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EPA- 11th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet

Program:  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), through its National Center for Environmental Research announces the posting of the Request for Applications, 11th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) with the goal of using scientific principals in creating innovative projects focused on sustainability. The applicants will propose to do research, develop and design solutions to real world challenges involving the overall sustainability of human society.

NIH- Cancer Detection, Diagnosis, and Treatment Technologies for Global Health (UH2/UH3)

Program:  The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announces a new initiative to support the development of cancer-relevant technologies suitable for use in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).  Specifically, the NIH solicits applications for projects to adapt, apply, and validate existing or emerging technologies into a new generation of user-friendly, low-cost devices or assays that are clinically comparable to currently used technologies for imaging, in vitro detection/diagnosis, or treatment of cancers in humans living in LMICs.

NSF- Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

Program:  The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning in informal environments for public and professional audiences; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and develop understandings of deeper learning by participants.

CLIR Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is now accepting applications for the 2014 Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources.

Program: The purposes of this fellowship program are to:

- help junior scholars in the humanities and related social-science fields gain skill and creativity in developing knowledge from original sources;
- enable dissertation writers to do research wherever relevant sources may be, rather than just where financial support is available;


Program:  The Department of Defense (DoD) seeks proposals to purchase instrumentation in support of research in areas of interest to the DoD, including areas of research supported by the Army Research Office (ARO), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), hereafter referred to collectively as “the administering agencies.” The research areas of interest to the administering agencies are available on-line at the following addresses:

Army Research Office:

NSF/NIH- Smart and Connected Health

Program:  The goal of the Smart and Connected Health (SCH) Program is to accelerate the development and use of innovative approaches that would support the much needed transformation of healthcare from reactive and hospital-centered to preventive, proactive, evidence-based, person-centered and focused on well-being rather than disease.

NSF- East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI)

Program:  EAPSI awards are available in any area of science and engineering research or education supported by NSF.  EAPSI awards provide U.S. graduate students in science and engineering: 1) first-hand research experiences in partner locations, i.e., Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, or Taiwan; 2) an introduction to the science, science policy, and scientific infrastructure of the respective location; and 3) an orientation to the society, culture, and language of these locations.