U.S. Mission to Luxembourg -- Accelerating STEM and Climate Ambitions

Funding Agency:
Department of State

The Public Diplomacy Section (PD) of the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg, U.S. Department of State, announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out programs strengthening bilateral ties between the United States and Luxembourg on Accelerating STEM and Climate Ambitions. 

The U.S. Embassy Luxembourg invites proposals from non-governmental organizations, think tanks, government institutions, academic institutions, and individuals for programs strengthening the bilateral ties between the United States and Luxembourg and Accelerating STEM and Climate Ambitions, including, but not limited to:
• Programs that raise awareness about space and satellite technology, space exploration, biotechnology, green technology, clean energy, climate change, the climate crisis, or sustainable finance. This could include educational programs for young people, trainings for educators, public debates, exhibits, speakers, etc.
• Educational programs with a focus on interactive STEM skills, such as computer programming, coding, and robotics, or programs about the importance of protecting the environment, clean air and water and sustainability measures.
• Projects that share American best practices in STEM and space research, climate change, sustainability, sustainable finance, renewables, environmental protection, or biotechnology by bringing U.S. experts to engage with Luxembourg audiences.

The Grants Committee will review Statements of Interest (SOI) twice based on the following schedule. The Grants Committee recommends applicants submit proposals with start dates three to six months (or more) after the submission deadline.

  • Round 1 SOI Deadline: March 3, 2024
  • Round 2 SOI Deadline: May 5, 2024

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

The following organizations are eligible to apply:
• U.S. or Luxembourgish not-for-profit, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations.
• Public and private educational institutions.
• Public international organizations and governmental institutions.
• Individuals (note that for-profit organizations are not eligible for this notice of funding opportunity. By extension, this means that an employee or owner of a for-profit organization may not apply as an individual solely to circumvent this restriction. If applying as an individual, you must include in your application an explanation of why you are uniquely qualified as an individual applicant.)
• U.S. organizations applying for funding must partner with a Luxembourgish organization.

Amount Description

Award amounts: Awards may range from a minimum of $3,000.00 to a maximum of $15,000.00 

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities
Social Sciences

External Deadline

May 5, 2024