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STEM Fellowship

STEM Next Opportunity Fund

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $353,375
  • Grant Period April 1, 2023–March 31, 2024
  • Location San Diego, CA, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant to the STEM Next Opportunity Fund will support the Afterschool and Summer Learning Fellowship, the Robert Noyce-Ellen Lettvin Fellowship in informal STEM learning and the School Aged and Early Care Fellowship. The fellowships are a public-private partnership initiative geared toward advancing high-quality afterschool, summer learning and informal STEM learning and cross-agency partnerships to support afterschool and summer learning. This initiative will: 1) strengthen collaboration between the U.S. Department of Education and other federal agencies in the areas of afterschool and informal STEM learning; 2) work to advance afterschool and STEM learning in the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program; and 3) work with leading researchers to identify priorities, new tools, strategies and programs that improve afterschool and STEM learning opportunities.