U.S. Mission to India: Seeking Proposals for Women in STEM Roadshow Project

Deadline: 12 July 2017

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi (PAS New Delhi) in coordination with U.S. Consulate General Hyderabad and U.S. Consulate General Kolkata is seeking proposals for a project entitled “Women in STEM Roadshow.” Through this project, a grantee will organize a “Women in STEM Roadshow” comprised of nine workshops in Tier-1 and Tier-2 cities in the consulate districts of New Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata.

The workshops will provide information to girls and young women about pursuing opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields – areas which represent an important source of professional employment opportunities in India. The workshops would also highlight STEM educational opportunities at U.S. institutions of higher learning, and introduce participants to EducationUSA.

Program Goals

  • Strengthen people-to-people ties between the United States and India through exchanges of information, experiences and expertise.
  • Support economic growth and development by creating awareness for girls and young women on higher education opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
  • Encourage more Indian students to consider higher education opportunities in the United States by interacting with U.S. university alumni in India and promoting EducationUSA.

Objective: To implement a STEM Roadshow in selected cities to encourage girls and young women to pursue opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Funding Information

  • Minimum (“Floor”) Award Amount: $70,000
  • Maximum (“Ceiling”) Award Amount: $75,000
  • Grant projects generally should be completed in one year or less.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligibility is open to all non-profit, non-governmental organizations. Individuals are not eligible for an award under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Organizations may sub-contract with other entities, but only one, non-profit, non-governmental entity can be the prime recipient of the award. When sub-contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal.
  • Cost sharing is not required for this funding opportunity.
  • Pre-award costs are not an allowable expense for this funding opportunity.
  • This award does not allow for construction activities or costs.
  • U.S. Embassy New Delhi grants/cooperative agreements cannot be used to fund religious or partisan political activity; fundraising campaigns; commercial projects; scientific research; projects whose primary aim is the institutional development of the organization, or illegal activities.
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

How to Apply

All application materials must be submitted electronically via given website.

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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