Featured Webinar

Overview of the Program

Planning an IUSE proposal? Don’t miss this new proposal preparation webinar brought to you by NSF and AAAS.

Join Our AAAS-IUSE Community

If you are a current NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) award recipient, interested in submitting a proposal for an IUSE award, or involved in STEM undergraduate education, you’ve come to the right place! We invite you to engage with this initiative which provides opportunities to showcase your work, resources to help you succeed, and materials to educate a scientifically literate public.

This NSF-funded initiative shares resources, offers webinars, disseminates blogs and research, and hosts convening with a focus on undergraduate STEM education strategies and building connections among educators, researchers, evaluators, and institutions.


The next deadline to submit NSF IUSE grant proposals for Engaged Student Learning levels 2 and 3, and Institutional and Community Transformation level 2, is December 1, 2020. Prepare for your submission by reviewing these webinars and the AAAS-IUSE Proposal Preparation Toolkit.

  • The Institutional and Community Transformation Track

  • Preservice Teacher Preparation Focus

  • Overview with a Focus on Level 1 and Building Capacity Submissions

Showcase Your Work

Present at Virtual Workshops

Connect, collaborate, and lead the discussion with faculty, researchers, and professionals working to improve undergraduate STEM education. AAAS is looking for experts in STEM education to present and facilitate discussions at virtual workshops in 2021. Interested individuals should review the full criteria and submit their request to speak below.

Deadline: The deadline for responding to this call for submissions is December 13, 2020.

Author a Blog Post

2021 Blog Theme: Evidence-based policies, assessments, strategies, and practices for creating systemic change around equity and access.

We are assembling a group of thought leaders to author blog posts and lead discussions around strategies that empower students from underrepresented communities to participate and succeed in STEM fields.

Deadline: The deadline for responding to this call for submissions is December 13, 2020.

Tell Us What You Want to See

We hope you’ve found the beta version of the AAAS-IUSE website helpful. Our full site will launch in 2021 complete with upcoming events, resources, a full IUSE proposal preparation toolkit, and an interactive blog. While we build out this resource for the community, let us know how this website can be helpful to you.