Overseas Educational Advising

To foster mutual understanding between the United States and other countries by promoting U.S.

higher education through a global network of Education USA educational advising/information centers.
Examples of Funded Projects

Varied.


Agency - Department of State

The Department of State strives to create a more secure, democratic and prosperous world for the benefit of the American people and the international community.


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Asociacion Centro Cultural Salvadoreno Americano $ 56,000   2020-10-012021-12-30
American University Alumni Language Center $ 8,300   2019-09-202021-09-30
Miscellaneous Foreign Awardees $ 21,000   2020-09-152021-09-14
Miscellaneous Foreign Awardees $ 18,900   2020-09-152021-09-14
Asociacion Centro Cultural Salvadoreno Americano $ 19,170   2020-09-142021-08-30
Asia Foundation, The $ 22,000   2019-09-262021-01-31
Centro Peruano Americano - Tarapoto El Cultural $ 7,000   2019-09-302020-10-30
World Learning Inc. $ 50,000   2019-09-172020-09-30
Redacted Due To Pii $ 24,737   2018-11-012019-11-01
Individual Recipient $ 250   2019-07-032019-08-31



Program Accomplishments

In 2005, DOS/ECA awarded grants to AMIDEAST, ACIE, IIE, and OSI to provide overseas educational advising, orientation, and information services on opportunities in U.S. education for foreign students and scholars at field offices the Middle East, Eurasia, East Asia and Mexico. Centers received more than 20 million queries in 2005.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funding for nonprofit organizations to support implementation of overseas educational advising programs, educational advising coordination, and training for educational advisers to ensure that students in specific international locations receive unbiased, ethical, up-to-date information on U. S. higher education.

Locations specified by requests for grant proposals published in the Federal Register and on the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs website: http://exchanges.state.gov/education/rfgps/.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

To be eligible for consideration, organizations must: 1) Be incorporated in the U.S.; 2) have not-for-profit status as determined by the IRS; 3) a proven record of successful work in international educational and cultural exchange, including responsible fiscal management.

Beneficiary Eligibility

To be eligible for consideration, organizations must: 1) Be incorporated in the U.S.; 2) have not-for-profit status as determined by the IRS; and 3) a proven record of successful work in international educational and cultural exchange, including responsible fiscal management.

Credentials/Documentation

Not applicable. To be eligible for consideration, organizations must: 1) Be incorporated in the U.S.; 2) have not-for-profit status as determined by the IRS; and 3) a proven record of successful work in international educational and cultural exchange, including responsible fiscal management.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

Announcements are made in the Federal Register for organizations meeting eligibility requirements. Announcements are posted to Department of State's website: http://exchanges.state.gov/education/rfgps/.

Award Procedures

Final selection of grantees is made by the Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs on recommendation of an Advisory Committee made up of Department staff experienced in international exchanges.

Deadlines

See http://exchanges.state.gov/education/rfgps/.

Authorization

Public Law 87-256, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Six weeks to three months from deadline.

Appeals

None.

Renewals

Grants may be renewable for two years after initial competition, following ECA review of program.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Cost-sharing requirements set out in Federal Register announcement.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

As set out in Federal Register announcements.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Financial and Program Reports are required.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of