This week’s funding opportunity notices

  • The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is soliciting innovative research proposals in the area of mathematical systems of representation and analysis as applied to complex phenomena. Proposed research should investigate innovative approaches that enable revolutionary advances in science, devices, or systems. Specifically excluded is research that primarily results in evolutionary improvements to the existing state of practice.

    tags:math engineering systems grant

  • The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is interested in funding research that would address the following research objective: To identify and quantify existing or emerging problems related to motorcycle crashes, and/or evaluate interventions or policies aimed at preventing motorcycle collisions and decreasing resulting fatalities and injuries, with explicit emphasis on filling existing gaps in knowledge.

    tags:grant health

  • A key factor for achieving Vision and Change for improved STEM teaching ( is the practical support of instructors seeking to acquire, apply, and assess effective ways to achieve active learning when they teach. Immersion and mentoring experiences are particularly helpful to this process (Sirum et al., 2010; Murray et al., 2011; Vergara et al., 2013).  Therefore, the Mentoring Active Learning and Teaching (MALT) program will fund up to $2,000 for individual undergraduate biology educators to visit, observe, and work with mentors skilled in active learning strategies and evidence-based teaching that align with Vision and Change principles

    tags:fellowship student stem-ed

  • The APA-IUPsyS Global Mental Health Fellowship provides an opportunity for a psychologist to spend one year at the World Health Organization (WHO), in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, working on one or more issues related to the WHO Mental Health Action Plan. Pending funding approval in December 2014, the fellowship will provide a modest stipend for additional living costs in Geneva and fellowship-related travel that is intended to supplement the fellow’s other, regular sources of income.

    tags:fellowship student psych

  • The Joseph B. Gittler Award is presented to a scholar whose body of work or whose individual work is judged to be a significant contribution to the philosophical foundations of Psychology. The amount of the award is $7,500. Self-nominations are welcome.

    tags:award psych

  • $20,000 to support psychology’s efforts to benefit the Asian American and Pacific Islander community through research.

    tags:grant psych international

  • The APF Annette Urso Rickel Foundation Dissertation Award for Public Policy supports dissertation research on public policy, which has the potential to improve services for children and families facing psychosocial issues such as prevention of child abuse, school programs for children with psychological issues, services for youth in the criminal justice system, healthy parenting, math and science education, and contributing to the adoption of sound policy affecting children, youth and families.

    tags:scholarship student psych

  • Theodore Blau Early Career Award for Outstanding Contribution to Professional Clinical Psychology

    $4,000 to honor a clinical psychologist for professional accomplishments in clinical psychology.

    tags:award psych

  • $1,000 to honor an outstanding psychologist engaged in advancing the science of personality psychology.

    This award honors an outstanding mid-career psychologist engaged in advancing the science of personality psychology including the areas of personality, personality theory, personality disorders and personality measurement.

    tags:award psych

  • This announcement seeks revolutionary research ideas for topics not being addressed by ongoing MTO programs or other published BAA solicitations

    tags:engineering chemistry physics grants

  • This announcement solicits applications for a National Technical Resource Center for Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention (Center) in support of the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program (UNHS).  The purpose of the UNHS program is to utilize specifically targeted and measurable interventions to increase the number of infants who are followed up for rescreening, referral, and intervention after having not passed a physiologic newborn screening examination prior to discharge from the newborn nursery.

    tags:grant health

  • The United States Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA) established an annual, competitive grants program to support projects that promote the conservation of neotropical migratory birds and their habitats in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service¿s Division of Bird Habitat Conservation (DBHC) is responsible for managing the NMBCA grants program and administers all grants. Applicants submit project proposals, using, to the DBHC during the program¿s one funding cycle per year. The FWS Director selects the projects for funding.

    tags:grant conservation

  • The Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) of the Office of Science (SC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hereby announces its interest in receiving research applications for novel imaging and measurement technologies for biological systems science. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) will consider applications for the development of novel imaging instrumentation and measurement technologies that support the integrative analysis of communication among subcellular compartments, between individual microbial cells and within multicellular communities/plant tissues. The goal is to develop in situ, dynamic and nondestructive approaches to enable multifunctional imaging, quantitative flux measurements, and multiscale integrative analysis of bioenergy-relevant plant and microbial systems.

