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Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (HBCU-RISE)

Short Description:

The Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program provides support to enhance the research capabilities of minority-serving institutions through the establishment of centers that effectively integrate education and research. CREST promotes the development of new knowledge, enhancements of the research productivity of individual faculty, and an expanded presence of students historically underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. HBCU-RISE awards specifically target HBCUs to support the expansion of institutional research capacity as well as an increase in the production of doctoral students, especially those from groups underrepresented in STEM, at those institutions.

URL

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13533/nsf13533.htm?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click

Submitted By:

First Name:Renee
Last Name:Frappier
Institution:UC Berkeley Space Sciences Laboratory
Date:01/31/2013