The National Science Foundation Act of 1950, as amended, authorizes the National
Science Foundation (NSF) to promote and advance scientific progress in the
United States by competitively awarding grants and cooperative agreements for
research and education in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering.
The CyberCorps®: Scholarship For Service (SFS) program, as a program
within the Division of Undergraduate Education at NSF, was established under
this charter. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management's authority to collect
information in support of SFS program activities is derived from the above Law
through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between NSF and the U.S. Office of
Personnel Management (OPM) that tasks OPM with providing the operational
framework for the federal placement and tracking of students throughout the
academic phase and post graduation federal employment obligation. This requires
that we collect identifying information from participating officials to enable
participating students to explore employment opportunities at their
The information collected is as follows:
This information is made available to participating students, Principal
Investigators, and registered agency officials. The website also records the
number of times a participating official views the resumes of a particular
candidate. Gathering this information is necessary for the purpose of managing
student placement. Providing this information is voluntary, however, without it
you will not have access to information about participating students and their
availability for placement with your agency.
The name of the organization.
The name of the sub-agency or sub-division.
The registrant’s full name.
Phone and fax numbers.
The registrant’s Email address.