    tags:grant nanoscience

  • This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages the submission of investigator-initiated research grant applications to support the secondary analysis of existing data sets with the goal of enhancing our understanding of patterns of alcohol consumption and the epidemiology of alcohol-related problems. Research grants for the Secondary Analysis of Existing Alcohol Epidemiology Data Sets are intended to provide support for studies that utilize currently available data sets to increase our understanding of the incidence, prevalence and etiology of alcohol related problems and disorders in the population, as well as the risk and protective factors associated with them. Research that employs analytic techniques which demonstrate or promote methodological advances in alcohol-related epidemiologic research is also of interest.

    tags:grants health math psych

  • Health centers improve the health of the Nation¿s underserved communities and vulnerable populations by ensuring access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services.  Health Center Program grants support a variety of community-based and patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that serve an increasing number of the Nation¿s underserved. Individually, each health center plays an important role in the goal of ensuring access to services, and combined, they have had a critical impact on the health care status of medically underserved and vulnerable populations throughout the United States and its territories.  The Health Center Program targets the Nation¿s neediest populations and geographic areas by currently funding approximately 1,300 health centers that operate over 9,000 service delivery sites in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Basin

    tags:grant international health

  • Health centers improve the health of the Nation¿s underserved communities and vulnerable populations by ensuring access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services.  Health Center Program grants support a variety of community-based and patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that serve an increasing number of the Nation¿s underserved. Individually, each health center plays an important role in the goal of ensuring access to services, and combined, they have had a critical impact on the health care status of medically underserved and vulnerable populations throughout the United States and its territories.

    tags:grant health international

  • NLM Grants for Scholarly Works in Biomedicine and Health are awarded for the preparation of book-length manuscripts and other scholarly works of value to U.S. health professionals, public health officials, biomedical researchers and historians of the health sciences.

    tags:grant biomed health

  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of the P3-People, Prosperity and the Planet Award Program, is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, and design solutions to real world challenges involving the overall sustainability of human society. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative projects focused on sustainability. The P3 Award program was developed to foster progress toward sustainability by achieving the mutual goals of improved quality of life, economic prosperity and protection of the planet — people, prosperity, and the planet – the three pillars of sustainability. The EPA offers the P3 competition in order to respond to the technical needs of the world while moving towards the goal of sustainability. Please see the P3 website for more details about this program.

    tags:environment grant economics student

  • High quality accessible strategic information (including surveillance, survey and routine monitoring and evaluation and health information data) is needed to monitor and evaluate the impact of PEPFAR programs, and to determine changes in disease prevalence and incidence in both general and high risk populations. While progress has been made in the recent years, weaknesses in the national strategic information supported by the Ministry of Health and the PEPFAR program still remain. This FOA is to build on the work of the previous FOA by providing technical assistance to increase the technical and organizational capacity of the Ministry of Health of (MOH) and other USG implementing partners, in the collection, quality, and validity of data and information systems used for monitoring, planning, and prioritization of the National program to combat HIV/AIDS. Activities listed under this FOA are intended to support the Ministry of Health and National Institute of Health in development of survey and surveillance programs, routine monitoring and evaluation (M&E), and health information systems (HIS) that are needed in the collection of vital statistics including HIV survey and surveillance, mortality statistics, disease modeling and develop demographic estimate projections related to HIV and other diseases. In developing individual and institutional capacity, including support for the development of budgeting and accountancy skills, and SOPs for the implementation of surveys, accountability, oversight skills, and human resource skills will aid in the development of future programs, guidelines, and more efficient utilization of data in national HIV/AIDS program.

    tags:health math grant

  • The purpose of this Agreement is to monitor and manage Burrowing Owls during 2014 at NAVWPNSTA Seal Beach. Under this Agreement the Recipient shall monitor, trap, and mark Burrowing Owls at NAVWPNSTA Seal Beach. Surveys will be conducted on the Burrowing Owls on the Station. Although no known predation of terns by burrowing owls has been confirmed at Seal Beach, other tern breeding colonies have reported such incidents. To monitor any potential interaction, burrowing owls will be trapped and banded with U.S. Fish and Wildlife bands and color bands. This monitoring effort will provide better resolution of population size and also the potential threat to the California Least Tern at NAVWPNSTA Seal Beach.


