HBCU-UP provides awards to strengthen STEM undergraduate education and research at HBCUs. Support is available through the following tracks:
HBCU-UP has identified the following priority areas: innovation in instruction and curriculum development; access to STEM research experiences for undergraduate students; recruitment and retention, especially retention in STEM fields during and after the freshman year; critical transitions from K-12 to undergraduate, 2-year to 4-year, and undergraduate to graduate school; increased research capacity of STEM faculty; evidence-based leadership and professional development of faculty; research capacity building; and STEM teacher preparation.
Deadlines vary by project area:
Approximately $55,000,000 is available in total funding.
Up to 115 awards will be granted. The 115 awards are expected to be made over a two-year period as follows: