Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)

STEM Mentors Honored with Presidential Awards
Nov 22, 2021 9:00 AM ET
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Since 1996, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has been recognizing STEM mentors from across the country through the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)!

What is PAESMEM? The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) recognizes those who have made significant contributions to mentoring and enhanced the participation of individuals underrepresented in STEM.

Who can apply? Individuals or organizations with at least 5 years of STEM mentoring experience.

Why apply? Awardees receive a trip to Washington D.C., to celebrate their achievements; a certificate signed by the President; a $10,000 award from NSF; and the opportunity to build lasting partnerships with colleagues from across the nation.

When is the deadline? Nominations will be accepted through January 1, 2022, and applications are due by February 1, 2022.

Do you know an outstanding STEM mentor? We invite you to nominate them for the PAESMEM. Are you a STEM mentor? We encourage you to apply and honor the impact you have had throughout your career.

Learn more at PAESMEM.org.