Program Description:  This grant program helps recruit and support outstanding PhD graduate students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. Block grants are awarded to institutions for the purpose of providing at least 20 fellowships to PhD graduate students.

Eligibility:  Full-time faculty, deans and academic administrators at West Virginia University and Marshall University are eligible.

Award Information: cost reimbursable grant, total funding amount varies by the number of STEM PhD graduate programs at each institution

Estimated Number of Awards: 2

Next Anticipated Proposal Due Date:  August 1, 2021

Anticipated Award Date:  September 1, 2021

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Note this grant is dependent upon funding availability from the State of West Virginia Research Challenge Fund and approval of the West Virginia Science and Research Council. Requests for Proposals (RFPs) are typically posted 60 days prior to the due date.