Women in STEM Roadshow

Funding Agency:
Department of State

The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section in New Delhi is soliciting proposals for a grant that meets the specifications stated in Section II from legally-recognized non-profit, non-governmental organizations that meet U.S. and Indian technical and legal requirements to develop and implement public diplomacy programs as specified by Section II below. Information about the Public Affairs Section can be found at: https://in.usembassy.gov/

The U.S. Embassy strongly supports initiatives that promote women’s social and economic development, integrate women into peace and security building, address and prevent gender-based violence, and ensure women’s full participation in civic and political life. Research shows that progress in women’s employment, health, and education can lead to greater economic growth and stronger communities. Integrating women in the corporate and government sectors is critical to good governance, economic growth, inclusive development, and regional security. 

Objective: To implement a STEM Roadshow in selected cities to encourage girls and young women to pursue opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

The workshops will provide information to girls and young women about pursuing opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields – areas which represent an important source of professional employment opportunities in India. The workshops would also highlight STEM educational opportunities at U.S. institutions of higher learning, and introduce participants to EducationUSA. 

Deadline: July 12, 2017

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility is open to all non-profit, non-governmental organizations. Individuals are not eligible for an award under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Organizations may sub-contract with other entities, but only one, non-profit, non-governmental entity can be the prime recipient of the award. When sub-contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal. 

Amount

$75,000

Amount Description

Minimum (“Floor”) Award Amount: $70,000

Maximum (“Ceiling”) Award Amount: $75,000

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Curriculum Development
International Opportunities
Social Sciences

External Deadline

July 12, 2017