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Bridges for Engineering Education (BEE)

Status: Archived

Archived funding opportunity

This document has been archived.

Important information for proposers

All proposals must be submitted in accordance with the requirements specified in this funding opportunity and in the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that is in effect for the relevant due date to which the proposal is being submitted. It is the responsibility of the proposer to ensure that the proposal meets these requirements. Submitting a proposal prior to a specified deadline does not negate this requirement.

Planning Grants


The Bridges for Engineering Education (BEE) Planning Grants solicitation is a collaborative effort between the Directorate for Engineering (ENG) and the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). This program provides an opportunity for institutions to compete for planning grants to develop proposals that improve:

  • The engineering content in K-12 education.                   
  • The pedagogy in undergraduate engineering.                   
  • Engineering technology degree programs. 

Program contacts

Bruce M. Kramer
Division Director
bkramer@nsf.gov (703) 292-5348 ENG/CMMI
Susan C. Kemnitzer
Deputy Division Director (Education)
skemnitz@nsf.gov (703) 292-5347
Delcie R. Durham
Program Director
ddurham@nsf.gov (703) 292-7060
Cynthia J. Ekstein
Program Director
cekstein@nsf.gov (703) 292-7941
Richard J. Fragaszy
Program Director
rfragasz@nsf.gov (703) 292-8360
Geoffrey A. Prentice
Program Director
gprentic@nsf.gov (703) 292-7031 ENG/CBET
Gerhard L. Salinger
Program Director
gsalinge@nsf.gov (703) 292-5116

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