American Overseas Research Centers

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The FY 2016 AORC application for grants is available. Application Deadline: August 4, 2016. Refer to the Federal Register Notice.

Program Office: International and Foreign Language Education

CFDA Number: 84.274A
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants

Program Description

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This program provides grants to establish or operate overseas research centers that promote postgraduate research, exchanges, and area studies.

Types of Projects

Grants may be used to pay for all or a portion of the cost of establishing or operating a center or program. Costs may include faculty and staff stipends and salaries; faculty, staff, and student travel; operation and maintenance of overseas facilities; teaching and research materials; the acquisition, maintenance, and preservation of library collections; travel for visiting scholars and faculty members who are teaching or conducting research; preparation for and management of conferences; and the publication and dissemination of material for the scholars and general public.

Last Modified: 06/22/2016