U.S. Labor Department announces STEM workforce grant

January 17, 2008

By hammersmith

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), announces the availability of approximately $10 million in grant funds for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Opportunities in the Workforce System Initiative (STEM Initiative). These grants will be awarded through a two-phased competitive process to primarily expand and align current and new STEM workforce education and training strategies, activities, and resources in One Stop Career Centers to promote, attract, and prepare disadvantaged youth and dislocated workers for STEM careers, while simultaneously enhancing the competitive position of local and regional employers.

Click here for link to full announcement. If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, contact Marsha Daniels, Grants Management Specialist, 202-693-3504.