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Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program Short Term Projects

Program:  The U.S. Department of Education and the International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) offices upport the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program opportunity.  Under the program, funds will support overseas projects in training, research, and curriculum development in modern foreign languages and area studies for teachers, students, and faculty engaged in a common endeavor.  Projects may include short-term seminars, curriculum development, or group research/study.

NSF- Cyberlearning: Transforming Education

Program: Through the Cyberlearning: Transforming Education program, the National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to integrate advances in technology with advances in what is known about how people learn to:

NSF- Education and Human Resources: Core Research (ECR) Program

Program:  The Natoinal Science Foundation (NSF) seeks proposals that will help synthesize, build and/or expand research foundations in the following areas: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning, STEM learning environments, STEM workforce development, and broadening participation in STEM. The intention is to identify a broad range of vital investments for STEM education and learning research.

AACP Launches a New Website on Research Funding Opportunities

AACP (The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy)  launches  a new web page on their site that provides many links for faculty members to directly search for funding opportunities and deadlines in chosen research fields. These include federal agencies, non-federal research associations and foundations, and a section of additional funding opportunities that may not be broadly distributed.

DHS S&T SBIR Phase 1 Solicitation

This program aims to fund small businesses to conduct short R&D feasibility studies of potentially commercializable technologies related to any of the homeland security topics listed below. Could lead to Phase 2 funding for further development.

Topics of Interest to DHS S&T for this program:

NSF-Early Career Development Program

Program:  The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organization.  Areas supported include: the biological sciences, computer & information science & engineering, education and human resources, engineering, geosciences, mathematical & physical sciences, the social, behav

NIH- Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy

Program:  The goal of this program announcement is to encourage methodological, intervention and dissemination research for understanding and promoting health literacy. Health literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions (Ratzan and Parker, 2000). 

Deadlines:  June 5, 2013 and October 5, 2013 for the R01; June 16, 2013 and October 16, 2013 for the R21 and the R03 funding mechanism.

NIH Summer Research Experience Programs (R25)

Program:  The purpose of the NIH Summer Research Experience Program (referred to as the “Summer Research Program”) is to provide a high quality research experience for high school and college students and for science teachers during the summer academic break.  The NIH expects that such programs will: help attract young students to careers in science; provide opportunities for college students to gain valuable research experience to help prepare them for graduate school; and enhance the skills of science teachers and enable them to more effectively comm

DOE National Geothermal Student Competition

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has announced its 2013 National Geothermal Student Competition.  The competition is designed to advance the understanding of geothermal energy as a valued resource by promoting innovation, exploration, and entrepreneurship among the nation’s colleges and universities.

NSF- Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Program: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation.