We support research and educational programs for higher education faculty that currently include our Space Grant Research Infrastructure Seed Grant Program, Minority serving Institution Collaboration, an undergraduate Maine Student High Altitude Platform (MeSHAP) Program involving high altitude ballooning at the University of Maine and our Integration of Research in Undergraduate STEM Curriculum (IRUSC) Program.
NOW CLOSED – BUT CHECK BACK IN 2018
MSGC’s new Program – Integration of Research in Undergraduate STEM Curriculum (IRUSC):
This program is modeled after the Curriculum Improvements Partnership Award for the Integration of Research in Undergraduate Curriculum (CIPAIR), except on a smaller scale!
The goal of the IRUSC program is to support our higher education affiliates in improving their STEM curricula to help students gain the confidence, knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in their STEM careers
Competitive proposals must include strategies to 1) establish or strengthen faculty relationships with NASA centers, 2) integrate NASA-related content and research opportunities into the curriculum, 3) involve students in program development and improvement and 4) increase student retention.
Letters of Intent are due: TBD in 2018
Proposals are due: TBD in 2018
To View our last competition guidelines, you can download the prior RFP here:
Download the 2017 Integration of Research in Undergraduate STEM Curriculum Program Request for Proposals (RFP) to view proposal guidelines and important dates.
Download the write-able Microsoft Word Integration of Research in Undergraduate STEM Curriculum Program FORMS that are included in the RFP