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Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Funding Opportunities

November 15, 2011


1.
Program: ASM Awards and Grants


Agency: American Society for Microbiology


Next Deadline: Jan 10, 2012


ASM offers various awards, fellowships, and grants for
researchers at all stages of microbiology study.

Deadlines vary by award type.
See
http://www.asm.org/asm/index.php/awards
-
gra
nts/whats
-
new
-
in
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asm
-
awards
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grants
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fellowships
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and
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professorships.html

for details.


E
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mail:
Fellowships@asmusa.org


Contact:

Program Office




Education Department




1752 N Street, NW





Washington, DC 20036




202/737
-
3600


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2.
Program: Travel and Mentoring Grants for Women Researchers


Agency: Association for Women in Mathematics


Next Deadline: Feb 01, 2012


Travel Grants

for Women Researchers (annual deadlines are 2/1, 5/1, and 10/1) enable women to
attend select research conferences in fields supported by the National Science Foundation's
Mathematical Sciences Division. Maximum of $1,500 available for U.S. travel and $2,
000 for foreign
travel. Mentoring Travel Grants for Women (annual deadline is 2/1 ) program provides up to seven
awards of up to $5,000 each to help junior women researchers develop long
-
term working relationships
with senior mathematicians. See
http://www.awm
-
math.org/travelgrants.html

for details.


E
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mail:
jennifer@awm
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math.org


Contact:

Jennifer Lewis, Managing Director (ext. 213)




11240
Waples Mill Road, Suite 200




Fairfax, VA 22030




703/934
-
0163








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3.
Program: Teacher
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Scholar Awards in Chemical Sciences


Agency: Dreyfus Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 09, 2012


Camille Dreyfus (2/9/12) and Henry Dreyfus (5/12) Teach
er
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Scholar awards support research and
teaching careers of talented young faculty in chemical sciences. Camille Dreyfus awards provide $75,000
based on an independent body of scholarship and demonstrated commitment to education. Henry

Dreyfus awards provi
de $60,000 based on accomplishment in scholarly research with undergraduates
and compelling commitment to teaching. Limited submission: one application per institution. See
http://w
ww.dreyfus.org/awards/overview_and_programs.shtml

for details.


E
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mail:
programs@dreyfus.org


Contact:

Mark Cardillo, Executive Director




555 Madison Avenue




20th Floor




New York,
NY 10022




212/753
-
1760


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4.
Program: Visiting Scholarships, Graduate Fellowships, and Undergraduate Internships


Agency: Field Museum of Natural History


Next Deadline: Feb 01, 2012


Supports use of the Field Museum collections, with a preference for projects in anthropology, botany,
geology, and zoology. Awards are for travel and subsistence for students and professionals (for short
-
term support) and for extended visits by distinguish
ed scientists. Fellowship applications due 2/1,
undergraduate summer internship applications due 3/1, visiting scholarship applications due 11/1. See
http://fieldmuseum.org/about
/research
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scholarships
-
and
-
grants

for details.


E
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mail:
zeiger@fmnh.org


Contact:

Elaine Zeiger, Secretary, Scholarship Committee




Academic Affairs




1400 South Lake Shore Drive




Chicago
, IL 60605
-
2496




312/665
-
7627








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5.
Program: Graduate and Undergraduate Student Research Grants


Agency: Geological Society of America


Next Deadline: Feb 01, 2012


Graduate Student Research Grants provide partial support of master's and doctoral thesis research in
the geological sciences for graduate students enrolled in universities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and
Central America. Undergraduate Student Research Gra
nts (deadlines vary by region) support individual
research by sophomore or junior undergraduates. Applicants must be GSA members. Updates posted by
late November. See
http://www.geosociety.org/grants/

for d
etails.


