Deadline: July 12, 2017

Agency/Sponsor: US Department of State

Website: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293765

The Department of State, U.S. Mission to India is accepting application supporting efforts to implement a STEM roadshow in selected cities in India to encourage girls and young women to pursue opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Workshops will provide information to girls and young women about pursuing opportunities in STEM fields, and highlight STEM educational opportunities at U.S. institutions of higher learning.The grantee will also establish a network to provide counseling and support to female secondary school students considering a STEM-centric education through a program organized by the grantee in the local geographic area. The network will consist of the participants of the previously conducted workshops as well as local alumni of STEM programs in the United States. 

Goals:

  1. Strengthen people-to-people ties between the United States and India through exchanges of information, experiences and expertise.
  2. Support economic growth and development by creating awareness for girls and young women on higher education opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
  3. Encourage more Indian students to consider higher education opportunities in the United States by interacting with U.S. university alumni in India and promoting EducationUSA.

Funds:

Maximum award of $75,000 and minimum amount of $70,000

Project Period:

1 year or less

Eligibility:

Eligibility is open to all non-profit, non-governmental organizations. Individuals are not eligible for an award under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Organizations may sub-contract with other entities, but only one, non-profit, non-governmental entity can be the prime recipient of the award. Cost sharing is not required.

Funding Opportunity/CFDA:

ND-NOFO-17-107: Women in STEM Roadshow, CFDA 19.040-Public Diplomacy Programs

Deadline:

June 12, 2017



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