NSF-17-579: Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) – Louis Stokes Regional Centers of Excellence
Louis Stokes Regional Centers of Excellence in Broadening Participation (LSRCE):One proposal may be submitted by eligible lead institutions/organizations annually. Organizations may have only one active center award. All active alliances are eligible to submit LSRCE proposals as lead organizations.
LSRCE: October 20, 2017, 5pm PDT
LSRCE: January 26, 2018, 5pm PDT
Award Information: Award Type: Standard or Continuing Grant
Estimated Amount of Awards: 3
Anticipated Funding Award: Up to $1.5 M over 3 years or up to $2.5m over 5 years.
Submission Process: PIs must submit their application as a Limited Submission through the Office of Research Application Portal: https://app.wizehive.com/webform/USCgrants
Materials to submit:
- Single Page Proposal Summary (0.5” margins; single-spaced; font type: Arial, Helvetica, or Georgia typeface; font size: 11 pt). Page limit includes references and illustrations. Pages that exceed the 1-page limit will be excluded from review.
- CV – (5 pages maximum)
Link to Award: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17579/nsf17579.htm
Who May Serve as PI:
Louis Stokes Regional Center of Excellence in Broadening Participation: The Principal Investigator for Louis Stokes Regional Center of Excellence in Broadening Participation proposals must be a senior organizational administrator. Project managers and STEM faculty members may be among the PI/Co-PI team. The PI/Co-PI team must also include a social or data scientist, disciplinary/interdisciplinary education researcher or evaluator.
Overall, the LSAMP program provides funding to alliances that implement comprehensive, evidence-based, innovative, and sustained strategies that ultimately result in the graduation of well-prepared, highly-qualified students from underrepresented minority groups who pursue graduate studies or careers in STEM.
Project types under this program include:
- Louis Stokes Regional Centers of Excellence in Broadening Participation (LSRCE). These centers can serve as regional outreach and knowledge-diffusion centers of excellence for alliance and non-alliance organizations. LSRCE’s are projects that have wide latitude for design with a focus on technical assistance in the broadening participation arena, for example, and are focused on increasing the knowledge base on broadening participation topics through research, evaluation and synthesis activities. Centers do not provide direct degree production interventions or student support activities.The projects may be three or five years in duration depending on the scope of activities.
Visit our Institutionally Limited Submission webpage for updates and other announcements.