Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics


Award / Funder: Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) / National Science Foundation / Alliances for Broadening Participation in STEM (ABP)
Description: To increase the number of underrepresented students completing degree programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Projects place emphasis on aggregate baccalaureate production; attention to individual student retention and progression to baccalaureate degrees; and aggregation of student progression to graduate school entry.
Deadline: Second Friday in October

Award / Funder: Undergraduate Research and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences (URM) / National Science Foundation
Description: To establish innovative programs to engage undergraduates in a year-round research and mentoring activity. Particular emphasis will be placed on broadening participation of members of groups historically underrepresented in science and engineering.
Deadline: Preliminary Proposal Deadline Date: Third Tuesday in September, Annually; Full Proposal Deadline Date:First Tuesday in March, Annually

Award / Funder: Radcliffe Institute Fellowships
Description: Radcliffe Institute fellowships are designed to support scholars, scientists, artists, and writers of exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishment who wish to pursue work in academic and professional fields and in the creative arts. In recognition of Radcliffe’s historic contributions to the education of women and to the study of issues related to women, the Radcliffe Institute sustains a continuing commitment to the study of women, gender, and society. Applicants’ projects need not focus on gender. Women and men from across the United States and throughout the world, including developing countries, are encouraged to apply. The Radcliffe Institute seeks to build a community of fellows that is diverse in every way.
Deadline: The deadline for applicants in humanities, social sciences, and creative arts is 1 October. The deadline for applicants in natural sciences and mathematics is 15 November.

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