Moving-Up Application

Part 1

Apply for Moving-Up Mentoring (Deadline: April 1)

Mentor-Connect invites colleges interested in developing Moving-Up proposals to apply for no-cost mentoring that focuses on meeting the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Project requirements. Participating colleges may request up to twenty hours of mentoring that includes constructive comments by email or telephone conference.

When ready to apply, college team applicants should:

  • 1. Download

    Download the PDF of the “Moving-Up Mentoring” application. Using the PDF of the electronic application as a guide, complete your responses to the questions.

  • 2. Transfer

    Transfer your responses to Part 1, “Moving-Up Mentoring Opportunity,” electronic application.

    *Note: The electronic application cannot be saved and must be completed once started.

  • 3. Upload

    Upload all the required supporting documents using the Part 2 submittal form below. If you have trouble uploading your documents due to total file size, you may either email supporting documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or submit each of your documents separately by using the submittal form below.

    Example: Submit only your supporting affidavit. Then submit the completed form again with your copy of the New-to-ATE proposal and/or New-to-ATE proposal with reviewer comments.

Important: All applicants must submit an affidavit signed by a college administrator supporting the development of the ATE Project proposal, a complete copy of your New-to-ATE proposal, a National Science Foundation (NSF) Program Officer review, and all peer reviews. Download the affidavit here.

Part 1 and Part 2 must be submitted by April 1, 2020, with one exception for your application to be considered complete. An extension until May 1 will apply for colleges whose proposals were declined in April.

Part 2

Moving-Up Mentoring Opportunity Form

After completing Part 1 of your application, please upload all the required material below. If you have trouble uploading your documents due to total file size, you may either email supporting documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or submit each of your documents separately by using the submittal form below. For example, submit only your affidavit. Then submit the completed form again with your copy of the New-to-ATE proposal and/or New-to-ATE proposal with reviewer comments.

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