Nuclear Education Curricula Development Grant, FY2012

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity
Nuclear Education Curricula Development Grant, FY2012

These grants are to support the development of courses, course modules, studies, training, and curricula pertaining to nuclear safety, nuclear security, & nuclear environmental protection.

Key Dates (2011-12):
Thursday, Sept. 8             Notification to of intention to apply
Wednesday, Sept. 21       All application components & forms due to ORSP PDS
Thursday, Sept 22            Application due to
April 2, 2012                     Earliest start date

Funding: $50K to $200K per award over 2 years
Cost Sharing: Encouraged but not required
Limitations: UM may submit more than one programmatically distinct application; each application must be coordinated with and submitted through ORSP.

Additional Information:

Questions on format and application process: Mickey McLaurin,
Questions on content (summary and project description): Jason Hale,

Curriculum development is encouraged in the following general technical areas:

  • Nuclear Engineering, Materials & Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
  • Radiochemistry and Radiobiology
  • Health Physics
  • Reliability and Risk Analysis
  • Nuclear Waste
  • Computational Modeling

Allowable Costs

  • Salaries & fringes, equipment, travel, supplies, & consultant costs

NRC Review Criteria

  • Potential to support or advance NRC mission
  • Proposed approach and collaborative linkages
  • Institutional capacity and capacity building
  • Key personnel: adequacy in number and qualifications
  • Budget and cost effectiveness