Sponsored by US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, and National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
Eligibility: Public, Private
Award(s): Awards vary.
Deadline(s): Optional Letters of Intent are due May 24, 2021; and May 24, 2022. Applications are due June 24, 2021; and June 24, 2022.
Focus: After School/Summer Programming, Engineering, Scholarships/Fellowships, Special Needs, 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
Description: The Enhancing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences program supports undergraduate educational activities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The overarching goal is to prepare students for PhD or MD/PhD programs, targeting underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. Proposals must contain three of the following elements:
• Summer bridge program to prepare participants for the first year of college or university and provide remedial instruction with an emphasis on basic sciences, computation, and science communication.
• Academic year activities to prepare freshman and sophomore participants for summer research experiences and eventual entry into an advanced honors program.
• Hands-on summer research experiences.
• Honors Program.
Contact: Zeynep Erim, PhD, Scientific-Research Contact
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
9000 Rockville Pike Bldg. 31 Rm. 1C14
Bethesda, MD 20892
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; GrantsInfo@nih.gov