Wednesday, December 14, 2011

SBIR Opportunity Posted

Small Business Innovative Research Phase I (NIDRR) grant opportunity posted on Special Education Funding Opportunity webpage and Business & Economics Funding Opportunity webpage.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Awards

Love of Learning Awards help fund post-baccalaureate studies and/or career development for active Phi Kappa Phi members to include (but not be limited to): Graduate or professional studies, doctoral dissertations, continuing education, career development, travel related to teaching/studies, etc. Recipients of the Fellowship award are not eligible to apply. One hundred forty awards, at $500 each, will be distributed to active PKP members.

Amount: $500

Date due: June 30, 2012

For more information, click here.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

NSF Math & Science Funding webinars

National Science Foundation (NSF) Program Officers in the Math & Science Partnership program will discuss eligibility criteria, characteristics of Partnership proposals, the four focal areas in the new Solicitation, and the two funding levels and types (Prototype and Implementation) of Partnership projects.

These webinars are open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. Space is limited. Webinars will be recorded; the archive will be accessible on MSPnet one day after the event.

Two dates are scheduled; the same content will be provided on both dates.
December 20, 2011 @ 3 pm EST
January 11, 2012 @ 5 pm EST

Call for proposals are listed on Natural Sciences and Teacher Education Funding Opportunity pages.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Young Faculty Award posted

Department of Defense Young Faculty Award request for applications listed on Natural Sciences and Social Sciences Funding Opportunity webpages.

Friday, December 2, 2011

NSF Releases Social Science Priorities

The National Science Foundation has released "Rebuilding the Mosaic," outlining the agency's plans for providing support in the social sciences. The report places a strong emphasis on research that is "interdisciplinary, data-intensive and collaborative." Among the subject areas identified for a special focus:

  • Population change.
  • Sources of disparities.
  • Communication, language and linguistics.
  • Technology, new media and social networks.
For more information, click here.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

SBIR and STTR announced

The Department of Energy announces the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Phase I (Release 2). For more information visit the Business & Economics Funding Opportunity website or the Computer Sciences Funding Opportunity website.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

HEP & CAMP focus on helping migrant workers and families

The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) and the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) have been posted on the Student Services Funding Opportunity websites.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Clean Oceans Depend on Everyone (CODE) posted

Clean Oceans Depend on Everyone (CODE) funding opportunity posted on Natural Sciences Funding Opportunity webpage.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

NEA grants posted

NEA Leadership and Improvement grant opportunities are posted on the Teacher Education Funding Opportunity webpage.

Hearing Health Foundation grants

Hearing Health Foundation is accepting grants for new applicants with a focus on research in deafness and hearing disorders. Applications are encouraged focusing on Central Auditory Processing, Usher Syndrome, Strial Atrophy, and Meniere's disease. Information on Special Education Funding Opportunity webpage.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Social Science Research Council seeks grant proposals

The Social Science Research Council has announced the launch of a major new project and grants program entitled "New Directions in the Study of Prayer." Supported with funding from the John Templeton Foundation and developed in conjunction with the SSRC's program on Religion and the Public Sphere, the project aims to generate innovative research on practices of prayer and to foster the development of an interdisciplinary network of scholars engaged in the study of prayer.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Collaborative Interpretive Research in the Humanities

Collaborative Research in the humanities grant requests have been listed on the Humanities Funding Opportunities webpage. Due date: December 8, 2011.

Chamber Music America Announces Fall Funding Opportunities (Jazz, Classical)

Chamber Music America has announced its Fall funding opportunities. Time lines are short. For more information, visit the Creative Arts Funding Opportunity webpage.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

NEW Grant Opportunities posted

New grant opportunities have been posted in Computer Sciences, Creative Arts, Humanities, and Teacher Education.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Partnerships for International Research (PIRE)

Partnerships for International Research (PIRE) an NSF request for proposals involving international collaborations has been posted on the following funding opportunity websites: Computer Sciences, Natural Sciences & Mathematics, Social Sciences, Teacher Education, and International Opportunities.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Cottrell Science Awards

The Cottrell College Science Awards Single Investigator Awards request for proposals has been posted on the Natural Sciences & Mathematics Funding Opportunity webpage. These awards are for faculty within their first three years in a tenure-track position at a non-doctoral level institutions (such as WOU). Pre-proposals are due September 15, 2011.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Program for North American Mobility in Higher Education

The Program for North American Mobility is designed to assist colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico in giving students a North American perspective on education and training in a wide range of subject areas. More information can be found on the International Opportunities webpage.