E
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mail:
dlorenz@geosociety.org


Contact:

Diane Lorenz, Program Officer




PO Box 9140




Boulder, CO 80301
-
9140




303/357
-
1028


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6.
Program: Exploration Systems Mission Directorate (ESMD) Faculty Fellowship


Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration


Next Deadline: Jan 09, 2012


Supports fellowships ($1,037
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$1,700 weekly) to prepare faculty to enable their student
s to complete
senior design projects with potential contribution to NASA ESMD objectives. Faculty work for eight
weeks with a NASA technical expert on a selected ESMD project, convene at Kennedy Space Center, and
incorporate the ESMD project into an existi
ng senior design course or capstone course at their university
in the 2012
-
2013 academic year. See
http://education.ksc.nasa.gov/esmdspacegrant/2010_Faculty_Solicitation.htm


for details.


E
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mail:
bethanne.hull@nasa.gov


Contact:

Bethanné Hull, Program Officer




John F. Kennedy Space Center





Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899




321/867
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8934










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7.
Program: NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program (NGFFP)


Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration


Next Deadline: Feb 06, 2012


Ten
-
week fellowships for science and engineering faculty are available at NASA Glenn Research Center,
Cleveland, Ohio, during the summer months. Research must be aligned with the research and
technology needs of GRC, and have the potential to advance NASA
mission. Faculty stipend is $1,300
--
$1,500 per week and a relocation allowance will be provided to those fellows who live more than 50
miles from the GRC. See
http://rt.grc.nasa.gov/main
/university
-
affairs/ngffp/

for details.


E
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mail:
Mark.D.Kankam@nasa.gov


Contact:

David Kankam, University Affairs Officer




21000 Brookpark Road




Cleveland, OH 44135




216/433
-
61
43


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8.
Program: Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars (LARSS) Program


Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration


Next Deadline: Feb 01, 2012


Supports undergraduate juniors and seniors and first
-
year graduate students who are pursuing degrees
in aeronautical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, materials science, computer
science, atmospheric science, astrophysics, physic
s, chemistry, or selected space disciplines of interest
for a paid internship at NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia. Applicants can apply for
multiple sessions at same time but must submit by the first session's deadline: 2012 Spring session
(
10/14/11); 2012 Summer session (2/1/12). See
http://www.nianet.org/larss/

for updates.


E
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mail:
Deborah.B.Murray@NASA.gov


Contact:

Debbie Murray, LARSS Program

Coordinator




NASA Langley Research Center




Mail Stop 400
--

LARSS




Hampton, VA 23681
-
0001




757/864
-
5215









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9.
Program: Research Associateship Programs


Agency: National Research Council


Next Deadline: Feb 01, 20
12


Supports basic and applied research by recent Ph.D.s and senior researchers at federal laboratories and
research facilities. Stipends support research in chemistry; earth and atmospheric sciences; engineering
and applied sciences; biological, health, and b
ehavioral sciences; neuroscience; biotechnology; math;
space and planetary sciences; and physics. Deadlines are 2/1, 5/1, 8/1, and 11/1 annually, but not all
laboratories participate in all four rounds. See
http://www7.nationalacademies.org/rap

for details.


E
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mail:
rap@nas.edu


Contact:

Research Associateship Programs




National Academies Fellowships Office




500 Fifth Street, NW, Keck 568




Washington, DC 20001




202/334
-
2760


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10.
Program: Research Coordination Networks (RCN)


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 03, 2012


Supports groups of investiga
tors to communicate and coordinate research, training, and educational
activities across disciplinary, organizational, geographic, and international boundaries. General RCN
proposals should be submitted to a participating program in the appropriate directo
rate according to
the program deadline. Targeted tracks support Science, Engineering, and Education for Sustainability
(due 2/3/12) and Undergraduate Biology Education networks and incubators (due 6/15 annually). See
http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=11691

for details and for contact list.


CFDA Number: 47.074


Contact:

Varies by track and directorate




4201 Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230










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11.
Program: Sustainable Energy Pathways


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 01, 2012


Part of the NSF
-
wide initiative on Science, Engineering, and Education for Sustainability (SEES), supports
innovative, interdisciplinary basic resea
rch in science, engineering, and education by teams of
researchers for developing systems approaches to sustainable energy pathways based on a
comprehensive understanding of the scientific, technical, environmental, economic, and societal issues.
See
http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504690

for details.


