Here Are the Top STEM Grants Available in 2023

Chances are if you are somewhat familiar with the education world you have heard of the term STEM. The acronym, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, has become increasingly popular amongst schools, nonprofits, governments, and businesses. Many organizations recognize the importance of furthering STEM skills, which is why there are new programs being created every day to help develop and teach these skills. These four areas of study are an integral part of our daily lives and need the proper funding to grow and evolve. Presently, there are many jobs that require a STEM background. This is why resources need to exist to make sure today’s youth have access to quality STEM education.

GrantWatch has a category specifically for technology grants on its site. There is also a category for science grants, as well as one for education. Using GrantWatch’s exact keyword search feature, organizations can also search for ‘STEM’ specifically when looking for grants. Today, GrantWatch is sharing some of the top STEM grants currently available in its database.

STEM Grants For 2023

  1. Prizes and in-kind support are available to local education agencies, career and technical education schools, service agencies, and tribes for student projects related to the space industry.
  2. In addition, there are grants of up to $50,000 available to schools, IHEs, and organizations for projects that provide students with opportunities to address current and future energy challenges.
  3. Funding is available to robotics teams associated with schools or nonprofits in eligible areas to participate in youth STEM contests.
  4. Grants are also available to teachers of grades 6-9 to support participation in a STEM competition with their students.
  5. There are also grants of up to $30,000 to IHEs for activities to expand and enhance STEM curriculum. 
  6. Additionally, funding is available to minority-serving IHEs to support STEM research and education among minority groups historically underrepresented in STEM disciplines.
  7. Grants of up to $20,000 exist for women to pursue advanced degrees and courses of study including STEM.
  8. Fellowships are available to students to support graduate studies in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
  9. Additional grants are available to nonprofits, IHEs, tribal governments, and others for research and development activities to enhance STEM education.
  10. Lastly, grants are open to public schools, private schools, charter schools, and rural schools in multiple states to implement STEM programs

As you can see there are a lot of funding opportunities available for STEM programs. We believe the resources listed above will be useful in your funding search.

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