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April 2, 2010 (Vol. 19, No. 13)

Program Information

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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 President 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 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:

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13-1 Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2) (NSF)

Computation is accepted as the third pillar supporting innovation and discovery in science and engineering and is central to NSF's future vision of Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science and Engineering (CF21). Software is an integral part of the computation paradigm and a primary modality for realizing the CF21 vision. NSF is establishing a new program, Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2), with the overarching goal of transforming innovations in research and education into sustained software resources that are an integral part of the cyberinfrastructure. SI2 is a long-term investment focused on catalyzing new thinking, paradigms, and practices in using software to understand natural, human, and engineered systems. The SI2 program envisions three classes of awards: 1) Scientific Software Elements (SSE); 2) Scientific Software Integration (SSI); and 3) Scientific Software Innovation Institutes (S212). The FY 2010 SI2 competition will be limited to SSE and SSI awards. An individual may participate as Principal Investigator, co-Principal Investigator or other Senior Personnel in at most two full proposals in each annual competition. NSF 10-551 (GG 3/17/10)

Deadline: Letters of Intent 5/10/2010; Proposals 6/14/2010


13-2 Food Aid Nutrition Enhancement Program (USDA)

The purpose of the Food Aid Nutrition Education Program (FANEP) is to enhance the short and long-term health of individuals, especially infants and young children, at risk for or suffering from malnutrition by further improving the nutritional content, product composition, packaging and other components of food products delivered through humanitarian assistance programs. FANEP grantees will develop and field test new ready-to-use foods, fortified blended foods, high energy foods, micronutrient powders or other food products designed to improve the nutritional delivery and functional form of humanitarian food assistance. USDA-NIFA-FANEP-003016 (GG 3/29/10)

Deadline: 5/13/2010

13-3 Food and Agricultural Science National Needs Graduate Fellowship Grants (USDA)

The fellowships supported through the Food and Science National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship Grants Program (NNF) are intended to encourage outstanding and committed students to pursue and complete graduate degrees in critical areas of national needs, through graduate programs at eligible institutions. The support provided through this NNF program, is a student stipend for the Fellow and a cost-of-education allowance to the institution. NIFA intends to support graduate Fellowship training grants for both Master's and doctoral levels of study. USDA-NIFA-HEP-003056 (GG 3/23/10)

Deadline: 5/10/2010


13-4 Special Focus Competition: The U.S.-Russia Program: Improving Research and Educational Activities in Higher Education (ED)

The U.S.-Russia Program encourages cooperative education programs between institutions of higher education (IHEs) in the Russian Federation and the United States of America. The objective of this program is to provide grants that demonstrate partnerships between Russian and American IHEs that contribute to the development and promotion of educational opportunities between the two nations. The aim is to use the educational content as the vehicle for learning languages, cultural appreciation, sharing knowledge, and forming long-term relationships between the two countries. ED-GRANTS-032510-001 (GG 3/25/10

Deadline: 5/18/2010


13-5 Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Postdoctoral Researcher and Visiting Fellow Measurement Science and Engineering Program (NIST)

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) is establishing a financial assistance program for awardees to develop and implement with the CNST a Postdoctoral Researcher and Visiting Fellow Measurement Science and Engineering Program. This program is intended to promote research, training, and practical experience in nanoscale science and technology on-site at the CNST, and to advance the CNST's mission to support the development of nanotechnology through research on measurement and fabrication methods, standards and technology, and by operating a state-of-the-art nanofabrication facility, the NanoFab. 2010-CNST-01 (GG 3/24/10

Deadline: 4/30/2010

13-6 Pollution Prevention Information Network (PPIN) Grants Program (EPA)

The Pollution Prevention Information Network (PPIN) supports grantees that form a national network of pollution prevention (P2) information tools and service providers. Proposals shall describe: 1) how the work will meet EPA grant requirements; 2) how the activities will address one or more of the P2 program strategic goals; 3) how collaboration and coordination will meet the needs of a specific audience; and 4) how activities, outputs and outcomes will be measured. EPA-HQ-OPPT-10-05(GG 3/18/10)

Deadline: Intent to Reply 4/19/2010; Applications 5/3/2010

13-7 Cosmochemistry (NASA)

The Cosmochemistry Program supports investigations of extraterrestrial materials that are aimed at understanding the geochemistry of the Solar System bodies (planets, satellites, including the Earth's Moon, and small Solar System bodies). The goal of this program is to support research projects that increase the understanding of the chemical origin of the Solar System and the processes by which its planets and small bodies have evolved to their present states. NASA is particularly interested in proposals for sample-focused research projects that closely support its missions for exploring the Solar System or that contribute to the development of future missions. NNH10ZDA001N-COS

