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STEM Fellowship

STEM Next Opportunity Fund

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2020–March 31, 2022
  • 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.