Engagement Opportunities in NASASTEM 2022 (EONS–2022) Appendix I: MUREP Precollege Summer Institute (MUREPPSI)

This National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) entitled Engagement Opportunities in NASASTEM (EONS) – 2022, solicits proposals for competitive funding opportunities in support of the Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) administered by NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement (OSTEM). EONS-2022 is an omnibus announcement that includes a wide range of NASASTEM Engagement opportunities for basic and applied science and technology research and education. Specific opportunities will be issued periodically throughout the year as Appendices to this solicitation with individual requirements and milestones.

The following Appendix to EONS-2022 has been released: Appendix I: MUREP Precollege Summer Institute (MUREPPSI)

Proposals due Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 11:59pm Eastern Time

NASA OSTEM’s MUREP solicits proposals from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) to establish a MUREP Precollege Summer Institute (PSI) that will increase participation and retention of historically underserved and underrepresented high school students in STEM areas and equip them for success in college STEM degree programs and eventually in STEM careers.

NASA anticipates making ten (10) awards of up to $65,000 each, for a 6-month period of performance. For general inquiries, contact: MUREP-PSI@nasaprs.com .

A pre-proposal teleconference for the MUREPPSI opportunity will be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time. During this session, the MUREPPSI team will give an in-depth overview of the opportunity and highlight information contained in the EONS 2022 document regarding proposal preparation and requirements. Please visit the MUREPPSI landing page in NSPIRES for information on how to join the call. Any changes to this session will be posted here as well; you are strongly advised to check for updates prior to the call.

For more information regarding this opportunity, please visit the ENGAGEMENTOPPORTUNITIES IN NASASTEM (EONS-2022) page on the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES) website and click on ‘List of Open Program Elements’.