Call for Nominations: PAESMEM

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) is a presidential award established by the White House in 1995. The purpose of the award is to recognize U.S. citizens or permanent residents and U.S. organizations that have demonstrated excellence in mentoring individuals from groups that are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and in the workforce in STEM fields. Each individual and organizational PAESMEM awardee will receive $10,000 and a commemorative presidential certificate. Awardees are also invited to participate in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. and meetings with STEM education, research, and policy leaders. Up to 16 awards may be made from the nominations received by June 5, 2013.

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