- Program Education
- Program Area Advancing Afterschool
- Grant Amount $100,000
- Grant Period September 1, 2018–August 31, 2019
- Location San Diego, CA, United States
- Geographic Focus United States
About this grant
This grant to the STEM Next Opportunity Fund will support the Robert Noyce-Ellen Lettvin Fellowship in Informal STEM Learning. The fellowship is a public-private partnership initiative geared toward advancing high-quality informal science education, including in afterschool and summer learning programs. This initiative will include: 1) strengthening collaboration between the U.S. Department of Education and other federal agencies in the area of informal STEM learning; 2) working to advance STEM learning in the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program; and 3) working with leading researchers to identify priorities in informal STEM learning, including identifying new tools, strategies, and programs that improve STEM learning opportunities.