Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

ECA: Open Competition for Professional Fellows Program

Program Summary

The Professional Fellows Division in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Office of Citizen Exchanges announces an open grant competition to conduct the Professional Fellows Program (PFP) in the regions of Africa (AF), East Asia and Pacific (EAP), Europe and Eurasia (EUR), the Near East (NEA), South and Central Asia (SCA) and the Western Hemisphere (WHA). Proposals must address one of the following three themes: 1) Legislative Process and Governance, 2) Economic Empowerment, and 3) Rule of Law.

The Professional Fellows Program is a two-way, global exchange program designed to promote mutual understanding, enhance leadership skills, and build lasting and sustainable partnerships between mid-level emerging leaders from foreign countries and the United States.

Eligibility

Applicant organizations may submit no more than one proposal in this competition.

Eligible applicants may not submit a proposal involving only one country. It is required for this competition that at least two countries are involved in any proposal. All proposals must be two-way exchange programs that focus on one of the following three themes: 1) Legislative Process and Governance, 2) Economic Empowerment, and 3) Rule of Law.

Award Information

The University of Iowa may submit only one application to this program. If you are interested in applying, please email vpr-wins@uiowa.edu.

Date Due to Sponsor03/25/2013
Required LOI Due DateN/A
Non-Required LOI Due DateN/A
Email:cheryl-a-ridgeway@uiowa.edu
Phone:319-384-3332
Sponsor URL:http://eca.state.gov/files/bureau/professional_fellows_open_competition_0.pdf

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