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The NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program emphasizes the importance of recruiting students to science and engineering disciplines, mentoring and supporting students through degree completion, and partnering with employers to facilitate student career placement in the STEM workforce.

Participating institutions are expected to support the goals of the S-STEM program including:

  • Improved educational opportunities for students;
  • Increased retention of students to degree achievement;
  • Improved student support programs at institutions of higher education; and
  • Increased numbers of well-educated and skilled employees in technical areas of national need.

Because MU is limited to one application for this program per STEM school or college, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research,, no later than 5:00 pm Friday, February 24, 2006. Letters of intent should be limited to a 3-page summary of the proposed project including 1) the school under whose auspices the proposal will be submitted; 2) the number of scholarships to be provided; 3) the discipline areas to be served; 4) the objectives of the project; 5) and an overview of plans for student recruitment, selection, support, and career placement services to be provided.

Amount: Up to $500,000
MU Deadline: 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 24, 2006 (letter of intent)
Sponsor Deadline:

March 15, 2006 (optional letter of intent);
April 12, 2006 (full proposal)

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This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in physical and life science disciplines. Please forward it to faculty members who may be interested.

All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at

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