NSF: ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers NSF 16-594
This program seeks to (1) develop systemic approaches to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic STEM  careers; (2) develop innovative and sustainable ways to promote gender equity that involve both men and women in the STEM academic workforce; and (3) contribute to the research knowledge base on gender equity and the intersection of gender and other identities in STEM academic careers.
There are three program tracks:The Institutional Transformation (IT) track, The Adaptation track, and The Partnership track.
USC may only submit only one IT-Preliminary, Institutional Transformation (IT), or Adaptation proposal as the lead organization.
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 (
NSF indicates that a Letter of Intent is REQUIRED by December 12, 2018. Please see the solicitation for deadlines for the required pre-proposal and full proposal to the sponsor. For more information: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2016/nsf16594/nsf16594.htm