Survey of Programs Supporting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education

U.S. Government Accountability Office

National Science Foundation : Program Objectives

Program Subagency Q13 - Attract and prepare students to pursue classes or coursework in STEM areas through formal or informal education activities Q13 - Attract students to pursue degrees (2-year, 4-year, graduate, or doctoral degrees) in STEM fields through formal or informal education activities Q13 - Provide training opportunities for undergraduate or graduate students in STEM fields Q13 - Attract graduates to pursue careers in STEM fields Q13 - Improve teacher (pre-service or in-service) education in STEM areas Q13 - Improve or expand the capacity of K-12 schools or postsecondary institutions to promote or foster education in STEM fields Q13 - Conduct research to enhance the quality of STEM education provided to students Q13 - Other
Advanced Technological Education (ATE) National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective
Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Not checked
Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) National Science Foundation Primary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective
CISE Pathways to Revitalized Undergraduate Computing Education (CPATH) National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Not checked
Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective
Cyberinfrastructure Training, Education, Advancement, and Mentoring for Our 21st Century Workforce (CI-TEAM) National Science Foundation Primary Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective
Discovery Research K-12 (DR-K12) National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not checked
East Asia & Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI) National Science Foundation Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not checked
Engineering Education (EE) National Science Foundation Not an Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective
Enhancing the Mathematical Sciences Workforce in the 21st Century (EMSW21) National Science Foundation Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not checked
Ethics Education in Science & Engineering (EESE) National Science Foundation Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Not checked
Federal Cyber Service: Scholarship for Service (SFS) National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective
Geoscience Education National Science Foundation Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective
Geoscience Teacher Training (GEO-Teach) National Science Foundation Not an Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective
Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) National Science Foundation Primary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective
Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) National Science Foundation Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Not checked
Graduate STEM Fellows in K-12 Education Program (GK-12) National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) National Science Foundation Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Not checked
Informal Science Education (ISE) National Science Foundation Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Not checked
Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Program National Science Foundation Not an Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective
Interdisciplinary Training for Undergraduates in Biological and Mathematical Sciences (UBM) National Science Foundation Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective
International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Not checked
Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) National Science Foundation Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not checked Secondary Objective
Math and Science Partnership National Science Foundation Primary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective
Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education in Engineering National Science Foundation Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective
Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences National Science Foundation Primary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective
Polar Education Program National Science Foundation Primary Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not checked
Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Not checked
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) National Science Foundation Not an Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective
Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE) National Science Foundation Primary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not checked
Research in Disabilities Education (RDE) National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective
Research on Gender in Science and Engineering (GSE) National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP) National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective
Transforming Undergrad Education in STEM (TUES) National Science Foundation Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not checked
Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP) National Science Foundation Primary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not an Objective Secondary Objective Primary Objective Secondary Objective Not an Objective
Undergraduate Research and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences (URM) National Science Foundation Secondary Objective Primary Objective Primary Objective Not checked Not an Objective Not an Objective Not an Objective Primary Objective

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