Advanced Technological Education (ATE)


National Science Foundation


The ATE program “supports the education of the skilled technical workforce”, defined as “[individuals] who use a high level of science and engineering skills in their jobs but do not hold a baccalaureate degree”  “.” The ATE program awards funds to institutions “that award two-year degrees in advanced technology fields.” The ATE program has five tracks, including: Small Projects for Institutions New to ATE, ATE Projects, Consortia for Innovations in Technician Education, ATE Centers, and Applied Research on Technician Education.


All ATE proposals must include a subsection titled “Evaluation Plan” that includes relevant evaluation information, including who will be involved in the evaluation and “how evaluation responsibilities will be divided between the external evaluator and project staff.”


Due Date: All track proposals are due on October 5, 2023

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