The AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative is generously funded by:
|The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense..." In many fields such as mathematics, computer science and the social sciences, NSF is the major source of federal backing.
Northrop Grumman Foundation’s top priority is providing unique education experiences related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for students and teachers. The Foundation supports diverse and sustainable national-level programs that enhance the education experience for students and provide teachers with the training and tools they need to be successful in the classroom.
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust aspires to improve lives by supporting effective nonprofits in a variety of selected areas. In post-secondary education, the Trust is primarily interested in increasing the number of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) graduates who can participate in high growth sectors of the economy. The Trust also focuses on policy levers that improve post-secondary completion, particularly for underrepresented populations.
Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) is a foundation providing catalytic and opportunistic funding for innovative scientific research and the development of academic scientists.
|The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is an independent private foundation dedicated to advancing the biomedical sciences by supporting research and other scientific and educational activities.
|Elsevier B.V. is an academic publishing company that publishes medical and scientific literature.