Through SEES Fellows, NSF seeks to enable the discoveries needed to inform actions that lead to environmental, energy and societal sustainability while creating the necessary workforce to address these challenges. The program's emphasis is to facilitate investigations that cross traditional disciplinary boundaries and address issues of sustainability through a systems approach, building bridges between academic inquiry, economic growth, and societal needs.
The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States.
The primary objective of the EDMAP component of the NCGMP is to train the next generation of geologic mappers. To do this NCGMP provides funds for graduate and selected undergraduate students in academic research projects that involve geologic mapping as a major component.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has announced Applying Behavioral Economics to Perplexing Health and Health Care Challenges, a new initiative to support innovative ideas that apply the principles and theories of behavioral economics to perplexing health problems. This funding opportunity is being sponsored in part by the Donaghue Foundation, which funds medical research that promotes practical benefit.
NFF is currently soliciting proposals for its Matching Awards Program, which provides matching funds for direct on-the-ground and citizen-based monitoring projects benefiting America's national forests and grasslands.
Museums for America (MFA) is the largest grant program for museums at IMLS. The goal of MFA is to strengthen the ability of a museum to serve the public more effectively by supporting high-priority activities that advance the institution’s mission and strategic goals.
With an emphasis on two-year colleges, the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program focuses on the education of technicians for the high-technology fields that drive our nation's economy.
The purpose of this announcement is to receive proposals in support of the Naval Strategic Plan and the Office of Naval Research's scientific outreach and education mission to develop its next generation of scientists and engineers.
(Sundance Research Institute is interested in partnering with BHSU faculty/staff on an application.)
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to develop, adapt, and test the effectiveness of health promotion and disease prevention interventions in Native American (NA) populations.
(Rapid City Regional Hospital is interested in partnering with BHSU on an application)
The purpose of planning grants is to support the development of AmeriCorps programs that will engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based interventions to solve community problems. Planning grant recipients are expected to be better prepared to compete for an AmeriCorps program grant in the following grant cycle. Planning grants may not be used to support AmeriCorps members.
Debate is often supported as an extracurricular or co-curricular activity of departments and schools inside a college or university. In some instances, debate is linked to the department’s curriculum, as frequently occurs in departments of English, rhetoric and communication, politics, etc. In other cases, debate may be supported as an extracurricular activity available to all students regardless of academic department.
The NEA will make grants for research projects that use existing datasets to mine data for analyses of the value and impact of the U.S. arts sector on the nation, whether on individuals or communities. Applications should present novel research questions that have not previously been explored with the referenced dataset(s). Projects that will be conducted in partnership with for-profit entities, and/or which use commercial and/or administrative datasets, are also encouraged.
The primary purposes of this initiative are to provide leadership in research fundamental to the development of the next generation of robotics, particularly co-robotics, to advance the capability and usability of such systems and artifacts, and to encourage existing and new communities to focus on innovative application areas.
The Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) Program provides funds for improvements to secure, improve, and organize collections that are significant to the NSF/BIO-funded research community.
NCPTT seeks innovative projects that advance science and technology for historic preservation. The PTT Grants program funds projects that develop new technologies or adapt technologies to preserve cultural resources.
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