The Office of Global Educational Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), U. S. Department of State, announces an open competition for one cooperative agreement to administer the Office's Fulbright Teacher Exchange Programs in Fiscal Year 202 1. U. S. public and private
non-profit organizations or consortia or other combinations of eligible organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3) may submit a proposal to cooperate with the Bureau in the administration of the FY 2021 Fulbright Teacher Exchange Programs.
For FY 2021, applicant organizations are required to submit a single proposal to administer the suite of Fulbright Teacher Exchange Programs as described below.
Applicants should submit one administrative and program budget that clearly details the costs per program component.
Applicant organizations are encouraged to develop synergies across and among program components, look for administrative efficiencies, and explore public and private partnership opportunities with U. S. for-profit and non-profit entities, school districts, and other education stakeholders to increase support for U. S. Fulbright nominees, including in the form of paid leave and benefits.
ECA anticipates issuing one cooperative agreement for $9,075,000 for administrative ad program costs, pending the availability of FY 2021 funds.
ECA reserves the right to fully or partially fund or not to fund a specific program component.
Although geographic regions or countries are noted below, applicant organizations must demonstrate flexibility and the willingness to work in locations that may not be identified at the present time.
ECA reserves the right to add or delete regions or countries depending on Bureau priorities and the availability of funds.
Please see section B.) Federal Award Information in the NOFO for additional details.