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The National Science Foundation (NSF) invites Letters of Intent for the Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) solicitation. The vision of the NSF INCLUDES Big Idea is to catalyze the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) enterprise to work collaboratively for inclusive change, resulting in a STEM work force that reflects the population of the nation. More specifically, NSF INCLUDES seeks to broaden participation in STEM fields through a national network that will inspire collaborative efforts aimed at increasing the active participation of those who have been historically underrepresented and underserved in STEM.

This solicitation is open to organizations and established networks across the educational continuum (e.g., preK-12, higher education, general public) and contexts (e.g., formal, informal) with the expertise, partnerships, and capacity to address a critical broadening participation challenge in STEM at scale through an NSF INCLUDES Alliance. Researchers and practitioners at minority serving institutions are strongly encouraged to consider this opportunity given their experience and expertise in broadening participation contexts.

Deadline for Letters of Intent: 5 October 2020
Deadline for full proposals: 26 January 2021

For more information, including eligibiltiy requirements, go to:
Full solicitation (PDF - 797 KB)

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