We fund innovative ideas to increase study abroad opportunities for students going to and from the Western Hemisphere. See below our past competition information so you can learn how to write a winning proposal.

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Competition 1: Capacity-Building Program to Reach 100,000 Strong.
Eligibility:  Institutions from Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Mexico.


Competition 2: Promoting Study Abroad in STEM and Sustainable Development.

Eligibility: Institutions from Chile, Peru, United States.


Competition 3: Promoting Study Abroad Partnerships for Innovation and Collaboration.

Eligibility: All Western Hemisphere Institutions.


Competition 4: Promoting Study Abroad in Engineering, Physics, Geology, and Geophysics.

Eligibility: Institutions from the U.S., Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico.


Competition 5: Promoting Study Abroad Focusing on Health and Nutrition.

Eligibility: Institutions from the U.S., Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela.


Competition 6: Promoting Study Abroad Partnerships for Innovation and Collaboration.

Eligibility: All Western Hemisphere Institutions.


Competition 7: Promoting Study Abroad Partnerships for Innovation and Collaboration between the Americas and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Eligibility: All non-U.S. Western Hemisphere Institutions and Higher Education Institutions from Puerto Rico.


Competition 8: Advancing Professional and Technical Training between Colombia and the U.S. through Study Abroad.

Eligibility: Higher Education Institutions from the U.S. and Colombia.


Competition 9: Promoting Study Abroad in Engineering, Physics, Geology, and Geophysics.

Eligibility: Institutions from the U.S., Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico.


Competition 10: Promoting Study Abroad Partnerships for Innovation and Collaboration.

Eligibility: Higher Education Institutions from the Western Hemisphere.


Competition 11: Promoting Study Abroad in Environmental Sciences and Water.

Eligibility: Institutions from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and the United States.


Competition 12: Promoting Study Abroad in Engineering, Physics, Geology, and Geophysics.

Eligibility: Institutions from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia (SENA Centers only), Guyana, Mexico, and the United States.


Competition 13: SENA Tech Challenge 2017: Promoting Study Abroad in Innovation, Investigation, Entrepreneurship, and Bilingualism.

Eligibility: SENA centers and institutions in the United States.


Competition 14: Promoting Study Abroad Between Mexico and the U.S.

Eligibility: Institutions that are part of the TecNM network in Mexico and institutions in the United States.


Competition 15: The Nexo Global Colombia Competition.

Eligibility: Institutions from Colombia and the United States.


Competition 16: The Marlene M. Johnson Innovation Challenge for U.S.-Cuba, Caribbean, and Central American Academic Mobility.

Eligibility: Institutions from the Caribbean, Central America, and the United States, with a special emphasis on U.S.-Cuba partnerships.