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.