The Office of Academic Exchange Programs (ECA/A/E) of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U. S. Department of State announces an open competition for one or more assistance awards to provide administrative services for the Fulbright Student Program in Fiscal Year 201 4. Public and private
non-profit organizations or consortia of eligible organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to cooperate with the Bureau in the administration and implementation of one or more of the following three program components:
- For U. S. students:
the Fulbright U. S. Student Program, including the Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship Program, the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program, and the Fulbright-mtvU Program.
- For foreign students administered by world geographic region:
the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, including the Faculty Development Program for selected countries of the Western Hemisphere.
- For foreign students administered globally:
the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program, pre-academic training, orientation programs, and enrichment activities, as well as oversight of the Fulbright Offices in Moscow and Kyiv.
Applicant organizations may compete to administer the entire world-wide Fulbright Student program comprising both the U. S. and foreign student components.
Alternatively, applicant organizations may compete to administer the U. S. student program and/or the foreign student program based on guidelines detailed in section II of the RFGP.
It is anticipated that the total amount of funding available for all FY 2014 administrative costs to support the program components listed above will be approximately $11,704,057, pending the availability of funds, and will involve management of approximately 4,700 new students.