E
-
mail:
SEP@nsf.gov


Contact:

Varies by discipline




4201 Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230


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12.
Program: Research on Gender in Science and Engineering (GSE)


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 08, 2012


Supports research, the diffusion of re
search
-
based innovations, and extension services in education that
will lead to a larger and more diverse domestic science and engineering workforce by broadening
participation of women and girls in STEM disciplines. Letters of intent required for Extentio
n Service
(9/4/12). Full proposals due 2/8/12 for Research and 10/11/12 for Diffusion of Research
-
Based
Innovation Extension Service Proposals. See
http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5475

for details.


E
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mail:
jjesse@nsf.gov


CFDA Number: 47.076


Contact:

Jolene Jesse, Program Director




Human Resource Development Division




4201
Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230




703/292
-
7303








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13.
Program: Energy for Sustainability


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 17, 2012


Supports fundamental research and education in energy production, conver
sion, and storage. Processes
for sustainable energy production must be environmentally benign, reduce greenhouse gas production,
and utilize renewable resources. Current interest areas are Biomass Conversion, Biofuels, Bioenergy;
Photovoltaic Solar Energy;

Wind Energy; and Advanced Batteries for Transportation. Fuel cell proposals
should be submitted to other CBET programs. Annual proposal window is 1/15
-
2/17. See
http://www.nsf.gov/fund
ing/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=501026

for details.


E
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mail:
ragupta@nsf.gov


Contact:

Ram Gupta, Program Director




Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems




4201 Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230




703/292
-
8320


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14.
Program: Environmental Sustainability


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 17, 2012


Supports engineering research to promote sustainable engineered systems that support human well
-
being and that are also compatible with sustaining natural (environmental) systems. These systems
provide ecological services vital for human survival. Four pri
ncipal research areas are supported:
Industrial Ecology; Green Engineering; Ecological Engineering; and Earth Systems Engineering. Annual
proposal window is 1/15
-
2/17. See
http://www.ns
f.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=501027

for
details.


E
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mail:
bhamilto@nsf.gov


Contact:

Bruce Hamilton, Program Director




Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems




4201
Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230




703/292
-
7066







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15.
Program: Thermal Transport Processes


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 17, 2012


Supports engineering research on thermal transport phenomena at micro and macro scales in cooling
and heating of equipment and devices; energy conversion, power generation, and thermal energy;
synthesis and processing of materials; propulsion of air
-

and l
and
-
based vehicles; and thermal
phenomena in biological systems. Priority is given to research on problems with broad economic,
environmental, and societal impact, and to novel studies of heat and mass transfer principles. Annual
proposal window is 1/15
-
2/
17. See
http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13367

for
details.


E
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mail:
sacharya@nsf.gov


Contact:

Sumanta Acharya, Program Director




Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems




4201 Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230




703/292
-
7494


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16.
Program: Biomechanics and Mechanob
iology (BMMB)


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 15, 2012


Supports fundamental research in biomechanics and mechanobiology. Emphasis on multiscale solid and
fluid mechanics approaches in the study of organisms that integrate across
molecule, cell, tissue, and
organ domains. Interest in relationships between mechanical behavior and extracellular matrix
composition and organization, and influence of in vivo mechanical forces on cell and matrix biology of
tissues. Proposal windows are 1
/15
-
2/15 and 9/1
-
10/1 annually. See
http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13523

for details.


E
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mail:
dcarter@nsf.gov


Contact:

Dennis
Carter, Program Director




Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation




4201 Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230




703/292
-
2162






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17.
Program: Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation Unsolicited
Proposals


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 15, 2012


Supports unsolicited proposals that do not fit within the scope of an existing CMMI program. CMMI's
mission is to fund fundamental research and education in support of NSF's strat
egic goals directed at
advances in the disciplines of civil, mechanical, industrial, and manufacturing engineering, and materials
design. The division also focuses on the reduction of risks and damage resulting from earthquakes and
other natural and techno
logical hazards. Proposal windows are 1/15
-
2/15 and 9/1
-
10/1 annually. See
http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=CMMI

for details.


