Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) Program

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Subject: STEM, Education, Youth Development, Schools, Education Technology
Deadline: Nov. 17, 2014

"NUWC Keyport seeks proposals as provided under the authority set forth in subdivision (1) of Title 10 U.S.C. 2192(b) in support of education programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) with a focus on Remote Operated Vehicles (ROV) for schools in the Kitsap County, Washington area. The overall objective of this program is to foster education of future scientists and engineers in disciplines critical to the Department of Defense. The recipient would support efforts between the Navy, DoD, Contractor, and private citizens to accomplish the following Outreach goals: • Increase STEM interest in schools; • Create a larger technical pool from which to hire future scientists and engineers; Outreach projects include but are not limited to the following: High School ROV Challenges, SeaPerch, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Elementary ROV, STEM Festivals, Competition, and demonstrations, and Summer Program. The resulting cooperative agreement would include a base year and four option years, which may or may not be exercised."

Funder: NUWC Division Keyport
Eligibility: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education.
Amount: $40,000 - $300,000.
Contact: Link.