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Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Undergraduate Program  (HBCU-UP)

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Name Email Phone Room
Claudia  Rankins crankins@nsf.gov (703)-292-8109  815N  
Earnestine  Easter epsalmon@nsf.gov (703)-292-8112  875N  
Martha James   mjames@nsf.gov (703)-292-7772  815.01  
Toni  Edquist tedquist@nsf.gov (703)-292-4649   

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  14-513

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 15-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after December 26, 2014. The PAPPG is consistent with, and, implements the new Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) (2 CFR § 200). NSF anticipates release of the PAPPG in the Fall of 2014. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 15-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

DUE DATES

Full Proposal Deadline Date:  January 26, 2015

Proposals are due for Targeted Infusion Projects, Broadening Participation Research Projects, Achieving Competitive Excellence Implementation Projects and Implementation Projects

SYNOPSIS

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have awarded a large share of bachelor's degrees to African American students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and nine of the top ten baccalaureate institutions of African American STEM doctorate recipients from 2006-2010 are HBCUs. [1] To meet the nation's accelerating demands for STEM talent, more rapid gains in achievement, success and degree production in STEM for underrepresented minority populations are needed. The Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) is committed to enhancing the quality of undergraduate STEM education and research at HBCUs as a means to broaden participation in the nation's STEM workforce. To this end, HBCU-UP provides awards to develop, implement, and study evidence-based innovative models and approaches for improving the preparation and success of HBCU undergraduate students so that they may pursue STEM graduate programs and/or careers. Support is available for Targeted Infusion Projects, Broadening Participation Research Projects, Research Initiation Awards, Implementation Projects or Achieving Competitive Excellence Implementation Projects, and other funding opportunities.

Targeted Infusion Projects (TIP) provide support to achieve a short-term, well-defined goal to innovate or improve the quality of undergraduate STEM education at HBCUs. The Broadening Participation Research (BPR) in STEM Education track provides support for research projects that seek to create and study new theory-driven models and innovations related to the participation and success of underrepresented groups in STEM undergraduate education.  Research Initiation Awards (RIA) provide support for STEM faculty at HBCUs to pursue research at the home institution or at an NSF-funded research center, a research intensive institution or a national laboratory. Implementation Projects provide support to design, implement, study, and assess comprehensive institutional efforts to increase the number of students receiving undergraduate degrees in STEM and enhance the quality of their preparation by strengthening STEM education and research. Within this track, Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Implementation Projects are intended for HBCUs with exemplary achievements and established institutionalized foundations from previous Implementation Project grants. 

[1]  National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics. 2013. Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2013, Special Report NSF 13-304. Arlington, VA.   Available from http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/wmpd/.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY

This program provides educational opportunities for  Undergraduate Students . This program provides indirect funding for students at this level or focuses on educational developments for this group such as curricula development, training or retention. To inquire about possible funding opportunities not directly from NSF, please look at the active awards for this program.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) (NSF 09-512)

RELATED URLS

Advanced Technological Education (ATE)

Computational Science Training for Undergraduates in the Mathematical Sciences (CSUMS)

Course Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement

Education and Interdisciplinary Research (EIR) - Physics Education

Engineering Education Programs (EEP)

Instructional Materials Development (IMD)

Interdisciplinary Training for Undergraduates in Biological and Mathematical Sciences (UBM)

Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE)

NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM)

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP)

Teacher Professional Continuum (TPC)

Undergraduate Research Collaboratives (URC)

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