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DOC: National Ocean Sciences Competition for High School Students NOAA-SEC-OED-2015-2004390

The goal of this funding opportunity is to expose high school students in the United States and its territories to the excitement of ocean sciences and related fields as well as careers in those fields through an academic competition and related activities. Projects should be 3-5 years in duration, address at least one of the goals of NOAA's Education Strategic Plan, involve partnerships among academic institutions; other nonprofits, including free-choice learning venues; nongovernmental organizations; state, local and Indian tribal governments in the United States; and have an evaluation that both monitors the quality of the experience for the participants (be they students, teachers, or volunteers) but also the impact of the program on the participants. Partnerships with NOAA Programs and/or Offices and/or involve NOAA scientists or other personnel as a resource are required, and partnerships with other Federal Programs and/or Offices to help support program activities are also encouraged.

USC may only submit 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 March 24, 2013. 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 Apr 21, 2015 . For more information:

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