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Federal Register / Vol. 52, No. 128 / Monday, July 6, 1987 / Notices
Activities Focused on Research :, made in writing by the Foundation:As~ :;"reqesting Young Scholars grants are,
.. methodology ; ?. '-" . soon as possible thereafter the . i" ;welcome to submit proposals in this
F l " +STargeti Population .-'', .. l Foundation will publish and distribute a separate competition.'
Participant Identification, .' project directory as a reference guide for A second contract will be Jet for the
SRecruitment & Selection includingn n ' potential applicants. "' 9 s ' publication of a project directory ad
.'''Ir( n8 ... . , P- -' . . =, publication' of a project director),a d
procedure and rationale) i; Awards will normally provide for one the coordination of an annua project
: ,- Project Staff ", .... .... ,:year of support, with a second year directors meeting' ,.
* Project Site (resources and. , support contingent upon acceptable
-.,: a, r, res. in . u .... n" .. .; .. : :- ... . ' , .,.;i ., ,"Formal ropo sls sould bep re ae
equipment) ' ., progress in implementing program Formal proposals should be prepared
SBudget (including cost sharing ", objectives and the availability of in accordance with the guidelines
:,arrangements and participant costs) funding. Further, the Foundation " -i, contained min the GRESE, pp. -1' Sngle
SProject Outcomes E ,si recognizes that the projected February, .copies of the GRESE (NSF 83-57 rev f
- , . , D oe. 1988 announcement of awards may not 87) may be ordered from the: Forms and
Proposalsfor Young .SchOl s Pro rovide sufficient lead time for the ', Publication Unit, Room 232, National
DAreuuepQctoboerl,1987 - . implementation of Summer, 1988 ' "Sceince Foundation Washington, DC
Fifteen (15)} complete copies of the, projects. In such cases the Foundation 20550. . "'
formal proposal and (3) additional .will consider requests for deferral of " In accordance with Federal statutes
copies of the Cover Sheet and Project. project starting dates. ''-". e" and regulations and NSF policies, no
Summary should be prepared and sent Participants admitted and person on grounds of race, color, age,
to: Data Support Section, Room 223, s uccessfully completing these projects ex, national origin, or disability shall
National Science Foundation, 1800 G will be identified in NSF records as x:be excluded from participation in,
'FStreet, NW, Washington, DC.20550,.; . National Science Foundation Young denied the benefits of, or be subject to
,:.... .. :.. . . . : ... .. . ., ., ... , ,.Scholars. Project Directors may use this .,t . . , ,. :.
Evaluation and Selection of Proposals Scholars. Project Directors may use th discrimination under any program or
: . I .' . 1.......' ... : ,,. . . . ". . terminology in any presentations m a oe .I'::, - . .... ,
r } "General criteria used in the evaluation termi n n pres t ent m e . activity receiving financial assistance:.
:.:,.j:,,.. . u . c ; u v !: .-n.closing ceremonies'anda any e rn e:,,, .. .,, ,: , . .,, .. ,. .---
of proposals are described in the NS in to the particpats thereafter. The ternse from the National Science Foundation
GRESE referenced above: The major "Science", Mathematics" 'and ' NSF has TDD (Telephonic Device for
'e " a a criteriaa for the evaluation and selection "Engineeiring" may be inserted as ; the Deaf) capability which enables
of Young Scholars projects will be the .appropriate' : ' . . ' individuals with hearing impairment to
ability of the proposed activities to " . ;' c' ommunicate with the Divisionof
achieve program objectives as stated in Grant Administration Personneland Management for
.this solicitation. .. NSFgrants are adminstered in accord information relating to NSFprograms,
N.n afroWithin the context of the Young with the terms and conditions of NSF . employment or general information. This
Scholars Program specific evaluation Form Letter 200, Grant General" F' i number is (202) 357-7492.
criteria will include the appropriateness Conditions; copies of which may be . ' Catalog of Fedeal Dmestic
and quality of the following program requested from the NSF Forms and ' Assistance Number 47.009-Graduate
S elements for the target population: (1) Publication Unit. ." . .Research Fellowships (Young Scholars
' "t'V;i . . .. .' . .... '"," r.. '' :Research Fellowships (Young Sih lr~~
Activities focused on scientific ethics, ...'
career awareness, the research Inquiries.'. .. Program) -
. approach and scientific methods; ' Questions not addressed in this SST Projects
Si."including hands-on projects and planned .publication may be directed to the NSF
interaction between students and ' staff by writing to: Division of Research.'-: The Foundation is aware that in .
scientist and mathematics practitioners; Career Development, Directorate for w:'r recent years a number of activities- '
(2) follow-up activities; (3) participant Science and Engineering Education, ' similar to Young Scholars Projects, ''
recruitment and selection procedures :' National Science Foundation, Room 414, known as Secondary School Student
and demographics, 'including the ' Washingtion, DC 20550, (202) 357-7536.' Science Training Projects (SST) have
S representation of women, minorities and Pmn been offered around the Nation, in "
the disabled; (4) project design including' Pg.r a si almost all cases with local support,
a :time frame for implementation, ' It is critical at tke outset of anew "'. frequently supplemented by participant
,p discipline focus and type of project . 'program to establish an appropriate fees. The Foundation strongly
(commuter/residential; summer/ " ' data base to facilitate early and regular encourages the continuation of such
academic year); (5) project staff r assessment of program impact. ' programs, expecially where some degree
qualifications and mixi (6) project site Therefore, prior to the announcement of' of stable support has been achieved
and resources; (7} budget including total these awards the Foundation expects to; Eligible SST project directors are invited
costs, proposed cost sharing and contract with an appropriate. to participate in this competition
pistrticipant costs; and (8) for established organization to assist in the design of " to participate in this competition to seek
. .. . .....additional funds that will stengthen- or
programs, the success of current program assessment activities, including expand propram activities or broader
program activities. ' ' ' "- the design of data collection instruments participation from previously
Proposals will be reviewed for . " for project applicants, participants, artmunderrepresented groups. "
scientific and educational merit by ',. staffing and operations, and later with ' underepresnted.roups
scientists, mathematicians, engineers, the encoding and analysis of these data. To qualify for supplementary NSF ".!
science educators including piecollege, The cooperation of project directors will :. support these projects should addressh
i teachers, and experts in other fields ' be an important factor in assuring the' the full range of Young Scholar program
represented by the proposals. success of this effort. objectives, requirements and restrictions
The Foundation will issie a separate " ' as set forth in this announcement. The
Awar".- ' Rn,qet fnr PrnnnsI for such " pntire nrniprt s hnIld h d s rihd in th,
The announcement of Young Scholars
Project awards should be made in:
:. ;February, 1988. Notification of awards is
contract in Summer 1987, and expects to proposal to NSF and will be evaluated'
initiate future competitions at regular .
intervals. Organizations with or ' ' ': 'i'
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