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Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM)

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NSF 24-512

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.


The Division of Materials Research (DMR) Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials Research (PREM) program aims to enable, build, and grow partnerships between minority-serving institutions and DMR-supported centers and/or facilities to increase recruitment, retention, and degree attainment (which collectively define the PREM pathway) by members of those groups most historically underrepresented in materials research, and at the same time support excellent research and education endeavors that strengthen such partnerships.

Program contacts

For questions and inquiries about PREM program, please contact: Prem@nsf.gov

Debasis Majumdar
dmajumda@nsf.gov (703) 292-4709 MPS/DMR
Shadi Mamaghani
smamagha@nsf.gov (703) 292-7307 MPS/DMR

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