2019 NSF HSI STEM Hub Mini-Grant Program Timeline
- November 20, 2019 – Call for proposals opens
- January 24, 2020 (5:00 p.m. Local Time) – Deadline for all proposals
- March 30, 2020 – Grantees notified
The GANAS Mini-Grant Program is open to Certified Hispanic Serving Institution only. To be eligible for a mini-grant, all proposed projects require:
- Proof of HSI Certified Institutions (https://nsf.gov/ehr/HSIProgramPlan.jsp).
- Application submission by STEM faculty/staff employed fulltime at Hispanic Serving Institutions.
Award priority is for projects that meet the following criteria:
- New/junior investigators within the first 10 years of their academic appointments
- New (not revised) applications for the HSI Initiative
- Institutions that have not received NSF funding in the five years preceding the proposal deadline.
Grants will be evaluated using the NSF criteria for
- Intellectual Merit: The Intellectual Merit criterion encompasses the potential to advance knowledge; and
- Broader Impacts: The Broader Impacts criterion encompasses the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes.
In addition, we will be looking for the following in mini-grant proposals (preferred but not required):
- Partnerships are strongly encouraged. Potential collaborators can be found via the Hub Member Network.
- Faculty and staff at CSUN, DACC, and NMSU are not eligible to apply.
- Competitive awards are made with the expectation that awardees will submit an application to the 2020 HSI Initiative PAR by the deadline of the 3rd week in September.
- Awardees are expected to participate in two in person grant writing workshops and peer writing group between April and August 2019
If you have questions, please contact:
NSF HSI STEM Resource Hub