National Science Foundation Advancing Informal STEM Learning
|Deadline for Notice of Intent (NOI):||08/11/17|
|Limit on Number of Proposals:||Three as lead institution- KU-L and KUMC: Considered independent organizations.|
The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and engage the public of all ages in learning STEM in informal environments.
AISL program's priorities are: (1) Maximizing Strategic Impact, (2) Enhancing Knowledge-Building, (3) Promoting Innovation, (4) Advancing Collaboration, (5) Strengthening Infrastructure and Building Capacity, and (6) Broadening Participation.
The AISL program supports six types of projects:
Limits for funding requests of AISL proposals are as follows: (1) Pilots and Feasibility projects: up to $300,000 with durations up to two years; (2) Research in Service to Practice projects: from $300,000 to $2,000,000 with durations from two to five years; (3) Innovations in Development projects: $500,000 to $3,000,000 with durations from two to five years; (4) Broad Implementation projects from$1,000,000 to $3,000,000 with durations from three to five years; (5) Literature Reviews, Syntheses, or Meta-analyses projects up to$250,000 with durations of up to two years; and (6) Conferences up to $250,000 with durations of up to two years.
|Limited Submission Proposals Procedure:||http://policy.ku.edu/research/institutional-endorsement|
|Notice of Intent Procedure:|
If you are interested in submitting to this opportunity, please Click Here * to submit a Notice of Intent form. You will be asked to provide your name and the names of any KU Co-PIs or senior personnel on the project team.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or experience any difficulty submitting the NOI form.
Please submit your NOI form or send an email NOI to email@example.com, by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 11, 2017.
If the number of interested parties exceeds the mandated limit, the respondents will be asked to submit a brief pre-proposal for review by an internal selection committee.
If you have any questions about the solicitation or the process described above, please contact Nancy Biles at firstname.lastname@example.org or 864-7434.
|Contact:||Nancy Biles: 785-864-7434|