Funding Opportunities - Limited Submissions

Limited Funding Opportunity

SEC Visiting Faculty Travel Grants Program 2013-14 (UPDATED 11/19)

Updates in Bold

University of Mississippi faculty may apply for grants to visit other SEC universities through a program sponsored by the SECU academic initiative, and administered at UM for the Provost by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP). The program is intended to enhance faculty collaboration that stimulates scholarly initiatives between SEC universities. It gives faculty members at UM and other SEC universities the opportunity to travel to any another SEC campus to exchange ideas, develop grant proposals, and conduct research.

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

 

Pre-proposals are due to UM ORSP by December 4, 2013 for this limited funding opportunity to acquire or develop shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training.

Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award Competition 2014

Program:  Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) has announced the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award competition for 2014. These awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of junior faculty and result in new funding opportunities. Each award is $5,000 for one year (June 1 to May 31) and requires an institutional match of $5,000. UM internal due date for applications is December 11, 2013.

ORAU University Partnerships Office - Graduate Student Support to Attend the Nobel Laureates Meeting in Germany

Program:  Since 1951, Nobel Laureates in chemistry, physics, and physiology/medicine convene annually in Lindau, Germany, to have open and informal meetings with students and young researchers. The Laureates lecture on the topic of their choice in the mornings and participate in less formal, small-group discussions with the students in the afternoons and some evenings.

NSF Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP)

Program:  The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP) seeks to increase the number of students (U.S. citizens or permanent residents) receiving associate or baccalaureate degrees in established or emerging fields within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Type 1 proposals are solicited that provide for full implementation efforts at academic institutions. Type 2 proposals are solicited that support educational research projects on associate or baccalaureate degree attainment in STEM.

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

Program:  The purpose of this solicitation is to invite pre-applications from assistant professor level infectious disease researchers at UM and UMMC to be considered for institutional nomination for the Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH) program, sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

NIH & NSF International Cooperative Biodiversity Groups (U19)

FOA Number: RFA-TW-13-001

Program:  NIH and NSF invite applications to establish International Cooperative Biodiversity Groups (ICBG) comprised of international, public-private, interdisciplinary research teams for exploration and discovery of novel compounds and extracts from nature with potential for development as therapeutic agents for multiple disease targets, while building research capacity in partnering low and middle income countries, and ensuring sustainable use of resources and equitable partnership frameworks.

Update: NSF EPSCoR Track 2 RFP

Louisiana/Mississippi Collaboration Required for EPSCoR Track‐2 Proposals


Reminder: Full proposals are due on October 2, 2013. The RFP is available at: http://web.laregents.org/2013/05/13/nsf‐epscor‐research‐infrastructure‐improvement‐rii‐track‐2‐
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NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-3: Building Diverse Communities

Program: Aims to enable the participation of underrepresented groups and members of organizations serving these groups in emerging fields of science and technology. Focuses on innovative, transformative initiatives in recruiting, training, mentoring, and retaining diverse populations for full participation in the nation's research and education enterprise. The research agenda of these projects should advance cross-cultural team science.

Initiatives may focus on, but are not limited to, one or more of the following:

Howard Hughes Medical Institute 2014: Sustaining Excellence

Program: The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) plays a powerful role in advancing science education in the United States. According to the HHMI, the science education program supports initiatives with the power to transform education in the life sciences for all students.  Their objectives are to recruit and develop talented students who will become the future leaders of science education and to promote scientific literacy among all students.

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