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 MentorLinks: Request for College Proposals 

Proposal Deadline: April 28, 2017

Submit MentorLinks College Proposal Here [The submission process is now closed.]
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is pleased to announce a national grant competition for the MentorLinks: Advancing Technological Education program, developed with the support of the National Science Foundation. MentorLinks is designed for community colleges seeking to improve technician education programs in the science, technology, engineering, or mathematics fields. Colleges should be interested in working with an experienced community college mentor who has successfully planned and implemented a major change in a high-technology program.

MentorLinks colleges will receive $20,000 for the two-year grant period plus travel support for the project director to attend three national project meetings. The grant's primary emphasis is on substantial opportunities for technical assistance and professional development as part of the mentoring relationship. The grant period runs from October 1, 2017 – November 30, 2019.

Download the Complete Request for Proposals and Additional Information

Request for Proposals: MentorLinks Colleges (PDF)

College Application, Two-Year Budget & Budget Narrative Forms - Writeable PDF Format
(Please be sure to submit all information as outlined in the RFP)

Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Proposal Submission
As outlined in the MentorLinks Colleges RFP, please submit the complete application package including the college application form, budget and budget narrative form, project narrative, resumes for each of the two team members, and two letters of support as a single PDF document labeled "College Name_MENTORLINKS_2017" by clicking on the submission link below.  The deadline to apply is COB local time on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Submit MentorLinks College Proposal Here [The submission process is now closed.]

If you have any questions, please contact Ellen Hause, Project Director at or 202-728-0200 x217. 


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