Apply Now: STEM Talent Challenge Provides Funding to Increase STEM-Capable Workforce

The U.S Economic Development Administration’s STEM Talent Challenge will provide funding for work-and-learn programs to increase America’s STEM-capable workforce in emerging and transformative sectors such as space commerce, aeronautics, digital manufacturing, biotechnology, advanced manufacturing and cybersecurity.

Competitive applications will demonstrate how the program will develop or expand regional STEM workforce capacity to support entrepreneurial ventures, industries of the future, and other innovation-driven businesses.

Eligible applicants include: cities, counties, states, other political subdivisions of states, and Indian tribes; non-profit organizations; public-private partnerships; federal laboratories or science/research parks; institutions of higher education; Economic Development Organizations; and a consortium of the aforementioned.

For more information, visit EDA’s STEM Talent Challenge webpage.