Grant Opportunity | Tunisia Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program Department of State Assistance Coordination

Grant Opportunity
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Funding Opportunity Number: SFOP0007215
Funding Opportunity Title: Tunisia Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes
Posted Date: Jul 17, 2020
Current Closing Date for Applications: Aug 19, 2020  
Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,300,000
Award Ceiling: $1,300,000
Award Floor: $1,000,000

Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3).

Agency Name: Assistance Coordination
Description: The Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program (TJSP) will offer outstanding 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 approximately 28 students from across Tunisia a deeper understanding of the United States as well as new skills and knowledge to help them contribute to Tunisia’s economic growth and development. The Recipient must facilitate participants’ studies and provide enrichment activities to achieve program objectives. Participants will enroll in full-time undergraduate coursework, including courses related to their fields of study as well as American Studies, in order to broaden their knowledge of their chosen field and the United States. Students may not enroll in clinical coursework. TJSP students will fulfill community service requirements in the first semester and complete an internship in the second semester. Students must return to Tunisia at the conclusion of the program in the United States for a mandatory re-entry workshop.
Grantor Contact Information: If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

NEA-Grants@state.gov

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