Funding Opportunities - Limited Submissions

Limited Funding Opportunity

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

Pre-proposals are due to UM ORSP by Nov. 15, 2012 for this limited funding opportunity to acquire or develop shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training. This program 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.

Request for Preprosals for NSF EPSCoR RII-Track 1 Program

Preproposals for the NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 1 Program are hereby solicited. Pre-proposals from University of Mississippi researchers should be submitted to vcrsp@olemiss.edu by 5PM, Monday, September 17, and must compliant with the attached RFP. See also the attached Mississippi Science and Technology Plan.

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends

NEH has announced the 2012 competition for Summer Stipends for the summer of 2013. This is a limited submission opportunity, for which UM can submit only two applications for full-time faculty members.

Funding Op: NNIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13)

Call for UM Pre-proposals & Reviewers
NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13)

Applications sought to conduct meetings, workshops, and symposia to bring together academic institutions/organizations and community organizations to identify opportunities for addressing health disparities through the use of Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR).

Meeting objectives should be to:

ORAU Events Sponsorship Program

Up to $4,000 can be requested by UM from ORAU to support events involving more than one ORAU institution. Typical events might involve visits to an ORAU institution by a renowned speaker, conferences or workshops with a focused theme, or a technology transfer/business plan competition. Those interested in learning more about, or being considered for, this opportunity should notify Jason Hale NLT 5PM Thursday, July 12.

Searle Scholars Program

 

The Searle Scholars Program makes grants to support the independent research of outstanding young scientists who have recently been appointed as assistant professors on a tenure-track appointment. Grants are $300,000 for a three-year term with $100,000 payable each year of the grant, for research projects in the biomedical sciences and chemistry.

NSF Scholarships for STEM (S-STEM) RFP 2012

Purpose: to support scholarships for academically talented students demonstrating financial need enabling them to enter the STEM workforce or STEM graduate school following completion of an associate, baccalaureate, or graduate-level degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics disciplines. 

Goals: 

NIMHD Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Initiative in Reducing and Eliminating Health Disparities: Planning Phase (R24)

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) is soliciting applications for projects to plan the development of effective interventions using community based participatory research (CBPR) approaches.  Grants will be awarded to help develop and strengthen partnerships between researchers and health disparity communities to plan and pilot interventions for a disease or condition to reduce health disparities.

NSF IGERT-CIF21

NSF has announced a new IGERT-CIF21 track to address the training and education needs in computational and data enabled science and engineering and cyberinfrastructure research. The description of the program and solicitation amendment can be found here: http://nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504772. This is a limited funding opportunity. UM is limited to one proposal only.

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

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.

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