Funding Opportunities: Notice of Grants, Awards & Scholarships Duke University
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This information is compiled and published solely as an informational service to Duke researchers, scholars, and staff.

Department of State - Public Diplomacy Grants Program -- Iraq

Synopsis:
The Public Diplomacy Grants Program supports initiatives that promote educational and cultural engagement and foster mutual understanding between the United States and Iraq. Grants are awarded for projects designed to further the development of Iraq’s future leaders, build the capacity of Iraqi institutions, and promote awareness and understanding of shared U.S. and Iraqi values.

Proposals are accepted at any time; applicants may be individuals or representatives of civil society and non-governmental organizations, cultural organizations, or research and academic institutions. Priority will be given to Iraqi applicants, although the program is open to U.S.-based not-for-profit organizations and institutions of higher education. Grant awards are subject to the availability of funds and generally will not exceed $100,000; most will be smaller. Requests for support for individual or group research projects or to help defray the costs of study abroad will not be considered.

Deadline: Sep. 1, 2013

The official announcement and description of this opportunity may be found on the funding agency's website:
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=225373

Areas of Interest:
Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
• Empowering Women and Youth
• Encouraging Environmental Awareness
• Promoting Civic Engagement and Strengthening Civil Society
• Fostering Cultural Ties
• Enhancing Professionalism in the Media

Disciplinary Category:
Environmental & Life Sciences; International Opportunities; Social Sciences.

Applicant Type:
Priority will be given to Iraqi applicants, although the program is open to U.S.-based not-for-profit organizations and institutions of higher education.

Numerical value: $100,000

Deadlines:
External Deadline: 9/1/2013

Note: For Duke researchers, scholars, and staff.
Duke University is served by two pre-award offices. The Office of Research Support assists Campus Schools and Centers. The Office of Research Administration supports the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing in Duke University Medical Center.
The Office of Research Administration -
For School of Medicine and School of Nursing
The Office of Research Support -
For Campus Schools and Centers
The Office of Research Administration must review all Duke University Medical Center applications for the School of Medicine and School of Nursing prior to submission to the sponsor. Business proposals are due at the ORA offices seven (7) business days in advance of the sponsor deadline. The Office of Research Support must review all Duke University applications for Campus Schools and Centers prior to submission to the sponsor. Business proposals are due at the ORS offices five (5) business days in advance of sponsor the deadline.
The Office of Research Administration
Duke University Medical Center
Suite 802, Erwin Square
2200 West Main Street
Durham, NC 27705
Telephone: 919.684.5175
Web: research.som.duke.edu
Email: gcmail@mc.duke.edu
The Office of Research Support
Duke University
Suite 710 Erwin Square
2200 West. Main Street
Durham, NC 27705
Telephone: 919.684.3030
Web: www.ors.duke.edu
Email: fundopps@duke.edu

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Last updated 3/8/2013