Health Impact Assessments grant posted

The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts, has announced a Call for Proposals for grants to conductHealth Impact Assessments. The funding is intended to enable awardees to develop an HIA, which is a study that can help policy makers and community members identify and address the potential, and often overlooked, health implications of policy proposals in a broad range of sectors, including agriculture, transportation, and development. Further information is on the Health & PE Funding Opportunity page.

Monday, March 21, 2011

PKAL Summer Leadership Institute

The deadline for PKAL's Summer Leadership Institutes has been extended to Monday, April 11. The American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) is seeking applications from early career STEM faculty members who are thinking about, planning or already leading undergraduate STEM education projects on their campuses. More information about the Institutes is below and can be accessed at: Faculty from all institutional types are encouraged to apply. AAC&U is also pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships for participants from minority serving institutions, community colleges, or colleges with limited or no professional development funds.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Digging into Data (National Endowment for the Humanities)

The National Endowment for Humanities has posted a grant competition to focus the attention of the social sciences, humanities, library, archival, and information sciences communities on large-scale data analysis and its potential applications. The four goals of the initiative are * to promote the development and deployment of innovative research techniques in large-scale data analysis that focus on applications for the humanities and social sciences; * to foster interdisciplinary collaboration among researchers in the humanities, social sciences, computer sciences, library, archive, information sciences, and other fields, around questions of text and data analysis; * to promote international collaboration among both researchers and funders; and * to ensure efficient access to and sharing of the materials for research by working with data repositories that hold large digital collections. For more information, visit the Computer Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences or Teacher Education Funding Opportunity webpage.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

New Connections: Increasing Diversity (RWJF) posted

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programminginitiative is designed to expand the diversity of perspectives that inform RWJF programming and introduce new researchers and scholars to the foundation while simultaneously helping to meet staff needs for data analysis. For more information visit the Health & PE Funding Opportunity webpage.

Friday, March 11, 2011

AERA Research Grants Program

AERA Research Grants Program provides small grants and training for researchers who conduct studies of education policy and practice using quantitative methods, including the analysis of data from the large-scale data sets sponsored by National Center for Education Statistics and NSF. For more information, click on the Social Sciences, Psychology or Teacher Education Funding Opportunity webpages.

Financial Education grants (broad scope)

The National Endowment for Financial Education, a nonprofit, national foundation wholly dedicated to improving the financial well-being of all Americans, has announced guidelines for its 2011 grant program. The NEFE grants program seeks to fund innovative research and research-based development projects that can make a profound contribution to the field of financial literacy. Inquiries are encouraged from disciplines in fields as diverse as behavior, economics, neuroscience, sociology, psychology, marketing, finance, education, change theory, decision sciences, and others. Visit Business & Economics Funding Opportunity webpage.

French-American Jazz Exchange

The French-American Jazz Exchange is designed to foster the creative and professional development of jazz artists from France and the United States. FAJE supports projects jointly conceived by French and American professional jazz artists that encourage artistic exploration, foster intercultural dialogue, and contribute to the dynamism of the art form. For more information, view the Creative Arts Funding Opportunity webpage.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Economics of Retirement grant posted

The Economics of Retirement grant programs calls for analysis of secondary datasets, development of new datasets, observational and experimental analysis, cross-national comparisons; and quasi-experiments enabled by changes in public policy. For more information visit the Psychology Funding Opportunity webpage or the Social Sciences Funding Opportunity webpage.

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program stimulates technological innovation in the private sector by strengthening the role of small business concerns in meeting Federal research and development needs, increasing the commercial application of federally supported research results, and fostering and encouraging participation by socially and economically disadvantaged and women-owned small businesses. For more information, visit the Business Funding Opportunity webpage.

Technology & Media Services for Individuals with Disabilities

The Technology and Media Services for Individuals with Disabilities program (also known as the Steppingstones Program) has been posted on the Special Education Funding Opportunity webpage.

Environmental Education Regional Grant Program posted

The purpose of the Environmental Education Regional Grant Program is to increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed environmental decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment. For more information visit the Natural Sciences Funding Opportunity webpage or the Teacher Education Funding Opportunity webpage.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

ALA Library grant to host exhibit

The American Library Association Public Programs Office, the Folger Shakespeare Library, and theNational Endowment for the Humanities invite public, academic, and special libraries to apply to host "Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible," a traveling exhibition to America's libraries. For more information, visit the Library & Museum funding opportunity webpage.