  • The goal of the National Robotics Initiative is to accelerate the development and use of robots in the United States that work beside, or cooperatively with, people. Innovative robotics research and applications emphasizing the realization of such co-robots acting in direct support of and in a symbiotic relationship with human partners is supported by multiple agencies of the federal government including the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The purpose of this program is the development of this next generation of robotics, to advance the capability and usability of such systems and artifacts, and to encourage existing and new communities to focus on innovative application areas. It will address the entire life cycle from fundamental research and development to manufacturing and deployment. Methods for the establishment and infusion of robotics in educational curricula and research to gain a better understanding of the long term social, behavioral and economic implications of co-robots across all areas of human activity are important parts of this initiative. Collaboration between academic, industry, non-profit and other organizations is strongly encouraged to establish better linkages between fundamental science and technology development, deployment and use.

    tags:student international scholarship

  • JDRF Requests Expressions of Interest for Studies Relevant to the Discovery and Development of Antigen Specific Therapies for Human Type 1 Diabetes

    tags:biomed grant

  • JDRF and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmlsey Charitable Trust are soliciting expressions of interest (EOI) for optimizing and validating existing technologies for predictive screening for T1D risk and autoimmunity to be applied for wide-spread use in population-based screening efforts, including newborn or childhood based screening. EOIs requesting development of new assays will not be considered.

    tags:biomed grant

  • The Urso Summer Student Program in PSP Research will support students conducting summer research projects focused on progressive supranuclear palsy. This program seeks to encourage students at all post-secondary levels to pursue research in this field in the hope of making PSP a long-term area of research interest. Projects may be in basic, translational, clinical or epidemiological aspects of PSP.

    tags:fellowship student biomed

  • The Pierre Delmas Prize will be awarded every year to an individual for outstanding and major scientific contributions to the study of bone and mineral diseases, and consists of a grant of € 40 000 and a medal. The Prize Committee is composed of scientists chosen within the IOF Committee of Scientific Advisors and ESCEO Scientific Advisory Board.

    tags:prize biomed international

  • The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to build on previous PEPFAR support under the HHS/CDC HIV treatment program to ensure continuity of comprehensive HIV/AIDS services to an existing pool of clients receiving HIV/AIDS care, support, and/or treatment in Côte d’Ivoire. The program will also continue moderate expansion of access to HIV/AIDS services while building the capacity of national structures and contributing to sustainable service delivery within the health sector in Côte d’Ivoire, with a primary focus of activities in northern regions

    tags:health international grant

  • The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to strengthen HIV strategic information (SI) in Senegal through design and implementation of a national HIV case reporting system and other surveillance activities in support of the national Strategic Information (SI) program. This announcement allows for the expansion of existing HIV surveillance activities in Senegal with the following program goals and objectives: • Implementing a round of surveillance among pregnant women attending ANC based on routine prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) program data by 2016 through the evaluating and strengthening the quality of routine PMTCT data and HIV testing. • Supporting the Senegal National AIDS Control Program (CNLS) to establishing a national HIV case surveillance system by 2019 through the strengthening and expansion of the pilot case surveillance system initiated in 2013.

    tags:health grant international

  • This announcement solicits applications for the National Maternal and Child Health Data Resource Center Cooperative Agreement Program. The purpose of the National Maternal and Child Health Data Resource Center (DRC) Cooperative Agreement Program is to support a diverse population of stakeholders in the valid and standardized use of national, state, and community level data as it relates to the health of women, children and families.  This cooperative agreement program will support the maintenance and expansion of a DRC that highlights, describes, and facilitates access to publicly available data with a focus on increasing access to and timely utilization of maternal and child health (MCH) data among state and local governments and non-governmental organizations, including HRSA grantees.

    tags:health grant family child

  • The primary objective of the EDMAP component of the NCGMP is to train the next generation of geologic mappers. To do this NCGMP provides funds for graduate and selected undergraduate students in academic research projects that involve geologic mapping as a major component. Through these cooperative agreements NCGMP hopes to expand the research and educational capacity of academic programs that teach earth science students the techniques of geologic mapping and field data analysis. Another important goal is to increase the level of communication between the Nations geologic surveys (both State Geological Surveys and the USGS) and geologic mappers in the academic community.

    tags:grant student geology

  • The Aeronomy program supports research on upper and middle atmosphere phenomena of ionization, recombination, chemical reaction, photo emission, and transport; the transport of energy, and momentum. This program also supports research into mass in the mesosphere-thermosphere-ionosphere system including the processes involved and the coupling of this global system to the stratosphere below and magnetosphere above and the plasma physics of phenomena manifested in the coupled ionosphere-magnetosphere system, including the effects of high-power radio wave modification.About the Coupling, Energetics, and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions (CEDAR) ProgramThe CEDAR concept originated in the mideighties and was developed over several years through workshops, symposia, and committee deliberations by nearly 100 scientists involved in aeronomical studies.

    tags:grant physics geology

  • The proliferation and increasing availability of primary data has created the ability to evaluate research on many levels and degrees of complexity, but has also introduced some fundamental challenges to all who are involved in this process, including evaluators, administrators and researchers and others.

