NAICU Washington Update

FIPSE Requests U.S.-Russia Partnership Proposals

March 31, 2010

The Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) has announced a grant program to encourage and develop educational opportunities between U.S. and Russian colleges. The arrangements provided by the grants would encourage language learning, cultural appreciation, sharing knowledge and forming long-term relationships between the two countries.  Application deadline is May 18.

Six grants will be awarded from the $800,000 program.  Funding will be $100-150,000 for the first year, and $300-400,000 for the second year.  Additional information is available at the Federal Register posting.  The deadline for applications is May 18.

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