An Initiative of the defense language and national security education office

Request for Proposals

Project GO serves as a national resource for critical language instruction for ROTC students by offering language instruction and study abroad options during the academic year and summer, thereby allowing all ROTC students in the country, regardless of the location of their home institutions, to utilize scholarship opportunities for domestic and overseas language study.  Building national infrastructure is particularly critical for less-commonly taught languages for which there are very few national resources and there is very low student enrollment nationally; pooling resources and students offers the most cost-effective option for developing officers with experience in these regions and languages. Project GO institutions offer language programs and study abroad resources across an array of languages.

Open RFP's

IIE anticipates the release of the next Project GO RFP for grant years 2018-2021 to occur in winter 2017/18. Please check back soon for further details!

Closed RFP's

Project GO and Project GO Advanced Programs

Project GO seeks proposals from U.S. institutions of higher education to develop and implement programs for ROTC students from all majors and disciplines. Applicants must demonstrate the capacity to teach one or more of the following critical languages: Arabic, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Pashto, Persian (Dari, Farsi, Tajik), Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu, and Uzbek to a minimum proficiency level of ILR 1 by the time of the students’ graduation. Proposals were due at 5:00 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday,  March 11, 2015.

Project GO Request for Proposals (link is external) (PDF)

Project GO budget template (link is external) (Excel)