Department of Ed cancels new FY 2011 competitions for Title VI, Fulbright-Hays, FIPSE

As published in the Federal Register last week, the Department of Education has officially cancelled new FY 2011 competitions for the following programs:

  • Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) Program
  • International Research and Studies (IRS) Program
  • Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (FRA) Fellowship Program
  • Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program
  • Business and International Education (BIE) Program
  • American Overseas Research Centers (AORC) Program
  • The Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) - Comprehensive Program

According to the Federal Register notice, the Department of Education "has determined that, as a result of final Congressional action on FY 2011 appropriations, there are not sufficient funds available in 2011 to support new awards under these programs."

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