Activity. The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) National STEM Resource Hub is hosting Jumpstart Grantsmanship workshops for faculty and staff in California during the month of January 2020. The workshops provide insight and instruction on how to compete for NSF funding and prepare applications for the NSF HSI Initiative call NSF 19-540 due September 2020 (Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program))
Workshop Location and Application Deadlines:
- EDP University of Puerto Rico, 560 Ponce de Leon Ave., Hato Rey, PR 00918
- Two identical 1-day workshops will be held at EDP University
- Workshop 1 (30 participants): Wednesday March 25, 2020 8:30-4:30
- Workshop 2 (30 participants): Thursday March 26, 2020 8:30-4:30
- Application due dates:
- for early decision apply by Feb 14, 2020
- final deadline to apply: March 1, 2020
Workshop Description: The workshop content will focus on preparing grants for the NSF HSI Initiative whose purpose is to increase grant support for STEM education at HSIs (due third Wednesday in September, yearly). During the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to seek advice from successful grant applicants, to direct questions to experienced and knowledgeable grant awardees, and to analyze a sample proposal to learn which pitfalls to avoid.
Workshop Leaders: Minerva Cordero (UTA), Carmen I. Negron Castro (EDP), Elba Serrano (NMSU)
Cost: There is no fee to attend the workshop. Applicants whose home institution is more than 50 miles from the workshop location will be eligible to apply for a stipend to offset the cost of attendance.
Applications should be submitted via the Hub portal: Please follow instructions on the workshop page
Hub & Contact: The NSF HSI Resource Hub is a partnership between California State University-Northridge, Dona Ana Community College, and New Mexico State University (NSF awards 1832338; 1832345). The Hub’s goal is to support student success at HSIs, especially those with little or no prior NSF funding, by providing resources for NSF STEM education and research proposals. To learn more about the Hub or to become a member, visit https://hsistemhub.org/ .