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

U.S. Government Accountability Office

U.S. Department of Agriculture : 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
AgDiscovery Program U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No No No No answer
1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants Program U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No answer
Agriculture in the Classroom U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Yes Yes No answer No Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes No answer
Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships Grants Program U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Higher Education Challenge Grants Program U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No answer
Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No answer
Hispanic Education Partnership Grants U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Yes Yes Yes Yes No answer Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No
New Era Rural Technology Competitive Grants Program U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No No answer
Resident Instruction Grants for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Grants U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes No answer
USDA/1890 National Scholars Program U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Departmental Management Not checked Not checked Not checked Not checked Not checked Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Not checked

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