FY2023 Department of the Navy (DoN) Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program

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All of California
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Awards under this FOA will only be made to U.S.-based Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) of higher education with degree granting programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). As provided in 10 U.S.C. § 4144 eligibility for this competition is only open to the following institutions: A. Institutions of higher education eligible for assistance under Title III or V of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1051 et seq.); and B. Accredited post-secondary MSIs that are recognized by the Department of Education (DoED) as one of the following: Alaskan Native or Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions ANNH); Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI); Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI); Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU); Native American-Serving Non-Tribal Institutions (NASNTI); Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI); Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU). See full text announcement for additional information.
Anastasia Lenfest

The Department of Navy (DoN) Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program aims to increase the quantity and quality of minority professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in the defense community. Research conducted at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) for the DoN HBCU/MI Program:Enhances the research and educational capabilities of HBCU/MIs in scientific and engineering disciplines critical to the defense mission of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps,Encourages cross-institutional, collaborative efforts that explore innovative solutions to naval science and technology (S&T) challenges, andIncreases the engagement of students, including underrepresented minorities, in STEM fields important to the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.This FOA is executed under policy and guidance of the DoN HBCU/MI Program and is administered by the Office of Naval Research (ONR). Competitive white papers and full invited proposals submitted to this FOA must clearly and succinctly describe efforts that advance basic naval-relevant S&T, engage faculty and students in STEM discovery, and expand the research capacity of participant institutions.The technical content of any proposed effort must contribute to the S&T mission and vision of the DoN and must align with the Naval Research Development Framework.See full text announcement for more information.

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