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Section 02: Grant and Cooperative Agreement Opportunities


Office of Overseas Schools (A/OPR/OS)

U.S. Department of State

Room H-328, SA-1, Washington, DC 20522



The Office of Overseas Schools administers grants to elementary and secondary schools abroad to assure that appropriate educational programs are provided for dependents of American citizens.


Bureau of Oceans and International Environment and Scientific Affairs (OES)

U.S. Department of State

Room 7821, HST Bldg., Washington, DC  20520


OES administers grants related to the conduct of research and promotion of international cooperation on environmental and other scientific issues.


Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR/EX/GSO)

U.S. Department of State

Room 2248, HST Bldg., Washington, DC 20522-0504



The Bureau of Intelligence and Research administers grants for the provision of stable, long-term financing for advanced research; graduate and language training public dissemination of research data (methods and findings), and contact and collaboration among government and private specialists.


Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM)

U.S. Department of State

Room L303, SA-1, Washington, DC 20522-0105



PRM administers cooperative agreements for the provision of food, health and training activities and medical services for refugees in camps of first asylum.


Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA)

U.S. Department of State

301 4th Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20547



The Bureau of Economic, Energy and Cultural Affairs administers a broad range of international exchange programs authorized by the Fulbright-Hays Act (Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961).  Programs include the Fulbright Program for American and foreign students, scholars and teachers, and related academic exchange programs; International Visitor Program brings potential leaders from other countries to the U.S. o consult with their counterparts for broader exposure to American society and values; and Citizen Exchange Program provides grant support to the exchange program of American educational, cultural, and non-profit organizations.  The Bureau is required by its enabling legislation to reflect the diversity of the American people and its society and thought in its programs, and actively seeks the involvement of participants in its programs that will support achieving this mandate.

Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS/CIS/IST/ASD/CAP)

U.S. Department of State

3rd Floor, SA-3, Washington, DC 20522-1003



The Bureau of Diplomatic Security administers cooperative agreements with state and local governments and institutions of higher learning for security-related training facilities, and training course development for foreign policy officials.


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