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

U.S. Government Accountability Office

National Science Foundation : Services Provided

Program Agency Subagency Q19 - Classroom instruction Q19 - Curriculum development Q19 - Educational research aimed at improving the quality of STEM education Q19 - Institutional support for infrastructure Q19 - Institutional support for management and administrative activities Q19 - Outreach and recognition to generate student interest in STEM field(s) Q19 - Short-term experiential learning activities (includes summer camps, field trips, guest speakers, and workshops) Q19 - Long-term experiential learning activities (semester or more in length) Q19 - Student scholarships or fellowships Q19 - Research opportunities, internships, mentorships, or career guidance Q19 - Teacher pre-service or recruitment activities Q19 - Teacher in-service, professional development, or retention activities Q19 - Other
Advanced Technological Education (ATE) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes
Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Not checked
CISE Pathways to Revitalized Undergraduate Computing Education (CPATH) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Not checked
Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cyberinfrastructure Training, Education, Advancement, and Mentoring for Our 21st Century Workforce (CI-TEAM) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Not checked
Discovery Research K-12 (DR-K12) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation No Yes Yes No No No No No No No Yes Yes Not checked
East Asia & Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation No No No No No No No No Yes Yes No No No answer
Engineering Education (EE) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation No No Yes No No No No No No No No No Yes
Enhancing the Mathematical Sciences Workforce in the 21st Century (EMSW21) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Ethics Education in Science & Engineering (EESE) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation No Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes No No No No No
Federal Cyber Service: Scholarship for Service (SFS) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No answer
Geoscience Education National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
Geoscience Teacher Training (GEO-Teach) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No
Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation No Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No
Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Graduate STEM Fellows in K-12 Education Program (GK-12) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No answer Yes No answer No answer No answer
Informal Science Education (ISE) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No answer
Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Program National Science Foundation National Science Foundation No No No No No No No No Yes Yes No No No answer
Interdisciplinary Training for Undergraduates in Biological and Mathematical Sciences (UBM) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation No No answer No No Yes No Yes No No answer Yes No No Not checked
Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Not checked
Math and Science Partnership National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes No answer Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education in Engineering National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No
Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Polar Education Program National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Not checked
Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No
Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No Yes No No Not checked
Research in Disabilities Education (RDE) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
Research on Gender in Science and Engineering (GSE) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation No Yes Yes No No Yes No No No No No Yes No
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No answer
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No answer
Transforming Undergrad Education in STEM (TUES) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Undergraduate Research and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences (URM) National Science Foundation National Science Foundation Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No

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