Agency: National Science Foundation; Program: Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers — ITEST (CFDA Number: 47.076) (Funding Opportunity Number: 17-565); Eligibility: Unrestricted; Funding: $20 million for 18 awards (no match required); Deadline: Sept. 5.
Summary: The program addresses the need for a high quality STEM workforce in areas of national priorities.
The ITEST program supports research that will: (1) increase student awareness of STEM occupations; (2) motivate students to pursue education pathways to STEM occupations; or (3) promote critical thinking, reasoning skills, or communication skills needed for entering STEM workforce sectors. ITEST projects may adopt an interdisciplinary focus that includes multiple STEM disciplines, focus on a single discipline, or focus on one or more sub-disciplines.
Info: https://goo.gl/2EqMho (NOFA) https://goo.gl/oANxnJ (guidance) or for questions about this funding opportunity, David L. Haury, telephone: (703) 292-5102, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Amy L. Baylor, telephone: (703) 292-5126, email: email@example.com; David B. Campbell, telephone: (703) 292-5093, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Julia V. Clark, telephone: (703) 292-5119, email: email@example.com; or (703) 292-8628, DRLITEST@nsf.gov, email.