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Professional Development Opportunities for Secondary School Teachers (PD-STEP) - AFRI ELI Grant Program

Limited Submission Announcement

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Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

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$150,000 for up to three years

Campus Deadline:

Monday, February 8, 2016

External Deadline(s):

March 18, 2016 | 4:00 PM CT


A single institution can submit a maximum of three proposals.

PD-STEP proposals should provide immersive learning experiences for secondary school teachers/educational professionals to create and replicate best practices to improve student success outcomes within the food, agricultural, natural resources, and human sciences.


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