STEM-NET Opportunities

Grant Opportunity

There are two new STEM-NET Opportunities for the 2021-22 academic year. Both are due on Thursday, March 9 at 11:59 pm.

Opportunity #1: STEM-NET Faculty Education Seed Grants


  1. Support and encourage the development of exemplar programs in educational research or scholarship by faculty members in STEM fields. (This is not a program designed for traditional STEM research scholarship.)
  2. Fund activity that supports the submission of large external grants, aligned with the mission and that further the vision of STEM-NET
  3. Size: Up to $20,000 for single investigators; $40,000 for multiple investigators

Learn more and apply.

  • See also Seed Grant Request for Proposals attached


Opportunity #2: STEM-NET Faculty Fellow ($5,000 Summer 2021 stipend + AY support)
Nominations & Self-Nominations both welcome!

The Faculty Fellow will:

  1. Work with key faculty to develop and submit targeted STEM-based proposals, the subject areas of which are to be determined in consultation with the Provost (or designee).
  2. Develop collaborative grants (educational- and research-based) with faculty.
  3. Help promote a culture of scholarship on campus.
  4. Take on new initiatives designated by the Provost.

Learn more and apply.

If you have any questions about these opportunities and/or are experiencing any tech issues with the application process, please contact Jane Lehr at

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