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The Agriscience Awards competition will present: $25,000 award to two scientists, with additional funds for research; three $10,000 awards to high school educators; and three $5,000 awards to high school students, who are judged to exemplify excellen...
The Life Sciences Awards competition will present: $25,000 award to a scientist, with additional funds for research; three $10,000 awards to high school educators; and three $5,000 awards to high school students, who are judged to exemplify excellenc...
The James Madison Fellowships were created to honor Madison's legacy and Madisonian principles by providing support for graduate study that focuses on the Constitution, its history and contemporary relevance to the practices and policies of democrati...
The Federal Pell Grant Program provides need-based grants to low-income undergraduate and certain post-baccalaureate students to promote access to postsecondary education. The maximum Pell Grant for the 2013-14 award year is $5,645. For the 2014-15 a...
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG) help financially needy undergraduate students, who have not earned a bachelor's or professional degree, meet the cost of postsecondary education.?The program gives priority to students ...
The Overseas Doctoral Dissertation program provides opportunities for graduate students to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign language and area studies with the exception of Western Europe. This program is designed to ...
The Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) program provides fellowships through graduate academic departments, programs, and units of institutions of higher education (IHE) to graduate students of superior ability who demonstrate finan...
The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) assists students who are migratory or seasonal farmworkers (or children of such workers) enrolled in their first year of undergraduate studies at an institution of higher education. The funding supports c...
The American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) program focuses on international educational exchanges for young political leaders worldwide. The program provides in-depth exploration of the governance, politics, policy making, bilateral rela...
The American Film Showcase is a major touring film program bringing American documentaries, feature films and animated shorts to audiences worldwide....
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program provides scholarships to U.S. undergraduates with financial need for study abroad. Established under the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000, Gilman Scholarships provide up to $5,000...
The Benjamin Franklin Summer Institutes are academic programs hosted by a U.S. college or university. These programs focus on global issues, in addition to leadership and community service. American youth participate in these programs, but do not tra...
The Congress-Bundestag Vocational Youth Exchange Program offers graduating high school seniors the opportunity to live with a German host family, participate in a training or school program, and gain experience working abroad through an internship wi...
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals program offers two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior German language knowledge required), four months of classroom instruction at a German university or col...
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) for high school students offers German and American students a fully-funded academic year abroad. Participating students develop critical intercultural skills while learning what it's like to live ...
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program provides overseas foreign language instruction and cultural enrichment experiences in 13 critical need languages for U.S. students in higher education. The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government ef...
DanceMotion USASM sends American dance companies overseas to connect with audiences and communities through dance workshops, lecture demonstrations, public performances and other arts education activities. This program includes a U.S. based exchan...
The English Access Microscholarship Program (Access) provides a foundation of English language skills to talented 13-20 year-olds from economically disadvantaged sectors through after-school classes and intensive sessions. Access gives participants E...
The core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends approximately 800 American scholars and professionals per year to approximately 130 countries, where they lecture and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Awards i...
The German American Partnership Program (GAPP) supports partnerships and exchanges between high schools in the U.S. and secondary schools in Germany. GAPP allows groups of U.S. high school students and German secondary school students to visit a s...
The Global Connections and Exchange (GCE) Program supports collaboration and online linkages among students, educators, and community youth leaders from U.S. and overseas secondary schools and youth organizations. GCE participants expand their com...
Museums Connect (formerly known as Museums & Community Collaborations Abroad) is designed to strengthen connections between people in the United States and abroad through museum-based exchanges. Museums Connect links U.S. and international mus...
National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) students learn less-commonly studied foreign languages overseas through summer and academic year programs. Previous language study is not required, and language learners of all levels are encou...
Sports Envoys are athletes and coaches who travel overseas to lead programs that were developed by U.S. embassies and consulates. These American coaches and athletes hold sports clinics for young people and their coaches, participate in community out...
The Teachers for Global Classrooms Program (TGC) provides an opportunity for middle and high school teachers from the United States to participate in a program aimed at globalizing U.S. classrooms through an online professional development course, tw...
The U.S. Department of State supports the U.S. participation at select international art exhibitions called biennales. These programs help U.S. museums, school, galleries, or visual arts organizations participate in international art exhibitions. Cur...
smARTpower sends American visual artists abroad to collaborate with local artists and young people around the world on the creation of community-based art projects. Focusing on direct community engagement that encourages dialogue, experimentation and...
The Community Mental Health Services Block Grant is dedicated to improving public mental health service systems across the country. The purpose of the grant is to help build and support the community-based public mental health system for adults with ...
The Community Services Block Grant program provides states and Federal and state-recognized Indian Tribes with funds to provide a range of services to address the needs of low-income individuals to ameliorate the causes and conditions of poverty. Som...
Children's Bureau (CB) provides funding to states and tribes to provide safe foster care placements for children and youth who cannot remain in their homes. Our funding also provides optional guardianship assistance for states, as well as assistance ...
The PHHS block grant is used to support clinical services, preventive screening, laboratory support, outbreak control, workforce training, public education, data surveillance, and program evaluation ...
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides grant funds to states and territories to provide families with financial assistance and related support services. State-administered programs may include childcare assistance, job pr...
The Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, formerly Aid to Families with Dependent Children, program provides a variety of benefits and services to Federally-recognized tribes, American Indian, and Alaska Native families. Bene...
The Foster Grandparent Program provides grants to qualified agencies and organizations for the dual purpose of engaging persons 60 or older, with limited incomes, in volunteer service to meet critical c...
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) provides grants to qualified agencies and organizations for the dual purpose of engaging persons 55 and older in volunteer service to meet critical commun...
The Senior Companion Program provides grants to qualified agencies and organizations for the dual purpose of engaging persons 60 and older, particularly those with limited incomes, in volunteer service ...