Institute of Education Sciences RFPs released

The Institute of Education Sciences has released its Request for Proposals for both its Education Research competition and its Special Education Research competition. For more information visit the Teacher Education funding opportunity webpage or the Special Education funding opportunity webpage.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Smart Policing Initiative posted

The Smart Policing Initiative (Bureau of Justice Assistance) seeks to build upon data-driven, evidence-based policing by encouraging state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies to develop effective, economical, and innovative responses to precipitous or extraordinary increases in crime, or in a type or types of crime within their jurisdictions. For more information, visit the Criminal Justice Funding Opportunity webpage.

Preservation and Access Research and Development Grants posted

Preservation and Access Research and Development grants support projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources. For more information about this opportunity, visit the Library & Museums Funding Opportunities Page.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), encourages Research Project Grants (R21) and (R01) applications from institutions/organizations that propose to conduct research to reduce health disparities among minority and underserved children. Specifically, this initiative focuses on ethnic and racial minority children and underserved populations of children such as: children from low literacy, rural and low-income populations, geographically isolated children, hearing and visually impaired children, physically or mentally disabled children, children of migrant workers, children from immigrant and refugee families, and language minority children. Specific targeted areas of research include biobehavioral studies that incorporate multiple factors that influence child health disparities such as biological (e.g., genetics, cellular, organ systems), lifestyle factors, environmental (physical and family environments), social (e.g., peers), economic, institutional, and cultural and family influences; studies that target the specific health promotion needs of children with a known illness and/or disability; and studies that test and evaluate the comparative effectiveness of health promotion interventions conducted in traditional and nontraditional settings. For more information, visit the Health and PE Funding Opportunities webpage.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Oregon Conservation Innovation Grant

Oregon Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) posted on Natural Sciences & Mathematics Funding Opportunities webpage.

Friday, January 7, 2011

Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program posted

The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science teachers. For more information, visit the Teacher Education Funding Opportunity webpage.

International Science & Education Grants program

The International Science & Education grants program's purpose is to support the internationalization of food, agriculture and related programs at U.S. universities and colleges. For more information, visit the Health & PE Funding Opportunities webpage.

ALA Award deadlines extended

The American Library Association has extended the deadline for a number of ALA-administered awards and grants, including the ALA Information Today Library of the Future Award, the Beta Phi Mu Award, the Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award, the Paul Howard Award for Courage, the Lippincott Award, and the Scholastic Library Publishing Award, to February 1, 2011. For more information visit the Library & Museum Funding Opportunities webpage.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Office of Juvenile Justice issues Field Initiated Research and Evaluation grants

OJJDP’s FY 2011 Field Initiated Research and Evaluation (FIRE) Program is to support methodologically rigorous research and evaluation studies that inform policy and practice consistent with the Department of Justice’s mission. For more information, visit the Criminal Justice Funding Opportunities webpage.

Etant donnés: The French-American Fund for the Performing Arts Offers Funding for French and American Theater Programs

Etant donnés offers financial support in the form of grants to American nonprofit institutions producing or presenting theater projects (tours, residencies, translations) either of contemporary French playwrights or with French theater professionals. For more information visit the Creative Arts Funding Opportunity webpage.

NEH Summer Seminars & Institutes posted

The NEH Summer Seminars & Institutes grants support faculty development programs in the humanities for school teachers and for college and university teachers. NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes extend and deepen knowledge and understanding of the humanities by focusing on significant topics, texts, and issues; contribute to the intellectual vitality and professional development of participants; build a community of inquiry and provide models of civility and excellent scholarship and teaching; and promote effective links between teaching and research in the humanities. For more information visit the Humanities Funding Opportunities webpage.

Landmarks of American History and Culture for K-12 educators posted

The Landmarks of American History and Culture program supports series of one-week residence-based workshops for a national audience of K-12 educators. NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops use historic sites to address central themes and issues in American history, government, literature, art, music, and other related subjects in the humanities. For more information, visit the Social Sciences Funding Opportunity webpage or the Teacher Education Funding Opportunity webpage.

Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes grant posted

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks proposals for applied research and development projects that will: (1) increase knowledge or understanding necessary to guide forensic science policy and practice, or (2) result in the production of useful materials, devices, systems, or methods that have the potential for forensic application. For more information, visit the Criminal Justice Funding Opportunity page.