The Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to share with you application guidelines for the Language Training Center (LTC) Program.  Through this solicitation, the LTC Program is seeking proposals from U.S. Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) to accelerate the development of foundational or higher-level expertise in strategic languages and regional studies for Department of Defense (DoD) personnel. 

The LTC Program is a major initiative of the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO).  Through a partnership between DoD and IHEs, the LTC Program has supported the language and cultural training needs of a wide range of DoD personnel, including military linguists, intelligence analysts, special operations forces, foreign area officers, and the general purpose forces. 

The deadline for the receipt of proposals is March 20, 2019.  A webinar for institutions will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) to field questions regarding this solicitation.  A separate briefing for DoD components interested in learning about the program will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time).  Webinar registration information is provided below.  Registrants will receive a confirmation email with instructions for participation in the webinar.  

FAQs will be periodically updated and posted on the LTC and DLNSEO websites.

2019 Language Training Center Request for Proposal 

2019 Language Training Center RFP Budget Template

2019 Language Training Center RFP Q&A