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STC: Science and Technology Centers
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2003 Competition

The deadline for preliminary proposals for the 2003 competition was on June 3, 2003. The deadline for full proposals (by invitation only) is February 10, 2004.

2003 STC Solicitation (NSF 03-550)
NSF Merit Review Criteria

Class of 2002
Reporting Requirements: [Microsoft Word]
Class of 2000
Program Web Page: [Microsoft Word]
NSF Research Center Educators Network (NRCEN)
NSF Research Center Educators Network: The NRCEN is an effort to gather together educators from NSF Research Centers, including STCs, Engineering Research Centers, Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers, and Nanoscale Science and Engineering Centers.
Particle Engineering Research Center: The hosts of the third NRCEN Workshop.
Related Awards

Radio/Web Features and Classroom Activities from NSF STC's [Abstract]: The American Association for the Advancement of Science helped develop radio broadcasts and classroom lessons about several STCs.

The Research Value Mapping Program:   Four case studies deal with STCs at the University of Virginia Center for Biological Timing; the University of Texas at Austin Center for Synthesis, Growth, and Analysis of Electronic Materials; the University of Michigan Center for Ultrafast Optical Science; and the Carnegie Mellon University Center for Light Microscope Imaging and Biotechnology.
Assessments of the STC Program
Abt Associates Inc.: "An Evaluation of the NSF Science and Technology Centers (STC) Program" (1996) [Microsoft Word .doc] [Adobe Acrobat .pdf] [ASCII Text .txt]
Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy: "An Assessment of the National Science Foundation's Science and Technology Centers Program" (1996)

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