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STEM for Women
Community Action grants provide funds to individuals, AAUW branches and AAUW state organizations as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations for innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls.
($2,000 - $7,000 over one year July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013)
One-year grants provide seed money for new projects. Topic areas are unrestricted, but should include a clearly defined activity that promotes education and equity for women and girls.
($5,000 - $10,000 over two years July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2014)
Two-year grants provide start-up funds for longer-term programs that address the particular needs of the community and develop girls' sense of efficacy through leadership or advocacy opportunities. Topic areas are unrestricted, but should include a clearly defined activity that promotes education and equity for women and girls.
Distance Education (Videoconferences) Program
Women & Science Program hosts videoconferences about science education or campus climate issues for women and/or other underrepresented populations. These videoconferences are open to all campuses, assuming a videoconference room is available.
"Preparation of Broader Impact Statements for NSF Proposals": A panel discussion sponsored by UW System Women & Science Program and the UW Oshkosh Office of Grants and Faculty Development.
Michael Briley, Professor of Physics & Astronomy and recent NSF program director; Arlene Haffa, Associate Professor of Chemistry and recent NSF review panelist; Jennifer Wenner, Associate Professor of Geology and recent NSF grant recipient; Jennifer Mihalick, Director of UW System Women & Science Program.