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  NFS: Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

The LSAMP program assists universities and colleges in diversifying the STEM workforce through their efforts at significantly increasing the numbers of students successfully completing high quality degree programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Particular emphasis is placed on transforming STEM education through innovative recruitment and retention strategies and experiences in support of groups historically under-represented in STEM discipline: African-Americans, Alaskan Natives, American Indians, Hispanic Americans, Native Hawaiian s, and Native Pacific Islanders. The knowledge generation portfolio of LSAMP supported activities contributes to the body of literature on successful practices in student recruitment, retention, persistence, and attainment of STEM undergraduate and graduate degrees, especially for the previously mentioned populations underrepresented in STEM disciplines.

The Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program provides funding for: Alliances (New, Mid-Level, Senior-Level, B2B)
Bridge to the Doctorate (BD) Activity Broadening Participation Research (BPR) in STEM Education

USC may only submit one application in response to this program announcement. Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a two page abstract via email to Richard White (whitejrw@mailbox.sc.edu) by August 29, 2014. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

NSF indicates that a letter of intent is Not Applicable and a full proposal is due by October 3, 2014.

For more information: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2012/nsf12564/nsf12564.htm
   
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