Proposals sought in energy, STEM, agriculture

Three new research funding opportunities of note:

  • Industrial Assessment Centers, Department of Energy. Closing Date: August 02, 2011. Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes. Twenty to 30 universities will be selected for a major workforce development initiative to prepare energy engineers with both engineering and energy management expertise, combined with hands-on experience working with small and medium-size industrial and manufacturing facilities. Details here.
  • New Scholars Program, Elsevier Foundation.  Deadline: September 1, 2011.  The New Scholars Program supports projects to help early- to mid-career female scientists balance family responsibilities with demanding academic careers. The Foundation provides one-, two- and three-year grants to STEM institutions actively working toward a more equitable academia. Details here.
  • Scientific Cooperation Exchange Program, USDA Foreign Agricultural Service.  Closing Date: July 08, 2011. The opportunity is to participate in the Scientific Cooperation Exchange Program (SCEP) with the People’s Republic of China. SCEP promotes agricultural cooperation, development, and trade.  Proposals are encouraged from Minority Serving Institutions and from early-career researchers, extension agents, and women at eligible institutions. Details here.

Reminders: Please file a Notice of Intent and enter your proposal’s basic information on RAMSeS as soon as possible. This allows DORED to schedule adequate time to process your proposal. Your proposal must be approved in RAMSeS and at Sponsored Programs before noon five business days before the due date.

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