Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available
The Department of Education ensures equal access to education and promotes educational excellence through coordination, management and accountability in Federal education programs. The Department works to supplement and complement educational efforts on all levels, encouraging increased involvement by the public, parents and students.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|University Of Oregon||$ 346,000||   ||2018-08-15||2020-08-14|
|University Of Texas At Austin||$ 344,000||   ||2018-08-15||2020-08-14|
|Duke University||$ 364,000||   ||2018-08-15||2020-08-14|
|Trustees Of Indiana University||$ 368,000||   ||2018-08-15||2020-08-14|
|Ohio State University, The||$ 360,000||   ||2018-08-15||2020-08-14|
|Georgetown University (the)||$ 362,000||   ||2018-08-15||2020-08-14|
|University Of Arizona||$ 378,000||   ||2018-08-15||2020-08-14|
|Trustees Of Indiana University||$ 383,536||   ||2018-08-15||2020-08-14|
|University Of California, Los Angeles||$ 370,000||   ||2018-08-15||2020-08-14|
|Csu Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation||$ 342,000||   ||2018-08-15||2020-08-14|
Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available
Uses and Use Restrictions
Centers funded must carry out activities to improve the teaching and learning of foreign languages.
These activities must include effective dissemination efforts, whenever appropriate, and may include--(a) the conduct and dissemination of research on new and improved methods for teaching foreign languages, including the use of advanced educational technology; (b) the development and dissemination of new materials for teaching foreign languages, to reflect the results of research on effective teaching strategies; (c) the development, application, and dissemination of performance testing that is appropriate for use in an educational setting to be used as a standard and comparable measurement of skill levels in foreign languages; (d) the training of teachers in the administration and interpretation of foreign language performance tests, the use of effective teaching strategies, and the use of new technologies; (e) a significant focus on the teaching and learning needs of the less commonly taught languages, including an assessment of the strategic needs of the United States, the determination of ways to meet those needs nationally, and the publication and dissemination of instructional materials in the less commonly taught languages; (f) the development and dissemination of materials designed to serve as a resource for foreign language teachers at the elementary and secondary school levels; and (g) the operation of intensive summer language institutes to train advanced foreign language students, to provide professional development, and to improve language instruction through pre-service and in-service language training for teachers.
Equipment costs may not exceed 15 percent of the grant total.
An institution of higher education or a consortia of institutions of higher education is eligible to receive an award.
Institutions of higher education or combinations of such institutions and individuals will benefit.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Eligible institutions may submit applications for funding when the announcement of a new competition is issued in the Federal Register. Application forms and guidelines for the submission of applications are available from the Advanced Training and Research Team in the Office of International and Foreign Language Education at the Department of Education.
Final recommendations are made to the Secretary following advice from a panel of consultants.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Higher Education Act, as amended, Title VI, Part A, Section 603.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Approximately 90 days.
Institutions of higher education selected to receive funds for the 4-year phased program must submit annual performance reports for the continuation of support. Renewals are subject to the availability of funds.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Grants are awarded for up to a 48-month period. Continuation awards are made if the grantee has made substantial progress in achieving the objectives outlined in its application and are subject to the availability of funds. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic transfer.
Post Assistance Requirements
Funded centers must provide final reports upon completion of the 48 month project period.
Interim and annual progress reports are required throughout the grant's duration.
Staff monitor grants drawdown using agency financial reports.
No cash reports are required.
No progress reports are required.
Expenditure reports are not applicable.
Reporting on performance measures is required as part of the submittal of the required annual performance report.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements. Grantees are subject to audit requirements as described in 34 CFR 74.26.
All records supporting claims under grants or relating to the accountability for awarded funds must be available upon request: (1) For 3 years after close of the fiscal year in which the grant expired or (2) until the grantee is notified of the completion of the Federal financial audit, whichever is later.
(Project Grants) FY 16 $2,746,768; FY 17 est $2,746,768; and FY 18 est $0
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
To be determined.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
34 CFR 655 and 669, and the Education Department General Administrative Regulations.
Regional or Local Office
Stephanie McKissic International Education Programs Service, Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20202 Email: email@example.com Phone: (202)453-6425
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Applications for awards will be evaluated competitively in accordance with the selection criteria published in 34 CFR 655.31, 669.21, and 669.22. The Secretary will weigh criteria using points indicated in the application package or in a notice published in the Federal Register.
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