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Leveling the Playing Field for PUIs: Additional Avenues of Undergraduate Research Support from the National Science Foundation

Keywords: funding National Science Foundation undergraduate research NSF STEM primarily undergraduate institutions PUIs


Author: Thomas J. Wenzel
Institution: Bates College
Issue and Volume: SPUR summer 2020, vol 3, no 4

Description: The National Science Foundation (NSF) has a number of programs that support undergraduate research and other kinds of research at primarily undergraduate institutions. Two of the most important are the Research in Undergraduate Institutions program and Major Research Instrumentation program. The aims of the programs and types of activities funded by each are described.