Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education Grants

National Science Foundation


"In addressing these STEM challenges and priorities, the National Science Foundation invests in research-based and research-generating approaches to understanding STEM learning; to designing, testing, and studying curricular change; to wide dissemination and implementation of best practices; and to broadening participation of individuals and institutions in STEM fields. The goals of these investments include: increasing student retention in STEM, to prepare students well to participate in science for tomorrow, and to improve students' STEM learning outcomes....

NSF accepts unsolicited proposals to support projects that address immediate challenges and opportunities facing undergraduate STEM education, as well as those that anticipate new structures and functions of the undergraduate learning and teaching enterprise. In addition, NSF accepts unsolicited proposals for developing Ideas Labs in biology, engineering, and geosciences that will bring together relevant disciplinary and education research expertise to produce research agendas that address discipline-specific workforce development needs."

For specific disciplinary questions, proposers are encouraged to contact a Program Officer in their discipline.

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Geological Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Mathematics
  • Physics/Astronomy
  • Research/Evaluation/Assessment
  • Social Sciences & Behavioral Sciences
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