The following program(s) have limited submissions and require internal coordination: FB 29-10. Please contact Jim Guikema, Associate Vice Provost for Research, 532-6195, firstname.lastname@example.org, by the entry's listed internal deadline date if you are interested in applying.
The Department of Energy's EPSCoR Implementation Award program is soliciting proposals from EPSCoR states. Because a single proposal is allowed from each eligible state, Kansas will select a single preproposal on the basis of fundability at the national level. 2 page preproposals in pdf format are due in the state DOE EPSCoR by 5:00pm Central Time. Proposals should be emailed to KANSAS.DOE.EPSCOR@phys.ksu.edu. Questions should be addressed to Professor Brett D. De Paola at email@example.com.
The National Institutes of Health invites applications to support empirical research on research integrity. Applications must have clear relevance to biomedical, behavioral health sciences, and health services research. The sponsoring programs are particularly interested in research that will provide clear evidence (rates of occurrence and impacts) of potential problem areas as well as societal, organizational, group, and individual factors that affect, both positively and negatively, integrity in research. Relevant research perspectives and disciplines include, but are not limited to: anthropology, applied philosophy, business, economics, education, information studies, law, organizational studies, health services, political science, psychology, public health, sociology, and survey and evaluation research, plus the physical, biomedical, and clinical sciences, including nursing. RFA-NR-06-001 (NIHG 7/1/05)
The Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration invites applications for a research and technical assistance project that addresses competitiveness and innovation in rural U.S. regions. The project will focus on analyzing rural clusters of innovation and linking rural and metropolitan regions. (FR 7/19/05)
The National Humanities Center offers 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities during the academic year, September 20006 through May 2007. Applicants must hold a doctorate or have equivalent scholarly credentials, and a record of publication is expected. In addition to scholars from all fields of the humanities, the Center accepts individuals from the natural and social sciences, the arts, the professions, and public life who are engaged in humanistic projects.
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) sponsors a variety of projects and programs to preserve and make available for use those records that further an understanding and appreciation of American history. The Commission encourages archival repositories, state and local governments, historical societies, libraries, academic institutions, and others to act vigorously to locate and preserve documents of national and state historical significance. Commission-supported projects help to ensure that these records are saved and made available for public use. Commission grants help grantees assess records conditions and needs, develop archival and records management programs, and provide support for historical photograph, news film, and sound recordings preservation and for microfilming. (FG 4/21/05)
This Program Solicitation requests proposals to carry out a project that will create greater public awareness of and demand for universal designed environments, by educating designers, consumers, educators, developers, city planners, and others on this important design process. The successful proposal must outline a project that will involve collaboration with targeted audiences, using innovative strategies in order to meet the broad social need, while bringing universal design into the mainstream. PS05-07 (FG 7/22/05)
The Rehabilitation Long-Term Training program provides financial assistance for: 1) Projects that provide basic or advanced training leading to an academic degree in areas of personnel shortages in rehabilitation as identified by the Secretary; 2) Projects that provide a specified series of courses or program of study leading to award of a certificate in areas of personnel shortages; and 3) Projects that provide support for medical residents enrolled in residency training programs in the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation. The current priority is Partnership With the State VR Agency. This priority supports projects that will increase the knowledge of students of the role and responsibilities of the VR counselor and the benefits of counseling in State VR agencies. This priority focuses attention on and intends to strengthen the unique role of rehabilitating educators and State VR agencies in the preparation of qualified VR counselors by increasing or creating ongoing collaboration between institutions of higher education and State VR agencies. CFDA #84.129B (FR 7/20/05)
The Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Computing Research Infrastructure program supports the acquisition, development, enhancement, and operation of research infrastructure that enables discovery, learning, and innovation in all computing fields supported by CISE. Supported infrastructure includes instrumentation needed by a few research or research and education projects, major experimental facilities for an entire department or for multi-institutional projects, and test beds or data archives for an entire subfield of CISE researchers. The CRI program will make three kinds of awards: Infrastructure Acquisition. These awards have been budgets up to $2,000,000; Community Resource Development. These awards have budgets from $300,000 to $2,000,000; medium from $300,000 to $800,000 and large over $800,000; Planning. These awards facilitate the preparation of a proposal for a medium or large infrastructure acquisition grant. NSF 04-588 (Posted 7/22/05)
The NASA STTR program is designed as a vehicle for converting the nation's investment in research carried out by research institutions into new commercial technologies in order to advance U.S. economic competitiveness and high-tech development. Phase 1 proposals submitted in response to this solicitation must be jointly developed by a small business concern and a research institution with not less than 40% of the work being performed by the small business as the prime contractor and not less than 30% of the work being performed by the research institution. The NASA STTR 2005 research areas correspond to the central underlying technological competencies of each participating NASA Center. It is anticipated that the NASA 2005 solicitation will identify specific product areas within each subtopic that NASA wishes to emphasize. STTR2005 (FBO 5/27/05)
The Parker B. Francis Fellowship in Pulmonary Research is intended to support the development of outstanding investigators who plan careers in lung biology and respiratory medicine. Fellowship support helps them make the transition to independent, self supporting, faculty members. Parker B. Francis Fellowship grants are awarded to institutions to provide stipends, fringe benefits and travel expenses for qualified post-doctoral fellows or newly appointed assistant professors. Award recipients will thereby be enabled to devote the major part of their professional effort to research related to pulmonary disease and lung biology. There are no restrictions regarding discipline or department. Each department may submit only one application annually and is limited to a maximum of two active fellowships at any one time. The deadline for internal selection of nominees is September 1.
The American Cancer Society, supported by the Longaberger Company is announcing this RFA to investigate the incidence, etiology and new treatments for secondary lymphedema in human subjects. The purpose of this RFA is to stimulate research on the modification of morbidity from lymphedema secondary to treatment for breast cancer and to gain some understanding of the natural history and effective interventions aimed at minimizing that morbidity. RFA-02-2005
The International Science and Education Competitive Grants Program (ISE) supports research, extension, and teaching activities that will enhance the capabilities of American colleges and universities to conduct international collaborative research, extension and teaching. ISE projects are expected to enhance the international content of curricula; ensure that faculty work beyond the U.S. and bring lessons learned back home; promote international research partnerships; enhance the use and application of foreign technologies in the U.S.; and strengthen the role that colleges and universities play in maintaining U.S. competitiveness. USDA-GRANTS-072205 (FG 7/22/05)
The United States Institute of Peace announces its Upcoming Fall 2005 Solicited Grant Competition. The solicited Grant competition is restricted to projects that fit specific themes and topics identified in advance by the Institute of Peace. The themes and topics for the Fall 2005 Solicited competition are: Solicitation A: Rule of Law in African Countries Emerging from Violent Conflict; Solicitation B: Education and Islam. The Agency also announces its Unsolicited Grant Program, which offers training, and the dissemination of information on international peace and conflict resolution. The Unsolicited competition is open to any project that falls within the Institute's broad mandate of international conflict resolution. (FR 6/15/05)
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Head Start Bureau is making available $3 million annually for each of the next five years, to support a cooperative agreement to provide family literacy training and technical assistance to Head Start and Early Head Start programs based on proven effective practices substantiated by research findings. This project will help grantees and delegate agencies nationwide to improve the quality and positive outcomes of family literacy services they provide. This includes programs serving American Indians, Alaska Natives, migrant and seasonal workers, and English language learners. HHS-2005-ACF-ACYF-YL-0023 (FR 7/25/05)
The purpose of the JKJ Fellowship Program is to award fellowships to eligible students of superior ability, selected on the basis of demonstrated achievement, financial need, and exceptional promise, to undertake graduate study in selected fields in the arts, humanities, and social sciences leading to a doctoral degree or to a master's degree in those fields in which the master's degree is the terminal highest degree awarded in the selected field of study at accredited institutions of higher education. CFDA #84.170A (FR 6/14/05)