Program Summary

Program Summary

The Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program will support three types of projects described in this solicitation: 1) AGEP-Transformation (AGEP-T); 2) AGEP-Knowledge Adoption and Translation (AGEP-KAT); and 3) AGEP-Broadening Participation Research in STEM Education (AGEP-BPR).

AGEP is interested in proposals that include any or all science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields supported by the NSF, including the social, behavioral and economic sciences, and multi-, cross-, or inter- disciplinary fields.

Application Limits

Application Limits

An institution or organization may serve as the lead on one AGEP-Transformation collaborative proposal. An institution or organization may be a partner in multiple AGEP-Transformation projects; however the projects must be distinct and not overlap or have similar activities or education research components.

Additional Information


UIC Letter of Intent
November 15, 2013
UIC Internal Competition
Sponsor Letter of Intent
Sponsor Application
February 5, 2014

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent

Depending upon the number of LOIs submitted, OVCR might be required to facilitate an internal peer review process to select UIC’s submission(s) to this program.  White paper instructions will be posted if necessary.

eLOI Form & Instructions – Adobe Acrobat Requirements

  1. Download the file directly to your computer or to a disk, right click on the link, then select "save link as" or "save target as" from the dropdown options.
  2. Open eLOI.
  3. Position the hand pointer inside a form field and click.
    • To accept the field change and go to the next field, press Tab or use your mouse to click on the next form field.
    • To accept the field change and go to the previous field, press Shift + Tab or use your mouse to click on the previous form field.
  4. Complete the form fields.
  5. After completing the form, click “Save” then click “Submit to”.

Letter of Intent (LOI): eLOI Form (Fillable PDF*)

*Please note:

  • Fields highlighted in red are required to successfully submit the form.
  • Do not print then submit scanned version of e-LOI via email.

Please contact Tony Halford at or 6-7036 with any questions.

If an authorized principal investigator is not listed above, please consider the limited competition still open. Contact for further information.