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The deadline was extended from April 11 to May 2, 2013.
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Feb 28, 2013
Mar 25, 2013
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Apr 11, 2013
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May 02, 2013
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Public Diplomacy Programs for Afghanistan and Pakistan
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Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
• Eligibility for U.S. institutions is limited to not-for-profit organizations subject to 501 (c) (3) of the tax code.
• The lead institution and funding recipient in the project must be an accredited four-year U.S college or university.
Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad and the U.S. Consulate General in Karachi announce an open competition for a cooperative agreement to establish a University Partnership between a four-year college or university in the U.S. and Kinnaird College for Women in English Literature with an emphasis on American Literature. Accredited U.S. four-year colleges and universities meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to pursue institutional or departmental objectives in partnership with Kinnaird College. Objectives detailed as priorities for this partnership include: collaborative research, sharing of resources, professional development for faculty, and faculty and graduate student exchange. Faculty exchange programs of a few months and graduate student exchange programs of one semester are preferred by Kinnaird College. Shared resources should include access to peer-reviewed journals, research papers, and curriculum. The means of achieving these objectives is purposefully left broad to encourage the submission of innovative proposals tailored to the international education and research goals of both institutions. The project implementation period should be 36 months.
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Ellen Delage, Afghanistan/Pakistan Program Specialist, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
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