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The Timbuktu Academy was first established in 1990, pursuant to funding from the Louisiana Stimulus for Excellence in Research (LaSER) and from the National Science Foundation ( NSF ). LaSER is administered by the Louisiana Board of Regents. The first projects of the Timbuktu Academy respectively funded by LaSER and NSF were "Materials Science Education and Research (MASER)" and "Research Careers for Minority Scholars (RCMS)" at the Timbuktu Academy.
The NASA Langley Pre-Service Teacher Program (PSTP) is a partnership between the Langley Office of Education, the National Institute of Aerospace, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
The ARTSI (Advancing Robotics Technology for Societal Impact) Alliance is a collaborative education and research project centered around robotics for healthcare, the arts, and entrepreneurship. Spelman College, a historically black college (HBCU) for women is leading the alliance in partnership with several other HBCUs and Research I (R1) institutions.
About the NNI The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) is a federal R&D program established to coordinate the multiagency efforts in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. Because of the promise of nanotechnology to improve lives and to contribute to economic growth, the Federal Government, through the guiding efforts of the U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative, is supporting research in nanotechnology. As a result of the NNI research efforts, the United States is a global leader in nanotechnology development.
he Dorothy Jemison Foundation for Excellence (DJF) develops and implements teaching methods, curricula, materials and programs that foster educational experiences resulting in individuals fully able to participate and contribute effectively and beneficially to society. DJF, a non-profit foundation places special emphasis on building critical thinking skills, experiential teaching methods, science literacy, integrated approaches to learning and individual responsibility in achieving excellence.
Coppin State University will award stipends to students majoring in Chemistry, Biology Computer Science, General Science, and Mathematics as part of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) academic enhancement program. Only students who are US citizens or permanent residents of the US are eligible. The annual $500 and $1000 stipends are competitive and will be awarded at the end of each semester.
Since 1974, NACME (the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering) has provided leadership and support for the national effort to increase the representation of successful African American, American Indian and Latino women and men in engineering and technology, math- and science-based careers.
SEDS (Students for the Exploration and Development of Space) is an independent, student-based organization which promotes the exploration and development of space. SEDS pursues this mission by educating people about the benefits of space, by supporting a network of interested students, by providing an opportunity for members to develop their leadership skills, and inspiring people through our involvement in space-related projects. SEDS believes in a space-faring civilization and that focusing the enthusiasm of young people is the key to our future in space.
The Carson Scholars Fund, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that was founded in 1994, by Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Benjamin Carson and his wife, Candy, to recognize and reward students in grades 4-11 who strive for academic excellence (3.75 GPA or higher) and demonstrate a strong commitment to their community.
To increase elementary school students’ aptitude in math and science and their interest in pursuing STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) career fields, by having them engage in interactive, team-based engineering projects.
The Algebra Project, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) national, nonprofit organization that uses mathematics as an organizing tool to ensure quality public school education for every child in America. We believe that every child has a right to a quality education to succeed in this technology-based society and to exercise full citizenship.
Part of the mission of the Google Lunar X PRIZE and the X PRIZE Foundation as a whole is to get kids excited about math and science, and spark their imaginations. To further this goal, we have created education resources, fun projects, and even a video or two for students around the world to explore and enjoy.
Recognized as one of the largest science & math outreach companies in the country. MAEA- programs are designed to meet or exceed the educational standards stated in the National Science Education Standards Manual from the National Research Council. MAEA offers many of its programs to a wide range of grades, with each program being adjusted to target the specific audience grades, including advanced placement (AP) classes. Many of the programs are adapted for professional development (PD), or auditorium presentations (AUD). These abbreviations are used in the following descriptions of the programs offered by MAEA.
The mission of the Urban Video Game Academy (UVGA) is to better prepare students in disadvantaged areas for postsecondary education and technology careers by teaching them the fundamentals of video game design and development. Our mission has three basic components: to expose disadvantaged students to career opportunities in video game design and development, to educate them in how to create games, and to enhance learning in academic subjects, such as math and writing, that are important in the video game development process.
BAM is committed to actively contributing to the growth and development of local communities, with a particular focus on educating youth and exposing them to emerging technologies and career opportunities in the information technology industry.
The Aero Design competition is intended to provide undergraduate and graduate engineering students with a real-life engineering exercise. The competition has been designed to provide exposure to the kinds of situations that engineers face in the real work environment.
Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics™ conferences nurture girls' interest in science and math courses to encourage them to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.