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MPS Broadening Participation Resources

Dr. Fleming Crim, NSF Assistant Director for Math and Physical Sciences, (back row right) & Jerzy Leszczynski (back row left) pictured with High School JROTC STEM students and JSU summer research participants at the 22nd Current Trends in Computational Chemistry Conference 2013, Jax, MS.

Dr. Fleming Crim, former NSF Assistant Director for Mathematical and Physical Sciences, (back row right) & Jerzy Leszczynski (back row left) pictured with High School JROTC STEM students and JSU summer research participants at the 22nd Current Trends in Computational Chemistry Conference 2013, Jax, MS.

Astronomy Astronomy (AST)
Harshal Gupta
hgupta@nsf.gov
Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Sciences (DMS)
Edward C. Taylor
etaylor@nsf.gov
Chemistry Chemistry (CHE)
Robert J. Cave
rjcave@nsf.gov
Multidisciplinary Activities MPS Office of the Assistant Director
John D. Gillaspy
jgillasp@nsf.gov
Materials Research Materials Research (DMR)
Lynnette D. Madsen
lmadsen@nsf.gov
Physics Physics (PHY)
Kathleen V. McCloud
kmccloud@nsf.gov

NSF has a strong commitment to broadening participation. Groups underrepresented in MPS research include women, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and persons with disabilities.

NSF 16-125, Dear Colleague Letter: MPS Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate

NSF 15-024, Dear Colleague Letter: MPS Graduate Research Supplement for Veterans (MPS-GRSV)

The links below provide a sampling of information that may help Principal Investigators and others in broadening participation in their activities. This list is not meant to be exhaustive or to imply any special endorsement by MPS (or NSF).

RECRUITMENT

RETENTION AND MENTORING

RESOURCES

NETWORKS AND ORGANIZATIONS

ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS

INQUIRIES

For further information concerning MPS Broadening Participation programs, please contact:

Dr. Lynnette D. Madsen
National Science Foundation
Phone: (703) 292-4936
E-mail lmadsen@nsf.gov