Current Funding Opportunities

The following Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) have been announced on and will remain on this site until the closing dates. This site is updated whenever a NOFO opens or closes. Please read each NOFO for the closing date and other information for proposal preparation. If you have questions, staff contact information may be found in the text of each NOFO. Please review the proposal submission announcements below.

Updates and Announcements

Notice of Funding Opportunities (Pending FY 2022 Funds)

FY 2022 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program
Deadline: June 30, 2021

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program was established by presidential initiative in 1978.  The program enhances leadership among international professionals who collaborate to address local and global challenges and foster change for our collective good.

Through academic study and professional development with U.S. counterparts, this growing global network shares best practices and builds expertise in fields of critical importance to advance societal and institutional capacity, promote human rights and freedoms, ensure sustainable environments, and develop thriving communities. As leaders in their fields, Humphrey Fellowship alumni become important interlocutors within their countries and regions, advancing solutions to global problems, often in collaboration with the United States and in support of U.S. bilateral relationships.

Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) (PDF)
Project Objectives, Goals, and Implementation (POGI) (PDF)
Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms


FY 2022 EducationUSA Advising Services
Deadline: July 2, 2021

EducationUSA is the U.S. Department of State’s global network of educational advising centers that work with prospective international students in more than 175 countries to promote U.S. higher education abroad. Advisers at more than 430 EducationUSA centers provide accurate, comprehensive, and current information about the diversity of U.S. higher education opportunities, guiding prospective students to find the institution that best fits their needs.

In addition, the EducationUSA network assists accredited U.S. institutions of higher education institutions (HEIs) to help institutional leaders meet their campus internationalization goals, including strategic guidance to U.S. institutions regarding relevant international higher education systems and partners to enhance their international networks and potential partnerships. The EducationUSA network, in collaboration with ECA, also provides information on the U.S. higher education system to foreign governments and institutions, and encourages study abroad by Americans to expand their understanding of foreign cultures, communities, and countries.

Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) (PDF)
Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms


FY 2022 International Airport Arrival and Departure Program
Deadline: July 19, 2021

The International Airport Arrival and Departure Program includes meeting IVLP participants at designated airports to provide assistance with transfers to Washington, D.C. and/or transfers to the appropriate project hotel. In addition, when requested in writing by the Community Relations Branch (ECA/PE/V/C/R), the award recipient must provide assistance inside the Customs and Border Protection hall to assist individuals from specified countries with their immigration entry procedures. In some cases, the award recipient will be asked to provide assistance to outgoing IVLP participants as they navigate TSA security checkpoints and transfer to their international flights.

Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) (PDF)
Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

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U.S. Department of State 
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