The Public Affairs Section of the U. S. Embassy in Islamabad and the U. S. Consulate General in Karachi announces an open competition for a cooperative agreement to establish a University Partnership between a four-year college or university in the U. S. and the University of Karachi in Public Policy
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and Public Administration.
Accredited U. S. four-year colleges and universities meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to pursue institutional or departmental objectives in partnership with the University of Karachi.
Objectives detailed as priorities for this partnership include:
collaborative research, curriculum development, and faculty and student exchange.
Faculty exchange programs of one semester and graduate student exchange programs of one month are preferred by the University of Karachi.
The means of achieving these objectives is purposefully left broad to encourage the submission of innovative proposals tailored to the international education and research goals of both institutions.
Applicants should consult the University of Karachi when developing their proposal.
The timeframe for achieving the objectives must be clearly outlined in the proposal funding request.
The project implementation period should be 36 months.