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Agriscience Awards 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...
American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) Leadership Development Programs 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...
American Film Showcase The American Film Showcase is a major touring film program bringing American documentaries, feature films and animated shorts to audiences worldwide....
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program 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...
Benjamin Franklin Summer Institutes 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...
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Programs The Childhood Lead Poisoning Program was created to eliminate lead poisoning amongst children in the United States. The main duty of the program is to: Create programs and policies to prevent childhood lead poisoning Provide the public and h...
Community Mental Health Services Block Grant 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 ...
Community Services Block Grant 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...
Congress-Bundestag Vocational Youth Exchange 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...
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange For Young Professionals 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...
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) 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 ...
Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program 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...
D.C. Higher Education Financial Services The Higher Education Financial Services' programs and services include, but are not limited to: The D.C. Adoption Scholarship (DCAS)- DCAS offers grant awards up to $10,000 per year for up to six years, with a lifetime maximum of $50,000, to Distr...
DanceMotion USA 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...
Doctoral Dissertation Research Grants Doctoral Dissertation Research Grants help Doctoral candidates who have been accepted to an accredited institution complete research and dissertations on housing or urban development issues. Recipients ...
English Access Microscholarship Program 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...
English Language Teaching Fellow Program Through the English Language Fellow (EL Fellow) Program, highly qualified U.S. educators in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) participate in 10-month-long fellowships...
Federal Pell Grants 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. Grants are not lo...
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants 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 ...
Foster Care 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 ...
Foster Grandparent Program 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...
Fulbright Programs 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...
Fulbright-Hays - Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad 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 ...
Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Program The Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Program offers fellowships, through Institutions of Higher Education, to faculty members who propose to conduct research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies to improve their skill in language...
Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Program The Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) program is designed to contribute to the development and improvement of the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States by providing training opportunities for faculty, teache...
German American Partnership Program (GAPP) 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...
Global Connections and Exchange (GCE) Program 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...
Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need 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...
Indian Education Assistance to Schools The purpose of the program is to fund other programs that meet the unique and specialized needs of eligible Native American students in a wide range of areas....
Indian Higher Education Grant Program The purpose of the program is to provide financial aid to eligible Native American students to assist them in attending an accredited institution of higher education....
Indian Housing Block Grants This grant provides Federal assistance for Indian tribes for the right of tribal self-governance, housing-related services such as housing counseling, self-sufficiency services, energy auditing, and the establishment of resident organizations....
Jacob K. Javits Fellowships Program The Javits Fellowships are awarded to graduate students pursuing the study of the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Individuals are selected on the basis of demonstrated achievement, financial need, and exceptional promise. Recipients receive a ...
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Program 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...
Life Sciences Awards 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...
Literature Fellowships Fellowships for creative writers are available on a two-year cycle with fellowships in prose available one year and fellowships in poetry available the next. Fellowships in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) or poetry that enable recipients to s...
Matching Grants to Tribes for Scholarship Program Matching Grants to Tribes for Scholarship program provides grants to Indian tribes and tribal organizations for the purpose of assisting such tribes and tribal organizations in educating American Indian...
Mental Health National Research Service Award (NRSA) The Mental Health National Research Service Awards (NRSA) ensure a continuing and adequate supply of well-trained personnel who are able to conduct research on mental health problems. The program provides training grants to institutions and fellowshi...
Migrant Education - College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) 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...
Migrant Education - High School Equivalency Program The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) helps migratory and seasonal farmworkers (or children of such workers) who are 16 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in school to obtain the equivalent of a high school diploma and, subsequently...
Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) offers special research training support to 4-year colleges, universities, and health professional schools with substantial enrollments of minorities such as African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Ame...
Minority Biomedical Research Support The Minority Biomedical Research Support Program increases the number of researchers who are members of minority groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical sciences. MBRS awards grants to 2- or 4-year colleges, universities, and health profes...
Museums Connect International Exchange Program 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 Health Service Corps Scholarship Program The National Health Service Corps offers this scholarship program to students committed to providing primary health care in communities identified as having a shortage of health professionals. The program offers payment of tuition, fees and other rea...
National Security Language Initiative for Youth 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...
Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant 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 ...
Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness The Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness Program (PAIMI) is administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Center for Mental Health...
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program 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...
Rural Housing: Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants The Farm Labor Housing Loan and Grant program provides capital financing for the development of housing for domestic farm laborers. Farm Labor Housing loans and grants are provided to buy, build, improve, or repair housing for farm laborers, includin...
Rural Housing: Housing Repair Loans and Grants The Rural Housing Repair Loans and Grants program provides loans and grants to very low-income homeowners to repair, improve, modernize, or to remove health and safety hazards in their rural dwellings. Loans are arranged for up to 20 years at 1 perce...
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students The Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program provides scholarships to full-time, financially needy students from disadvantaged backgrounds, who are enrolled in health professions and nursing programs. The programs makes funds available to s...
Senior Companion Program 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 ...
Social Services Block Grant The Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) is a capped entitlement program that provides funds to assist states in delivering social services directed toward the needs of children and adults. These services include: 1) Preventing, reducing, or elimina...
Special Improvement Project The purpose of the Special Improvement Project grant is to provide funding for projects that further the national child support mission and goals. This mission aims to help children receive financial and medical support as well as improve program per...
Sports Envoys International Exchange Program 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...
State Fire Training Systems Grants The State Fire Training Systems Grant program provides financial assistance to firefighters and emergency response personnel for the delivery of a variety of National Fire Academy courses/programs....
Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant The Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SAPTBG) enables states to provide substance abuse treatment and prevention services through a variety of means, both statute and regulations, an...
TRIO Student Support Services The Student Support Services (SSS) program provides support services to low-income students, first generation college students, and disabled students enrolled in post-secondary education programs. Eligible students may receive (among other services) ...
Teachers for Global Classrooms Professional Development Program 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...
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families 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...
Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families 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...
U.S. Participation at Venice and Cairo Biennale Exhibitions 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...
Urban Indian Health Program The Indian Health Service (IHS) Urban Indian Health Program supports contracts and grants that fund outreach and referral, case management, comprehensive primary care, limited primary care, dental, community health, substance abuse (outpatient and in...
Vaccines for Children Program The Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program helps provide vaccines to children whose parents or guardians may not be able to afford them. This helps ensure that all children have a better chance of getting their recommended vaccinations on schedule....
Youth Ambassadors International Exchange Program The Youth Ambassadors Program brings together high school students and adult mentors from countries across the Americas to increase leadership skills and prepare youth to make a difference in their communities. Participants will engage in workshop...
Youth Education and Training Activities WIA Youth Grant Program The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program provides formula funded grants to state and local communities to operate a comprehensive array of youth services that help low-income youth (ages 14-21) seeking assistance in a...
Youth Leadership International Exchange Program The Youth Leadership Program fosters mutual understanding, respect, and civic engagement among young Americans and their international peers. During the three-four week exchanges, students and educators participate in workshops, community service ...
smARTpower 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...