Be affiliated with a company, U.S. educational institution or agency, military, government, non-profit organization, or foundation;
Have at least five years of sustained, exceptional mentoring with demonstrated impact on individuals historically underrepresented in STEM;
be a mentoring program or activity within an organization;
Not be a current Individual applicant;
Not have received the PAESMEM award as an Organizational applicant in the past 10 years.
Nominate an Organization
The National Science Foundation administers the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics
and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) on behalf of The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
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NSF also administers the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).