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Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring

Status Report From: NASA Education Office
Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2013

image The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation are currently accepting nominations for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, or PAESMEM. This award program recognizes U.S. citizens or permanent residents and U.S. organizations that have demonstrated excellence in mentoring individuals from groups that are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and the workforce.

Presidential awardees receive a $10,000 award and a commemorative presidential certificate. Awardees are invited to participate in an awards ceremony in Washington D.C., which includes meetings with education policy leaders.

Individuals and organizations in all public and private sectors are eligible, including industry, academia, primary and secondary education, military and government, nonprofit organizations and foundations. Nominations, including self-nominations, are due June 5, 2013.

For more information, visit www.nsf.gov/PAESMEM.

Please email any questions about this opportunity to PAESMEM@nsf.gov.

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