Funding Opportunities - Limited Submissions

Limited Funding Opportunity

University of Mississippi and University of Mississippi Medical Center solicitation for pre-applications from brain researchers

The purpose of this solicitation is to invite pre-applications from senior faculty brain researchers at UM and UMMC to be considered for institutional nomination for the 2014 Scientific Innovations Award (SIA) in Neuroscience Award competition, sponsored by the Brain Research Foundation.

NSF- Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education in Engineering (NUE)

Program:  NSF aims at introducing nanoscale science, engineering, and technology through a variety of interdisciplinary approaches into undergraduate engineering education. The focus of the FY 2013 competition is on nanoscale engineering education with relevance to devices and systems and/or on the societal, ethical, economic and/or environmental issues relevant to nanotechnology. 

NASA EPSCoR 2013

 

Solicitation of White Papers
from researchers at any of the institutions of higher learning within the
Mississippi NASA EPSCoR Jurisdiction
issued by the
Mississippi NASA EPSCoR Office
in response to the
FY 2013 NASA EPSCoR Research Announcement/Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN)

2013 Summer Research Experience at Georgia Tech.

Georgia Tech. will be hosting 10 undergraduate researchers this summer focused in Aquatic Chemical Ecology.  Aquatic Chemical Ecology (ACE) at Georgia Tech is a summer undergraduate research program that gives students the opportunity to perform research with our faculty in the Schools of Biology, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering.

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program

Program:  The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. Criteria for selection include an independent body of scholarship attained within the first five years of their appointment as independent researchers, and a demonstrated commitment to education, signaling the promise of continuing outstanding contributions to both research and teaching.

NSF ADVANCE- Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science & Engineering Careers.

The goal of the ADVANCE program is to develop systemic approaches to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers, thereby contributing to the development of a more diverse science and engineering workforce.

NASA Space Grant Innovative Pilot in STEM Education

The Space Grant Office at NASA Headquarters has recently distributed an opportunity for Space Grant institutions to propose a two-year project in one of two areas, undergraduate STEM retention and STEM educators.  The full announcement may be viewed at here.

The main features are:

A.     Undergraduate Retention in STEM Focus:

UM Call for Internal Pre-proposals for NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program

Pre-proposals are due to UM ORSP by Nov. 15, 2012 for this limited funding opportunity to acquire or develop shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training. This program seeks to improve the quality and expand the scope of research and research training in science and engineering by providing shared instrumentation that fosters the integration of research and education in research-intensive learning environments.

Request for Preprosals for NSF EPSCoR RII-Track 1 Program

Preproposals for the NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 1 Program are hereby solicited. Pre-proposals from University of Mississippi researchers should be submitted to vcrsp@olemiss.edu by 5PM, Monday, September 17, and must compliant with the attached RFP. See also the attached Mississippi Science and Technology Plan.

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends

NEH has announced the 2012 competition for Summer Stipends for the summer of 2013. This is a limited submission opportunity, for which UM can submit only two applications for full-time faculty members.

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