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Information about PAEMST

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 mathematics and science (including computer science) teaching. Up to 108 awards are bestowed each year.

Nominations and Applications are Open!  To nominate a teacher or to begin the application process, visit: www.paemst.org

Nomination Deadline (for 7-12th grade teachers): April 1, 2015

Application Deadline:  May 1, 2015.

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

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers NSF Wide Flag
Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP)
Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE) (CREST)
Cooperative Activity with Department of Energy Programs for Education and Human Resource Development (Request for Supplement) Crosscutting
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP)
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS)
Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP)
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) (PAESMEM)
Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP)

Featured NSF-wide Programs

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

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

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program
(NSF  15-552) Posted March 6, 2015

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)
(NSF  15-551) Posted March 6, 2015

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

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience
(NSF  15-526) Posted December 1, 2014


Upcoming Due Dates See All

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

Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE)
(NSF  14-565) Letter of Intent: April 7, 2015, Letters of Intent are due for HBCU-RISE projects.

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

the White House President Obama announces exceptional science, mathematics and engineering mentors
Released March 27, 2015
Press Release
squid Squid enrich their DNA 'blueprint' through prolific RNA editing
Released March 20, 2015
News From the Field
image of a rocky shore Blue mussels not yet the bellwether of NE coastal environment
Released January 30, 2015
News From the Field
a mouse peers out from a nesting box Fructose more toxic than table sugar in mice
Released January 5, 2015
News From the Field
mathematical formulas Regarding the M in STEM
Released December 4, 2014
Press Release

Discoveries See All

girl in a classroom in Kenya Do girls like math? The answer matters
As Women's History Month transitions to Math Awareness Month, we talked with researcher Maria Charles about studentsí attitudes about math internationally, and how they are affected by gender
Released  March 31, 2015

Rutgers-Newark graduate students  with high-school student and a ground-penetrating radar Forging the path
Geoscience program blossoms into statewide effort to broaden participation in science and engineering
Released  November 12, 2014

collage of students and faculty Igniting studentsí passion for science
Environmental scientists connect with community colleges and diverse communities to engage in STEM topics
Released  May 14, 2014

math teacher with students Honoring exemplary math and science teachers
Over 30 years, presidential awards recognize the impact of outstanding teachers
Released  December 18, 2013

Image of a young woman holding a circuit board and next to table with electronics. CalWomenTech Scale Up Project: Proven Tools Attract Women to STEM Training Programs
Project aims to increase recruitment and retention of women in community college STEM programs
Released  April 6, 2012


Events Calendar See All

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

May 20, 2015
NSF Day at Texas Tech
Workshop

June 1, 2015  - June 2, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Tampa, FL
Outreach




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