The US Economic Development Administration (EDA) launced the STEM Talent Challenge to support programs to train science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) talent and fuel regional innovation economies across the nation. The $2 million STEM Talent Challenge will provide funding for work-and-learn programs to increase America’s STEM-capable workforce in emerging and transformative sectors such as space commerce, aeronautics, digital manufacturing, biotechnology, advanced manufacturing, and cybersecurity.
Competition applicants may request up to $250,000 for implementation of a 24-month workforce program that complements their region’s innovation economy. The deadline to apply is October 12, 2021. Click HERE for a helpful one-pager.
Click HERE for the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
For more information, visit www.eda.gov/OIE/STEM.
A webinar will be scheduled to learn more about the application process. For the latest updates, check their website and stay tuned for email updates.