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

This program has been archived.


Name Dir/Div Name Dir/Div
EHR-BIO  STEP Center   EHR-ENG  STEP Center  
EHR-GEO  STEP Center     


Solicitation  10-569

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 16-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 16-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.




The STEP Centers competition allows a group of faculty representing a cross section of institutions of higher education to identify a national challenge or opportunity in undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and to propose a comprehensive and coordinated set of activities that will be carried out to address that challenge or opportunity within a national context.  In the current competition, efforts must be related to the biological sciences, engineering, or the geological sciences.



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