This program places graduate students and advanced undergraduates who specialize in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to serve in K-12 schools as knowledgeable resources for both the content and applications of these disciplines. . Institutions of higher education apply for awards to support fellowship activities. Institutions are responsible for (1) selecting fellows; (2) partnering with school districts for placement of fellows in schools; (3) providing appropriate training for fellows; and (4) designing and implementing an effective mechanism for documenting the outcomes of the project. Expected outcomes include improved communication and teaching skills transferable to a variety of occupations, enriched learning by K-12 students, professional development opportunities for teachers, and strong partnerships between institutions of higher education and local school districts. Applicants must submit a Notice of Intent to Apply by May 5, and final applications are due June 2.

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