Education and Human Resources Grants

What is the aim of the Education and Human Resources Grants?

The Education and Human Resources Grants aims to provide leadership and ensure the vitality of the Nation’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education enterprise. The Education and Human Resources (EHR) component of the National Science Foundation sponsors programs that support the development of models and strategies for providing all students with access to high-quality STEM education.

Education and Human Resources Grant funds may be used for costs necessary to conduct research, educational activities or studies, including salaries and expenses, permanent equipment, expendable materials and supplies, travel, publication costs, and other direct and indirect costs.

Who Are Eligible to Apply for Education and Human Resources Grants?

Graduate students, public and private colleges (2-year and 4-year) and universities, State and local education agencies, tribal entities, nonprofit and private organizations, professional societies, science academies and centers, science museums and zoological parks, other informal science education institutions, research laboratories, and other institutions with an educational mission may apply for the Education and Human Resources Grants.

How to apply for Education and Human Resources Grants?

Proposals must be signed electronically by an official authorized to commit the institution or organization in business and financial affairs and who can commit the organization to certain proposal certifications.

Applicants for Education and Human Resources Grant fellowship support must show evidence of ability such as academic records, letters of recommendation, graduate record examination scores, and grade point average.

In selected areas, discussion with NSF program staff is strongly recommended and/or submission of a preliminary proposal is required before submitting formal proposals.

Where to send applications to the Education and Human Resources Grants?

All applicants to the Education and Human Resources Grants, must be sent as an electronic submission via FastLane of a formal proposal, and, in some programs, a preliminary proposal, describing the planned project and the proposed amount of the grant.

For more information on Education and Human Resources Grants, contact:

Assistant Director, Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 805 Arlington, VA 22230. Telephone: (703) 292-8600. NSF World Wide Web site URL: http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=EHR

Web Site Address
http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=EHR

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