Missile Defense Agency STEM Outreach B.E.S.T. Robotics Grant

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Missile Defense Agency STEM Outreach B.E.S.T. Robotics Grant: MDA Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) OutreachThe purpose of this announcement is to allow new, novice, and veteran official BEST Robotics Local Competition Hubs the opportunity to obtain financial support for purchasing new team robotic kits. The additional robotics kits increases the number of competing teams and advances the awareness of and engagement in STEM with K-12 populations. Proposal submissions are limited to Local Competition Hubs, approved by BEST Robotics Inc.’s National Headquarters and managed by a Higher Education Agency (HEA) - junior college or four-year college/university. BEST Robotics Regional and World Competition hubs are excluded from applying to this grant opportunity.
Federal Grant Title: Missile Defense Agency STEM Outreach B.E.S.T. Robotics Grant
Federal Agency Name: Department of Defense
Grant Categories: Education Other Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: MDA-2014-DACV-STEM-0001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: Information not provided
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 21, 2014
Original Application Deadline: May 19, 2014
Posted Date: Apr 28, 2014
Creation Date: May 2, 2014
Archive Date: Jun 18, 2014
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $8,600
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $830
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Outreach's goal is to increase the awareness of K-12 and college students to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), in order to enhance the number of U.S. scientists and engineers capable of solving future Missile Defense challenges in the Government, industry, and academia.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility

Grant Announcement Contact
Michelle Leger Contract Specialist Phone 256-450-4663

Department of Defense 571-372-654

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