An Initiative of the defense language and national security education office


The Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to announce the release of application guidelines for the Project Global Officer (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 Chinese overseas programs in Taiwan for ROTC students from all majors and disciplines. Applicants must demonstrate the capacity to teach Chinese language to a minimum proficiency level of ILR 1.

The deadline for the receipt of proposals is 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) on April 5, 2019. 

Two webinars will be held to address questions regarding this solicitation on:

          Click to view the 2019 Project GO Chinese Overseas RFP Webinar recorded on Wednesday, January 23, 2019

          Monday, March 11, 2019, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)

          Click to view the 2019 Project GO Chinese Overseas RFP Webinar recorded on March 11, 2019.

After completing registration, a confirmation email will be sent to the registrant with instructions for participation in the webinar.  Following the webinars, FAQs will be posted on the Project GO and IIE 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.

2019 Project GO Chinese Overseas Request for Proposal 

2019 Project GO Chinese Overseas RFP Budget Template

2019 Project GO Chinese Overseas RFP FAQ