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Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL)

EHR Core Research

EHR has established a new cross-directorate Core Research Program.  Proposals are encouraged that help synthesize, build and/or expand research foundations in four core areas.  See the announcement at:

 EHR Core Research (ECR)
(NSF  13-555) Posted April 12, 2013

Programs and Funding Opportunities

Key: Crosscutting Crosscutting | NSF Wide Flag NSF-wide

Advanced Technological Education (ATE)
Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
Cooperative Activity with Department of Energy Programs for Education and Human Resource Development (Request for Supplement) Crosscutting
Data-Intensive Research to Improve Teaching and Learning - An Ideas Lab to Foster Transformative Approaches to Teaching and Learning
Discovery Research K-12 (DRK-12)
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)
Promoting Research and Innovation in Methodologies for Evaluation (PRIME)
Promoting Research and Innovation in Methodologies for Evaluation (PRIME)
Research on Education and Learning (REAL)
STEM-C Partnerships: MSP (STEM-CP: MSP)
Transforming STEM Learning (TSL)

Featured NSF-wide Programs

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Posted July 21, 2014

Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions:
(NSF  14-579) Posted July 1, 2014

Advanced Technological Education
(NSF  14-577) Posted June 17, 2014

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Posted June 3, 2014

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  14-558) Posted April 22, 2014


Upcoming Due Dates See All

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  14-558) Full Proposal: August 5, 2014

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Letter of Intent: August 11, 2014, Partnerships for Learning and Adaptation Networks: Institutions of Higher Education (PLAN IHE)

International Research Experiences for Students
(NSF  12-551) Full Proposal: August 19, 2014

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Letter of Intent: August 20, 2014, Partnerships for Learning and Adaptation Networks: STEM Disciplines (PLAN D)

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: August 27, 2014, Deadline for REU Site proposals except those requiring access to Antarctica


News See All

Middle-school students in the Arizona mountains Environmental stewardship motivates latest White House Champions of Change
Released March 25, 2014
Press Release
current-day Wilkies (right) and ancestral Wilkies Research reveals surprising results about kids' capacity for scientific literacy
Released March 11, 2014
News From the Field
happy preschool kids hugging Are you smarter than a 5-year-old? Preschoolers can do algebra
Released March 6, 2014
News From the Field
Youth Radio's Sayre Quevedo, working on his story STEM is "on the air" at Youth Radio
Released March 3, 2014
Science Nation
student and teacher at computer White House Champions of Change include educators supported by NSF
Released February 25, 2014
Press Release

Discoveries See All

Young museum visitors use a paint set of acids and bases to learn about pH. Learning through making
Active tinkering can engage people of all ages in learning science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)
Released  June 17, 2014

Children in a Sea Perch team with a remotely operated vehicle. Competitions inspire STEM learning through innovative project
Engineering challenges engage middle-school students in designing, testing and building and it happens after school and on Saturdays
Released  June 3, 2014

Children at a table in school examine seeds Hooked on STEMGenetics
Genetics curriculum blends teacher-led discussion, online learning and hands-on activities
Released  March 19, 2014

a green glowing fish Fish aglow: Hidden colors in the sea
"There's a whole light show going on down there, and people never see it."
Released  January 9, 2014

Laptop shwoing a cover design created by students Students practice hands-on STEM activities to define problems and determine solutions
Project encourages students to use creativity, contextualization and sophisticated equipment to make STEM courses come alive
Released  November 4, 2013


Events Calendar See All

October 6, 2014  - October 7, 2014
NSF Grants Conference - Arlington, VA
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