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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
(NSF  15-509) Posted October 23, 2014

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
Discovery Research K-12 (DRK-12)
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)
STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C)

Featured NSF-wide Programs

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NSF Educational Opportunities by Audience

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Posted March 10, 2015

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  15-542) Posted February 5, 2015

STEM + Computing Partnerships
(NSF  15-537) Posted January 9, 2015

National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure
(NSF  15-519) Posted November 18, 2014

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2
(NSF  15-517) Posted November 17, 2014


Upcoming Due Dates See All

National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure
(NSF  15-519) Full Proposal: April 3, 2015

STEM + Computing Partnerships
(NSF  15-537) Full Proposal: April 14, 2015

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  15-542) Full Proposal: May 6, 2015, Applies to both tracks

Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Full Proposal: May 15, 2015

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: May 22, 2015, Deadline for REU Site proposals requiring access to Antarctica. All other REU Site proposals must be submitted to the August REU deadline.


News See All

Padhu Seshaiyer working with students on equations Mason's STEM accelerator's work is award-winning
Released January 20, 2015
News From the Field
SciGirls with a butterfly "SciGirls" TV series encourages girls to succeed in STEM
Released December 8, 2014
Science Nation
mathematical formulas Regarding the M in STEM
Released December 4, 2014
Press Release
teenager learns about marine ecology at the New York Aquarium. Learning science: Taking stock of what happens outside of school
Released December 2, 2014
Press Release
4th grade students warm up with ESCAPE UC-Irvine initiates joint project utilizing the arts to improve grade school science education
Released November 19, 2014
News From the Field

Discoveries See All

four 6th-graders in science class Engaging science for everyone
Reflections from science education pioneer Herb Thier on the value of inquiry-based learning
Released  March 24, 2015

  Are you a math person?
Talk to education researcher Jere Confrey and you realize that's not really the right question. Everyone can find a way in to mathematics
Released  March 13, 2015

Nadkarni explains tree biology to medium security inmates at the Stafford Creek Corrections Center. Canopy researcher goes out on a (tree) limb to promote public understanding of science
"Treetop Barbie" is among the bold, inventive tools developed by researcher to reach varied audiences
Released  March 12, 2015

student and teacher working at a  computer The Beauty and Joy of Computing in the Big Apple
NSF helps bring successful CS education program from UC Berkeley to New York City public schools
Released  March 11, 2015

citizen scientist with rain gauge in Rocky Mountains Crowdsourcing yields a more accurate picture of rainfall and snowfall
Citizen scientists involved with the CoCoRaHS project advance their knowledge of atmospheric science while reporting precipitation data that is used by the National Weather Service and other agencies
Released  January 15, 2015


Events Calendar See All

January 12, 2015  - January 12, 2016
ITEST Panelist Webinar
Webcast

January 22, 2015  - January 22, 2016
ITEST Webinar Q&A session
Webcast

March 16, 2015  - May 6, 2015
2015 NRT Informational Webinars
Outreach

April 1, 2015
NSF Day at the University of Washington Bothell
Workshop

April 8, 2015  - April 9, 2015
Advisory Committee for Geosciences
Advisory Committee Meeting




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