Amount: $600,000 to be spread across 5 years
Due date: 09/14/09 (notice of intent due 08/11/09)
According to NSF, "The S-STEM program emphasizes the importance of recruiting students to science and engineering disciplines, mentoring and supporting students through degree completion, and partnering with employers to facilitate student career placement in the STEM workforce. Participating institutions are expected to support the goals of the S-STEM program including:
- Improved educational opportunities for students;
- Increased retention of students to degree achievement;
- Improved student support programs at institutions of higher education;
- Increased numbers of well-educated and skilled employees in technical areas of national need.
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