US Mission to Costa Rica: Funding for English Language, STEAM and Entrepreneurship Programs

Sponsor Deadline: 

Mar 30, 2018

Internal Deadline: 

Mar 1, 2018


Dept of State Embassy in Costa Rica

UI Contact: 

Funding for English Language, STEAM & Entrepreneurship Programs   4112-FY18-01

The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program (or project) in the following focus areas: - improve the quality of English language education at the secondary and higher education levels; - improve the quality of, and access to, science, technology, engineering, arts and design, and mathematics (STEAM) education for girls at the secondary and higher education levels; - inspire entrepreneurship among youth in under-represented communities particularly among women, Afro–descendent, and indigenous communities.

Note: The UIowa OVPR&ED asks prospective University of Iowa applicants to limited Dept of State programs to email a one-page abstract of their proposal with a link to the program of interest to Ann Knudson  UI International Programs Grants Administrator, with a cc to Cheryl Ridgeway in the UI Office of the Vice President for Research, as soon as possible, but at least 30 days in advance of the deadline.  If multiple abstracts to a given solicitation are received, an internal review will be conducted to select the applicant to submit on behalf of the University of Iowa.