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Title The National Scholars Program : excellence with diversity for the future : program design / Committee on the Feasibility of a National Scholars Program, Office of Scientific and Engineering Personnel, National Research Council
Published Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1996
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Summary This report has been developed to assist the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in responding to a Congressional request to evaluate the feasibility of initiating a National Scholars Program. It includes detailed design for a program to increase the number of underparticipating minorities earning Ph. D.s in mathematics, the physical sciences, and engineering. The proposed program will provide (a) a continuum of academic and financial support for participants beginning in high school and continuing through Ph. D. study and (b) coordination with other science education initiatives funded by NASA and/or other agencies, organizations, and institutions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Minorities -- Scholarships, fellowships, etc. -- United States.
Science -- Study and teaching -- Minorities.
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Feasibility of a National Scholars Program.
ISBN 0309572851 (electronic bk.)
9780309572859 (electronic bk.)