E
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mail:
gbarber@nsf.gov


CFDA Number: 47.041


Contact:

Gwendolyn Barber
-
Blount, Operations Specialist




Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation




4201 Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230




703/292
-
7358


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18.
Program: Geotechnical Engineering (GTE)


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 15, 2012


Supports fundamental research on geotechnical aspects of civil infrastructure, such as foundation
engineering, site characterization, underground construction, tunneling, drilling, and mining
engineering, with emphasis on issues of sustainability and resil
ience. Also supports research on
geoenvironmental engineering, geotechnical earthquake engineering not involving use of George E.
Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation facilities, and geohazards. Proposal windows
are 1/15
-
2/15 and 9/1
-
10
/1 annually. See
http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13351
for details.


E
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mail:

rfragasz@nsf.gov


Contact:

Richard Fragaszy, Program
Director




Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation




4201 Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230




703/292
-
7011





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19.
Program: Manufacturing Enterprise Systems (MES)


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next De
adline: Feb 15, 2012


Supports research on design, planning, and control of operations in manufacturing enterprises. Projects
should have an impact on analytical and computational techniques relevant to extended enterprise
operations and offer the prospect

of implementable solutions. Proposal windows are 1/15
-
2/15 and
9/1
-
10/1 annually. See
http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13342

for details.


E
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mail:
rbarton@nsf.gov


Contact:

Russell Barton, Program Director




Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation




4201 Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230




703/292
-
2211


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20.
Program: Manufacturing Machines and Equipment


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 15, 2012


Supports fundamental research leading to improved manufacturing machines and equipmen
t, and their
application in manufacturing processes. Key goals are to advance the transition of manufacturing from
skill
-
based to knowledge
-
based activities, and to advance technologies that will enable the
manufacturing sector to reduce its environmental
and societal impacts. Annual proposal windows are
1/15
-
2/15 and 9/1
-
10/1. See
http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13346

for details.


E
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mail:
ghazelri@nsf.gov


Contact:

George Hazelrigg, Deputy Division Director




Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation




4201 Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230




703/292
-
7068










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21.
Program: Material
s and Surface Engineering


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 15, 2012


Supports fundamental research leading to a better understanding of the effect of microstructure,
surfaces, and coatings on the properties and performance of engineering materials, and the ultimate
control of these properties through material design. Of par
ticular interest is materials service under
conditions such as impact, temperature extremes, corrosion, oxidation, and friction. Also supports
research leading to biomedical applications of materials. Annual proposal windows are 1/15
-
2/15 and
9/1
-
10/1. See

http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13356

for details.


E
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mail:
ccooper@nsf.gov


Contact:

Clark Cooper, Program Director




Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation




4201 Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230




703/292
-
7899


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22.
Program: Materials Processing and Manufacturing (MPM)


Agenc
y: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 15, 2012


Supports fundamental research on the interrelationship of materials processing, structure, performance,
and process control. Analytical, experimental, and numerical studies also supported, coveri
ng processing
methods such as molding, forging, casting, welding, hydroforming, composite layup, and other materials
processing approaches; and research leading to the development of novel processes and hybrid
processing techniques. Annual proposal windows

are 1/15
-
2/15 and 9/1
-
10/1. See

http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13344

for details.


E
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mail:
mtoney@nsf.gov


Contact:

Mary Toney,

Program Director




Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation




4201 Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230




703/292
-
7008







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23.
Program: Sensors and Sensing Systems (SSS)


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 15, 2012


Supports research on methods to acquire and use sensor data on civil, mechanical, and manufacturing
systems, including advanced actuators, sensors, wireless sensor networks, new materials and concepts
for sensing applications,
power generation, and energy supply for sensors and sensing systems. Also
funds research on incorporation of sensors into natural and engineered systems to achieve effective
data acquisition and on processing and transmitting sensor data. Annual proposal w
indows are 1/15
-
2/15 and 9/1
-
10/1. See
http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13349

for details.


