Application Now Available for Title VI International Research and Studies Program

The International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) Office of the U.S. Department of Education is pleased to announce the opening of the competition for fiscal year (FY) 2023 new awards under the Title VI International Research and Studies (IRS) program

The IRS program provides grants to institutions, public and private agencies, organizations, and individuals to conduct research, studies, or surveys, or to develop specialized instructional materials, to improve and strengthen instruction and enrollment in modern foreign languages, area studies, and other international fields.

The FY 2023 IRS application package is now available at under Funding Opportunity Number ED-GRANTS-032823-001. The deadline for submitting applications is May 12

IFLE expects to make 20 new awards, totaling approximately $1.6 million under this competition, with about $1 million in new awards for research, studies, or survey projects and $600,000 for specialized instructional materials projects. Please refer to the official Federal Register notice for detailed information about the FY 2023 competition.