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 relations, culture, and…

American Film Showcase

The American Film Showcase is a major touring film program bringing American documentaries, feature films and animated shorts to audiences worldwide.

Assets for Independence

Assets for Independence (AFI) is a community-based approach for giving low-income families a hand up out of poverty. Utilizing existing individual and community assets, AFI strengthens communities from within through the use of matched savings accounts called…

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 for American…

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 travel…

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 health-care provider…

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 serious mental…

Community Services Block Grant

The goal of the Community Services Block Grant is the reduction of poverty, the revitalization of low-income communities and the empowerment of low-income families and individuals to become fully self-sufficient.

The Community Services Block Grant is…

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 with a German company.

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 college of applied…

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 and attend school…

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 effort to…

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 District of Col…

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 exchange, …

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 may receive …

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 English skills that…

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 at academic…

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. For the 2014-15 award year (July 1,…

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 who receive Federal…

Federal Work-Study

The Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) funds part-time employment for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay postsecondary education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the…

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 to youth aging out…

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 community …

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 in the Fulbright …

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 develop research…

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 languages and knowledge of…

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, teachers, and…

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 secondary…

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 computer…

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 financial need and plan…

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.

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 democratic government. The…

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 excellence in the field of…

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 set aside time for…

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/Alaska Natives to serve as health professionals in 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 fellowships to individuals…

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 completion of the…

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, to gain…

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 Americans (including…

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 professional schools with…

Museums Connect International Exchange Program

Museums Connect is designed to strengthen connections between people in the United States and abroad through museum-based exchanges. The program's mission is to build global communities through cross-cultural exchanges while also supporting U.S. foreign policy goals,…

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 reasonable educational…

National Security Language Initiative for Youth

The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students and recent high school graduates to learn less commonly taught languages in summer and academic-year overseas immersion programs.

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 Services …

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 community needs …

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, including persons whose…

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 percent interest. Grants…

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 schools of…

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 to meet …

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 creativity, this…

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 eliminating…

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 performance.

Sports Diplomacy Program

Sports Diplomacy has emerged as an integral part of efforts to build ever-strengthening relations between the United States and other nations. Sports diplomacy uses the universal passion for sports as a way to transcend linguistic and sociocultural differences and…

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, and places an …

Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) 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, two Washington,…

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 preparation, and work…

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. Benefits may include…

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) personal and…

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. Currently, the State…

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 inpatient services),…

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 workshops,…

Youth Education and Training Activities

WIOA Title I Youth Program
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program provides formula funded grants to state and local communities to operate a comprehensive array of youth services that help eligible in-school and out-of-school…

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 activities,…