STEP 1: Letter of Intent (Due: Friday, November 3, 2006)
We request that you e-mail to us (mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org) by 4:30 PM (Central Time), Friday, November 3, 2006, a non-binding Letter of Intent to Propose.
Your Letter of Intent must contain the name and mailing address of the academic institution(s) and department(s) involved; name, phone number and e-mail address of the Team Leader (must be a student); name, title, telephone number and e-mail address of the Supervising Faculty Member.
While submission of a Letter of Intent is not required, it is strongly encouraged so that we may prepare adequately for the proposal review process. If you wish to submit a Letter of Intent after November 3, you may do so at any time before the proposal deadline.
STEP 2: Proposal (Due: Friday, November 17, 2006)
Via e-mail attachment (mail to: email@example.com), an electronic copy of your proposal must be in our possession by 4:30PM (Central Time), Friday, November 17, 2006. THIS IS A FIRM DEADLINE.
In addition to responses to the requirements set forth elsewhere in the Competition Guidelines, your proposal must include:
- A cover page containing the title of your proposal, school name and address, name of Team Leader with e-mail address and phone number, name of Supervising Faculty Member with e-mail address and phone number, and names of all other team members with their roles and academic levels (if students).
- The following creative products:
- Draft NASA STEM Education Promotion Plan outline,
- 30-second promotional video storyboard,
- Promotional print media concept, and
- Promotional Internet media concept.
- Team Outreach Plan
- A brief description of your student team's academic department(s); existing brochures and announcements may be included;
- A brief description of the department's course curriculum and how the NASA Means Business Student Competition would be employed to enhance it; and,
- An indication of the departmental and institutional commitment to your team's participation in the NASA Means Business Student Competition program, such as a letter of endorsement from the university president, college dean, and/or departmental chairperson.
AT YOUR OPTION and by above deadline set for receipt of electronic proposals, you may submit your proposal in writing by sending ten (10) copies to:
Mr. Burke O. Fort
ATTN: NASA Means Business Student Competition 2007
Texas Space Grant Consortium
3925 W. Braker Lane, Ste. 200
Austin, Texas 78759