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Grants opportunities announced

Below are the program materials received Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2000 in the grants office, 220 Woodburn. For copies of the information, contact our office at 642-6627 or e-mail requests to us at <grants@mystic.bhsu.edu>. Fellowship information will also be posted on the Student Union bulletin board near the information desk.
  • Whitehall Foundation. Grants for scholarly research in the life sciences - to assist those dynamic areas of basic biological research that are not heavily supported by Federal agencies or other foundations with specialized missions.
  • Business & Professional Women's Foundation. Career Advancement Scholarship Program for U.S. women over 25 with critical financial need to seek education necessary to enter, re-enter or advance within the work force. Due April 15.
  • Department of Education. Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology program (PT3). To address the challenge of developing technology-proficient future educators, grants awarded under this initiative will support innovations developed by consortias who are joining forces to transform teacher preparation programs into 21st century learning environments. This program requires matching funds. Due March 7.

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  • National Leadership Grant for Libraries - NEA. The Institute of Museum and Library Services has prepared a report regarding two funding categories for its National Leadership Grant for Libraries: education and training, and research and demonstration. The full text of the report can be found on the IMLS web site at . The Institute of Museum and Library Services' National Leadership Grants for libraries are designed to support leading edge activities in the field of library and information science.
  • Digital Libraries (NSF). The National Science Foundation is seeking proposals to fund a digital library to serve as an online network of learning environments and resources for science, mathematics, engineering and technology education at all levels. Deadline: March 13 for letters of intent; April 14 for proposals.