NSF Engineering offers support for student design projects
July 29, 2019
NSF announced a new supplemental funding opportunity to provide support for mentored, student-led design projects that are directly related to currently funded NSF awards from the Engineering Directorate. The Design Supplements also provide a way for principal investigators to expand the Broader Impact of their awards.
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