New NSF supplemental funding opportunity for Skills Training in Advanced Research & Technology (START)

May 1, 2023

NSF invests in programs that directly advance the Nation's science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce to enhance U.S. global competitiveness. 

As part of this effort, NSF announces an updated supplemental funding opportunity for Skills Training in Advanced Research & Technology (START) for awardees of the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program, the Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) program and the Engineering Research Centers (ERC) program.

This supplemental funding opportunity provides students, faculty, and student/faculty teams in two-year Institutions of Higher Education (2-yr IHEs) with experiential learning opportunities for advanced skills development 

Learn more in Dear Colleague Letter: A New Supplemental Funding Opportunity for Skills Training in Advanced Research & Technology (START) (NSF 23-093)

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