The SEPA Program

The Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) program funds innovative science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and Informal Science Education (ISE) educational projects for pre-kindergarten to grade 12 (P–12). SEPA projects create partnerships among biomedical and clinical researchers and teachers, schools, museums, science centers, media experts, and other educational organizations. SEPA K–12 resources target state and national K–12 standards for STEM teaching and learning and are rigorously evaluated for effectiveness. SEPA is sponsored by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

For information about applying for a SEPA grant, click on the link below:
Applying for a SEPA grant

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFOs)

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. To assure the vitality and continued productivity of the research enterprise, the NIGMS provides leadership in training the next generation of scientists, in enhancing the diversity of the scientific workforce, and in developing research capacities throughout the country. Additional opportunities are available through the NIH Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs.

Interactive Digital Media (IDM) Biomedical Science Resources for Pre-College Students and Teachers (SBIR) (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Number: PAR-23-213

Notice of Funding Opportunity Purpose
The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to provide support for eligible small business concerns (SBCs) to develop interactive digital media (IDM) biomedical science resources for pre-college students and teachers.

Key Dates

  • Posted Date: June 15, 2023
  • Open Date (Earliest Submission Date): August 05, 2023
  • Application  Receipt Date: September 5, 2023
  • Review Date:  November 2023
  • Earliest Start Date:  April 2024

Phase I  1-year     $295,924
Phase II  2-years   $1,972,828

IDM STEM Games SBIR Pre-Submission Webinar  Week of Aug 28 – check back in early August for details

RFA-ES-23-006 – Strategies for Responsibly Reporting Back Environmental Health and Non-Genomic Research Results

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), the NIH Office of Science Policy (OSP), the All of Us Research Program, and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), are pleased to announce a new funding opportunity, “Strategies for Responsibly Reporting Back Environmental Health and Non-Genomic Research Results. We seek applications that will identify, develop and/or adapt, as well as test strategies for responsibly reporting back environmental health, non-genomic research, and gene-environment interaction (GxE) results to research participants and/or key partners.

Learn more: RFA-ES-23-006

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