EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Bridging EPSCoR Communities (RII-BEC)

On 12/9/2021, the National Science Foundation (NSF) released solicitation 22-536 for the new EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Bridging EPSCoR Communities (RII-BEC).

NASA EPSCoR Rapid Response Research (R3) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

On 15 December 2021, NASA released the NASA EPSCoR Rapid Response Research (R3) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) … or R3-NOFO.

NSF EPSCoR Track-4:NSF: EPSCoR Research Fellows 2022

Solicitation of UM Pre-Proposals for Limited Submission Opportunity

NSF EPSCoR Track-4:NSF fellowships fund junior faculty to spend up to 6 months at a research-intensive remote site forming collaborations or accessing resources that will have meaningful impacts on their careers. UM can submit only 3 proposals.

NEH Summer Stipends 2023

ORSP welcomes internal applications from eligible tenured or tenure-track faculty interested in being nominated for NEH Summer Stipends Competitions (for summer 2023). UM is allowed only two nominees, and so ORSP conducts a competition to choose each year’s nominees.

The Summer Stipends program aims to stimulate new research in the humanities and its publication by supporting the work of individual scholars doing research or scholarly writing. 

NSF Mid-Career Advancement (MCA)

NSF Mid-CAREER Advancement (MCA)

This ORSP summary announcement excerpts key aspects of this funding opportunity. UM faculty interested in exploring this opportunity are encouraged to read NSF the solicitation carefully and contact Jason Hale, or their designated pre-award research administrator, with questions.

Proposals are due to the NSF the first Monday in February each year.

NEH Collaborative Research 2021

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is accepting applications for its Collaborative Research Program for 2021. The program supports groups of two or more scholars seeking to increase humanistic knowledge through convenings, research, manuscript preparation for collaborative publications, and the creation of scholarly digital projects. The collaborative work can take place within a single field of study or across disciplines.

NSF Major Research Instrumentation

UM Call for Internal Pre-proposals for NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)
 Internal UM competition for 2022 NSF competition

NSF MRI 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.

MRC Request for NSF EPSCoR RII Track-1 Pre-Proposals

In anticipation of next year's NSF EPSCoR RII Track-1 solicitation, the Mississippi Research Consortium (MRC) has issued an invitation for pre-proposals from teams of faculty from MRC institutions.

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Ascent to 55 RFP from WHEF

The Woodward Hines Education Foundation issued an RFP on August 8, 2021, for proposals from Mississippi organizations capable of coordinating the work needed for the state to reach the Ascent to 55% Statewide Attainment Goal.