    In order to answer the increasing need for innovative approaches to scientific indicators and metrics development, Elsevier is launching “The Metrics Development Program”. The program aims to advance research in this area by providing collaborative infrastructure and funding.

    tags:grant math physics engineering

  • With support from the Office of State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for a fourth year of the Accreditation Support Initiative (ASI). This iteration of the ASI is aimed at supporting local public health departments (LHDs) in undertaking accreditation preparation activities

    tags:grant health

  • The Verizon Foundation’s primary philanthropic focus areas are: Healthcare for children, women and seniors; STEM education for K-12 youth and Energy Management. Grant applications are by invitation only and are reviewed from February 3, 2014 through midnight on October 10, 2014. Please contact your local Verizon Community Relations Manager to learn more.

    tags:grant health aging gender

  • FSH Society research and fellowship grant awards provide vital start-up  funding for investigators in FSHD and research projects on FSHD. The research milestones and insights gained are demonstrably significant.
    The fellowship program allows innovative and entrepreneurial research to develop and ultimately to be able to attract funding from large funding sources such as the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). The FSH Society meets an important need in funding and developing new ideas and supporting new investigators in FSHD research by giving them the funds needed to develop data and to carry their ideas to the next stage of development.

    tags:biomed health fellowship student

  • As described in detail below, this program is intended to encourage collaborations by US and Israeli researchers focused on foundational research in all areas of cybersecurity that is likely to have impacts on the security and trustworthiness of cyberspace in the long term. NSF will fund the US researchers and BSF will fund the Israeli researchers. Proposals must be respondent to the Small category (up to $500,000 over 3 years for the NSF-funded portion) and the Trustworthy Computing (TWC) perspective specified in the NSF Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) solicitation. US researchers should obtain pre-approval from NSF before submission. US and Israeli collaborative researchers must each submit the identical research description to NSF and BSF (respectively), with each budgeting for their own participants, and including a copy of the budget for the counterparts. US participants must include a release document. All proposals will be reviewed by NSF; those selected for funding will have separate agreements with NSF (for US researchers) and BSF (for Israeli researchers).

    tags:international computer engineering

  • Publishers are asked to send books, along with a cover letter nominating the work for the Watson Brown Award, directly to the four jurors no later than January 31, 2015. Only books published in 2014 will be considered.

    All genres of scholarship on the causes, conduct, and effects, broadly defined, of the Civil War are eligible. This includes, but is not exclusive to, monographs, synthetic works presenting original interpretations, and biographies. Works of fiction, poetry, anthologies, and textbooks will not be considered. Jurors will consider nominated works’ scholarly and literary merit as well as the extent to which they make original contributions to our understanding of the period.

    tags:prize history

  • The Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Technische Universität Berlin offer six scholarships for a PhD in History at the International Max Planck Research School for Moral Economies of Modern Societies (IMPRS Moral Economies).

    The PhD program of the IMPRS Moral Economies supports research projects that investigate the values, emotions, and habits that informed and inspired modern social formations, particularly in Europe, North America, and South Asia. The relationship between modern history of emotions and the development, consolidation and transformation of morals stands at the center of the research focus.

    tags:scholarship student history humanities sociology international

  • he Society for the History of Children and Youth will award two $500 grants for events that take place in 2015 to projects deemed worthy by the Outreach and Executive Committees of the SHCY.

