The Standards Coordination Office of the National Institute of Standards and Technology conducts standards-related programs, and provides knowledge and services that strengthen the U.S. economy and improve the quality of life. Its goal is to equip U.S. industry with the standards-related tools and information necessary to effectively compete in the global marketplace.
Every year it awards grants to colleges and universities through its Standards Services Curricula Cooperative Agreement Program to provide financial assistance to support curriculum development for the undergraduate and/or graduate level. These cooperative agreements support the integration of standards and standardization information and content into seminars, courses, and learning resources. The recipients will work with NIST to strengthen education and learning about standards and standardization.
Application submissions must be received by NIST no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday, April 16, 2018. Click here for link to the ANSI announcement.
The winners of the 2018 grant cycle are Bowling Green State University, Michigan State University, Oklahoma State University, and Texas A&M University. (Click here)
Information about applying for the next grant cycle is available at this link (Click here) and also by communicating with Ms. Mary Jo DiBernardo (301-975-5503; firstname.lastname@example.org.