You Are Invited!
Dr. Delana Nivens, an analytical chemist from Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU)
to discuss her National Science Foundation (NSF) STEP Grant . The STEP grant allows AASU
to offer summer research opportunities, mathematics preparation, and potential course credit
for up to 20 students. STEP scholars conduct research in the summer before their first year
at AASU and are eligible for a second summer of research after successful completion of their
Any AASU student interested in any major offered in the College of Science and Technology
(biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, information technology, mathematics,
physics, or psychology) or are interested in pre-professional programs (such as pre-medicine,
pre-dentistry) is eligible.
WHO: Dr. Delana Nivens, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Interim Assistant
Dean of the College of Science and Technology at AASU.
WHAT: Dr. Nivens will talk about the preparation and development of an interdis
ciplinary grant proposal benefitting undergraduate students. All faculty
and staff in all disciplines are welcomed and encouraged to
WHEN: November 1, 2010 at 1:00 pm
WHERE: SCIENCE BUILDING, ROOM E-1047
WHAT IS STEP? The National Science Foundation (NSF) STEP grant is the Science, Technology,
Engineering and Math Talent Expansion Program (STEP), which seeks to increase the
number of students receiving baccalaureate degrees in established or emerging fields within
science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Grants Promote Golf Programs for People with Disabilities
National Alliance for Accessible Golf
Upcoming Grant Reviews
The Grants Committee will review all applications submitted by the following dates:
October 29, November 30, December 30
Accessible Golf Program Grants, administered by the National Alliance for Accessible Golf, support
nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions in their efforts
to make the game of golf more accessible to people with disabilities. Priority is given to inclusive
programming - opportunities that allow participants with disabilities and participants
without disabilities to learn and play the game side by side. Grants of up to $20,000 are provided
to assist with core golf program costs such as adaptive golf clubs and bags, golf course
access, and transportation of participants to and from programming. In 2010, the Grants Committee
will review applications on a rolling basis every 30 or 60 days. Visit the Alliance’s website
to download the application guidelines.
Grant application guidelines: