APPENDIX D

LIST OF ACRONYMS

AAAS

American Association for the Advancement of Science

ACT

American College Testing Program

AISES

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Alliance

Leadership Alliance

AMP

Alliances for Minority Participation (NSF)

BUSP

Biology Undergraduate Scholars Programs (University of California, Davis)

CIC

Committee on Interinstitutional Cooperation

CITE

College Board's Equity 2000 Program

COFHE

Consortium on Financing Higher Education

COSEPUP

Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy

FCCSET

Federal Coordinating Council for Science, Engineering, and Technology

GEM

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc.

GRE

Graduate Records Examination

MARC

Minority Access to Research Careers

MESA

Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement Program

MARS

Monitoring and Reporting System (AMP)



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THE NATIONAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM: EXCELLENCE WITH DIVERSITY FOR THE FUTURE: PROGRAM DESIGN APPENDIX D LIST OF ACRONYMS AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science ACT American College Testing Program AISES American Indian Science and Engineering Society Alliance Leadership Alliance AMP Alliances for Minority Participation (NSF) BUSP Biology Undergraduate Scholars Programs (University of California, Davis) CIC Committee on Interinstitutional Cooperation CITE College Board's Equity 2000 Program COFHE Consortium on Financing Higher Education COSEPUP Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy FCCSET Federal Coordinating Council for Science, Engineering, and Technology GEM National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc. GRE Graduate Records Examination MARC Minority Access to Research Careers MESA Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement Program MARS Monitoring and Reporting System (AMP)

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THE NATIONAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM: EXCELLENCE WITH DIVERSITY FOR THE FUTURE: PROGRAM DESIGN NACME National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCES National Center for Education Statistics NOBChE National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers NPSC National Physical Sciences Consortium NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation PRISM-D Clark Atlanta University Program QEM Quality Education for Minorities Program RFP Request for Proposal SACNAS Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science SAT Scholastic Aptitude Test S&E Science and Engineering Project SEED Summer Education Experience for the Disadvantaged (ACS) SHARP SHARP PLUS Summer High School Apprenticeship Research Programs SPACE Strategic Preparedness for Advancing Careers in Engineering SSIP Space Science Student Involvement Program WISE Women in Science and Engineering