Dept of State Public Diplomacy with Nigeria

Sponsor Deadline: 

Jul 30, 2021

Internal Deadline: 

Jul 2, 2021


Dept of State Embassy Abuja

UI Contact: 

Dept of State Public Diplomacy with Nigeria
Deadline July 30, 2021

Dept. of State DOS solicitations generally limit the number of applications that may go forward in response to a specific solicitation. 
Prospective applicants from the UI who wish to apply to a DOS program that limits the number of applications allowed per institution must refer to the UI Limited Submissions guidelines at

Public Affairs Section PAS will prioritize grant program proposals that:

• Promote Nigeria’s democratic governance, unity and stability, such as 

  • o Active citizenship, grassroot mobilization at state and local levels
  • o Youth political activism
  • o Transparency and accountability
  • o Civil society engagement and capacity building
  • o Media resources and verification techniques

• Strengthen human capital to promote inclusive economic growth and development, such as

  • o Empowerment programs
  • o Mentorship series 
  • o STEM education

• Protect against security threats and foster peace and stability, such as 

  • o Countering violent extremist narratives and misinformation
  • o Mitigate rural violence
  • o Support for community interventions
  • o Interfaith and intercommunal conflict resolution
  • o Peace through sports

• Improve and expand English language learning, and studying in U.S. institutions, such as

  • o Curriculum development
  • o Teacher training
  • o Educational exchanges

• Support Nigeria’s response to the COVID19 pandemic, such as

  • o Awareness campaign
  • o Media messaging
  • o Gender based violence awareness, prevention and response