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Increasing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in Afterschool

University of San Diego

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $730,000
  • Grant Period June 1, 2015–May 31, 2016
  • Location San Diego, CA, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

Through a joint partnership initiative with the Noyce Foundation, this grant to the University of San Diego seeks to increase the availability of informal science education for students across the country through afterschool and summer learning programs. Dr. Robert Noyce was the inventor of the integrated circuit and co-founder of Intel, and the family foundation that bears his name has provided significant leadership and funding nationwide to advance the area of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and science issues. Specifically, this grant will support the university’s Center for Education Policy and Law to: 1) support the statewide afterschool networks in data collection and quality improvement efforts to increase the availability of STEM afterschool programs; 2) hold a STEM afterschool summit focused on engaging policy and industry leaders at the state and national levels; 3) develop a publication that highlights quality STEM programs, data, and outcomes; and 4) support technical assistance to the state networks in the area of STEM programming and evaluation.