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Deadline: NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Computing in Undergraduate Education
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Computing in Undergraduate Education (IUSE: CUE)
Synopsis of Program:
Increasingly, undergraduate computer science (CS) programs are being called upon to prepare larger and more diverse student populations for careers in both CS and non-CS fields, including careers in scientific and non-scientific disciplines. Many of these students aim to acquire the understandings and competencies needed to learn how to use computation collaboratively across different contexts and challenging problems. However, standard CS course sequences do not always serve these students well. With this solicitation, NSF will support teams of Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) in re-envisioning the role of computing in interdisciplinary collaboration within their institutions. In addition, NSF will encourage partnering IHEs to use this opportunity to integrate the study of ethics into their curricula, both within core CS courses and across the relevant interdisciplinary application areas.
Cognizant Program Officer(s):
Please note that the following information is current at the time of publishing. See program website for any updates to the points of contact.
- Janice Cuny, Program Director, CISE, telephone: (703) 292-8900, email: email@example.com
- Fay Cobb Payton, Program Director, CISE/CNS, telephone: (703) 292-7939, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Stephanie August, Program Director, EHR/DUE, telephone: (703) 292-5128, email: email@example.com
Applicable Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number(s):
- 47.070 — Computer and Information Science and Engineering
- 47.076 — Education and Human Resources
Anticipated Type of Award: Standard Grant
Estimated Number of Awards: 12 to 15
Anticipated Funding Amount: $4,500,000
We expect to fund 12 to 15 awards. Proposals that do not include an ethics component may request a maximum budget of $300,000 over 18 months; and proposals that do include an ethics component may request a maximum budget of $350,000 over 18 months.
Estimated program budget, number of awards and average award size/duration are subject to the availability of funds.