Status Report

NASA GRC Solicitation: Minority Undergraduates in Science and Technology Project

By SpaceRef Editor
July 15, 2010
Filed under , ,

Synopsis – Jun 25, 2010
Modification 01

Posted on Jun 30, 2010

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNC10ZNE006C
Posted Date: Jun 25, 2010
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Jun 25, 2010
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
FedGrants Posted Date: Jun 25, 2010
Application Due Date Explanation: See Description
Classification Code: U — Education and training services
NAICS Code: 611310 – Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

Grant Specific Information

Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Number: 00.000
Cost Sharing or Matching Required: No
Estimated Total Program Funding: $6,900,000.00
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Ceiling Amount: none
Floor Amount: none
Funding Activity: Education (ED)
Eligible Applicants: 25 – Others
See Cooperative Agreement Notice upon its release
Link to Full Announcement:;

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Glenn Research Center is releasing a Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) invite proposals to administer the Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology (MUST) Project which is a competitive scholarship opportunity for undergraduate students specifically targeting rising sophomores and juniors from underrepresented and underserved groups in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. MUST Scholars who maintain the required minimum 3.0 GPA may renew through their senior year, and are also granted paid internships at NASA Centers each summer, along with academic enrichment opportunities including access to tutoring, leadership development workshops, a formal mentoring system, and invitations to STEM lectures and other related programs. The MUST Project addresses the national shortage of STEM fields by providing assistance and support to students during the early years of their collegiate experience.

Upon its release date, this CAN will be available electronically through .

Proposals will be accepted from Minority Servicing Institutions, which include Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Servicing Institutions (HIS) and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU) and non-profit organizations serving underserved/underrepresented students. Partnerships among these institutions and/or organizations are encouraged to apply.

Electronically submitted Notices of Intent to propose are requested to be sent to the contact below. Proposal due date and exact location of submissions will be identified in the CAN. Proposals received after that deadline will not be considered. For this notice, the provisions contained in the NASA Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook (NPR 5800.1)applies.

This solicitation leading to the award of a Cooperative Agreement is issued pursuant to title 14 CFR Part 1260 for educational and nonprofit institutions.

All correspondence and /or direct questions regarding this CAN shall be addressed to the primary point of contact in writing (email) at, NASA Glenn Research Center, Mail Stop 500-319, Cleveland, OH 44135.

Point of Contact

Name: Saundra R. Gage
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 216-433-2754
Fax: 216-433-2480

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