Tribal Colleges and Universities Program

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Tribal Colleges and Universities Program: This program provides awards to enhance the quality of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) instructional and outreach programs at Tribal Colleges and Universities, Alaskan Native-serving Institutions and Native Hawaiian-serving institutions. Support is available for the implementation of comprehensive institutional approaches to strengthen STEM teaching and learning in ways that improve access to, retention within, and graduation from STEM programs. Through this program, assistance is provided to eligible institutions in their efforts to bridge the digital divide and prepare students for careers in information technology, science, mathematics and engineering fields. Proposed activities should be the result of a careful analysis of institutional needs, address institutional and NSF goals, and have the potential to result in significant and sustainable improvements in STEM program offerings. Proposals are being solicited for Planning Grants, and two Implementation tracks: Initiation projects and STEM Teachers of Education Excellence Projects (STEEP). Innovation through Institutional Integration (I3) projects enable faculty, administrators, and others in institutions to think and act strategically about the creative integration of NSF-funded awards, with particular emphasis on awards managed through programs in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), but not limited to those awards. For Fiscal Year 2009, proposals are being solicited in nine EHR programs that advance I3 goals: CREST, GSE, HBCU-UP, ITEST, LSAMP, MSP, Noyce, RDE, and TCUP.
Federal Grant Title: Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
Federal Agency Name: National Science Foundation
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 09-509
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 47.076
CFDA Descriptions: Education and Human Resources
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Feb 24, 2009 February 24, 2009 Innovation through
Posted Date: Nov 19, 2008
Creation Date: Nov 19, 2008
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $2,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
*Organization Limit: Proposals may only be submitted by the following: -TCUP-Organizations eligible to submit TCUP proposals are Tribal Colleges and Universities, Alaska Native-serving institutions and Native Hawaiian-serving institutions as defined in Section IV of this solicitation. Only those institutions that have received an Initiation award are eligible to propose under STEM Teachers of Excellence Education Projects (STEEP). I<sup>3</sup>-Eligibility for Innovation through Institutional Integration (I<sup>3</sup>) is limited to institutions of higher education (including two- and four-year colleges) accredited in, and with a campus located in the US. If the proposal is exclusively for I<sup>3</sup> STEM educational or related research, then all categories of proposers identified in the NSF Grant Proposal Guide are eligible to submit. *PI Limit:The TCUP Principal Investigator is expected to be the chief academic officer of the institution, or other senior academic officer responsible for oversight and management of curriculum and instructional policies for the institution. Proposers are strongly encouraged to identify lead faculty to help implement the project and serve as co-Principal Investigators. The Principal Investigator for an Innovation through Institutional Integration (I<sup>3</sup>) proposal must be the university provost or equivalent chief academic officer, unless the proposal is exclusively for I<sup>3</sup> STEM educational or related research.
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