SHPE Foundation

Noche de Ciencias Program

Be prepared for 2014-2015! Want to be the first to know about SHPE Foundation funding opportunities for Noches de Ciencias and SHPE Jr. Chapters!? Then fill out the 2014-2015 – Noche de Ciencias and SHPE Jr. Chapter Funding Application Form to be placed on our funding priority list! Please note - this form should only be filled out by SHPE Chapter E-Board members with the approval of their SHPE Chapter leadership.

Noches de Ciencias –Science Nights – is a national initiative established in 2008 by the SHPE Foundation to promote knowledge and interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) among the Hispanic community. SHPE professional and student chapters conduct Noches de Ciencias around the country.

The goal of Noches de Ciencias is to inform K-12 students and their families about STEM education and college options through interactive workshops and activities.

SHPE professional and student chapters can fund Noches de Ciencias through their own fundraising efforts or the funding options below:

Noche de Ciencias Funding

SHPE Foundation


Target Population

Middle and high school students and their families

High school students and their families

Date Range for Noches

Fall Noche: Hispanic Heritage Month

Spring Noches: Engineering Week

April 1 - November 15, 2014

Eligible Regions


2 and 7

Maximum Funding Available



Proposal Submission

Fall 2014: Spring/Summer 2014

Spring 2015: Winter 2014-2015

Now accepting proposals

Contact Information

phone: 703.373.7930

Proposal Download proposal here, submit to

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