November 2009 Grant Opportunities
Sun Microsystems Foundation (11/24/09)
- Acedemic Excellence Grants : Provides hardware to academic & research institutions for projects that address Sun Microsystem's priorities & create partnerships for success. Deliverables include integration of Sun technologies into undergraduate and graduate curricula; community development; localization of codes and development tools into languages other than English; outreach; and software development. Grants do not include maintenance, service, or technical support. Applications may be submittedonline & are reviewed throughout the year.
- Deadline is February 26, 2010.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (11/24/09)
- NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program (NGFFP) : Ten-week fellowships for science and engineering faculty are available at NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, during the summer months. Proposed research project must be of mutual interest to the prospective fellow and the NASA colleague, and aligned with Glenn research and technology objectives. Faculty stipend is $1,200--$1,500 per week for 10 weeks & a relocation allowance will be provided to those fellows who live more than 50 miles from the Glenn Research Center.
- Deadline is December 31, 2009.
Dreyfus Foundation (11/24/09)
- Teacher-Scholar Awards in Chemical Sciences : Camille Dreyfus (due 2/11/10) & Henry Dreyfus (8/5/10) Teacher-Scholar awards support research& teaching careers of talented young faculty in chemical sciences. Camille Dreyfus awards provide $75,000 based on an independent body of scholarship & demonstrated commitment to education. Henry Dreyfus awards provide $60,000 based on accomplishment in scholarly research with undergraduates & compelling commitment to teaching. Limited submission: 1 application per institution.
- Deadline is February 11, 2010.
U.S. Department of Energy (11/24/09)
- Faculty and Student Teams Program : FaST program will support a team comprised of one faculty member and up to three undergraduate students for hands-on research opportunities in DOE national labs during the summer. Faculty member identifies a mutually beneficial research area for collaboration with a laboratory scientist. Faculty from colleges and universities with limited research facilities and those institutions serving populations who are underrepresented in the fields of science, engineering, and technology are encouraged to apply.
- Deadline is February 1, 2010.
American Historical Association (11/24/09)
- Research Grants & Fellowships : Supports several small research grants ($1,000 and under) in the following areas: history of the Western hemisphere; colonial American history, with particular reference to the intercultural aspects of American and European relations; U.S. legal history and the field of law and society; & history of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Only AHA members are eligible to apply for these grants. Also supports three fellowship programs (one award per fellowship) in the areas of Innovations in Digital History, American History and Aeorspace History.
- Deadline is February 15, 2010.
Dirksen Congressional Center (11/24/09)
- Congressional Research Awards Program: Provides approximately 10 awards of up to $3,500 for original research on congressional leadership& the U.S. Congress. Supports political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public administration or American studies, & journalists. Research teams are eligible. Graduate students encouraged to apply for dissertation support. Applications accepted at any time, but deadline is 2/1 for annual selection.
- Deadline is February 1, 2010.
National Science Foundation (11/09/09)
- Discovery Research K-12 : Enables significant advances in preK-12 student and teacher learning of the STEM disciplines through the development, implementation, & study of resources, models, & technologies for use by students, teachers, & policymakers. Funded activities begin with a research question about effective preK-12 STEM learning and teaching; develop, adapt, or study innovative resources, models, or technologies; and demonstrate if, how, for whom, and why their implementation affects learning
- Deadline is January 7, 2010.
Tennessee Council for Developmental Disabilities (11/09/09)
- Council Innovative Grant Program : The Council is seeking regional agency affiliates to select coordinators, who will then provide oversight for two to five book clubs. Grantees will be responsible for hiring a part-time Coordinator; hosting a training workshop conducted by staff from the Nisonger Center; recruiting and maintaining a pool of trained volunteer facilitators; and overseeing overall program development, implementation and maintenance of book clubs.
- Deadline is December 4, 2009.