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Origins Education Forum

Title: Funding Opportunities

NASA-funded small grant programs pair education professionals with scientists to enhance science education in the classroom and beyond. If you have a great idea for an educational project, you can form a partnership with an educator and pursue any of these funding opportunities.

Initiative to Develop Education through Astronomy and Space Science Grant Program

The Initiative to Develop Education through Astronomy and Space Science (IDEAS) Grant Program provides funding for an educator to partner with a scientist to pursue an effective educational project.

Hubble Space Telescope Cycle E/PO Grant Program

These grants provide NASA funding for small projects that promote science education through astronomy and space science at all levels, especially pre-college. The program pairs astronomers and space scientists with professionals in the education and outreach communities. These grants are for HST Principal Investigators and Hubble Fellows only.

Menu of Opportunities for Scientists in Education (MOSIE)

MOSIE is intended for space scientists and EPO managers who are developing Education and Public Outreach (EPO) programs or proposals. It provides both ongoing opportunities that scientists could plug in to, either as volunteers or as part of a funded projects, as well as examples and ideas for EPO proposals.

Southwest Regional Clearinghouse (SERCH)

The goal of the SERCH initiative is to support education/outreach initiatives that increase the awareness and understanding of the major scientific themes/forums of NASA's science program. SERCH is particularly interested in proposals for education/outreach efforts that support NASA's education mission. The next SERCH Funding Opportunity will be available in January 2005.