FY 2023 BridgeUSA Africa Polytechnic Collaboration Initiative is a Discretionary grant funded by Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It's award amount is up to $100,000 and 1 awards are expected. It is categorized in Other. The grants is open to all (government, organization, and/or individual) entities. The application deadline (close date) to apply is 2022-11-28 (-8 days left).
The following table summarizes the FY 2023 BridgeUSA Africa Polytechnic Collaboration Initiative opportunity.
|Opportunity Title||FY 2023 BridgeUSA Africa Polytechnic Collaboration Initiative|
|Funding Instrument Type||Cooperative Agreement|
|Post Date||September 30, 2022 (Friday)|
|Last Updated Date||September 30, 2022 (Friday)|
|Close Date||November 28, 2022 (Monday)|
|Award Amount||$100,000 - $100,000|
The Office of Private Sector Exchange (BridgeUSA) of ECA will announce an open competition for the administration of the FY2023 BridgeUSA Africa Polytechnic Collaboration Initiative. U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) including organizations that represent consortia or other combinations of accredited U.S. community colleges/universities may submit only one proposal to cooperate with BridgeUSA under this competition to provide approximately 20 scholarships to scholars and professionals evenly distributed across participating countries from East Africa (AF) for the FY2023 BridgeUSA Africa Polytechnic Collaboration Initiative.
The scholarship will cover BridgeUSA program fees, healthcare benefits coverage, visa fees, SEVIS fees, and airfare. The program should be implemented in a 36-month time frame. The BridgeUSA Africa Polytechnic Collaboration Initiative scholarships would further ECA’s goal of promoting mutual understanding and lasting partnerships between emerging leaders from foreign countries and the United States as well as provide opportunities for BridgeUSA exchange visitors to collaborate with U.S. counterparts and share ideas, approaches, and strategies to develop solutions to pressing local and global challenges and address foreign malign influence in higher education space in the region.
This pilot will initially focus on East Africa including the islands along the east coast of Africa: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.
Proposals should address the combination of at least five countries from the list above and the proposed eligible J-1 categories described under Section C.2.1 Eligible Countries and J-1 Categories. ECA program office will finalize participating countries with the regional bureau.
The following table shows the dates and awards information in detail for FY 2023 BridgeUSA Africa Polytechnic Collaboration Initiative federal grants. It posted on 2022-09-30 and will be closed on 2022-11-28.
The maximum award amount is $100,000 and the award floor amount is $100,000.
|Agency Name||Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs|
|Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement||No|
|Additional Information||Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Organizational Funding Opportunities|
|Additional Information URL||https://eca.state.gov/organizational-funding/open-grant-solicitations|
The next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this federal grant.
- Please see full announcement.
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- Additional Information: Please see full announcement.
|Grantor Detail||Hans Posey|