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Curriculum Development Program

Grants to Iowa Faculty at Eligible Institutions for
Innovative University Curricula Related to STEM Education

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Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC)

Deadline Date:

07/22/19 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 per course to Iowa faculty at eligible institutions to improve or create innovative university curricula related to STEM education. Funding is intended for project-based course development, coursework or curriculum redesign, or capstone courses. The curriculum could also include preservice education courses to prepare STEM K-12 educators. Such projects should provide experiences that will equip the future STEM workforce for careers in aerospace or related industries important to NASA.

All faculties of ISGC core institutions and academic affiliates are eligible to apply: Drake, ISU, Iowa, UNI, Loras College and Des Moines Area Community College.

Funds may be used to purchase supplies, support faculty or staff release time, support graduate and undergraduate students, or domestic travel related to the course.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162048

Estimated Size of Grant:

Awards may be given for up to $10,000 per course.

Term of Contract:

Awards may be given for a period of performance beginning no sooner than August 1, 2019 and ending June 21, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All faculties of ISGC core institutions and academic affiliates are eligible to apply: Drake, ISU, Iowa, UNI, Loras College and Des Moines Area Community College.

The ISGC encourages proposals from females, members of underrepresented minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

All supported individuals (faculty, staff, and students) must be U.S. citizens. Non-U.S. citizens may participate, but cannot receive direct compensation from the award or cost-share funding.

Submission is limited to one proposal per investigator.

Equipment purchases and foreign travel are not permitted. Funds may not be used to support tuition.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for submissions is July 22, 2019, 4:00 PM.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to discuss their ideas with Jay Staker, ISGC associate director, to see if their ideas fall within the scope of this opportunity.

Proposing institutions are required to provide 125% match (1:1.25) using non-federal funds. Cost-share may be cash or in-kind contributions.

Program RFP: https://www.iaspacegrant.org/cd-program-rfp/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Proposals should be submitted as Word documents to: isgc@iastate.edu

Jay Staker, Associate Director
jstaker@iastate.edu

Iowa Space Grant Consortium
Iowa State University
1234 Howe Hall
537 Bissell Rd.
Ames, IA 50011-1096
Phone: 515-294-3106

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa