Funding Opportunities

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Postdoctoral Graduate Undergrad
NSF - Chemical and Biological Separations (CBS)
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The Chemical and Biological Separations CBS) program supports fundamental research on novel methods and materials for separations processes at the molecular level. These separations processes are central to the chemical, biochemical, materials, energy, and pharmaceutical industries. A fundamental understanding of the interfacial, transport, and thermodynamic behavior of multi-phase chemical systems as well as quantitative descriptions of processing characteristics in the process-oriented industries is critical for efficient resource management and effective environmental protection. The program encourages proposals that address emerging research areas and technologies, have a high degree of interdisciplinary thought coupled with knowledge creation, and must integrate education and research. Newer areas of emphasis include separation of biological molecules and separations that lead to environmentally benign processing. Much of the current work involves the investigation of new membrane materials such as novel polymers, zeolites, mixed matrix materials, carbon nanotubes, biological and biomemetic materials, and glasses. Projects on modeling transport processes—especially at the molecular level—in membranes are supported by the program. For the hydrogen economy membranes that selectively transport atomic, molecular or ionic hydrogen and oxygen are required. In fuel cells, current membrane materials often lack sufficient selectivity to eliminate critical contaminants or to prevent leakage transport between fuel-cell compartments; CBS supports work to overcome these barriers. Adsorption on materials ranging from hydrogels to micas is being studied. New processes for drinking water purification rely on the development of new materials for membranes and adsorbents, which are supported by CBS.
3/3/2011 9/15/2011 Faculty

NSF - Biotechnology, Biochemical and Biomass Engineering
The Biotechnology, Biochemical and Biomass Engineering (BBBE) program deals with problems involved in economic processing and manufacturing of products of economic importance by effectively utilizing renewable resources of biological origin and bioinformatics originating from genomic and proteomic information. The BBBE program emphasizes basic engineering and biological research that advances the fundamental knowledge base that contributes to a better understanding of biomolecular processes (in vivo, in vitro, and/or ex vivo) and eventually to the development of generic enabling technology and practical application.
3/3/2011 9/15/2011 Faculty

NSF - Environmental Implications of Emerging Technologies
Through the Environmental Implications of Emerging Technologies program, the NSF provides support to develop and test the environmental effects of new technologies. Fundamental and basic research is sought to establish and understand outcomes as a result of the implementation of new technologies such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, and information technology. The program also supports research on the development and refinement of sensors and sensor network technologies that can be used to measure a wide variety of physical, chemical, and biological properties of interest in characterizing, monitoring, and understanding environmental impacts. The program emphasizes engineering principles underlying technology impacts. Innovative production processes, waste reduction, recycling, and industrial ecology technologies are of interest. All of these have implications that would be relevant to this program.
3/3/2011 9/15/2011 Faculty

NSF - Biophotonics, Advanced Imaging, and Sensing for Human Health
The Biophotonics, Advanced Imaging, and Sensing for Human Health (BISH) program supports innovative research of biophotonic, imaging, and sensing technologies for applications in human health. Examples of topics are given below: - Low Coherence Sensing at the Nanoscale: Low coherence enhanced backscattering (LEBS), n-dimensional elastic light scattering, and angle- resolved low coherence interferometry for early cancer detection (dysplasia). - Macromolecule Markers: Innovative methods for labeling of macromolecules, new compositions of matter/methods of fabrication of multi-color probes such as might be used for in-vitro marking and detection of specific pathological cells and or pathogens. - Multi-probe Molecular Manipulations: New optical approaches that permit specific molecular action on cells which conjointly bind two or more different probes with specificity for different macromolecular markers. - Neuro-photonics: Development of new biocompatible detection technologies that could serve as massively parallel interfaces for communicating with networks of cells such as brain tissue slices. Studies of photon activation of neurons at the interface of nanomaterials attached to cells. - Biomimetic and Miniaturized Devices: Innovative miniaturized optical tools or devices for the interrogation and manipulation or creation of specific reactions in complex cell or organ culture. - Photon-cell Interactions: Fundamental studies of novel photonic properties of nanoparticles and optical reporters and their interaction with cells and their internal organelles.
3/3/2011 9/15/2011 Faculty

NSF - Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation.
6/3/2011 8/23/2011

National Academies - Research Associateship Program
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the National Research Council (NRC) offer the Resident Research Associateship Program to provide postdoctoral and senior scientists and engineers with opportunities to conduct research on projects, largely of their own choice, which are compatible with the research interests of the sponsoring laboratories, thereby contributing to the overall research efforts of the federal government.
2/1/2011 Postdoctoral

NSF - Science, Technology, and Society
STS considers proposals that examine questions that arise in the interactions of engineering, science, technology, and society. There are four components: Ethics and Values in Science, Engineering and Technology (EVS); History and Philosophy of Science, Engineering and Technology (HPS); Social Studies of Science, Engineering and Technology (SSS); and Studies of Policy, Science, Engineering and Technology (SPS). The components overlap, but are distinguished by the different scientific and scholarly orientations they take to the subject matter, as well as by different focuses within the subject area.

2/1/2011 8/1/2011

Faculty Postdoctoral

National Academies - Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
This program is designed to engage graduate science, engineering, medical, veterinary, business, public policy, and law students in the analytical process that informs the creation of national policy-making with a science/technology element. As a result, students develop basic skills essential to working in the world of science policy.

5/1/2011 11/1/2010

NASA Post-doctoral Program
The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) offers unique research opportunities to highly talented national and international individuals to engage in ongoing NASA research programs at a NASA Center, NASA Headquarters, or at a NASA-affiliated research institution. These one- to three-year Fellowship appointments are competitive and are designed to advance NASA's missions in space science, earth science, aeronautics, space operations, exploration systems, and astrobiology.
3/1/2011 7/1/2011 11/1/2010 Postdoctoral

NSF - International Research and Education: Planning Visits and Workshops
This solicitation describes International Planning Visit/Workshop awards to support the early phases of developing and coordinating a research and education activity with a foreign partner(s). This program provides educational opportunities for Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows . This program provides indirect funding for students at this level or focuses on educational developments for this group such as curricula development, training or retention. To inquire about possible funding opportunities not directly from NSF, please look at the active awards for this program.This program provides educational opportunities for Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows.
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Sigma Xi – Grants-in-Aid of Research
The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR) program has been providing undergraduate and graduate students with valuable educational experiences for more than 80 years. By encouraging close working relationships between students and faculty, the program promotes scientific excellence and achievement through hands-on learning.
3/15/2011 10/15/2011 Graduate Undergraduate
NSF - International Research and Education: Planning Visits and Workshops
This solicitation describes International Planning Visit/Workshop awards to support the early phases of developing and coordinating a research and education activity with a foreign partner(s). This program provides educational opportunities for Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows . This program provides indirect funding for students at this level or focuses on educational developments for this group such as curricula development, training or retention. To inquire about possible funding opportunities not directly from NSF, please look at the active awards for this program.This program provides educational opportunities for Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows.
9/20/2011 Rolling deadline for visits Postdoctoral Graduate Undergraduate
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO)
The SAO (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory) The SAO (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory) Summer Intern Program is a nine or ten week program where students work on astrophysics research with an SAO/Harvard scientist. In 2010 the program will run 10 weeks, from June 6th - August 14th. We have selected the interns for 2010.
The program is funded by the National Science Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution. Undergraduate students interested in a career in astronomy, astrophysics, physics, or related physical sciences are encouraged to apply for the 2011 program. We generally open the application process on November 7th each year.
Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents (Green Card holders), and must be enrolled in a degree program leading to a bachelors degree. Seniors who will graduate in June of 2011 (or before) are not eligible.
Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents (Green Card holders), and must be enrolled in a degree program leading to a bachelors degree. Seniors who will graduate in June of 2011 (or before) are not eligible.
2/1/2011 Undergraduate
NSF - Genes and Genome Systems Cluster
The Genes and Genome Systems Cluster supports studies on genomes and genetic mechanisms in all organisms, whether prokaryote, eukaryote, phage, or virus. Proposals on the structure, maintenance, expression, transfer, and stability of genetic information in DNA, RNA, and proteins and how those processes are regulated are appropriate. Areas of interest include genome organization, molecular and cellular evolution, replication, recombination, repair, and vertical and lateral transmission of heritable information. Of equal interest are the processes that mediate and regulate gene expression, such as chromatin structure, epigenetic phenomena, transcription, RNA processing, editing and degradation, and translation. The use of innovative in vivo and/or in vitro approaches, including biochemical, physiological, genetic, genomic, and/or computational methods, is encouraged, as is research at the interfaces of biology, physics, chemistry, mathematics and computer science, and engineering.
2/12/2011 7/12/2011 Faculty
NSF - Cellular Systems Cluster
The Cellular Systems Cluster focuses on the structure, function, and regulation of plant, animal and microbial cells, and their interactions with the environment and with one another. Areas supported include studies of the structure, function, and assembly of cellular elements, such as the cytoskeleton, membranes, organelles, intracellular compartments, intranuclear structures, and extracellular matrix, including eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell walls and envelopes. In addition, support is provided for the study of intracellular and transmembrane signal transduction mechanisms and cell-cell signaling processes, including those that occur in biofilms. Research on cellular recognition and self defense mechanisms is included. Research utilizing both traditional and innovative methodologies, multidisciplinary approaches, technique development, computation and modeling, and approaches that exploit genomic information is encouraged. Multi-disciplinary approaches to the study of cellular systems, including research carried out at the interfaces of biology, physics, chemistry, mathematics and computer science, and engineering, are also encouraged..
2/12/2011 7/12/2011 Faculty
NSF - Biomolecular Systems Cluster
The Biomolecular Systems Cluster emphasizes the structure, function, dynamics, interactions, and interconversions of biological molecules. The context for such studies can range from investigations of individual macromolecules to the large-scale integration of metabolic and energetic processes. Research supported by this cluster includes development of cutting-edge technologies integrating theoretical, computational, and experimental approaches to the study of biological molecules and their functional complexes; mechanistic studies of the regulation and catalysis of enzymes and RNA, and higher-order characterization of the biochemical processes by which all organisms acquire, transform, and utilize energy from substrates. This cluster emphasizes the importance of multi-disciplinary research carried out at the interfaces of biology, physics, chemistry, mathematics and computer science, and engineering.
2/12/2011 7/12/2011 Faculty
NSF - Physics of Living Systems (PoLS)
The program "Physics of Living Systems" (PoLS) at the National Science Foundation evolved from the successful Biological Physics program, which supported projects that applied analytical and experimental tools of physics to the study of biological problems at the molecular level. PoLS is replacing the Biological Physics program and will target theoretical and experimental research exploring the most fundamental biological processes that living systems utilize to perform their functions in dynamic and diverse environments. PoLS will stimulate those investigations that have the potential to transform the study of living systems.
7/31/2011 Faculty
Smithsonian Institution Fellowships
As part of its mandate for "the increase and diffusion of knowledge," including the diverse ideas, skills, and cultures of our nation, the Smithsonian Institution pursues policies of equal opportunity and cultural diversity. Smithsonian fellowships and internships are awarded on the basis of these policies. Graduate Fellowships allow students to conduct research for ten-week periods in association with Smithsonian research staff members. Predoctoral, Postdoctoral, and Senior Fellowships allow students to conduct research for periods of three to twelve months
1/15/2011 Postdoctoral Graduate
American Institute of Physics - Congressional Science Fellowships
The American Institute of Physics in cooperation with the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) and AVS: Science and Technology of Materials, Interfaces and Processing - annually sponsors two scientists to spend a year providing analytical expertise and scientific advice to Congress. In turn, the program enables scientists to broaden their experience through direct involvement with the legislative and policy processes.
1/15/2011 Faculty Postdoctoral
AIP State Department Science Fellowship Program
Most of the foreign policy issues faced by the U.S. Department of State have a scientific or technical component. This Fellowship is intended to enhance the S&T capacity of the Department by enabling at least one scientist annually to work at the Department's Washington, DC headquarters for a one-year term.
11/1/2011 Faculty Postdoctoral
Congressional Science Fellowships
Public policy increasingly is determined by technical considerations. A perusal of the daily press — from page one through the health and business sections — illustrates that science is a major component of many issues with which Congress must grapple: global warming, energy policy, defense technologies, AIDS, pollution, communications technologies, and many, many more.
1/15/2011 Faculty Postdoctoral
DoD SMART -Scholarship
The DoD recognizes the need to support the education of America's future scientists and engineers. The SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program is part of a concentrated effort to improve the flow of new, highly skilled technical labor into DoD facilities and agencies and to enhance the technical skills of the workforce already in place.
12/1/2010 Graduate Undergraduate
DoE - Office of Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE SCGF) Program
The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science (SC) has established the DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship ( DOE SCGF) program to support outstanding students to pursue graduate training in basic research in areas of physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computational sciences, and environmental sciences relevant to the Office of Science and to encourage the development of the next generation scientific and technical talent in the U.S.
The Fellowship award provides partial tuition support, an annual stipend for living expenses, and a research stipend for full-time graduate study and thesis/dissertation research at a U.S. academic institution for three years..
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APS - Minority Scholarship
The goal of this minority scholarship is to increase the number of under-represented minorities obtaining degrees in physics. It provides funding and mentoring to minority physics students to enhance their education and help them prepare for success in various careers.
2/4/2011 Undergraduate
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. The Program is established in recognition of the contributions New Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for the opportunities the United States has afforded the donors and their family
11/1/2010 Graduate
Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship
The annual competition for Graduate Fellowships begins with the application period which opens each year in August at which time a deadline consistent with those of NSF and other fellowship granting organizations will be posted. Only those applications which are complete, with all supporting materials and documents provided (including Reference Reports) by the posted deadline will be assured of full consideration by the Foundation. Untimely or incompletely-submitted applications will be entertained only at the Foundation's discretion and convenience.
10/31/2010 Graduate
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program provides two years of support to postdoctoral scholars at all stages of their careers to build the nation's capacity for research and leadership to address the multiple determinants of population health and contribute to policy change. The program is based on the principle that progress in the field of population health depends upon multidisciplinary collaboration and exchange.
10/1/2010 Postdoctoral
NSF - Theoretical Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
The Theoretical Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics (TAMOP) program supports theoretical and computational research in all areas of atomic structure, the molecular structure of small molecules, electron, and atomic collisions, photoionization and photodetachment of electrons from atoms and small molecules, time-dependent interactions with atoms and small molecules, quantum optics, ultracold phenomena in Bose and Fermi gases, and quantum information. Investigations primarily directed toward a theoretical understanding of larger molecules or condensed matter systems should be directed toward the appropriate programs in the Division of Chemistry or the Division of Materials Research.
9/28/2011 Faculty
NSF - Gravitational Physics
Emphasizes the theory of strong gravitational fields and their application to astrophysics and cosmology, computer simulations of strong and gravitational fields, and gravitational radiation; and construction of a quantum theory of gravity. The program oversees the management of the construction, commissioning, and operation of the Laser Interferometer Gravity Wave Observatory (LIGO), and provides support for LIGO users and other experimental investigations in gravitational physics and related areas.
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NSF - Particle and Nuclear Astrophysics
The particle and nuclear astrophysics program supports university research in many areas of particle astrophysics and nuclear astrophysics, including the study of ultra high energy particles reaching Earth from beyond our atmosphere and experiments or research and design projects for underground facilities.
9/28/2011 Faculty
NFS-Theoretical Physics
Supports the development of qualitative and quantitative understanding of fundamental physical systems, ranging from the most elementary constituents of matter through nuclei and atoms to astrophysical objects and the cosmos. This includes formulating new approaches for theoretical, computational, and experimental research that explore the fundamental laws of physics and the behavior of physical systems; formulating quantitative hypotheses; exploring and analyzing the implications of such hypotheses analytically and computationally; and, in some cases, interpreting the results of experiments. Support is given for research and conferences in the following categories: elementary particle physics; nuclear physics; atomic, molecular, optical, and plasma physics; astrophysics and cosmology; gravitational physics, and a broad spectrum of topics in mathematical physics, described below. The effort also includes a considerable number of interdisciplinary grants.
9/29/2010 Faculty
NSF - Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grants
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The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR) program has been providing undergraduate and graduate students with valuable educational experiences for more than 80 years. By encouraging close working relationships between students and faculty, the program promotes scientific excellence and achievement through hands-on learning.
9/15/2010 Faculty
NSF - International Research Fellowship Program
The objective of the International Research Fellowship Program (IRFP) is to introduce scientists and engineers in the early stages of their careers to international collaborative research opportunities, thereby furthering their research capacity and global perspective and forging long-term relationships with scientists, technologists and engineers abroad. These awards are available in any field of science and engineering research and education supported by NSF.
9/14/2010 Faculty
NSF - Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program. This solicitation features two mechanisms for support of student research: (1) REU Sites are based on independent proposals to initiate and conduct projects that engage a number of students in research. REU Sites may be based in a single discipline or academic department, or on interdisciplinary or multi-department research opportunities with a coherent intellectual theme. Proposals with an international dimension are welcome. A partnership with the Department of Defense supports REU Sites in DoD-relevant research areas. (2) REU Supplements may be requested for ongoing NSF-funded research projects or may be included as a component of proposals for new or renewal NSF grants or cooperative agreements.
8/25/2010 Faculty Undergraduate
National Academies - Research Associateship Program
The Research Associateship awards are open to doctoral level scientists and engineers (U.S and Foreign Nationals) who can apply their special knowledge and talents to research areas that are of interest to them and to the participating host laboratories and centers.
8/1/2010 Postdoctoral
Collegiate Inventors Competition
The Collegiate Inventors Competition is a national competition that recognizes college and university students across the country whose innovations, discoveries, and research are deemed the year's most outstanding. The competition rewards the working relationship between students and their advisors who collaborate on innovations which are potentially patentable. Full-time students are eligible to participate.
6/15/2011 Graduate Undergraduate
NASA's 21st Annual Planetary Science Summer School
This program seeks people who have completed their graduate work and beyond in science and engineering fields, and who have a keen interest in a career in planetary exploration. Preference is given to post-docs, recent PhD's and current doctoral students; applications from masters-level students or faculty members will be considered on a space-available basis.
5/1/2010 Postdoctoral Graduate Undergraduate
Fulbright Program
The the Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars, teachers, and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools. The flagship international educational program sponsored by the U.S. Government, the Fulbright Program is designed to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and the people other countries.
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NASA - Chandra X-ray Center
The Chandra X-ray Center (CXC) is pleased to announce the release of the Chandra Call for Proposals (CfP). The Call for Proposals, the Proposers' Observatory Guide (POG), proposal planning software, and general information are posted on the "Proposer" web page at the CXC website.
3/18/2010 Faculty
NSF - Petascale Computing Resource Allocations
In 2011, a new NSF-funded petascale computing system, Blue Waters, will go online at the University of Illinois. The goal of this facility is to open up new possibilities in science and engineering by providing computational capability that makes it possible for investigators to tackle much larger and more complex research challenges across a wide spectrum of domains. The purpose of this solicitation is to invite research groups that have a compelling science or engineering challenge that will require petascale computing resources to submit requests for allocations of resources on the Blue Waters system. Proposers must be prepared to demonstrate that they have a science or engineering research problem that requires and can effectively exploit the petascale computing capabilities offered by Blue Waters. Proposals from or including junior researchers are encouraged as one of the goals of this solicitation is to build a community capable of using petascale computing.
3/17/2011 Faculty
McDonnell Foundation - 21st Century Research Awards
The 21st Century Research Awards are designed to support research projects with a high probability of generating new knowledge and insights. Projects submitted for funding consideration should be at an early, even preliminary stage of development, and should be intended to break new ground or to challenge commonly-held assumptions. Projects submitted should be sufficiently novel, cross-disciplinary, or heterodox so that they have a strong likelihood of influencing the development of new ways of thinking about important problems. Programs: Studying Complex Systems (development of theoretical and mathematical tools that can be applied to the study of complex, adaptive, nonlinear systems) and Brain Cancer Research.
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NASA - Graduate Student Researchers Program (GSRP)
The NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program (GSRP) is an Agency-wide fellowship program (also called GSRP Training Grants in what follows) for graduate study leading to masters or doctoral degrees in the fields of science, mathematics, and engineering related to NASA research and development. This twelve month award strongly encourages a research experience at the NASA center extending the GSRP Fellowship.
2/1/2011 Graduate
Harriett G. Jenkins Pre-doctoral Fellowship Program
The Harriett G. Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship Program (JPFP) increases the number of graduate degrees awarded to underrepresented persons (women, minorities, and/or persons with disabilities) participating in the STEM workforce, thereby eliminating the shortage of skilled workers.
2/1/2011 Graduate
Josephine De Kármán Fellowship Trust
DeKarman fellowships are open to students in any discipline, including international students, who are currently enrolled in a university or college located within the United States. Only candidates for the PhD who will defend their dissertations by June 2011 and undergraduates entering their senior year (will receive bachelors degree in June 2011) are eligible for consideration. Postdoctoral and masters degree students are not eligible for consideration.
1/31/2011 Graduate Undergraduate
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation
The AIAA Foundation funds a number of scholarships to both undergraduate- and graduate-level students. This furthers a key part of its mission: supporting the success of future aerospace professionals. The AIAA Foundation's undergraduate scholarship program offers 30 scholarships of $2000 - $2500 to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors each year. All recipients can apply to renew their scholarship annually until they graduate. And through the annual graduate scholarship program, the AIAA Foundation presents ten graduate awards worth $5000 each and four graduate awards of $10,000 each.
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NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program
he National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is proud to offer fellowships to students in their undergraduate and graduate careers.
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DoE - Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
This program provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing a PhD in scientific or engineering disciplines with an emphasis in high-performance computing.
1/11/2011 Graduate
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship
As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award approximately 200 new three-year graduate fellowships in April 2011, subject to the availability of funds. The DoD will offer these fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering. National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of DoD interest within one of the following disciplines (Physics is one of them).
12/12/2011 Graduate
AERA Minority Fellowship Program in Education Research
This program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Fellows will be required to provide proof of advancement to candidacy at the beginning of the grant period. At the time of application submission, the dissertation advisor will attest to the proposal constituting research for the doctoral degree. Applicants must work full-time on their dissertations and course requirements. This program is targeted for members of racial and ethnic groups historically underrepresented in higher education (e.g., African Americans, Alaskan Natives, American Indians, Asian Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islanders).
12/1/2010 Graduate
National Academies - Ford Foundation Fellowship Program
Through its Fellowship Program, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation's college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
11/2/2009 Postdoctoral Graduate
NIH - Pre-application for a Biomedical Technology Research Resource (X02)
solicits pre-applications for national Biomedical Technology Research Resources (BTRR). A BTRR conducts research and development on new technology and new/improved instruments driven by the needs of basic, translational, and clinical researchers. The Resources are charged to make their technologies available, to train members of the research community in the use of the technologies, and to disseminate both these technologies and the Resource's experimental results broadly.
6/30/2010 Faculty
NSF - Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement
The Introduction and the Description of Project Components have been revised to reflect the Program's increased emphasis on projects that build on the current understanding of how people learn and to encourage submission of proposals that have the potential to transform undergraduate STEM education.
1/13/2010 Faculty
NSF - Developing Global Scientists and Engineers
The United States needs to educate a globally-engaged science and engineering workforce capable of performing in an international research environment in order to remain at the forefront of world science and technology. To support this aim, the Developing Global Scientists and Engineers program provides highest quality international research experiences for U.S. students. Whereas the International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) component of the program supports groups of U.S. undergraduate or graduate students conducting research abroad in collaboration with foreign investigators, the Doctoral Dissertation Enhancement Projects (DDEP) component supports the dissertation research abroad of one doctoral student in collaboration with a foreign investigator.
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Organization of American States (OAS) - Graduate and Undergraduate Studies or Graduate Research
OAS scholarships are awarded for full-time study, or research, leading to a graduate or undergraduate degree, in any OAS member state except the one sponsoring the candidate for the OAS scholarship.
OAS scholarships are awarded for study or research only in institutions located in an OAS Member State. The OAS scholarship provides, depending on the circumstances of each scholar: a round-trip ticket, tuition and fees, a yearly book allowance, health insurance and a monthly subsistence allowance (which varies from country to country). No benefits are paid to family members of the OAS scholar.
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NASA - MUST Project
NASA Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology (MUST) awards scholarships and internships to undergraduates pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Open to all students, but particularly focused on engaging students from underserved and underrepresented groups. Provides one-year scholarship of up to one-half of tuition, not to exceed $10,000. Students who maintain the required minimum grade point average will be eligible for a paid internship at a NASA center. Students selected into MUST as sophomores may renew through their senior year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and sophomores or pre-juniors.
2/1/2011 Graduate Undergraduate
NSF - Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The National Science Foundation aims to ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the United States and to reinforce its diversity by offering approximately 1,654 graduate fellowships in this competition pending availability of funds. The Graduate Research Fellowship provides three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are in the early stages of their graduate study. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) invests in graduate education for a cadre of diverse individuals who demonstrate their potential to successfully complete graduate degree programs in disciplines relevant to the mission of the National Science Foundation.
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