NIST Standards Services Curricula Development (SSCD) Cooperative Agreement Program


The NIST SSCD Cooperative Agreement Program provides financial assistance to support curriculum development for the undergraduate and/or graduate level. These cooperative agreements support the integration of standards and standardization information and content into seminars, courses, and learning resources for U.S. colleges and universities. The recipients will work with NIST to strengthen education and learning about standards and standardization.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Commerce
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Other Categories
Science, Technology, Business and/or Education Outreach
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Accredited institutions of higher education located in the United States and its territories. In addition, non-profit organizations, commercial organizations, and state, local, and Indian tribal governments located in the United States and its territories are eligible so long as they describe and demonstrate their proposed or existing relationship with an accredited institution of higher education that will incorporate the applicant’s project through a pilot or other program in the institution’s educational programs. Any eligible applicant may work individually or include proposed sub-awards or contracts with others in a project application, effectively forming a team or consortium.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
Applications must be received electronically through no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Applications received after this deadline will not be reviewed or considered. The anticipated start date for awards under
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Christopher Hunton
Management and Program Analyst
Phone 301-975-5718
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information


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