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Colorado Water Center Grant Program – Water Education and Engagement Program

Each spring the Colorado Water Center (CoWC) funds a select number of CSU Water Research Team, Fellow, and Education & Engagement Project grants, which catalyze innovative water research, teaching, and engagement through interdisciplinary collaboration and creative scholarship. These awards provide opportunities to accelerate progress in research and enable projects in the academic and experiential realm...

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Colorado State University Sustainability Fund

The CSU Sustainability Fund, sponsored by the President’s Sustainability Commission, was created to support sustainability efforts across Colorado State University.  Creativity is encouraged, but some suggestions include energy, water and other resource conservation efforts, academic initiatives, research projects and equipment/processes, education and outreach efforts, or other pilot and new grassroot sustainability initiatives. Funding can be requested...

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Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and...

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Engineering Your World Summer Camp

Engineering Your World is one of the three summer camps hosted by Colorado State University’s (CSU) Mechanical Engineering Department and is a week-long, half-day summer camp held at CSU’s state-of-the-art engineering facilities. This camp introduces junior and high school students to the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Faculty and students will guide participants...

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Biomed Bootcamp

This year, the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) is hosting our first ever Biomed Boot Camp, where 7th and 8th graders from across Fort Collins will visit our workshops on biomedical engineering, allowing the students to gain a hands-on experience and see what biomed is all about! BMES is accepting the first 30 participants into this...

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Graduate Women in Science Outreach Committee

The Northern Colorado Graduate Women in Science chapter is highly involved in local outreach activities. Our outreach activities have included helping Girl Scouts earn their STEM badges, teaching high school-aged women in the Girls’ Rites program about the path to a scientific career, discussing science at a retirement home, and providing scientific engagement for a...

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Brady Education Foundation Program Grant

The Foundation pursues its mission by promoting collaboration between researchers and educators via the funding of program development and program evaluations in education. Currently, the Foundation is particularly focused on evaluating the effectiveness of programs designed to promote positive cognitive and/or achievement outcomes for children (birth through 18 years) from underserved groups and/or low-resourced communities (minority ethnic groups,...

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AERA Grants Program

The AERA Grants Program supports highly competitive studies using rigorous quantitative methods to examine large-scale, education-related data. This research program is designed to advance knowledge and build research capacity in education and STEM education and learning. The Grant Program encourages proposals across the life span and contexts of education and learning of relevance to STEM...

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The CSU Bug Zoo

The CSU Bug Zoo strives to bring a deeper appreciation for arthropods through hands-on learning opportunities with live insects, enthusiastic volunteers, and continuing involvement in the Fort Collins community. It is home to over 30 different species of arachnids, insects, and other arthropods. We are open to the public for tours, and would love to...

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Summer E-Camp

Join us for another year of our middle school summer camp, E-CAMP! This camp aims to connect youth entering grades 6-8 to the natural world through learner-led inquiry, hands-on and active exploration and fun in a community of peers. This is the perfect camp for students who are interested in wildlife, the environment, and want...

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