Funding Opportunity Announcements
These announcements are updated frequently. Please check back often for opportunities that may be of interest to you. Please let us know if you are interested in applying for any of these funding opportunities. We look forward to assisting you throughout the application process!
National Science Foundation
Leading Engineering for America's Prosperity, Health, and Infrastructure (LEAP HI)
- The LEAP HI program challenges the engineering research community to take a leadership role in addressing demanding, urgent, and consequential challenges for advancing America's prosperity, health and infrastructure. LEAP HI proposals confront engineering problems that are too complex to yield to the efforts of a single investigator --- problems that require sustained and coordinated effort from interdisciplinary research teams, with goals that are not achievable through a series of smaller, short-term projects.
- Letter of Intent Due Date: June 16, 2018
- Full Proposal Deadline Date: September 17, 2018
- Program Guidelines
NSF Award Supplements
Investigators with an active NSF research award may request supplemental funding to provide research experiences for undergraduate students, K-12 STEM teachers, and/or full-time community college faculty. The Directorate for Biological Sciences also offers “Research Opportunity Award” supplements for faculty from primarily undergraduate institutions. These supplemental awards are a great (and easy) way to add funds to existing projects and broaden the impact of existing awards.
The purpose of these supplemental awards is to enable undergraduate students to participate in NSF supported research. They provide summer or calendar year stipends for the students and possibly modest supplies for the undergraduate project. The students must be US citizens or permanent residents and may not receive REU support after graduating.
The purpose of these supplemental awards is to facilitate professional development of K-12 science teachers through research experience at the cutting edge of science. The duration of the RET Supplement will be one year and the project may be carried out during summer months, the academic year, or both. The total cost of the supplement is limited to $10,000 per teacher/community college faculty. The budget includes a teacher's /community college faculty stipend and up to $2,000 for the cost of materials, equipment, software and other supplies for developing classroom instructions and experiments.
Additional guidance on supplemental requests to the Directorate for Biological can be found here: https://www.nsf.gov/bio/supp.jsp.