Grants to foreign participants to observe, consult, demonstrate special skills, or engage in specialized programs.
A citizen or national of a foreign country who has been awarded a grant to observe, consult with colleagues, demonstrate special skills, or engage in specialized programs, may be entitled to any or all of the following benefits when authorized by the Agency.
Accommodations, as authorized, on steamship, airplane, railway, or other means of conveyance. For travel in a privately owned vehicle, reimbursement will be in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Travel Regulations.
(b) Excess baggage.
Excess baggage as deemed necessary by the Agency.
(c) Per diem allowance.
Per diem allowances in lieu of subsistence expenses while participating in the program in the United States, its territories or possessions and while traveling within or between the United States, its territories or possessions shall be established by the Secretary of State from time to time, within limitations prescribed by law. The participant shall be considered as remaining in a travel status during the entire period covered by his or her grant unless otherwise designated.
A special allowance in lieu of per diem while traveling to and from the United States may be established by the Secretary of State, within limitations prescribed by law.
(e) Tuition and related expenses.
Tuition and related expenses in connection with attendance at seminars and workshops, professional meetings, or other events in keeping with the purpose of the grant.
(f) Books and educational materials allowance.
A reasonable allowance for books and educational materials.
(g) Advance of funds.
Advance of funds including per diem.
[44 FR 18019, Mar. 26, 1979, as amended at 49 FR 12214, Mar. 29, 1984. Redesignated at 64 FR 54540, Oct. 7, 1999]