Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

Higher Education for Development (HED) - Africa-U.S. Higher Education Initiative Planning Grants

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

202 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

573 882-9500 phone
573 884-8371 fax

Limited Submission Announcement

Higher Education for Development (HED) has requested applications for Africa-U.S. Higher Education Initiative Planning Grants. HED anticipates making twenty (20) awards of up to $50,000 for a five-month period, contingent on the approval of funding by the United States Agency for International (USAID). These awards are intended to support planning for long-term partnerships to strengthen the capacity of African higher education institutions in the areas of (1) agriculture, environment and natural resources, (2) health, (3) science and technology, (4) engineering, (5) education and teacher training/preparation, and (6) business, management and economics and increase the engagement of U.S. higher education institutions in Africa.


Because MU is limited to two applications for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research, ltdsub@missouri.edu, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 2, 2009. Letters of intent should be limited to three pages and should include: 1) the focus area of the project, 2) a brief description of the problems of the partner institution, 3) a summary of the needs assessment and strategic planning process, and 4) a management plan outline.

Amount:

Up to $50,000 for a five-month period, contingent on the approval of funding by the United States Agency for International (USAID).

MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, January 2, 2009

Sponsor Deadlines:

February 2, 2009

URL for more information: http://www.hedprogram.org/tabid/66/itemid/182/AfricaUS-Higher-Education-Initiative-Planning-G.aspx

This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in health and life science disciplines. Please forward it to other faculty members who may be interested.

All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at research.missouri.edu or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at http://research.missouri.edu/ogwp/lsa.htm.