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ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (ADVANCE)

Limited Submission Announcement

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National Science Foundation (NSF)

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Up to $1,000,000 for 3 years

Campus Deadline:

Please express interest only (no LOI required at this time) by emailing by Friday, July 28, 2017.

External Deadline(s):

Letter of Intent (Required)  | August 9, 2017 5:00PM CT


Only one letter of intent for Adaptation proposal can be submitted from a non-profit academic institution.

The goals of the ADVANCE program are (1) to develop systemic approaches to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic STEM[1] careers; (2) to develop innovative and sustainable ways to promote gender equity that involve both men and women in the STEM academic workforce; and (3) to contribute to the research knowledge base on gender equity and the intersection of gender and other identities in STEM academic careers. The ADVANCE program contributes to the development of a more diverse science and engineering workforce because of the focus on equity for STEM academic faculty who are educating, training, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.


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