Study in the United States Advising Network for South Africa

Working alongside South African partners to build a more secure, democratic, and prosperous South Africa
Public Affairs Section, U.S. Consulate Cape Town
Funding Opportunity Title Study in the United States Advising Network for South Africa
Funding Opportunity Number DOS-CPT-RSOI-202003
Announcement Type Request for Statements of Interest
CFDA Number 19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs
Award Amounts $250,000
Deadline for applications June 11, 2020
Informational teleconference May 21, 2020
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Download Request for Statement of Interest (RSOI) (PDF, 236KB)



The U.S. Consulate General Cape Town’s Public Affairs Section (PAS Cape Town) of the U.S. Department of State announces a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from organizations interested in applying for funding to create an expanded network of educational advisers around South Africa who can provide information and advice about applying for tertiary study in the United States. This program is intended to 1) promote interest in tertiary study in the United States, 2) provide access to quality advice about tertiary study in the United States, and 3) increase the number of students who apply and ultimately pursue tertiary studies in the United States.

The submission of a Statement of Interest (SOI) is the first step in a two-part process. Applicants must first submit a SOI, which is a concise concept note (maximum 8 pages, plus a budget) that describes what makes your organization uniquely qualified to carry out this project, how you envision implementing the required activities, and how you would budget for these activities. Upon review of eligible SOIs, PAS Cape Town will invite selected applicants to expand their ideas into full proposal applications.

For further information

We encourage you to join an informational teleconference on May 21 (time TBD). Please carefully read the full announcement before this teleconference to maximise the value of the questions.