The mission of the National Science Foundation (NSF) is to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare;to secure the national defense; and for other purposes. In FY 2015, NSF’s support fostered discoveries across a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines. To view the full report, go to: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf16003
The purpose of the Delta Program is to fund organizations located in the eight Delta States that promote, through planning and implementation, the development of integrated health care networks that have combined the functions of the eligible entities participating in the networks in or to: achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services; and strengthen the rural health care system as a whole.
Proposals for beam time at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) and Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) will be accepted via ORNL's web-based proposal system until NOON EASTERN TIME, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. This call is for experiments anticipated to run July through December 2016.
This innovative new internship program at ORNL invites undergraduate juniors and seniors to help develop their own unique method for solving a complex and challenging scientific research problem. The program is geared towards students who think outside of the box and are ready to put their problem solving skills to the test.
5,000 of NSF EPSCoR funding is available for one UM or UMMC Summer 2016 outreach project to high school students. UM and UMMC white papers should be submitted on or before 2/1/2016, using the UM InfoReady portal at: https://olemiss.infoready4.com/. New users to this portal will first need Register (top right link on the web page) for an InfoReady account, using their UM or UMMC e-mail address. The competition is listed in the portal as EPSCoR High School Student Outreach Summer 2016.
Graduate Students and Law Students: Would you like to conserve ocean and coastal resources? Become a Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellow and use your natural or social science knowledge to work on environmental issues. A placement process will match you with a federal agency or Congressional office in Washington, D.C., where you will work for one year as a paid fellow.
Learning & Leadership Grants support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education for one of the following two purposes:
The Foundation currently accepts proposals for small research grants, with a budget limit of $50,000. The foundation leaves the duration of the project up to the PI/research team to determine, with the expectationthat it will be appropriate for the work being proposed. The foundation currently receives over 500 proposals per year, of which they can fund roughly 10%.
Program: Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) sponsors the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards to enrich the research and professional growth of junior faculty and catalyze competitiveness for other funding opportunities. Each award is $5,000 for one year (June 1 to May 31) and requires an institutional match of $5,000 (to provided by ORSP). UM internal due date for applications is Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at 11:00 am. Late applications will not be considered.
Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowships for 2016
National Academy of Sciences
Two-year research fellowships that recognize tenure track faculty (or equivalent) for exceptional leadership, past performance, and potential for future contributions to improving oil system safety, human health and wellbeing, or environmental protection.