    $500 grants will help defray expenses for speakers, workshops, and other scholarly events fully or partially devoted to the history of children and youth. Funded events cannot conflict with the SHCY’s 8th Biennial Conference (June 24-26, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia).

    tags:grant history child humanities

  • Artstor is proud to announce the Digital Humanities Award. This award recognizes the most innovative and intellectually stimulating projects in this growing field as part of Artstor’s commitment to enhance scholarship and teaching across all disciplines through the use of digital media. Award recipients will receive five years of free access to Artstor’s innovative cloud-based digital asset management tool, Shared Shelf. Attached are an HTML and PDF version of this announcement to share with your users, colleagues and community.

    tags:humanities grant media computer

  • The Cummins Grant provides a stipend of $10,000 to support short-term historical research using Special Collections at GW’s Jacob Burns Law Library, which is noted for its continental historical legal collections, especially its French Collection. Special Collections also is distinguished by its holdings in Roman and canon law, church-state relations, international law, and its many incunabula. The grant is awarded to one doctoral, LLM, or SJD candidate; postdoctoral researcher; faculty member; or independent scholar. Candidates may come from a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to, law, history, religion, philosophy, or bibliography.

    tags:history polisci humanities museums grant student

  • The Woolf Institute in Cambridge, UK, has been dedicated to the provision of graduate and postgraduate study for more than 15 years. In partnership with the Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust, the Woolf Institute established the Woolf Institute Cambridge Scholarships. These scholarships are intended to support outstanding research students at the University of Cambridge who have the potential to become exceptional leaders of the future.

    Scholars will be selected from amongst applicants in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Their research must be relevant to the focus of the Woolf Institute – the multi-disciplinary study of relations between Jews, Christians and Muslims.

    tags:grant student art humanities history international sociology

  • The Jazz & Heritage Fellowships are intended for people who have demonstrated a remarkable capacity to document the art and culture of Louisiana, and to present their findings in public events, publications, exhibitions and the like.

    tags:fellowship student music humanities

  • The Ohio State Chapter of Sigma Xi solicits applications from graduate and undergraduate students for Grants-in-Aid of Research
    Successful applicants will receive:
    ·            A cash award of up to $300 for Undergraduate student proposals
    ·            A cash award of up to $500 for Graduate student proposals
    ·            Nomination for Associate Membership in Sigma Xi

    tags:student grant engineering physics chemistry biomed geology nanoscience environment

  • The annual award recognizes a senior researcher who has made a significant contribution to research on the causes and treatment of schizophrenia as both a researcher and a mentor. A $1,500 award will be made to the senior researcher, and $20,000 will support the research career development of a young research psychiatrist working in a mentor-trainee relationship with the award winner on further research in this field.

    tags:psych award

  • Liver Scholar Award: Three-year grants of up to $225,000 will be awarded for basic science research projects. The goal of these awards is to provide young scientists with support at an early stage of their careers to bridge the gap between completion of research training and attainment of status as an independent research scientist. While applications on all liver-related research topics will be considered, preference will be given to projects related to biliary atresia and primary biliary cirrhosis.

    tags:student grant biomed

  • The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Building Technologies Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Buildings University Innovators and Leaders Development (BUILD) – 2015.”

    The BUILD FOA will have the following objectives:
    (i) Improving the competitiveness of American universities to conduct building energy-efficiency R&D
    (ii) Enabling American universities to develop stronger partnerships with industry
    (iii) Improving manufacturing education in American universities

    EERE envisions awarding multiple competitive financial assistance awards in the form of cooperative agreements with an estimated period of performance of approximately 2 years to USA-based university teams to research and develop innovative building energy efficiency technologies.  These student teams must include undergraduate students, and be led by faculty with relevant expertise in energy efficient technologies, manufacturing (for projects developing hardware), and commercialization.

    tags:grant engineering environment stem-ed

  • The objective of this program is to develop such tools with the broadest possible impact to the community of suppliers and end-users of CMCs. Specifically, modeling tools are sought that: (a) allow for optimization of microstructure and/or meso-structural properties relevant to quality and durability, (b) are capable of being integrated with models for assessing mechanical behavior, (c) are appropriately verified and validated with coupon or subcomponent/feature tests, and (d) have a clear transition path to impacting CMCs for US Air Force applications.

    tags:grant engineering

  • The BENEFIT 2015 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeks to fund next-generation non-vapor compression HVAC technologies (Innovations) and improvements to existing advanced vapor compression HVAC technologies (Frontiers) that complement the core funding provided to the National Laboratories and allow all interested parties, including corporations, universities, and non-profits as well as the National Laboratories, to contribute to advancement in these technological areas. These topics are combined into this single, relatively large FOA in order to reduce administrative costs and to ensure that only the best applications are supported

    tags:environment grant

  • The Space/Time Analysis for Cybersecurity (STAC) program seeks to enable analysts to identify algorithmic resource usage vulnerabilities in software at levels of scale and speed great enough to support a methodical search for them in the software upon which the U.S. government, military, and economy depend. Proposed research should investigate innovative approaches that enable revolutionary advances in science, devices, or systems. Specifically excluded is research that primarily results in evolutionary improvements to the existing state of practice. See the full DARPA-BAA-14-60 document attached.

