Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS)

This program supports research and extension projects that have robust collaborations to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields that are relevant to USDA priorities identified by the Secretary: (i) Promotion of a safe, sufficient, and nutritious food supply for all Americans and for people around the world; (ii) Sustainable agricultural policies that foster economic viability for small and mid-sized farms and rural businesses, protect natural resources, and promote value-added agriculture; (iii) national leadership in climate change mitigation and adaptation; (iv) Building a modern workplace with a modern workforce; and (v) Support for 21st century rural communities.

fundingOpportunityNumber: 
USDA-NIFA-WAMS-006350
Competition Opens: 
04/11/2017
Competition Closes: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Agency: 
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
CFDA: 
10.318
topicTID: 
22,201,202
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