Thursday, July 30, 2009

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

NSF's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) has been posted on Computer Sciences, Natural Sciences & Mathematics and Social Sciences blogs. The competition is open to undergraduate research in multiple disciplines.

Monday, July 27, 2009

French Film Festival funded!

The French American Cultural Exchange (FACE) has funded WOU's French film festival. The film festival has been integral in developing a vibrant film culture on campus. It has helped to link faculty and students around an international experience. Congratulations to Dr. Shaun Huston (Geography) for the successful grant award!

Project WOLVES funded!

WOU Public Safety Office, the Teaching Research Institute and the Western Community Policing Institute were recently awarded an Emergency Management in Higher Education award for Projecrt WOLVES: Western Oregon Leaders Value Everyone's Safety. The project is a collaborative effort between campus and community entities to revise and implement an emergency management plan that addresses the university’s unique vulnerabilities and hazards in order to ensure a fully integrated, campus-based all-hazards emergency management plan for institutions of higher education.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Library Grants page created!

We've created a new funding opportunities page for library-related grants. Check it out by clicking on the "Library Grants" link to the left.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Natural Science & Mathematics Blog updated

The Sponsored Projects Natural Sciences & Mathematics blog has been updated with two new funding opportunitities. One from NSF and the other from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

Humanities Blog Updated

The Sponsored Ppojects Humanities blog has been updated with a new NEH funding opportunity.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

House Panel approves $446 million for Teacher Incentive Fund

The following is from Education Week. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education approved by voice vote a spending plan with $446 million for the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF), which seeks to help reward effective teachers and principals. Other funding includes:

  • $256 million for charter schools;
  • $50 million for a new high school dropout prevention program;
  • $10 million for a new Promise Neighborhoods program;
  • more than $400 milllion for "new approaches to improving reading instruction in our schools."

(Click here for full article.)

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Funding Updates Posted

New funding opportunities have been posted to Creative Arts, Computer Science, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Research Funding Webinars Scheduled

The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) and the National Center for Education Research (NCER) within the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) will host a series of webinars related to research funding opportunities in July, August, and September. Ten types of webinars are planned. Participants will need a computer, Internet browser, and telephone.

To register, click here.

Monday, July 13, 2009

All Division-Specific Blogs have been updated

All of the division-specific blogs listed to the left have been updated with new grant opportunities!

Monday, July 6, 2009

Receive Email Alerts

Stay up-t0-date with grant announcements by subscribing to your division's grant opportunities blog. Notice that each WOU division has a link under the Funding Opportunities Links located on the left side of the page. Once on the appropriate page, just type your email into the "Subscribe via email" box. You will only receive email alerts when a new funding opportunity is posted to that page.