An Initiative of the defense language and national security education office

2018 Project GO Request for Proposal

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to announce the release of application guidelines for the Project Global Officers (GO) program.  Through this solicitation, Project GO is seeking proposals from U.S. Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) with at least one on-campus ROTC unit to provide quality language instruction to ROTC students.
 
Project GO is an initiative of the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO).  Through a partnership between the Department of Defense and IHEs, Project GO has promoted critical language education, domestic and overseas language and cultural immersion, and intercultural exposure among ROTC students.
 
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 up to three of the following critical languages: Arabic, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Pashto, Persian (Dari, Farsi, Tajik), Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu to a minimum proficiency level of ILR 1.
 
The deadline for the receipt of proposals is 4:30 p.m. (EST) on May 2, 2018.  Two webinars will be held to field questions regarding this solicitation on:
 
•             Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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•             Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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The applicant will receive a confirmation email with instructions for participation in the webinar.  Following the webinars, FAQs will be posted on the IIE and NSEP websites.
 
IIE serves as the administrative agent for Project GO and considers it a distinct pleasure to take part in this important effort. Thank you in advance for your interest in this program and for your assistance in distributing this information to other interested colleagues.