Because of the current pandemic our 2021 HIS STEM Resource Hub Jumpstart workshops have been moved to a virtual platform.  The workshop provides basic insight and instruction on how to compete for NSF funding.  The workshop prepares attendees to submit applications to the NSF HSI STEM (

The content will focus on preparing grants for the new NSF HSI Initiative that seeks to increase grant support for STEM Education in Hispanic Serving Institutions (due date August 25, 2021, Last Wednesday in August, Annually Thereafter)

During the event, participants will have a rare opportunity to seek advice from successful grant applicants, to direct questions to experienced and knowledgeable grant awardees, and to closely analyze a sample proposal to learn which pitfalls to avoid.

Intended Audience

The workshops are open to anyone interested in applying for the NSF HSI Initiative call NSF 20-599. Preference is for applicants who are (1) from 2-year and 4-year HSIs with limited prior NSF support (2) faculty within their first 10 years of academic appointment, and (3) those who seek to collaborate on applications with these institutions.


Cost:  There is NO cost of attendance.

Application:  The final application should be submitted at this email address: [email protected]
Prepare to submit your application using this document. It is recommended to upload a letter of institutional support with your application.

Travel: None This is a virtual workshop.

Workshop Details

More details will be available on March 31, 2021.

Dates & Locations

Two-day VIRTUAL Workshop Dates: April 10 and April 17, 2021.  Zoom link will be sent to participants prior to workshop dates.