Advancing Informal STEM Learning

National Science Foundation (NSF)

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Grant amount: US $150,000 - US $3,000,000

Deadline: Nov 6, 2019

Applicant type: For-Profit Business Government Entity College / University Nonprofit

Funding uses: Conference, Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities fort he public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and engage the public of all ages in learning STEM in informal environments. The AISL program supports six types of projects:

  • Pilots and Feasibility Studies,
  • Research in Service to Practice,
  • Innovations in Development,
  • Broad Implementation,
  • Literature Reviews, Syntheses, or Meta-Analyses, and
  • Conferences.

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