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USDA: Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS) CFDA 10.318

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) invites applications for ... WAMS to support research and extension activities that increase the number of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas who will pursue and complete a postsecondary degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

USC may only submit only one application in response to this program announcement. 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 November 15, 2020. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

USDA indicates that a letter of intent is NOT REQUIRED and a completed application is due by January 21, 2021. For more information:

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