International Agricultural Education Fellowship Program


To develop globally-minded United States agriculturalists with experience living abroad. To focus on meeting the food and fiber needs of the domestic population of eligible developing countries. To strengthen and enhance trade linkages between developing countries and the United States agricultural industry.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Foreign Agricultural Service, Department of Agriculture
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants; C - Direct Payments For Specified Use
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, Section 3307, Public Law 115-334, 7 U.S.C. 3295
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Not applicable.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Technical assistance provided through these agreements generally benefit eligible countries in developing school-based agricultural education and youth extension programs
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Notices of Funding Opportunity will be distributed through the USDA/NIFA Office of International Programs and on the USDA ezFedGrants portal at
Award Procedure
Proposals are evaluated by a technical review panel, which rates the qualifications of applicants and the merit of proposals
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 30 to 60 days.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria are dependent upon identification of specific project requirements and program priorities developed by the Foreign Agricultural Service's Global Programs (FAS/GP), in consultation with collaborating agencies and organizations. Contact FAS/GP for additional information. While this program does not fund unsolicited proposal, interested parties are welcome to submit statements of capability and expressions of interest.
How may assistance be used?
Technical assistance provided through these agreements generally benefit eligible countries in developing school-based agricultural education and youth extension programs
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Grant records shall be retained for a period of 3 years from the day the recipient submits its final expenditure report. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving the records has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records must be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later. Grant records include financial and program/progress reports, support documents, statistical records, and other documents that support the activity and/or expenditure of the recipient or sub-recipient under the award.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Up to three year award. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Nicola Sakhleh
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20250 USA
Phone: 2027204228
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants (Fellowships)) FY 19$0.00; FY 20 est $1,000,000.00; FY 21 FY 18$0.00; - (Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 19 FY 20 FY 21 - (Direct Payments for Specified Use (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 19 FY 20 FY 21 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Approximately $250,000 per award on average, up to $1,000,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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