Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering – Up to $5,000,000 – Due Feb 10th 2022

Broadening Participation in Engineering – Awards vary – Applications are accepted year-round
December 14, 2021
Civic Engagement and Environmental Impact Grants – $10,000 – Due Feb 1, May 1, Aug 1, and Nov 1, annually
December 14, 2021

Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, and Directorate for Engineering

Description:       The National Science Foundation seeks proposals to build capacity of minority-serving institutions through the establishment of centers that integrate education and research; provide research experience and training for early career faculty scientists; and expand the presence of students historically underrepresented in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Proposals are accepted in the following categories:

• Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST)

• CREST Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

• HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE)

• SBIR/STTR Diversity Collaborative and CREST Partnership Supplements

Focus:   Engineering, Scholarships/Fellowships, STEM/STEAM/STREAM, Technology Education/Computer Science, Underserved Populations/At Risk

Grade Level(s):  Higher Ed

Content Area(s):             Mathematics, Science

Themes and Skills:          Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Innovation, Problem Solving

State(s):              National

Contact:              Victor A. Santiago, Program Director

National Science Foundation

2415 Eisenhower Ave.

Arlington, VA 22314

Phone: 703.292.4673


Nicole E. Gass, Program Specialist

Phone: 703.292.8378

Email: Description