Sponsor:  National Science Foundation (NSF)

Sponsor Program Solicitation: NSF 11-550
Funding Amount: Type 1A and 1B grant award duration is expected to be 5 years. Institutions enrolling between 5000 and 15,000 undergraduate students may request up to a total of $1.0 million for five years, and those enrolling more than 15,000 undergraduate students may request up to a total of $2.0 million for five years. Consortia of institutions are eligible to request funds within these limits based on their total, combined undergraduate enrollment. Type 2 grant award duration is 1 to 4 years, and the request may be up to a total of $1.5 million.
Duration: Varies


Status of this Limited Submission Opportunity

Closed - Submitting PI: H. Metghalchi, A. Zeid, Y. Levendis, (MIE), and C. Zahopoulos and C. Duggan (STEM Ctr.)


Deadlines

NU Pre-Proposal Deadline: 07/25/2012
Sponsor Deadline: 09/25/2012


Eligibility and Nomination Requirements

NU is allowed to submit only one Type 1 proposal, or to be part of only one consortium submitting a Type 1 proposal. There are no restrictions on the number of Type 2 proposals that an individual or organization may submit. If you are planning to submit, please call Wittmann (x3836) immediately, and by no later than July 28, submit a pre-proposal for an internal competition to determine who can go forward (following the format defined in the Procedure for Programs with Limited Submissions).

There are no restrictions on the number of Type 2 proposals that an individual or organization may submit.


Funding Areas

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP) seeks to increase the number of students (U.S. citizens or permanent residents) receiving associate or baccalaureate degrees in established or emerging fields within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Type 1 proposals are solicited that provide for full implementation efforts at academic institutions. Type 2 proposals are solicited that support educational research projects on associate or baccalaureate degree attainment in STEM.