E
-
mail:
sliu@nsf.gov


Contact:

Shih Liu,
Program Director




Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation




4201 Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230




703/292
-
8360


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24.
Program: Electronics, Photonics,
and Magnetic Devices (EPMD)


Agency: National Science Foundation


Next Deadline: Feb 07, 2012


Supports efforts to improve the fundamental understanding of devices and components based on the
principles of micro and nano electronics, photonics, magnetics, organics, electro
-
optics,
electromechanics, electromagnetics, and related physical phenomena. P
roposal windows are 1/7
-
2/7
and 9/7
-
10/7 annually. Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and Research Experiences for
Teachers (RET) supplement proposals due 4/1. See
http://www.
nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13379

for details.


E
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mail:
uvarshne@nsf.gov


CFDA Number: 47.041


Contact:

Usha Varshney, Program Officer




Electrical, Communications, and Cyber Systems




42
01 Wilson Boulevard




Arlington, VA 22230




703/292
-
8339





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25.
Program: Student Scholarships (Undergraduate and Graduate)


Agency: Society of Manufacturing Engineers


Next Deadline: Feb 01, 2012 (tentative)


Supports graduating high sc
hool seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students working toward
degrees in manufacturing engineering, manufacturing engineering technology, or a closely related
manufacturing field of study at a U.S. college or university. Successful applicants receive
a minimum
award of $1,000. About 100 scholarships awarded annually. See
http://www.smeef.org/index.php

for
details.



E
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mail:
foundation@SME.org


Contact:

Chris
Milantoni, Program Coordinator




One SME Drive




PO Box 930




Dearborn, MI 48121




313/425
-
3300


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26.
Program: National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost
Share Grant Program


Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture


Next Deadline: Dec 01, 2011


Seeks projects for program development, research, and collaboration to address the following three
strategic priority issues widely seen as confronting the urban and
community forestry community at a
national or multi
-
state level: climate change, public health, and economic development. Approximately
$900,000 is available in support. Deadline refers to pre
-
proposals. See
http://www.fs.fed.us/ucf/nucfac


for details.


E
-
mail:
nstremple@fs.fed.us


CFDA Number: 10.675


Contact:

Nancy Stremple, Program Officer




U.S. Forest Service




201 14th Street SW, MS
-
1151





Washington, DC 20250




202/205
-
7829







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27.
Program: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)


Agency: U.S. Department of Commerce


Next Deadline: Feb 15, 2012


Supports two separate 12
-
week internship program for undergraduates in pursuit of graduate degrees
in science and engineering to provide hands
-
on research experience at a NIST lab in Maryland or
Colorado. IHEs must apply and nominate students. Participati
ng students must have a 3.0 or better and
must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. See
http://www.nist.gov/surfgaithersburg/


for details.


E
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mail:
sweige
rt@nist.gov


Contact:

Anita Sweigert, Program Officer




National Institute of Standards & Tech.




100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8400




Gaithersburg, MD 20899
-
8400




301/975
-
4200


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28.
Program: ARL Broad Agency Announcement


Agency: U.S. Department of Defense


Next Deadline: Dec 31, 2011


Supports basic and scientific research in chemistry, electronics, environmental sciences, life sciences,
materials science, mathematical and computer sciences, mechanical sciences, physics, computational
and information sciences, sensors and electron devic
es, survivability/lethality analysis, and weapons and
materials research. White papers are requested but not required. This announcement is open through
December 31, 2011. Contacts vary. See
http://www.arl.army.mil/www/default.cfm?Action=6&Page=8

for details.


