STELAR Webinar: National Science Foundation Funding for Maker Education and SBIR/STTR Projects


On Tuesday, October 18, STELAR hosted NSF Program Officers David Haury and Robert Russell as they presented a webinar on National Science Foundation funding for research, development, and small business proposals for Maker-focused projects.  

During this webinar brief overviews were provided of the following programs and opportunities:

Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
Discovery Research PreK-12 (DR PreK-12)
Innovative Technology Experiences for Teachers and Students (ITEST)
STEM + Computing (STEM+C)
EHR Core Research (ECR)
Cyberlearning & Future Learning Technologies
Dear Colleague Letter Catalyzing the Future of Making
Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR)
Research in the Formation of Engineers (RFE)
Broadening Participation in Engineering (BPE)
EHR: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education

A general overview of NSF proposal submission requirements and procedures was also provided. The webinar recording features rich and informative participant discussions as well as Q&A sessions with NSF Program Officers.  

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Additional Disciplines
Bioscience - general
Computer Science - general
Engineering - general
Environmental Science - general
Mathematics - general
Computational Thinking
Informal Learning and Afterschool
STEM Career Opportunities and Workforce Development
STEM Content and Standards
Sustainability and Scale-Up
Youth Motivation and Interests in STEM