Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Program

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This program competes annually.

Current competition: FY 2016
Application available: June 13, 2016
Application deadline: July 22, 2016

Federal Register Notices

Current Application

All applicants are required to submit an application online through Grants.gov. Grants.gov is a single access point for over 1,000 grant programs offered by federal and other grant-making agencies.

Through Grants.gov you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number 84.016. If you experience problems submitting your application through Grants.gov, refer to the Support page and/or contact the Grants.gov Support Desk, toll free, at 1-800-518-4726. For program-specific questions, contact the program officer below.

If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339. Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to one of the program contact persons listed below.

Tips and Assistance

A technical assistance webinar for the FY 2016 UISFL program competition will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. To attend, please register here for the webinar.

Additional information for UISFL projects from past grant competitions:

  • Webinar Slides for FY 2014 Application for New Awards download files MS PowerPoint (8.5MB)
  • MS PowerPoint Presentation (overview) download files PDF (983K) | MS Word (66K)
  • Guide for Developing the UISFL Application Narrative download files MS Word (90K) | PDF (162K)

Application Contacts

Tanyelle Richardson, tanyelle.richardson@ed.gov, (202) 453-6391

U.S. Department of Education
Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE)
International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE)
Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) Program
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Room 3E211
Washington, DC 20202-4260


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