Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM)

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity for Texas A&M University
Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics  (S-STEM)

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2009/nsf09567/nsf09567.htm

National Science Foundation (NSF)

PI Eligibility:
Texas A&M University faculty, including Agriculture, Engineering and TTI personnel.

Institutional Eligibility:
This solicitation is limited to Texas A&M University
and the proposals will need to be submitted by the Texas A&M University Research Services (TAMU-RS)

An institution may submit one proposal from each constituent college or school that awards eligible degrees. (For example, a university with a College of Engineering, a School of Life Sciences, and a College of Arts and Sciences could submit one proposal from each for a total of three. However, within a College of Engineering, if the Department of Electrical Engineering were submitting a proposal, a proposal from the Department of Mechanical Engineering could be submitted only in a subsequent year.  The two departments could also submit a proposal jointly.)

Number of Proposals: 1 from each college
An institution may submit one proposal from each constituent college or school that awards eligible degrees.

Summary:
The NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program provides institutions with funds for student scholarships to encourage and enable academically talented but financially needy students to enter the workforce following completion of an associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree in fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

Dates:

April 22, 2011, 5:00 pm: Deadline for an email of intent. Include the names of the PI and co-PIs, title of internal proposal and a 1-3 sentence description of the project.

Send email of intent to limitedsubmissions@tamu.edu

April 25, 2011, 5:00 pm: Deadline to submit an internal proposal.  Include signatures of approval from your department head and college dean, to the Office of Research Development for review by the internal selection committee.

E-mail internal proposal to limitedsubmissions@tamu.edu

May 2, 2011: The Internal Selection Committee will notify PIs of the result of the internal competition.

July 13, 2011: Letter of Intent Due to NSF by 5:00 pm local time of applicant organization

August 11, 2011: Deadline for the Full proposal, by 5:00 pm local time of applicant organization

Internal Selection Procedures:
Texas A&M University has established a process to identify limited submission opportunities and internally select proposals for Texas A&M submissions.