American Overseas Research Centers

This program offers grants to consortia of U.S. institutions of higher education to establish or operate overseas centers to promote postgraduate research, exchanges, and area studies.

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CFDA Number: 84.274A

Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grant

Types of Projects: AORC grants may be used to pay all or a portion of the cost of establishing or operating a center or program, including: the cost of operation and maintenance of overseas facilities; the cost of organizing and managing conferences; the cost of teaching and research materials; the cost of acquisition, maintenance, and preservation of library collections; the cost of bringing visiting scholars and faculty to the center to teach or to conduct research; the cost of faculty and staff stipends and salaries; the cost of faculty, staff, and student travel; and the cost of publication and dissemination of materials for the scholarly and general public.