Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) recognize exceptional science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) mentoring by individuals and organizations across the U. S. and its territories who display exemplary mentoring of groups historically underrepresented in STEM sectors and the STEM workforce. The program is administered by the National Science Foundation on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).
Nominations are not open at this time. Once a call for nominations is made available, we will post it on this web page. Send inquiries to PAESMEM@nsf.gov.
PRESIDENT OBAMA ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE 2012/13 PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS AND ENGINEERING MENTORING
On March 27, 2015, President Obama announced fourteen individuals and one organization as recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring for 2012 and 2013.
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) is a Presidential award established by the White House in 1995. The purpose of the award is to recognize U.S. citizens or permanent residents and U.S. organizations that have demonstrated excellence in mentoring individuals from groups that are underrepresented in STEM education and workforce. The PAESMEM program is administered by the NSF on behalf of OSTP.
Each Individual and Organizational PAESMEM awardee receives a $10,000 award and a commemorative Presidential certificate. Awardees are also invited to participate in an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. and participate in meetings with STEM education, research, and policy leaders.
For resources on mentoring in STEM and a complete list of past PAESMEM awardees you may want to visit PAESMEM.nsf.gov.
For further information about the PAESMEM program or nomination process please email PAESMEM@nsf.gov or call 703-292-8640 and ask to speak to a PAESMEM team member.