LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2019 National Science Foundation Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2019 National Science Foundation Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

The Syracuse University Office of Research is conducting an internal competition to determine nominees for the 2019 NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program. For this NSF program, Syracuse University may serve as lead on no more than three (3) proposals submitted to the November deadline. However, an institution or organization may partner as a subawardee on other proposals submitted. An individual may be included as a Principal Investigator (PI) /Co-PI on no more than three (3) proposals submitted to the November deadline.

Internal Deadline: Friday, September 20, 2019

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2020 National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

The Syracuse University Office of Research is conducting an internal competition to determine nominees for the 2020 NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program. For this NSF program, Syracuse University may participate in two proposals per competition. Participation includes serving as a lead organization, non-lead organization, or subawardee on any proposal.

Internal Deadline: Monday, October 7, 2019

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

Awardees Announced for Travel Subsidy Program – NSF Grants Conference

The Office of Research is pleased to announce the following individuals were selected for funding under the Travel Subsidy Program – Fall 2019 National Science Foundation Grants Conference.

Heath Hanlin, Associate Professor, Department of Transmedia

Bryan Kim, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Fanxin Kong, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Zhen Ma, Assistant Professor, Samuel & Carol Nappi Research Scholar, Department of Biomedical & Chemical Engineering

Brian McKernan, Research Assistant Professor, School of Information Studies

Zhao Qin, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Baris Salman, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

The NSF Grants Conference is primarily designed to provide new faculty and researchers with key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF, including proposal preparation and merit review basics. Selected faculty members will learn more about relevant funding opportunities and will meet with program representatives and existing grantees. Each faculty member will receive $1000 towards travel costs to attend the conference.

Congratulations to all the awardees!

NTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY – Travel Subsidy Program – Fall 2019 National Science Foundation Grants Conference

In an effort to learn more about relevant funding opportunities, and to promote networking with program representatives and existing grantees, the Office of Research will offer financial support for faculty wishing to attend the upcoming Fall 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference, November 18-19, 2019, Boston MA. Up to five (5) travel awards of up to $1000 will be offered.

Internal Deadline: Monday, August 26, 2019

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2019 Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM²D Scholars Award Program

The Office of Research is conducting an internal competition to determine nominees for the Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Award, a $150,000 award to support women pursuing research in STEM2D (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing & Design). You must be a woman working in the STEM2D fields and you must be a female non-tenured, assistant professor. Due to sponsor restrictions, one nominee from each of the STEM2D fields is allowed.

Internal Deadline
: Friday, August 23, 2019

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2020 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend Competition

The Office of Research is conducting an internal competition to determine nominees for the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends program. The NEH Summer Stipends Program provides $6,000 to support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of performance of two consecutive months.

Internal Deadline: 
Monday, August 26, 2019

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2019 Mellon Foundation “New Directions” Fellowship

Syracuse University invites applications for the Mellon New Directions Fellowships to assist faculty members in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who seek to acquire systematic training outside their own areas of special interest. The program is intended to enable scholars in the humanities to work on problems that interest them most, at an appropriately advanced level of sophistication.

Internal Deadline
: Friday, August 30, 2019

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2020 Pew Biomedical Scholars

Syracuse University has been invited to nominate one faculty member to the Pew Biomedical Scholars Competition for 2020. Based on their performance during their education and training, candidates should demonstrate outstanding promise as contributors in science relevant to human health. Strong proposals will incorporate particularly creative and innovative approaches. An award of $75,000 per year will be provided to the sponsoring institution for use by the scholar over the four-year period.

Internal Deadline
: Monday, June 3, 2019

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25) 2019

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Number: PAR-17-339  https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-339.html

Institutional Limitations:

Only one application per institution is allowed. Institutions are also limited to a single SEPA award. Syracuse University does not currently have a SEPA award.

Purpose:

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages the development of innovative educational activities for pre-kindergarten to grade 12 (P-12), preservice and in-service teachers (Teachers) and students from underserved communities with a focus on Courses for Skills Development, Research Experiences, Mentoring Activities, Curriculum or Methods Development and Outreach.

Information on current SEPA projects can be found at: https://www.nigms.nih.gov/Research/crcb/sepa/Pages/default.aspx and http://nihsepa.org. Applicants are strongly encouraged to consult with the SEPA Scientific/Research Contact to be advised on the appropriateness of the intended P-12 STEM or ISE project for SEPA program objectives and the priorities of the NIGMS.

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INTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY – Undergraduate Research and Creative Works (URCW) Grant Program now open for Spring 2019!

Syracuse University announces the Spring 2019 funding cycle for the new Undergraduate Research and Creative Works (URCW) Grant Program, as part of expanded opportunities for undergraduates, made possible by the University’s new Office for Undergraduate Research. The URCW Program will foster and support diverse undergraduate engagement in faculty-guided scholarly research and creative inquiry across all disciplines and programs at Syracuse University. Proposals are due Thursday, February 28th.

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.