improve their academic English Language skills so they are better prepared for their academic studies in India. The opportunity could also benefit those Indian students poised to study in the United States and who need additional academic readiness skills prior to departing. To offer American MATESOL students distance-education teaching experience (Please refer to the full announcement available under 'related documents tab')

Funding Additional Information

Agency NameU.S. Mission to India
Important Dates
Post DateMay 5, 2020 (Tuesday)
Close DateJune 15, 2020 (Monday)
Last Updated DateMay 5, 2020 (Tuesday)
Archive DateJuly 15, 2020 (Wednesday)
Awards Detail
Award Floor$10,000
Award Ceiling$50,000
Estimated Total Program Funding$50,000
Expected Number Of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Additional InformationU.S. Embassy New Delhi
Additional Information URLhttps://in.usembassy.gov/

CFDA Numbers

Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
  • 19.040 - Public Diplomacy Programs

Categories of Funding Activities

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Education

Category Explanation

  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants

  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor ContactGrant Applications Manager, U.S. Embassy, New Delhi
(Grant Applications Manager)