About DoD STEM
Strength Through Innovation
At the Department of Defense, our people are the military's most enduring advantage. DoD continually seeks to increase development of a representative, world-class STEM talent pool capable of filling our workforce needs and providing continuous access to STEM talent throughout the Nation.
National Defense Education Program Funding Opportunity
The Department of Defense (DoD) seeks innovative applications on mechanisms to implement education, outreach, and/or workforce initiative programs in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and Biotechnology. Activities will support the DoD STEM strategic plan and align to the 2018 Federal STEM strategic plan. Additional efforts will create a separate pilot program in Enhanced Civics education. NOTE: Respondents are not required to address all three focus areas, but should direct their responses to one of the areas, 1 (STEM), 2 (Biotech), or 3 (Enhanced Civics Education). The Department intends to award multiple grants, subject to the availability of funds. This will be a two (2) part submission process. Submissions are due January 25, 2021. Selected applicants will be invited to apply. For additional information view Announcement HQ0034-21-S-F001.