$64M Goes For High Technology
National Science Foundation
Program: Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program
Eligibility: Partnerships between institutions of higher education and for-profits;
Funding: $64 million for 75 to 90 awards;
Deadline: April 22 (preliminary proposal); Oct. 21 (full proposal).
Purpose: With an emphasis on two-year colleges, the ATE Program focuses on the education of technicians for the hightechnology
fields that drive the nation's economy.
The program funds partnerships between academic institutions and employers to promote improvement in the education
of science and engineering technicians at the undergraduate and secondary school levels.
ATE supports: curriculum development; professional development of college faculty and secondary school teachers; and
career pathways to two-year colleges from secondary schools and from two-year colleges to four-year institutions.
Insider's Tip: NSF encourages applicants to reach out to principal investigators of previous winners for submission assistance.
NSF's website (http://www.nsf.gov) provides an Awards Search feature that allows customized searches of its
award database. Applicants are encouraged to search
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