Opportunities and Exchanges

Public Diplomacy-Annual Program Statement 2021
The U.S. Mission in Tunisia’s Public Affairs Office (PAO) is pleased to announce that funding is available through the Public Diplomacy Grant Program for projects ranging in value from $5,000 to $25,000.  Projects for lesser or greater values will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Grants are intended for committed and organized civil-society organizations, local representatives of civil society, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, cultural institutions, and academic institutions.  Awards to individuals will also be considered on a case-by-case basis.  All grantees must have a non-profit status. (More details)

2022 Fulbright Foreign Student Program
The U.S. Embassy Tunis is pleased to announce the opening of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program competition for 2022-2023. The Fulbright Program enables Tunisian students to pursue graduate-level study in the United States of America. Participants also have the unique opportunity to experience life in the United States and share Tunisia’s unique culture and traditions with Americans. Participants are chosen through an open, merit-based competition in which leadership potential, academic excellence and the ability to adjust to life in the U.S. are all considered. Once accepted into the Fulbright Program, every Fulbrighter becomes part of a global network of engaged, dedicated Fulbright alumni. Deadline is May 20, 2021.

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO):  DRL Strengthening Women’s Participation in the Workforce
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that enable women workers to participate more fully in the workforce. Deadline is May 25, 2021.

Notice of Funding Opportunity: Tunisia Supporting the Inclusion of Vulnerable Communities (IDMEJ)
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination and the United States Embassy in Tunisia announce a $4million Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to empower vulnerable communities in Tunisia by promoting social and institutional reforms that grant greater access to resources for victims of gender-based violence (GBV) and people with disabilities. Deadline is June 1, 2021.

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program
The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a prestigious year-long exchange in the United States for young and mid-career professionals with a proven track record of leadership, a commitment to public service, and potential for professional advancement. Deadline is August 15, 2021.

Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA)
The U.S. Embassy in Tunisia is pleased to announce the availability of Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) scholarships for young educators to teach Arabic and study in the United States in academic year 2022-2023. Deadline is August 30, 2021.