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STEM Talent Challenge 2023

Open Date:

4/11/2023

Close Date:

6/12/2023

Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institution
  • Local Government
  • Native/Tribal Entity
  • Non-profit
  • State Government

Program Purpose:

  • Economic Development
  • Education and Workforce Development

Reserved for Energy
Communities?

No

Bureau/Office

Economic Development Administration (EDA)

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Commerce

Overview

EDA’s Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship is seeking applications from eligible applicants to create and implement innovative science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) work-based learning models (such as Registered Apprenticeships) that complement their respective region’s innovation economy. The STEM Talent Challenge seeks to develop or expand regional workforce capacity to support high-growth, high-wage entrepreneurial ventures, industries of the future (which usually includes industries that leverage emerging technologies), and other innovation—driven businesses that have a high likelihood of accelerating economic competitiveness and job creation in their respective regions and in the United States.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - match required
Total Amount Available:
$4500000.00
Limit per Applicant:
$500,000
Estimated Awards:
10

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

For assistance with applications, reach out to an EDA representative. EDA representative contact information can be found here.

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