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Earth & Space project-based professional learning community 2021 application


The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Network) is pleased to offer a funded opportunity to participate in a project-based professional learning community focused on making Earth & Space science relevant and inclusive for your community. In collaboration with NASA, the NISE Network is making this new professional development opportunity available to 100 eligible NISE Network partner organizations within the United States to support their efforts in making Earth & Space science relevant and inclusive and to promote a more equitable STEM future for their communities.

Each successful organization will receive $2,000 in funding to participate in the program’s professional development activities and develop a project that aligns with your organization’s mission and to increase relevancy and inclusion for Earth & Space science. 

Please fill out this application by August 1, 2021 to be considered for this funded opportunity. 

Overview: The application overview includes application instructions, eligibility requirements, and project expectations. Please read the overview and preview the application before applying:

Preview the application: Please note that it is NOT possible to save your work in the Alchemer online application and return for additional edits. Applications left idle for too long will go blank when you progress to the next screen. Please plan to complete the online application in one session. You may want to write your responses in a Word doc, save, and then cut and paste that information into this application. You may download the application in a Word document format here:


1. Enter the name of the primary contact person who will oversee the project and attend all online and in-person meetings. 
This question requires a valid email address.