NSF Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program

Sponsor Deadline: 

Sep 27, 2018

Internal Deadline: 

Jul 19, 2018


National Science Foundation

Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program

Program Summary

The Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative approaches to STEM graduate education training. The program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master's and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers.

Limitation / Eligibility

An eligible organization may participate in two Innovations in Graduate Education proposals per competition. Participation includes serving as a lead organization on a non-collaborative proposal or as a lead organization, non-lead organization, or subawardee on a collaborative proposal. An individual may serve as Lead Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-PI on only one proposal submitted to the IGE program per annual competition.


Award Summary    IGE Awards (6 to 10 anticipated in FY 2019) are expected to be up to 3 years in duration with a total budget between $300,000 and $500,000.

UI Internal  Submission Details 

Internal Deadline:  Wednesday, July 19, 2018

Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, September 27, 2018


Sponsor’s Website:   https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17585/nsf17585.htm

UI Limited Submission Opportunities: https://grantbulletin.research.uiowa.edu/opportunities/ui-limited-submission-opportunities