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NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA)

Limited Submission Announcement

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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.


Direct costs are limited to $250,000 annually.


The SEPA project period is 5 years. 

Campus Deadline:


External Deadline(s):

Letter of Intent (Not Required ) | October 20, 2017


Application | November 20, 2017 5PM CT


Only one application per institution is allowed.


The SEPA program encourages the development of innovative educational activities for pre-kindergarten to grade 12 (P-12), teachers and students from underserved communities with a focus on Courses for Skills Development, Research Experiences, Mentoring Activities, Curriculum or Methods Development, or Informal Science Education (ISE) exhibits, and Outreach activities.


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