Grant Opportunity (NOFO: PD-SEOUL-FY20-01)

Funding Opportunity Title: American Spaces Makerspace Fellow Grant Program
Funding Opportunity Number: PD-SEOUL-FY20-01
Deadline for Applications: March 8, 2020
CFDA Number: 19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs
Type of Funding:  FY20 Smith-Mundt Public Diplomacy Funds
Total Amount Available: $25,000
Length of performance period: 6 months
Anticipated program start date:  May 2020
Number of awards anticipated: 1 award

*** This notice is subject to availability of funding.

The U.S. Embassy Seoul Public Diplomacy Section (PD) of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for individuals to submit applications to carry out a program to support young Korean professionals’ innovation and creativity in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) fields, and to share expertise while supporting entrepreneurial partnerships.

Please see attached announcement document in pdf and carefully follow all instructions.

All application materials must be submitted by email to SeoulPDGrants@state.govEnter the “Funding opportunity number” provided above to the beginning of the subject line of the email (i.e.: PD-SEOUL-FY20-01 Makerspace Fellow Program – applicant’s name).

Note:  We do not provide any pre-consultation for application related questions that are addressed in the NOFO. Once an application has been submitted, State Department officials and staff — both in the Department and at embassies overseas — may not discuss this competition with applicants until the entire proposal review process is completed.