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MEMBER ADVISORY

January 13, 2021

Extended grant deadlines for Track 1 and 2: HSI Program Solicitation NSF 20-599

A revised HSI Program solicitation (NSF 20-599) is now available: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program)

This email is to notify you thatthe NSF HSI Program (solicitation 20-599) submission deadline of January 13, 2021 for Track 1: PPP and Track 2: IEP proposals has been extended to February 10, 2021.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued an updated notice for the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. Proposals will be accepted in three tracks: Track 1: Planning or Pilot Projects (PPP) ranging from $200K to $400K; Track 2: Implementation and Evaluation Projects (IEP) ranging from $500K to $1M; and Track 3: Institutional Transformation Projects (ITP) up to $3M.

A Student Mentoring Plan, as a supplementary document, is now required for all proposals requesting stipends or wages to support undergraduate or graduate students.

All tracks may request funds to support STEM faculty to conduct research aligned with the proposed project and to support undergraduate research.

Conference proposals may be submitted by institutions of higher education and non-profit organizations after consultation with an HSI program officer. Proposal Preparation Instructions have been updated significantly. Please see section V of the solicitation for further information.

Any proposal submitted in response to this solicitation should be submitted in accordance with the revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1), which is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after June 1, 2020. Click here for more information.

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