DoD Provides $23M to Aid K-12 Military Education

Dod logoAgency: Defense Dept. (DoD); Program: DoD Military Child STEM Education Program Initiative (CFDA Number: 12.556) (Funding Opportunity Number: USAFA-FOA-2016-3); Eligibility: Unrestricted; Funding: $23 million for one awards(no match required); Deadline: Aug. 30.

Summary: Grants support research-based programs to increase student achievement and ease the challenges that military children face due to their parents’ military service. Specifically, DOD wants white papers and, after receipt of an RFP, proposals that can assist the Air Force in supporting the DoD STEM education and outreach goals and strategies.

Goals include providing resources to military-connected LEAs in STEM and providing assistance to teachers at covered schools to enhance preparation of students. Covered students shall be considered to be dependents of members of the armed forces who are enrolled in a dod covered school.

Info: (NOFA); Michelle Perez-Alcover, contract specialist, or by phone 719-333-4575.

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