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Homeland Security-related Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (HS STEM) Career Development Program

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This federal aid program is managed by:

Department of Homeland Security


To provide funding for the establishment of scientific career development program.

Funding obligations:

(Project Grants) FY 09 $3,500,000; FY 10 est $2,500,000; FY 11 est not reported. - FY11 Estimate not available.

Uses and Use Restrictions:

Support is provided to colleges and universities who, in turn, provide scholarships and fellowships. Refer to the program guidance document for additional information.

Examples of Funded Projects:

Not Applicable.

Program Accomplishments:

Not Applicable.

Types of Assistance:


Range and Average of Financial Assistance:

Refer to program guidance.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:

Refer to program guidance. Awards are subject to the Cash Management Improvement Act for payment and/or reimbursement of expenditures. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payment based on Project need.

Applicant Eligibility:

Specific information on applicant eligibility is identified in the funding opportunity announcement and program guidance.

Beneficiary Eligibility:

Other Public Institution/Organizations; Other Private Institution/Organizations; (Colleges and Universities).

Award Procedure:

Applications or plans are reviewed by DHS program and administrative staff. Any issues or concerns noted in the application will be negotiated with the successful applicant prior to the award being issued.

Contact Info for Headquarters Office:

Department of Homeland Security, Grants and Financial Assistance Division, Office of Procurement Operations, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, 245 Murray Lane, SW., Building 410, Washington, District of Columbia 20523 Phone: (202) 447-5589.

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Can someone please explain this program. My son is a Junior and wants to major in computer science. What scholarship opportunities are available and at which schools?
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