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Posted: 3/1/2024

U.S. Mission to Uzbekistan -- Implementation of University Faculty Exchange

The U.S. Embassy Tashkent Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations or institutions to submit applications to manage and implement an academic exchange program specifically for university faculty. The exchange program will provide one semester (about four months) academic exchanges at U.S. universities for up to 40 university faculty members to boost their teaching skills and professional expertise.

The program’s aim is to provide faculty the skills and expertise to help modernize and provide support to Uzbekistan’s higher education system in a variety of ways, including creating sustainable partnerships between university faculty in Uzbekistan and the United States, developing contemporary innovative curriculum, and modernizing research methods.  By participating in the exchange program, faculty will be empowered to improve their classroom teaching practices and will have the necessary tools to prepare their students better to enter the workforce.   

Audience: Preference should be given to faculty in fields designated as priority by the Government of Uzbekistan, such as accounting/finance, STEM fields including biotechnology, artificial intelligence, engineering, and IT/computer sciences; energy security; engineering; health care; public administration, and cultural and historic preservation and/or management.

Deadline for Applications: April 30, 2024

Eligibility Requirements

The U.S. Embassy Tashkent encourages applications from U.S. and Uzbekistan registered not-for-profit organizations and educational institutions with at least three years of programming experience in administering educational programs.  

Amount Description

Award Ceiling: $900,000

Award Floor: $700,000