Program Description:  These grants help colleges and universities provide Summer/Semester Research Experiences to undergraduates in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. Block grants to four-year institutions are awarded for the purpose of providing small research stipends to undergraduate students.

Eligibility: President, Provost, or other senior academic official. If another individual or agent is making the application, the endorsement of the Provost will be required to signify official approval of the plan.

Award Period: Up to 3 years dependent on funding

Anticipated Total Annual Funding: $300,000

Maximum Annual Funding Per Award: $75,000

Estimated Number of Awards: 5-6

Cost Share Requirement: None

Award Information: Cost reimbursable grant, up to $225,000 over three years

Estimated Number of Awards: 5-6

Next Proposal Due Date: October 16, 2023


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Note this grant is dependent upon funding availability from the State of West Virginia Research Challenge Fund and approval of the West Virginia Science and Research Council. Requests for Proposals (RFPs) are typically posted 60 days prior to the due date.