Grants to Encourage Study Abroad in the Americas

blog2 image100,000 Strong in the Americas has announced that its Competition 6, the second funded with support from Santander Bank, will open January 15, 2015 and close March 6, 2015. Competition 6 is open to Higher Education Institutions in all countries in the Western Hemisphere without any thematic restrictions.

The last competition (#5: Promoting Study Abroad Focusing on Health and Nutrition) awarded eight 100K Strong Americas Innovation grants of $25,000 each.

There are several new and revised pages on the www.100KStrongAmericas.org website of interest to you to prepare for this competition:

http://www.100kstrongamericas.org/past-competitions

http://www.100kstrongamericas.org/100000-strong-explained

http://www.100kstrongamericas.org/meet-the-winners

The  Request for Proposal (RFP), or guidelines for writing the proposal, will be accessible on January 15, 2015 by

If you have questions once you have had read the RFP, submit them by January 29, 2015. Questions can be submitted here or by copying to your browser bit.ly/100KAmericas6Qs. Answers will be posted no later than February 5, 2015.

In addition to being able to ask questions there will be two informational webinars. The webinars were created for the Santander Universities network but will be open to representatives from all higher education institutions in the Western Hemisphere.

  • The first webinar will take place on January 22, 2014 at 12:30 PM EST and will be in English. To read more about it and to register click here.
  • The second webinar will take place on February 3 at 12:30 PM EST and will be in Spanish. To read more about it and to register click here.

Website: http://www.100KStrongAmericas.org

 

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