Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

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Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after October 4, 2021. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 22-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

Supports research on the design, development and impact of STEM learning opportunities and experiences for the public in informal educational environments.

Supports research on the design, development and impact of STEM learning opportunities and experiences for the public in informal educational environments.

Synopsis

The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and engage the public of all ages in learning STEM in informal environments.

The AISL program supports six types of projects: (1) Pilots and Feasibility Studies, (2) Research in Service to Practice, (3) Innovations in Development, (4) Broad Implementation, (5) Literature Reviews, Syntheses, or Meta-Analyses, and (6) Conferences.

Program Contacts

For administrative questions contact the Program by e-mail at DRLAISL@nsf.gov or phone at (703)292-8616

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DRLAISL@nsf.gov (703)292-8616

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