Contact:

See BAA for contact information




U.S. Army Research Laboratory




P.O. BOX 12211




Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
-
2211












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29.
Program: Visiting Faculty Program (VFP)


Agency: U.S. Department of Energy


Next Deadline: Jan 10, 2012


**Formerly known as FaST** Program is a cooperative effort between the Department of Energy (DOE)
Office of Science and the National Science Foundation

(NSF). Supports a team of one faculty member
and two students (one can be a graduate student) for hands
-
on research opportunities in DOE national
labs during the summer. Interested faculty members are encouraged to contact DOE laboratory
scientists in adv
ance to discuss research projects of mutual interest. Student participation is

optional. See
http://science.energy.gov/wdts/vfp/

for more details.


E
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mail:
k
arsjen@ameslab.gov


Contact:

Steve Karsjen, Program Office




Office of Science




1000 Independence Avenue, SW




Washington, DC 20585




515/294
-
5643


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30.

Program:
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI)


Agency: U.S. Department of Energy


Next Deadline: Jan 10, 2012


Program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and
mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research
experiences at DOE National Laboratories. Interns
perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects related to
ongoing programs. Appointments are for 10 weeks in the summer, 16 weeks in the spring and fall.

Dea
dlines: 2012 Spring Term (11/30/11); 2012 Summer Term (1/10/12) See
http://science.energy.gov/wdts/suli/

for details.


E
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mail:
sc.helpwithap
plication@science.doe.gov


Contact:

Program Office




1000 Independence Avenue, SW




SC
-
1




Washington, DC 20585




202/586
-
5430







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31.
Program: William C. Foster Fellows Visiting Scholars Program


Agency: U.S.
Department of State


Next Deadline: Jan 30, 2012


Supports tenured or tenure track faculty (U.S. Citizens only) in fields such as history, regional studies,
nuclear engineering, nuclear physics, nuclear forensics, mathematics, political science, and foreign
policy. Applicants selected annually for one
-
ye
ar assignments in State Department's participating
bureaus: Arms Control, Verification and Compliance; International Security and Nonproliferation; and
Political
-
Military Affairs. See
http://www.state.g
ov/t/avc/c40184.htm

for details.


E
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mail:
FosterFellows@state.gov


Contact:

Brian Nordmann, Program Officer




Office of Technology and Assessments




2201 C Street, NW, AVC/VTT, Room 5871





Washington, DC 20520




202/647
-
4153


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32
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TITLE: ROSES 2011: Land
-
Cover/Land
-
Use Change for Early Career Scientists



FON: NNH11ZDA001N
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LCLUC



AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space A
dministration



ITEM: Notice seeking proposals that supports research at the intersection of

physical and social science
involving the use of remotely sensed data.

The program encourages the development of early career
scientists that

excel in this area of

research.



ACTION:

Step
-
1 Proposals are due December 1, 2011. Step
-
2 proposals are due June

1, 2012.
Approximately $1 million is available to support 10 awards.

Colleges and universities are eligible to
apply.



LINKS: Solicitation

http://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/viewrepositorydocument/cmdocumentid=256977/A%202%20LCLU
C%20Amend%2020.pdf

,

Grants.gov notice

http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=VIEW&oppId=130373



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mail:
ggutman@nasa.gov


CONTACT:


Garik Gutman, 202/358
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0276.






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33.
TITLE: 5. Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program



FON:

USDA
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NIFA
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BRAP
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003604



AGENCY:

U.S. Department of
Agriculture; National Institute of Food and

Agriculture



ITEM:

Notice seeking applications to support environmental assessment research

concerning the
introduction of genetically engineered organisms (GE)

into the environment. NIFA additionally requests
stakeholder input from

any interested party for use in the development of the next RFA for this

program.






ACTION:

Letters of intent are strongly encouraged and due December 1, 2011.

Applications are due
February 1, 2012. Approximately $4 million is

ava
ilable to support multiple awards. Colleges and
universities are

eligible to apply.



LINKS:

Solicitation
http://www.nifa.u
sda.gov/funding/rfas/biotech_risk.html

Grants.gov notice
http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=VIEW&oppId=130497



E
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mail:

skwok@nifa.usda.gov


CONTACT:

Shing Kwok, 202/401
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6060.