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CRA Looking to Develop a Mentoring Program for NSF’s CSGrad4US Graduate Fellowship


In response to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate’s recently announced CSGrad4US Fellowship program, the Computing Research Association’s Education (CRA-E) and Widening Participation (CRA-WP) committees, with CRA support, are exploring the development of a CSGrad4US Mentoring Program to support recipients of the CSGrad4US Fellowship. The goals of the mentoring program would be (1) to guide returning students through the application process towards a successful CS Ph.D. admission and school selection and (2) to mentor them through the transition to Ph.D. graduate study during the first year. The CSGrad4US Mentoring Program would include both a group mentoring component addressing general aspects of the graduate application process and an individual coaching component.

With an understanding of the myriad pathways into computing research, the mentoring program aims to support students with varying levels of research experience, including those with no prior research experience. The mentoring program is being explored under the guidance of Susanne Hambrusch (Purdue University), Lori Pollock (University of Delaware), Maria Gini (University of Minnesota), and Russ Joseph (Northwestern University).

Interested in serving as a mentor or coach?
More information and a sign-up opportunity will be posted on CRA, CRA-E and CRA-WP websites in the spring. Click here to subscribe to updates.

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Funding Opportunity – EHR Core Research: Building Capacity in STEM Education Research


The EHR Core Research: Building Capacity in STEM Education Research (ECR: BCSER) is soliciting proposals from projects that build capacity for individuals involved in high quality research on enhancing STEM education on workforce development, STEM learning and learning environments, and broadening participation in STEM fields. Investigator-initiated projects or professional development institute personnel are encouraged to submit proposals, as are proposals that compliment the efforts of NSF INCLUDES. For more information or to submit a proposal, visit the NSF Funding page provided in the link below.

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