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Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS)

Limited Submission Announcement

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National Science Foundation (NSF)

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The maximum total award size will be $500,000 in funding, with the average total award size expected to be in the $300,000 - $350,000 range, for up to 36 months.

Campus Deadline:

Monday, March 16, 2015 

External Deadline(s):

LOI (required): August 14, 2015 | 5:00 PM CT

Full Proposal: October 5, 2015 | 5:00 PM CT


An organization may serve as sole institution or lead institution of a collaborative project on only one submission per competition, but may serve as the non-lead institution of a collaborative project more than once per competition.

The primary goal of the IUSE: GEOPATHS program is to increase the number of undergraduate students interested in pursuing undergraduate degrees and/or post-graduate degrees in geoscience through the design and testing of novel approaches for engaging students in authentic, career-relevant experiences in geoscience.


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