Fund Details
Boston Scientific Foundation STEM Education Grant, 2019
Sponsor Name
Boston Scientific Foundation
Nominations Available to Institution
Sponsor Deadline


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The Boston Scientific Foundation STEM Education award focuses on improving STEM educational opportunities and academic development for K-12 students who are economically disadvantaged.

Harvard University, as one institution, is limited to submitting one application to this opportunity. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is facilitating an internal competition to solicit and select a proposal for nomination.

Awards are to benefit STEM education programs in economically disadvantaged school systems.
The Boston Foundation defines economically disadvantaged education programs as programs with
  • Minimum of 50% of program participants at 185% of poverty or lower  OR
  • Funding directed to participants at 185% of poverty or lower

Application Information:

Applicants are asked to submit the following (this information will be repeated on the applicant's dashboard)
  • Please describe how grant funds will be used. Describe broadly how an award would be used (program materials, license fees, staff equipment, etc.) Include allocation of funds (not just additional program descriptions) Include objectives and implementation plans and timeline (350 words or less)
  • What are the long term goals of this program or initiative? What impact would Boston Scientific Foundation support make towards long term goals of this program/initiative? (250 words or less)
  • How do you propose to evaluate the proposed program/initiative? What are the potential outcomes? How will they be measured, and what method of evaluation would you use? (250 words or less)
  • How will the organization sustain the program/initiative after Boston Scientific Foundation support ends? (250 words or less)
  • Current CV
  • CV of Co-PI(s), as applicable

Additional Information, Related Websites, and Proxy Instructions:

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    • Assistant Professor
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      Type of Competition
      • Limited Submission
        • Multidisciplinary
          Type of Award
          • Program/Curriculum Development
          • STEM Education
            Begin Accepting Applications Date:
            Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
            7/22/2019 11:30 PM