“100,000 Strong in the Americas” – The Marlene M. Johnson Innovation Challenge for U.S.-Cuba, Caribbean, and Central American Academic Mobility

The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund is a public-private collaboration of the White House, U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators that was announced by Secretary of State John Kerry in January 2014. Learn more at www.100kstrongamericas.org

Competition #16 is made possible through generous contributions from NAFSA: Association of International Educators and CAF: the Development Bank of Latin America. All higher education institutions (HEIs) in the United States, Antigua & Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, and Trinidad & Tobago that promote study abroad in any field of study are eligible to compete.

  • Issuance Date:                    December 15, 2016
  • Deadline for Questions:    February 10, 2017.  Submit questions on Inquiry Form.
  • Responses to Questions:   February 14-16, 2017 during English and Spanish webinars.
  • Closing Date/Time:           March 15, 2017 // 11:59 PM EST (Eastern Standard Time)

Click here for the full RFP.  Scroll down for the application form.