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NASA EONS 2014 - Appendix L MUREP Community College Curriculum Improvement

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Friday, March 13, 2015

Synopsis - Mar 12, 2015

 

General Information

    Solicitation Number:  NNH14ZHA001N-MC3I

    Posted Date:  Mar 12, 2015

    FedBizOpps Posted Date:  Mar 12, 2015

    Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action:  No

    FedGrants Posted Date:  Mar 12, 2015

    Application Due Date Explanation:  NNH14ZHA001N – MC3I Release Date: March 6, 2015; Notice of Intent Due: April 14, 2015; Proposals Due: June 11, 2015

    Classification Code:  U -- Education and training services

    NAICS Code:  923110

 

Grant Specific Information

    Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement

    CFDA Number: 43.008

    Cost Sharing or Matching Required:  No

    Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,000,000.00

    Expected Number of Awards: 4

    Ceiling Amount: $300,000.00

    Floor Amount: none

    Funding Activity: Education (ED)

    Eligible Applicants: 25 - Others

      Two Year/Community College Minority Serving Institutions

    Link to Full Announcement: http://nspires.nasaprs.com

 

Contracting Office Address

 

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Headquarters Acquisition Branch, Code 210.H, Greenbelt, MD 20771

 

Description

 

Awards will be made as cooperative agreements to two-year/community college Minority Serving Institutions. The period of performance for an award is up to 3 years.

 

Prospective proposers are requested to submit any questions in writing to Roslyn.Soto@jpl.nasa.gov no later than 10 business days before the proposal due date so that NASA will have sufficient time to respond. Only accredited two-year/community college Minority Serving Institutions in the United States are eligible to apply for this NASA Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN). Proposers to this CAN are required to have the following, no later than the due date: 1) a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number, 2) a valid registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) [formerly known as the Central Contractor Registry (CCR)], 3) a valid Commercial And Government Entity (CAGE) Code, 4) a valid registration with NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES) (this also applies to any entities proposed for sub-awards or subcontracts.)

 

Consult Appendix L Section 3 for more eligibility information.

 

NASA’s Office of Education’s mission is to advance high quality STEM education. Through this solicitation, NASA is strengthening involvement with higher education institutions to ensure that NASA can meet future workforce needs in STEM fields. Participation in NASA projects and research stimulates increasing numbers of students to continue their studies at all levels of the higher education continuum and earn advanced degrees in these critical fields.

 

NASA MUREP Community College Curriculum Improvement (MC3I) goals:

 

• Increase the number of STEM courses and curricular pathways that are available at MSCCs. • Attract, retain, and support the success of students in STEM degree programs, and subsequently in NASA-related careers. • Increase the number of students who complete STEM certificates/degrees from backgrounds that are historically underrepresented in STEM.

 

NASA MUREP Community College Curriculum Improvement (MC3I) objectives:

 

• Develop curriculum improvements in STEM vocational certificate programs, AA/AS degree programs, and/or transfer programs • Expand the STEM pipeline through the development of new or existing high school partnerships • Develop and expand curricular options in engineering

 

Every institution that intends to submit a proposal to this CAN, including the proposed prime award or any partner whether an informal education institution, other non-profit institutions, state and local Government agencies, and other organizations that will serve as sub-awardees or contractors, must be registered in NSPIRES. Electronic submission of proposals is required by the due date and must be submitted by an authorized official of the proposing organization. Such registration must identify the authorized organizational representative(s) who will submit the electronic proposal. All principal investigators and other participants (e.g. co-investigators) must be registered in NSPIRES regardless of submission system. Potential proposers and proposing organizations are urged to access the system(s) well in advance of the proposal due date(s) of interest to familiarize themselves with its structure and enter the requested information.

 

Electronic proposals may be submitted via the NASA proposal data system NSPIRES or via Grants.gov. Organizations that intend to submit proposals via Grants.gov must be registered 1) with Grants.gov and 2) with NSPIRES.

 

Additional programmatic information for this CAN may develop before the proposal due date. If so, such information will be added as a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) or formal amendment to this CAN and posted on http://nspires.nasaprs.com . It is the proposer’s responsibility to regularly check NSPIRES for updates to this CAN.

 

Point of Contact

 

    Name: Roslyn Soto

    Title: Activity Manager MC3I

    Phone: 818-354-1214

    Fax: 

    Email: Roslyn.Soto@jpl.nasa.gov

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