Student Scientist Series

The summary for the Student Scientist Series grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Fish and Wildlife Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Student Scientist Series: Relevant to a growing population of urban Americans, the Service and urban National Wildlife Refuges must lend its support, skills, services, resources and expertise to members the surrounding communities to address the needs of the community. The community needs to see the Service as an asset to them. To do this, the urban refuge needs to partner with other organizations to help improve the quality of life in the communities surrounding the refuge. Being involved in community based projects within and beyond refuge boundaries allows the Service to have an influential presence within the community. Developing high-quality skills in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is increasingly important for student success at all levels of education. These same skills are also crucial for workforce success, as a growing number of jobs will be located in the STEM fields or require at least some STEM skills. In the 21st century, our economy will be driven even more by contributions that come from discoveries and innovations in the STEM fields. President Obama has identified an overarching goal to improve our STEM education compared to other nations, and identified three overarching priorities to ensure more students develop the skills needed to succeed in the STEM fields: improving the quality of math and science teachers so more students have opportunities for high-quality STEM learning and are motivated to pursue STEM degrees and careers; improving undergraduate teaching practices so more well-prepared STEM students persist to a degree in these fields; and expanding STEM education and career opportunities for underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.
Federal Grant Title: Student Scientist Series
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Education Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F14AS00387
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.676
CFDA Descriptions: Youth Engagement, Education, and Employment Programs
Current Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2014 The recipient has been selected for
Original Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2014 The recipient has been selected for
Posted Date: Aug 9, 2014
Creation Date: Aug 9, 2014
Archive Date: Aug 30, 2014
Total Program Funding: $150,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Deetta Gibbons, Admin Officer, 760-930-0168

Fish and Wildlife Service 703-358-2459
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