Geology

GRANTS / AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPS

Award / Funder: Geoscience Education / National Science Foundation -Directorate for Geosciences
Description: The Geoscience Education (GeoEd) Program is part of a portfolio of programs within the Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) that seeks to increase public understanding of Earth system science and foster recruitment, training and retention of a diverse and skilled geoscience workforce for the future. The program achieves these goals by supporting innovative or transformative projects that improve the quality and effectiveness of formal and informal geoscience education at all educational levels, increase the number of students pursuing geoscience education and career paths, broaden participation of traditionally underrepresented groups in the geosciences, and promote public engagement in Earth system science.
Deadline: 10/12/2011
Link: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2010/nsf10512/nsf10512.pdf