U.S. Department of Energy: Minority Serving Institutions Partnership ProgramDeadline: March 4, 2020
The Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program (MSIPP) awards grants to Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) to prepare the next generation technical workforce. The program’s primary mission is to create and foster a sustainable STEM-pipeline that prepares a diverse workforce of world class talent through strategic partnerships between Minority Serving Institutions and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)/National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Enterprise.
The following MSIPP crucial success factors drive this program:
- Strengthen and expand MSI STEM capacity and research experience in DOE/NNSA mission areas of interest
- Target collaborations between MSIs and DOE/NNSA laboratories and plants that increase scientist-to-scientist interactions, visible participation of MSI faculty in DOE/NNSA technical engagements and activities, and provide MSIs direct access to DOE/NNSA facilities relative to STEM
- Grow the number of minority students who graduate with STEM degrees
- Grow the number of minority graduates and post-doctoral students hired in to DOE/NNSA’s STEM workforce
Amount: Approximately $12,000,000 is available to make 2-5 awards ranging from $500,000-$1,000,000.
Eligibility: Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).