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Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM)

Status: Archived

Archived funding opportunity

This document has been archived. See NSF 24-512 for the latest version.

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.

Supports research and education opportunities between minority-serving institutions and Division of Materials Research-supported centers and/or facilities to increase recruitment and degree attainment by those most underrepresented in materials research.


The 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 defines the PREM pathway) by members of those groups most 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
Shadi Mamaghani
smamagha@nsf.gov (703) 292-7307 MPS/DMR

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