Establishment of a University Partnership with University of Karachi in Karachi, Pakistan in Public Policy and Public Administration

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

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.

Related Programs

Public Diplomacy Programs for Afghanistan and Pakistan

U.S. Department of State


Agency: Department of State

Office: Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs

Estimated Funding: $1,000,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Not Available

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligibility for U. S. institutions is limited to not-for-profit organizations subject to 501 (c) (3) of the tax code.

The lead institution and funding recipient in the project must be an accredited four-year U.S college or university.

Knowledge of working conditions in Pakistan can be important for a successful proposal and project.

Universities that do not have experience in Pakistan are encouraged to discuss or partner with universities that have experience in-country.



Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:
Ellen Delage, Afghanistan/Pakistan Program Coordinator, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Office of Press and Public Diplomacy

Agency Email Description:
Inquiries

Agency Email:
DelageEM@state.gov

Date Posted:
2013-02-20

Application Due Date:
2013-04-24

Archive Date:
2013-05-03



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