LI-COR Biosciences (09/21/09)
- The Genomics Education Matching Funds: The Genomics Education Matching Funds (GEMF) program now features a streamlined application process to help colleges acquire LI-COR DNA analysis systems for use by undergraduate students studying molecular biology and related fields. The new application process notifies institutions of award status within two weeks of submitting a fund request.
- Deadline is September 30, 2009.
National Science Foundation (09/21/09)
- Academic Research Infrastructure – Recover and Reinvestment (ARI-R2): ARI-R² is designed to support 21st century research and research training infrastructure in our Nation's academic institutions and non-profit research organizations, such as research museums, research laboratories, and research consortia. ARI-R² will revitalize existing research facilities so that they provide next-generation research infrastructure and facilitate the integration of researchers with shared resources such as remote instruments and research platforms, data repositories, and national computing facilities. Research facilities are shared space where sponsored and/or unsponsored research activities and research training take place. They may be "bricks and mortar," mobile or virtual research space.
- Note: This is for grant proposal reviewers.
- Graduate Research Fellowship: The NSF GRFP is one of the most prestigious science and engineering fellowship programs in the United States.Awardees are provided three years of graduate school support.Fellows receive a $30,000 annual stipend, a $10,500 annual cost of education allowance, a one-time $1,000 international travel allowance, and access toTeraGrid supercomputing facilities. The program ensures the quality, diversity and vitality of the next generation of U.S. scientists and researchers. The GRFP is intended for students in the early stages of their graduate career who are seeking research-based master's or PhD degrees in NSF-supported disciplines. Applicants should have completed no more than 12 months of graduate study and must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or permanent residents prior to the application deadline date. Women, under-represented minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for the GRFP.
- Deadline is November 2 -12, 2009. Deadline depends on field of study.
- Small Business Innovation Research Program: Notice seeking proposals that stimulates technological innovation in the private sector by strengthening the role of small business concerns in meeting Federal research and development needs, increasing the commercial application of federally supported research results, and fostering and encouraging participation by socially and economically disadvantaged and women-owned small businesses.
- Deadline is December 3, 2009
U.S. Department of Education (09/21/09)
Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program: The Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program provides opportunities for overseas experience. The program is open to educators and administrators with responsibilities for curriculum development in fields related to humanities, languages, and area studies. Topics and host countries of the seminars vary from year to year. All seminars are in non-western European countries. Seminars are designed to provide a broad and introductory cultural orientation to a particular country (ies). The program is geared towards those educators with little or no experience in the host country (ies) who demonstrate the need to develop and enhance their curriculum through short-term study and travel abroad. There are nine seminars being offered for Summer 2010 with 14-16 positions per seminar, subject to the availability of funds. Seminars begin as early as late May and may last until mid-August for a duration of four to six weeks.
Deadline is October 9, 2009.
Council for International Exchange Scholars (09/21/09)
- Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program: Supports proposals to bring scholars and professionals from abroad to U.S. colleges and universities that infrequently or never have the opportunity to host visiting scholars. In addition to teaching courses, scholars give campus-wide and community lectures, help initiate international programs, and contribute to curriculum development. Program is especially appropriate for small liberal arts colleges, minority-serving institutions, and community colleges. Some preference is given to humanities and social science programs, but other fields focusing on international activities are considered.
- Deadline is October 15, 2009.
Fulbright International Education Administrators Program: Supports international education professionals and senior univerisity administrators in two-three week summer seminars in either Germany (2/1), Japan (11/1) or Korea (11/1). Seminars introduce participants to the society, culture, & higher education systems of these countries through campus visits, meetings with foreign colleagues & officials, attendance at cultural events, & briefings on education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have significant responsibility for international programs and activities. Doctoral degrees not required.
Deadline is November 1, 2009.
Research Corporation (09/21/09)
- Cottrell College Science/Cottrell Scholar Awards: Single investigator Cottrell College Science Awards (preliminary proposal required 9/15, proposal target date 11/15) provide $35,000 ($10,000 match required) for tenure-track individual investigators in their first 3 years of positions in astronomy, chemistry, or physics departments that do not offer doctoral degrees. Cottrell Scholar Awards (applications due 1st business day in April) provide $100,000 to tenure-track assistant professors in bachelor's & Ph.D.-granting departments of astronomy, chemistry, & physics.Multi-investigator awards available for past awardees.
- Deadline is September 15, 2009.
American Chemical Society (09/21/09)
- Petroleum Research Fund:Supports fundamental research and education in the petroleum & energy fields. For faculty at Ph.D.-granting institutions: New Directions (competition cancelled) & Doctoral New Investigator (submission window 9/28-10/30/09). For faculty from non- doctoral departments: Undergraduate Research (cancelled) & Undergraduate New Investigator (submission window 9/28-10/30/09). ACS membership not required.
- Deadline is October 30, 2009.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (09/21/09)
Researching, Creating, Developing, Deploying and Evaluating Innovative Educational Tools, Approaches & Resources to Advance Intellectual Basis for a National Homeland Security S&T Workforce: Notice seeking applications to research, create, develop, deploy and evaluate innovative educational tools, approaches and resources to educate and inspire the next generation homeland security workforce.
Foundation for Financial Literacy (09/21/09)
- Grants Program: Supports financial literacy education throughout the world. Eligibility limited to groups or organizations, including colleges & universities, in any country whose primary area of interest is providing financial education & literacy programs for varied age groups. Activities include: financial education in schools, grassroots & home programs, workshops, etc. Priority is for proposals that address underserved children through mentoring & underserved women's groups.
- Deadline is December 30, 2009.