The Group Projects Abroad Program holds two competitions. Annual competitions are held for short-term seminars, curriculum development teams, and group research or study projects. Competitions are held every four years for advanced overseas intensive language projects.
GPA Short-Term Projects
Current competition: FY 2015
Applications available: February 19, 2015
Application deadline: March 23, 2015
Panel Review: April 2015
Award Announcement: no later than September 30, 2015
Federal Register Notice
- Notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2015 for the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program—Short-Term Projects | PDF
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.
It is strongly recommended that potential applicants familiarize themselves with the Grants.gov Web site and complete the required registration well before the closing date. You can begin the registration process before the application is published on Grants.gov or while you are filling out the application. However, registration must be completed before you can submit your completed package. Please note that the registration process for organizations may take three to five days to complete. The site offers users extensive customer support options and resources for applicants.
Application packages in Grants.gov consist of two downloadable files: application instructions and the application package. To view the package, including required forms, the free Adobe Reader or compatible Acrobat Professional software must be installed on your computer.
Accessing the Application Package
- Start at the Grants.gov home page: http://www.grants.gov/.
- Find the application by Funding Opportunity Number (ED-GRANTS-021915-001) or Agency (Department of Education).
- Click on the Funding Opportunity Number which will direct you to the details, history, announcement, and application package for this grant.
- Click on Application Package. Download the application and its instructions by selecting the corresponding download link.
Applicants who are unable to submit an application through the Grants.gov system may submit a written request for a waiver of the electronic submission requirement. Requests for waivers are due at least two weeks before the application deadline date. See the Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for additional details on requesting a waiver.
Page limits and acceptable fonts for grant applications. Please refer to the Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for page limits and font types an applicant may use when submitting grant applications for this competition.
Tips for submitting applications electronically through Grants.gov are available.
Tips and Assistance
A webinar will be held on March 5, 2015 from 1:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Please register for the FY 2015 GPA Short-Term Projects Webinar by Monday, March 2nd at:
Once the host approves your request, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions for joining the meeting.
To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link:
GPA Short-Term Projects:
GPA Advanced Overseas Intensive Language Training Projects:
Room 6099, (202) 502-7626
U.S. Department of Education
International and Foreign Language Education
Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program
1990 K Street, N.W., 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
Mail Stop K-OPE-6-6078
Main Telephone: (202) 502-7700
Fax: (202) 502-7860