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Seed Grants

DART Seed Grants

Data Analytics that are Robust and Trusted (DART) and the Arkansas NSF EPSCoR Central Office are soliciting proposals for project-related mini-seed grants for STEM education, outreach, and broadening participation. This RFP is supported by NSF award number OIA-1946391.


Eligible activities include special events, curriculum development, outreach programs, and related activities that will increase the size and diversity of the STEM-skilled student and worker pipeline in Arkansas, with emphasis on data science and computer science-related fields. Successful proposals will align with, but not duplicate the proposed efforts of DART.


Solicitation Important Dates and Submission Deadline:


  • Proposals due Friday, October 29, 2020
  • Awards announced Friday, December 3, 2020
  • Awards begin January 1, 2021


Click here for Request for Proposals
Click here for Proposal Template


For questions about this solicitation, please contact Jennifer Fowler. 

Jennifer Fowler

Director of Education, Outreach, & Diversity for Arkansas NSF EPSCoR

(501) 683-4419