Apply Now to the 2017 Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program!

Did you know that the U.S. Department of Education provides grants to support travel abroad for educator training, research, and curriculum development?

The International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) office of the U.S. Department of Education is pleased to announce the the opening of the competition for the Fiscal Year 2017 Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) program.

The GPA program provides grants to institutions that organize programs for K-12 teachers, college students, and faculty to engage in short-term and long-term overseas projects focused on training, research, and curriculum development in modern foreign languages and area studies. Short-term projects include seminars, curriculum development, and group research or study. Long-term projects support advanced intensive overseas programs that focus on languages, the humanities, or social sciences.

The application is now available at The deadline to submit an application is March 7, 2017

Through you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number 84.021. If you experience problems submitting your application through, refer to the Support page and/or contact the Support Desk, toll free, at 1-800-518-4726. For program-specific questions, contact the program officer below.

To obtain a copy via the Internet, use the following address: To obtain a copy from ED Pubs, write, fax, or call: ED Pubs, U.S. Department of Education, P.O. Box 22207, Alexandria, VA 22304. Telephone, toll free: 1-877-433-7827. Fax: (703) 605-6794. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call, toll free: 1-877-576-7734.

Application Contact

Reha Mallory, (202) 453-7502,

U.S. Department of Education

International and Foreign Language Education
Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program
400 Maryland Avenue S.W., Room 3E213
Washington, DC 20202
Mail Stop LBJ-OPE-3-3E241
Main Telephone: (202) 453-6950
Fax: (202) 453-5780

To read more about the program and the application process, visit the link below.