Mini-Grant Opportunities

Mini- Grant Opportunities 

The EMPOWERS program is pleased to announce the availability of funds to support STEM initiatives to 

  • Develop workshops or activities to Inspire K-12 students’ interest in STEM and encourage them to choose STEM as their college major and career path.

  • Provide support to students currently enrolled in STEM programs at West Virginia universities and colleges to participate in a STEM activity, present at a meeting (e.g. Undergrad Research Day at the Capitol), help with events such as NASA-SPACE day, etc.

  • Build a pipeline relationship with industry, university, college, and K-12 schools in West Virginia to empower and support those in the STEM disciplines.

Priority will be given to programs that are directly aligned with a NASA mission ( and/or serve primarily women and girls.

Due Date: February 21, 2022 by 11:00 PM


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