Tunisia Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
June 5th, 2024
Close Date
July 8th, 2024
Total Funding
$200,000.00
Award Ceiling
$200,000.00
Award Floor
$180,000.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
DFOP0016640

Agency

Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (DOS-NEA)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Employment, Labor and Training

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs has posted a federal grant opportunity titled "Tunisia Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program". This program aims to offer talented Tunisian students full scholarships for a non-degree academic year of study at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States. The program's objective is to provide students from Tunisia with a deeper understanding of the United States, American culture and values, as well as leadership and other soft skills and knowledge to contribute to Tunisia's economic growth and development. The grant requires a cost sharing or matching requirement and falls under the category of funding activity for Employment, Labor, and Training. The estimated total program funding is $200,000, with an award ceiling of $200,000 and an award floor of $180,000. The grant is expected to result in one award. Eligible applicants include U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3). The opportunity will close on July 8, 2024. For more information, you can visit the following link: Tunisia Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program. If you have any questions, you can contact NEA-Grants@state.gov.

Description

The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program (TJSP) will offer talented Tunisian students full scholarships for an academic year of non-degree study at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States. The program will provide students from across Tunisia a deeper understanding of the United States and American culture and values, as well as leadership and other soft skills and knowledge to help them contribute to Tunisia’s economic growth and development.

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