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NSF-Early Career Development Program

Program:  The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organization.  Areas supported include: the biological sciences, computer & information science & engineering, education and human resources, engineering, geosciences, mathematical & physical sciences, the social, behav

NIH- Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy

Program:  The goal of this program announcement is to encourage methodological, intervention and dissemination research for understanding and promoting health literacy. Health literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions (Ratzan and Parker, 2000). 

Deadlines:  June 5, 2013 and October 5, 2013 for the R01; June 16, 2013 and October 16, 2013 for the R21 and the R03 funding mechanism.

NIH Summer Research Experience Programs (R25)

Program:  The purpose of the NIH Summer Research Experience Program (referred to as the “Summer Research Program”) is to provide a high quality research experience for high school and college students and for science teachers during the summer academic break.  The NIH expects that such programs will: help attract young students to careers in science; provide opportunities for college students to gain valuable research experience to help prepare them for graduate school; and enhance the skills of science teachers and enable them to more effectively comm

DOE National Geothermal Student Competition

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has announced its 2013 National Geothermal Student Competition.  The competition is designed to advance the understanding of geothermal energy as a valued resource by promoting innovation, exploration, and entrepreneurship among the nation’s colleges and universities.

NSF- Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Program: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. 

NIH- Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15)

Program:  The purpose of the Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) program from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is to stimulate research in educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees for a significant number of the Nation's research scientists, but that have not been major recipients of NIH support.  The University of Mississippi is eligible!

EPA- 2013 National Network for Environmental Management Studies Student Fellowship Program

Program:  In recognition of the growing interest in environmental issues and careers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Fellowship Program in 1986 to encourage students to pursue environmental careers. The NNEMS program is a comprehensive fellowship program that provides students an opportunity to participate in a fellowship project that is directly related to their field of study.

NIH- Immunity in the Elderly

Immunity in the Elderly (R01) (DHHS – NIH - NIAID – NIA) RFA-AI-12-038