|NSF - Undergraduate Research and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences (URM)|
|Funding Agency Deadline||03/01/11|
|Funding or Award Criteria||
The goal of the Undergraduate Research and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences (URM) program is to increase the number and diversity of individuals pursuing graduate studies in all areas of biological research supported by the NSF Directorate for Biological Sciences. Support will be provided to academic institutions to establish innovative programs to engage undergraduates in a year-round research and mentoring activity. Particular emphasis will be placed on broadening participation of members of groups historically underrepresented in science and engineering: African Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Hispanic Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, and persons with disabilities.
Please see the solicitation for complete information.
|Number of Nominees Allowed||One (1) proposal per organization|
|Required Internal Review Documents|
Associate Deans or Designates should submit the following materials electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4:30 p.m. on January 26, 2011:
Each college may submit two (2) proposals.
|Nominee(s) Selected to Advance||No internal nominations were received. If you are interested in applying, please contact Courtney Swaney.|