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1 STEM Education and Professional Development Opportunities Institute for Broadening Participation Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) & the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 1

2 About IBP: Our Goals: Support student progress through the entire STEM pathway from K-12, through college, graduate school and beyond Enhance networking between students, faculty, and administrators Increase the number of underrepresented students earning PhDs and becoming leaders in STEM fields TODAY: connect students with opportunities for -Funding for education -Paid summer research experiences -Professional development 2

3 SEARCH & ACCESS: Funding Opportunities Programs Contacts Student Profiles News Events Photos 3

4 Basic Concepts: TYPES OF FUNDING internal / external portable / fixed public / private need based / merit based financial / mentoring / professional development 4 4

5 Undergraduate Research 5 5

6 NASA Funding Opportunities Engineering, Business, Mathematics, Education, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Physics, Computer Science, Technology, Science Writing/Journalism, Policy, Business and more! 6

7 NASA s One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) For graduate and undergraduate students: access to all of NASA's opportunities at one web site 7

8 Internships 10-week Summer session or 15-week Spring or Fall session Stipends around $6,000 (10-week summer session) or $9,000 (15-week spring or fall session) Mentored internships at NASA Centers and research support facilities Workforce preparatory experience for careers in STEM 8

9 Internships 1. Complete application, including unofficial transcript and at least one letter of reference 2. Search and apply for up to 15 opportunities 9

10 Internship Locations 10

11 Internships - Examples Summer Institute in the Earth Sciences (SIES) Dusting off the Moon and Beyond Sun-Orbital Observations for Big Bang Cosmology Ecological Program Internship 11

12 Research Experiences for Undergraduates A great stepping stone to grad school! 8 10 weeks Groups of undergraduates Stipend and housing provided Lab/field experience

13 NSF REUs - or other Summer Research Opportunities for Undergraduates

14 Biorefining and Biofuels Colorado School of Mines

15 NSF/NIH Eco-informatics Summer Institute Oregon State University

16 REU in Materials Science and Nanotechnology University of New Orleans

17 Portable Funding Opportunities 17

18 NASA Undergraduate Scholarships Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology (MUST) A joint partnership between the Hispanic College Fund, the United Negro College Fund Special Programs and the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers For rising sophomores and juniors pursuing degrees in STEM A one-year (renewable for up to 2 years) competitive scholarship of up to one-half of tuition, not to exceed $10,000, plus a paid summer internship 18

19 Other Portable Funding for Undergraduates! EPA GRO fellowships Boren Scholarships (study abroad and study foreign language) NIH intramural and extramural loan repayment programs NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program 19

20 NASA Graduate Fellowships For full-time graduate students (master's and doctoral level) in STEM disciplines Up to three years of funding at ~ $30k including tuition support and a paid summer research experience The graduate fellowship provides you with a NASA mentor who, along with your University advisor, guides you in the completion of your graduate research 20

21 NASA Graduate Fellowships Funding sources include: GSRP (Graduate Student Researchers Project) Harriet Jenkins Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program (targeted to underrepresented minorities) 21

22 NSF GRF Graduate Research Fellowship Fellowship for graduate students in the STEM fields $30,000 annual stipend $10,500 cost-of-education allowance $1,000 one time international travel allowance 3 years of support 22 22

23 Other Portable Graduate Funding AAUW fellowships Sloan Foundation National GEM Consortium NOAA Graduate Sciences Program 23 23

24 Search Portable Funding! 24

25 National Science Foundation Graduate Programs 25 25

26 NSF IGERT Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Full funding for interdisciplinary STEM training $30,000 stipend plus tuition and fees 26 Fixed funding available at over 90 colleges and universities nationwide, and over 150 grad programs. 26

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28 University of Maine IGERT 28 28

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30 NSF AGEP Alliance for Graduate Education and Professoriate Student Support Professional Development Opportunities 27 Alliances nationwide, over 170 participating universities 30 30

31 AGEP MAP 31 31

32 Student Information Form Fill out the student form and turn it in to us today We ll add you to our Student Directory and send you s with reminders about opportunities, deadlines and updates about new programs 32 32

33 Contact IBP with questions! Toll Free:

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