Dept of State Public Diplomacy with Egypt

Sponsor Deadline: 

Jul 15, 2021

Internal Deadline: 

Jun 15, 2021


Dept of State US Embassy in Cairo

UI Contact: 

Dept of State Public Diplomacy in Egypt 

Dept. of State DOS solicitations generally limit the number of applications that may go forward in response to a specific solicitation. 
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Priority Program Areas:

  • 1. U.S.–EGYPT BILATERAL RELATIONSHIP -- Programs that seek to promote a greater understanding of U.S. policies, culture, and society to Egyptian audiences; activities that promote shared values and interests between the American and Egyptian people; and projects that build people-to-people ties.
  • 2. REGIONAL SECURITY -- Programs that address issues of regional security and enhanced stability, strengthen community resilience to extremism, counter misinformation, or increase public understanding of the U.S.-Egypt security partnership.
  • 3. ECONOMIC GROWTH -- Programs related to economic growth and prosperity, inclusive socio-economic development, promoting economic competitiveness, skills development, entrepreneurship, technology/innovation, intellectual property rights, the creative economy, science/technology/engineering/arts/mathematics (STEAM), and economic empowerment of women and youth, and underserved populations in Egypt.
  • 4. SOCIAL ISSUES -- Programs that support an engaged civil society, promote a deepened understanding of diversity and inclusion, and encourage tolerance and peace through dialogue.
  • 5. EDUCATION -- Programs that promote study in the United States, the building of linkages between American and Egyptian academic institutions, and training opportunities for Egyptian students or faculty in STEAM or other fields.