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									National Science Foundation


                              Innovation Through Institutional
                                       Integration (I3)

                                          Kathleen Bergin
                                          Program Director
                                Directorate for Education and Human
                                           Resources (EHR)
                                    National Science Foundation
                              Innovation through Institutional Integration
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                              Challenges faculty, administrators, and
                               others in institutions of higher education
                               to think strategically about the creative
                               integration of NSF-funded awards towards
                               a whole that exceeds the sum of its parts.
                              Innovation Through Institutional
                                        Integration
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                                   GLOBALLY               CRITICAL
                                   ENGAGED             EDUCATIONAL
                                  WORKFORCE              JUNCTURES
                                            BROADENING
                                           PARTICIPATION

                                                   INTEGRATION
                                     RESEARCH
                                                   OF RESEARCH
                                   & EVALUATION
                                                   & EDUCATION
                                               Goals of I3
                              Increase synergy & collaboration among
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                               NSF/EHR-funded projects and within/
                               between institutions
                              Enhance sustainability
                              Broaden participation, attend to critical
                               educational junctures, and/or provide for
                               more globally engaged workforce
                              Promote innovative programming, policies,
                               and practices to encourage integration of
                               STEM research and education
                              Encourage research on intra- or inter-
                               institutional integration & broader impacts
                                   Innovation through Institutional
                                             Integration
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                              Incorporate a depth and quality of creative,
                               coherent, and strategic actions that extend
                               beyond commonplace approaches to normal
                               institutional operations
                                 Innovation through Institutional
                                           Integration
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                              In FY 2009, continuing grants of up to
                               $250 K per year for up to five years,
                               with funding for Years 4 and 5
                               dependent on project progress and
                               availability of funds.
                                           I3 Proposals
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                              Proposed projects can have a focus
                               that is:
                                  Intra-institutional

                                  Inter-institutional



                              Proposed projects may be:
                                  Implementation only

                                  Research only

                                  A blend of the two
                                    Cross-Divisional Effort In EHR
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                              For 2009, proposals are being solicited in
                              nine programs:
                               • Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology
                                 (CREST)
                               • Research on Gender in Science and Engineering (GSE)
                               • Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate
                                 Program (HBCU-UP)
                               • Alliances for Broadening Participation in STEM: Louis Stokes
                                 Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP)
                               • Math and Science Partnership (MSP)
                               • Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (NOYCE)
                               • Research in Disabilities Education (RDE)
                               • Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP)
                                  Eligibility and Limit on Number of
                                               Proposals
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                               I3 is limited to institutions of higher education
                                (including two- and four-year colleges) accredited in,
                                or having a campus located in the US, unless the
                                proposal is exclusively for I3 STEM educational or
                                related research.

                               If the proposal is exclusively for research, then all
                                categories of proposers identified in the NSF Grant
                                Proposal Guide are eligible.

                               Principal Investigator must be the University
                                Provost or equivalent chief academic officer, unless
                                the proposal is exclusively for I3 STEM educational or
                                related research.
                                  Eligibility and Limit on Number of
                                               Proposals
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                              Only one proposal from an institution may be
                              submitted for each deadline. All proposals, without
                              regard to which program submitted, will be reviewed
                              in competition with one another.

                              No more than one award will be made to an
                              institution.
                                         Special Review Criteria
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                               Extent to which project addresses goals for
                                institutional integration
                               Extent to which there is a demonstrated track record of
                                success for existing NSF awards on which proposed
                                institutional integration is based
                               Degree of innovation, as evidenced by a depth and
                                quality of creative, coherent, and strategic actions that
                                extend beyond commonplace approached to normal
                                institutional operations
                               Extent to which project addresses programming,
                                policies, and practices that sustain institutional
                                changes needed for ongoing synergy
                                    Cohort I, 2008 I3 Awards
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                              0833461      Louisiana State University
                              0833364      U. Colorado at Boulder
                              0833434      Georgia Institute of
                                           Technology
                              0833439      U. of Florida
                              0833338      U. of Washington
                              0833482      U. Hawaii, Kapiolani
                                           Community College
                                         Proposals Due:
                               February 24, 2009 & August 25, 2009
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                              I3 proposals submitted to any of the
                               participating EHR programs have
                               common due date and will be
                               reviewed in competition with one
                               another.
                                     FAQs Available At
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                                        EHR Website:

                                      http://www.nsf.gov
                              Click on Program Area – Education
                                    Special Announcement

								
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