Deadline: Notice of Intent 4/2/2010; Proposals 5/14/2010


13-8 Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program (USDA)

For FY 2010, the Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Programs will focus on issues related to individual and family health education in one or more of the following areas: 1) healthy living behaviors, family interaction and environmental attributes in rural areas; 2) health literacy and its impact on health status in rural and farm families; and/or 3) related issues of health promotion and health care to rural individuals and families with: Information as to the value of good health at any age; Information to increase individual's or family's motivation to take more responsibility for their own health; Information about and access to health promotion and educational activities, and Training for volunteers and health services providers concerning promotion of nutrition, physical activity, and health for individuals and families in cooperation with local and community partners. USDA-NIFA-RHSE-003076 (GG 3/25/10)

Deadline: 6/1/2010

13-9 Grand Challenges Exploration Round 5 (Gates)

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for Round 5 of Grant Challenges Explorations, a US $100 million initiative to encourage unconventional global health solutions. Anyone can apply, regardless of education or experience level. Grant proposals for this round should be on one of the following topics: Create Low-Cost Cell Phone-Based Applications for Priority Global Health Conditions; Create New Technologies to Improve the Health of Mothers and Newborns; Create New Technologies for Contraception; Create New Ways to Protect Against Infectious Diseases.

Deadline: 5/12/2010

13-10 Adherence Studies in Adolescents with Chronic Kidney or Urologic Diseases, or Diabetes (R01) (NIH)

Adherence to a prescribed treatment regimen, including medications, devices and behavioral recommendations, can significantly impact morbidity and mortality for patients with chronic diseases, including chronic kidney or urologic disease and diabetes. When adherence to complex and seemingly rigid treatment regimens is poor, the results can be tragic. Adolescence can also be a particularly challenging time for adherence given the completing demands in an adolescent's life, the unique development changes, and rapidly changing set of responsibilities as they transition to adulthood. There are few studies in pediatrics beyond the HIV literature that address non-adherence. The purpose of the FOA is to support research to improve adherence in adolescents with chronic kidney or urologic diseases, or diabetes. RFA-DK-10-004 (NIHG 3/12/10)

Deadline: Letters of Intent 10/18/2010; Applications 11/15/2010

13-11 Modeling of Infectious Disease Agent Systems (U01) (NIH)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) issued by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health, encourages Cooperative Agreement (U01) applications from institutions/organizations that propose to provide the U.S. scientific and public health communities better resources, knowledge, and tools to improve their ability to identify and prevent the spread of diseases resulting from the emergence or intentional release of pathogens and their products. Research projects will become part of the Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) Network. This FOA is a reannouncement of a prior FOA (RFA GM-09-001). The MIDAS Network consists of a centralized information technology resource, a Centers of Excellence component and, with this announcement, the continuation of a network of multidisciplinary scientists conducting computational and mathematical research to improve the ability to detect, control, and prevent emerging infectious diseases caused by naturally occurring or intentionally released pathogens, including those relevant to biodefense. RFA-GM-11-002 (GG 3/16/10)

Deadline: Letters of Intent 6/15/2010; Applications 7/15/2010

13-12 Proteomics in Auditory Developmental and Disease Processes (R21) (NIH)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) supersedes the previous National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders (NIDCD) program announcement, Proteomics in Auditory Developmental and Disease Processes (PA-06-366). This FOA will use the NIH Exploratory/Development (R21) grant mechanism and runs in parallel with a FOA of identical scientific identical scientific scope that uses the R01 mechanism, PA-09-228. PA-10-078 (NIHG 1/8/10)

Deadline: 2/16/2010, 6/16/2010, 10/16/2010


13-13 NIJ Social Science Research in Forensic Science (DOJ)

The many disciplines of forensic science are constantly changing and evolving, particular as technological advancements improve law enforcement's ability to use forensic evidence more effectively and efficiently. NIJ is interested in a wide range of research that will improve public safety and advance the administration of justice by helping to improve the use of forensic evidence in the criminal justice system and ensure the integrity of forensic processes. Applicants are free to propose projects in the topics identified in this solicitation or propose other social science projects in the area of forensic science. NIJ-2010-2439 (GG 3/4/10)

Deadline: 5/3/2010