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January 8, 2010 (Vol. 19, No. 1)

Program Information

To receive program information, please contact Beverly Page, Information Specialist, Research and Sponsored Programs, phone: (785)532-5045, e-mail: bbpage@ksu.edu


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Limited Submissions

Limited submission programs have sponsor restrictions on the number of proposals that may be submitted by a single institution and will require institutional screening to determine which applications will be submitted. Dr. Jim Guikema, Associate Vice Provost for Research, is the internal coordinator for limited submission programs. Please notify him at 785-532-6195, email: guikema@ksu.edu, by the Internal due date listed in the Funding Bulletin (FB 19-3) or by at least two months prior to the sponsor deadline if you wish to submit to a limited submission program. Currently posted Internal Deadlines:

  • URL: http://www.k-state.edu/research/funding/bulletins/bul10/limits10/index.htm


1-1 Recovery Act Limited Competition: NIH Director's Opportunity for Research in Five Thematic Areas (RC4) (NIH)

This NIH Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), supported by funds provided to the NIH under the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009, solicits through this limited competition applications from domestic (United States) institutions/organizations proposing to develop and implement critical research innovations in one or more of the following five thematic areas: 1) Applying Genomics and Other High Throughput Technologies; 2) Translating Basic Science Discoveries into New and Better Treatments; 3) Using Science to Enable Health Care Reform; 4) Focusing on Global Health; and 5) Reinvigorating the Biomedical Research Community. Applicants may propose to address either a specific disease- or technology-related research question relevant to the mission of one or more participating Institutes and Centers, or propose the creation of a unique infrastructure/resource designed to accelerate scientific progress in the future. RFA-OD-10-005 (NIHG 1/1/10)

Deadline: Letters of Intent 2/15/2010; Applications 3/15/2010

1-2 Active Aging: Supporting Individuals and Enhancing Community-based Care through Health Information Technology (HIT) (P50) (NIH)

This FOA issued by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) solicits applications from organization that propose to develop a specialized center (P50 grant mechanism) to carry out community-based participatory research on the use of communication and information focused technologies (IT) on improving the health status of, and health-related services provided to, older adults and to focus on applied research with the objective of developing sustainable and reproducible strategies to translate research into practice effectively and efficiently. This initiative will support a broad, integrated, multidisciplinary, multi-project health services research program--a center of excellence--that will bring together strong teams of experienced and new researchers. RFA-HS-10-016 (NIHG 12/18/09)

Deadline: Letters of Intent 2/25/2010; Applications 3/25/2010

1-3 Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program (IGERT) (NSF)

The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program has been developed to meet the challenges of educating U.S. Ph.D. scientists and engineers who will pursue careers in research and education, with the interdisciplinary backgrounds, deep knowledge in chosen disciplines, and technical, professional, and personal skills to become, in their own careers, leaders and creative agents for change. The program is intended to catalyze a cultural change in graduate education, for students, faculty, and institutions, by establishing innovative new models for graduate education and training in a fertile environment for collaborative research that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries. It is also intended to facilitate diversity in student participation and preparation, and to contribute to a world-class, broadly inclusive, and globally engaged science and engineering workforce. There is a limit of four (4) preliminary proposals that may be submitted by an institution either as a single institution or as a lead institution in a multi-institution preliminary proposals. NSF 10-523

Deadline: Internal 2/15/2009; Preliminary Proposals 3/29/2010; Proposals 9/30/2010

1-4 Research on Gender in Science and Engineering (GSE) (NSF)

The Research on Gender in Science and Engineering program supports efforts to understand and address gender-based differences in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and workforce participation through research, the diffusion of research-based innovations, and extension services in education that will lead to a larger and more diverse domestic science and engineering workforce. Typical projects will contribute to the knowledge base addressing gender-related differences in learning and in the education experiences that affect student interest, performance, and choice of careers; how pedagogical approaches and teaching styles, curriculum, student services, and institutional culture contribute to causing or closing gender gaps that persist in certain fields. NSF 10-516 (GG12/14/09)

Deadline: Letters of Intent 2/10/2010, 9/6/2010; Proposals 3/23/2010, 10/14/2010


1-5 IceBridge (NASA)

IceBridge is a new NASA airborne mission making altimetry, radar, and other geophysical measurements to monitor and characterize the Earth's cryosphere. The IceBridge mission began operation in 2009 and will continue until the launch of ICESat-2, currently estimated for early 2016. The Earth's cryosphere is in a period of rapid change. Understanding these changes, their causes, and impacts is critically important to understanding the impacts of future global climate change. Data collected under the IceBridge program will make fundamental contributions to understanding changes occurring in extent and thickness of the Arctic sea ice cap and contribute to improved modeling of the increases in global sea level from the world's major ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica. NNH09ZDA001N

Deadline: Notices of Intent 2/5/2010; Proposals 3/5/2010

1-6 Precision Measurement Grants Program (NIST)

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces that the Precision Measurement Grants Program is soliciting applications for financial assistance for FY2010. The Precision Measurement Grants Program is seeking proposals for significant research in the field of fundamental measurement or the determination of fundamental constants. NIST sponsors these grants and cooperative agreements primarily to encourage basic, measurement-related research in universities and colleges and other research laboratories and to foster contacts between NIST scientists and those faculty members of academic institutions and other researchers who are actively engaged in such work. The Precision Measurement Grants are also intended to make it possible for researchers to pursue new ideas for which other sources of support may be difficult to find. 2010-PMGP-01 (GG 12/29/09)

Deadline: Preproposals 2/5/2010; Invited Proposals 5/7/2010

1-7 Remote Sensing Theory for Earth Science (NASA)

Remote sensing science to establish a theoretical basis for measuring Earth surface properties using reflected, emitted, and scattered electromagnetic radiation and to develop the methodologies and technical approaches to analyze and interpret such measurements lies at the heart of NASA's mission. The objective of the Remote Sensing Theory (RST) program element, a new multidisciplinary /interdisciplinary program, is to support fundamental scientific advances in remote sensing theory and radiative transfer, including advancement of retrieval algorithms to be used for space-based remote sensing of the Earth's atmosphere, oceans, and biosphere, cryosphere, land surface, and/or Earth interior. NNH09ZDA001N

Deadline: Notices of Intent 2/26/2010; Proposals 4/30/2010

1-8 Measurement, Science and Engineering Research Grants (DOC)

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces that the following programs are soliciting applications for financial assistance for FY 2010: 1) The Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory Grants Program; 2) the Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory Grants Program; 3) the Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory Grants Program; 4) the Physics Laboratory Grants Program; 5) the Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory Grants Program; 6) the Building Research Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program; 7) the Fire Research Grants Program; 8) the Information Technology Laboratory Grants Program; 9) the NIST Center for Neutron Research Grants Program; 10) Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Grants Program; and 11) the Technology Services Grants Program. CFDA 11.609 (FR 12/15/09)

Deadline: 12/15/2010

1-9 Garrett A. Morgan Technology and Transportation Education Program (DOT)

The purpose of the Garrett A. Morgan Technology and Transportation Education Program (GAMTTEP) is to improve the preparation of students, particularly women and minorities, in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through curriculum development and other activities related to transportation. Local educational agencies (LEAs) and State educational agencies (SEAs) are eligible to apply for these grants. Applications will be rejected if they are not received from a LEA or SEA. Institutions of higher education, business, or other entities may enter into a partnership agreement with a LEA or SEA to assist with program activities. DTFH61-10-RA-00001 (GG12/15/09)

Deadline: 2/17/2010

1-10 Researching, Creating, Developing, Deploying and Evaluating Innovative Educational Tools, Approaches & Resources to Advance Intellectual Basis for a National Homeland Security S&T Workforce (DHS)

S&T is soliciting individuals or teams to research, create, develop, deploy and evaluate innovative educational tools, approaches and resources to educate and inspire the next generation homeland security workforce. It covers elementary school to post doctoral programs, and includes ongoing professional development of the National Homeland Security Workforce. BAA09-07 (GG 8/28/09)

  • URL: http://www07.grants.gov

Deadline: 2/28/2010


1-11 Recovery Act Limited Competition: Comparative Effectiveness Research on Upper Endoscopy in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Eradication Methods for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and Dementia Detection and Management Strategies (RC4) (NIH)

This NIH Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), supported by funds provided to the NIH under the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009, invites applications to conduct preliminary comparative effectiveness research (CER) projects in targeted, high-priority areas in which such efforts have been lacking. (For this FOA, applications should be thought of as large pilot or preliminary studies rather than definitive trials.) RFA-OD-10-008 (NIHG 1/1/10)

Deadline: Applications 2/26/2010


1-12 Recovery Act Limited Competition: NIH Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet) Short-term Mentored Career Development Awards in the Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences for Mid-career and Senior Investigators (K18) (NIH)

This NIH Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA), supported by funds provided to the NIH under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, invites applications for short-term mentored career development (K18) awards in the basic behavioral and social sciences research (b-BSSR) from three months to one year in duration. The program targets established, mid-career and senior investigators, to support their development of research capability in b-BSSR. Two categories of candidates are targeted: a) biomedical or clinical researchers will little experience in basic behavioral and social sciences research who seek training with a well established b-BSSR investigator; and b) investigators in the basic or applied behavioral and social sciences who wish to build new components or domains of basic-BSSR into their research programs. RFA-OD-10-003 (GG 1/5/10)

Deadline: Letters of Intent 1/16/2010; Applications 2/18/2010


1-13 NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program (NASA)

NASA announces a call for graduate fellowship proposals to the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) program for the 2010-2011 academic year. This call for fellowship proposals solicits applications from accredited U.S. universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Master of Science (M.Sc.) or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines.

Deadline: 2/1/2010