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CATALOG OF FEDERAL DOMESTIC ASSISTANCE

19.404:  Professional Development: International Educators/Administrators

Popular Name:  Education and Training Program

Objectives:  To provide mutually beneficial training and consultation between overseas-based educational advisers and U.S.-based international education professionals.

PROGRAM AND AWARD FINANCIAL AND INFORMATION CONTACTS
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE INFO.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS INFORMATION CONTACTS
RELATED PROGRAMS ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS
PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS


19.404 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility:  Limited to the ECA core cooperating organization (NAFSA: Association of International Educators).

Beneficiary Eligibility:  Professionals involved in international education administration.

Credentials/Documentation:  Not applicable.

19.404 APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination:  Administered by NAFSA, in cooperation with the Department of State. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.

Application Procedure:  Availability of annual grants announced by NAFSA through newsletters, e-mail, websites, and other appropriate means. Applications must be submitted to NAFSA.

Award Procedure:  NAFSA convenes a panel, including a State Department representative, to review applications and select awardees.

Deadlines:  Contact the Headquarters Office listed below.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time:  Not applicable.

Appeals:  None.

Renewals:  None.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals:  Value of proposed exchange to home and receiving partner; multiplier effect; cost sharing.

Examples of Funded Projects:  International Admissions officer from the College of William and Mary traveled to New Zealand and Australia to meet with advisers, educators and government officials to discuss a broad range of issues including the New Zealand, Australian and U.S. systems of education, credentials evaluation, and promoting the U.S. as a study abroad destination for Australians & New Zealanders.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:  Average grant award: $4,000.

19.404 RELATED PROGRAMS:

None.

19.404 PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Data not available.

19.404 FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE INFO:

Federal Agency:  BUREAU OF EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Type of Assistance:  Project Grants.

Obligations:  (Grants) FY 99 $43,795 (Linkage $23,000 and Partnership $20,795); FY 00 est $40,580 (Linkage $25,580 and Partnership $15,000); and FY 01 est $50,000 (Linkage $26,000 and Partnership $24,000).

Budget Account Number:  19-0201-0-1-154.

Authorization:  Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, Public Law 87-256, as amended.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature:  Not applicable.

19.404 INFO CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office:  None.

Headquarters Office:  Mr. Chris Powers, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, 1307 New York Ave., NW., Eighth Floor, Washington, DC 20005-4701. Phone: (202) 737-3699. Fax: (202) 737-3657. E-Mail: CHRISP@NAFSA.ORGWeb: www.nafsa.org. State Dept: Catherine L. Friend, ECA/A/S/A, SA#44, Washington, DC 20547. Phone: (202) 619-5434. Fax: (202) 401-1433. E-Mail: CALDERTO@USIA.GOV Web: e.usia.gov.

(See Appendix IV for more contact info.)

19.404 ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements:  Applicants' home and hosting institutions are expected to contribute to their participation.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:  Partnership program: About three weeks' duration. Regional Linkage program: About one week's duration. All exchanges should take place within 18 months of selection.

Uses and Use Restrictions:  Linkage: Awards are given for overseas educational advisers to attend regional U.S. conferences on international education. Partnership: Awards are given to U.S. professionals in international education to visit overseas educational advising centers.

19.404 POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports:  Within 30 days of completion of programs.

Audits:  Not applicable.

Records:  As prescribed by grant terms.

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