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Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAAN) 2012

If your departmental discipline is an area of national need, an infusion of high paying graduate fellowships could strengthen, revitalize, and broaden your graduate program. The 2012 Notice Inviting GAANN Applications is out. Applications are due 1-20-12.

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) Phase II Request for Proposals

 

Key Dates (2012):

Thursday Jan. 12 
Notify vcrsp@olemiss.edu if you expected to be included in a letter of intent for this solicitation, as either a PI or a co-PI. You must inform VCRSP of the planned letter of intent even if the  letter is being submitted by someone besides you—even  someone from another institution.

Tuesday Jan 17
Letter of intent due to GoMRI. The PI should submit this letter.

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program

The UM Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs (VCRSP) is soliciting requests for talented young faculty in the chemical sciences who are interested in being nominated for a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award from the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. [the Foundation].

MAS Travel Grants

Scientific inquiry is creative and competitive. Increasingly, scientists must also be collaborative to compete successfully for resources and projects. Collaboration is especially key to the competitiveness of researchers in small states with limited means.

NSF's Career-Life Balance Initiative and 3 STEM Funding Opportunities

White House Press Release, and a new NSF Web page, highlight "NSF's efforts to clear the obstacles," such as marriage and childbirth, " from the STEM Career-Life pathways leading from graduate education to full professors." These efforts include foundation wide policies and procedures designed to provide more flexible pathways for STEM moms in academic careers, as well

Call for Pre-proposals and Collaborators NSF Sustainability Research Networks Competition (SRN)

 

The SRN competition is to support the development inter-institutional multidisciplinary research teams to address large-scale questions and challenges within a nationally important theme in sustainability science, engineering, and education (SEES).

NSF Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES) Fellows

SEES Fellows will partner across disciplines on sustainability challenges reflecting the fellows’ own research interests. The fellows will pursue discoveries that inform environmental, energy, and societal sustainability, while developing the professional skills to become part of a workforce that can address these challenges.

Key Dates: Nov 28, Dec 5

Nuclear Education Curricula Development Grant, FY2012

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity
Nuclear Education Curricula Development Grant, FY2012

These grants are to support the development of courses, course modules, studies, training, and curricula pertaining to nuclear safety, nuclear security, & nuclear environmental protection.

NRC Nuclear Faculty Development Grant, FY2012

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity
Nuclear Faculty Development Grant, FY2012

These grants are to attract and retain in teaching careers highly qualified individuals with expertise in nuclear engineering, heath physics, radiochemistry and related disciplines.

Key Dates (2011-12):

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — Grand Challenges Explorations Round 8

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for Round 8 of Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for profit companies.

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