•  For all other US Students Programs, please visit:http://www.iie.org 

For all other US Scholars Programs, please visit:http://www.cies.org


 THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DOE) :  Grant and Fellowship Opportunities in International Education (for Americans) Website:


The U.S. Department of Education's International Education Programs Service (IEPS) offers funding to promote expertise and competence in foreign languages and area and international studies. 

The following programs plan to accept applications: 


  • American Overseas Research Centers Program:  Grants to consortia of U.S. colleges and universities to establish or operate overseas research centers that promote postgraduate research, exchanges, and area studies. For more information on this program visit:http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsaorc/index.html .

  • Business and International Education Program: Grants to U.S. colleges and universities entering into an agreement with a trade association and/or business to improve the academic teaching of the business curriculum and to conduct outreach activities expanding the capacity of the international economic activities of the business community.

       For more information on this program visit: http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsbie/index.html 


  • Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA)Program: Grants to U.S. colleges and universities to fund individual doctoral students conducting research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies.

        For more information on this program visit:http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/index.html 

  • Faculty Research Abroad Program: Grants to U.S. colleges and universities to fund faculty conducting research abroad to maintain and improve their area studies and language skills.

        For more information on this program visit:http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsfra/index.html 


  • Group Projects Abroad Program:  Grants to support overseas projects in training, research, and curriculum development in modern foreign languages and area studies by U.S. teachers, students, and faculty engaged in a common endeavor.

       For more information on this program visit:  http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsgpa/index.html 

  • International Research and Studies Program: Grants to public/private agencies, organizations and institutions, and individuals to support surveys, studies, and instructional materials development to improve and strengthen instruction in modern foreign languages, area studies, and other international fields.

       For more information on this program visit:http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsirs/index.html 

  • Seminars Abroad Program and Special Bilateral Projects: Short-term study and travel seminars abroad for U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities for the purpose of improving their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries.

       For more information on this program visit: http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpssap/index.html 

  • Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages Program: Funding to U.S. colleges and universities, a combination of such institutions, or partnerships between nonprofit educational organizations and colleges and universities to plan, develop, and carry out programs to strengthen and improve undergraduate instruction in international studies and foreign languages.

       For more information on this program visit: http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsugisf/index.html

For more information on these and other IEPS programs, please visit the program Web sites or contact:
International Education Programs Service
U.S. Department of Education
1990 K St. N.W., 6th Floor 
Washington, DC 20006-8521
Tel: 202-502-7750

www.ed.gov/HEP/iegps OPE_IEGPS@ed.gov  
Mail to: OPE_IEGPS@ed.gov


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