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Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS)

Limited Submission Announcement

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

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An applicant may request up to $100,000 (total amount, not per year amount) for a period from one to three years.


Campus Deadline:


External Deadline(s):

June 8, 2017 | 4:00 PM  CT


Each Institution may submit one Application.

NIFA requests applications for the Women and Minorities in Science,  Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS) Grants Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 to support research and extension activities that increase the number of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas who will pursue and complete a postsecondary degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) disciplines.  


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