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NSF: ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (Institutional Transformation Track) NSF 16-594

The ADVANCE program Institutional Transformation (IT) track supports the development of innovative organizational change strategies to produce comprehensive change within one non-profit two-year or four-year academic institution across all STEM disciplines. IT projects are also expected to contribute new research on gender equity in STEM academics.

USC may only submit ONE PRELIMINARY proposal in response to this solicitation. Preliminary proposals will be used to identify academic institutions that will be invited to submit full IT proposals.

Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a two page abstract via email to Richard White ( by March 20, 2017. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

NSF indicates that a Letter of Intent is NOT REQUIRED and a full proposal is due by April 12, 2017. For more information:

Office of Research and Grant Development

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