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Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)
Year Begun: FY 1996 Number of Awards: 100
Target Audience: educators, STEM professionals, institutions

The Executive Office of the President of the United States has established PAESMEM to identify and disseminate model practices of outstanding mentoring efforts and programs designed to enhance the participation of groups underrepresented in STEM. The awardees serve as exemplars to their colleagues and are leaders in the national effort to more fully develop the Nation’s human resources in science, mathematics, and engineering.

“A diverse, internationally competitive and globally engaged workforce of scientists, engineers, and well-prepared citizens.”
                                NSF Strategic Plan FY 2000-2005


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