    tags:grant computer math systems engineering

  • This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is a part of the Pediatric Preclinical Testing Consortium (PPTC) initiative. The PPTC will consist of in vivo and in vitro testing Research Programs (both supported under companion RFA-CA-14-018) and the PPTC Coordinating Center (supported under this FOA). The PPTC is designed to address key challenges associated with the development of new therapies for children with cancer by developing reliable preclinical testing data for pediatric drug candidates that can be used to inform new agent prioritization decisions. Effective prioritization is critical because of the large universe of drugs being developed for adult cancers, a number so large that no more than a small number can be studied in pediatric clinical trials. Identifying through preclinical testing those investigational agents most likely to have clinical activity for selected childhood cancers accelerates the pace at which treatments that are more effective than the current ones can be identified and incorporated into standard practice for children with cancer. The PPTC Research Programs, responsible for conducting the in vivo and in vitro testing of selected agents, will be focused on specific tumor types that are particularly relevant to pediatric oncology. The PPTC Coordinating Center, which is subject of this FOA, will be responsible for integrating the activities of the individual PPTC Research Programs to create a functional consortium for pediatric preclinical testing. Specifically, the PPTP-Coordinating Center will provide administrative coordination and infrastructure, data management and statistical support, as well as Consortium scientific coordination.

    tags:cancer grant

  • This program will provide professional training, through the use of internships, mentoring, environmental education, and interpretive educational opportunities in order for young people to learn conservation and land management processes and policies as they relate to natural resources management of public lands. Furthermore, this program will achieve a variety resource management projects on public lands managed by the BLM¿s Eastern States Field Offices. Routine workload may include provision of outreach and interpretive services, visitor service patrol, facility maintenance, trail work, exotic species control or any other action supporting the implementation of BLMs approved plans.

    tags:student conservation environment polisci

  • The Preservation Technology and Training (PTT) Grants program provides funding for innovative research that develops new technologies or adapts existing technologies to preserve cultural resources. NCPTT does not fund “Bricks and Mortar” grants.

    tags:computers humanities history language engineering

  • The Black Duck Joint Venture (BDJV) is a partnership-based conservation program under the North American Waterfowl Management Plan that promotes the conservation of Black Ducks by providing greater knowledge for effective management. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a partner in the BDJV, administers grants and purchase orders on a competitive basis for projects/studies that advance both our and the general scientific community’s understanding of Black Duck ecology and is seeking proposals from interested parties.

    tags:grant conservation

  • This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages exploratory/developmental research grant applications, proposing the development of innovative, collaborative research projects on brain and other nervous system function and disorders throughout life, relevant to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Scientists in the United States (U.S.) or upper middle income countries (UMICs) are eligible to partner with scientists in LMIC institutions. Income categories used are as defined by the World Bank at These grants are expected to inform the development of more comprehensive research programs that contribute to the long-term goals of building sustainable research capacity in LMICs to address nervous system development, function and impairment throughout life and to lead to diagnostics, prevention, treatment and implementation strategies. The proposed work may also contribute to developing a base for research networking and evidence-based policy beyond the specific research project.

    tags:grant neuroscience mental

  • The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Office of University Programs (OUP) requests applications from U.S. colleges and universities to serve as a lead institution for a Critical Infrastructure Resilience Center of Excellence (CIRC). OUP is also posting a separate FOA for eligible applicants to submit single project proposals for consideration as a partner to this Center of Excellence (COE). Please see FOA Number DHS-14-ST-061-COE-CIRC-001B or CDFA #97.061 on for directions on how to submit single project proposals. DHS may add individual project partners from applications received for either the Center Lead FOA or the Center Partner FOA to the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Center. The DHS COEs are university consortia that work closely with DHS to conduct research, develop and transition mission-relevant science and technology, and educate the next generation of homeland security technical experts. DHS COEs operate using a unique research management approach where researchers work alongside operational and decision-making personnel to explore opportunities and enhance capabilities.

    tags:engineering computer

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