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Applicant Information


This program operates on a four-year grant cycle.

The FY 2024 American Overseas Research Centers (AORC) program competition is closed. The below information regarding the FY 2024 competition is for reference only.

Federal Register Notice

Current Application

The FY 2024 AORC program competition is closed. The deadline to apply was March 26, 2024.

Applications were submitted online through

Tips and Assistance

  • IFLE held a technical assistance webinar for the FY 2024 AORC competition on February 7, 2024. A recording of the webinar is available to stream on YouTube at

Application Contact

Cheryl E. Gibbs
American Overseas Research Centers Program
U.S. Department of Education, OPE
International and Foreign Language Education
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Room 5C103
Washington, DC 20202
Telephone: (202) 453-5690



Last Modified: 03/28/2024