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

More information can be found here.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2020 National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program

The Office of Research is conducting an internal competition to determine nominees for the National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program 2020. An MRI award supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs. Per the NSF restrictions, no more than two submissions will be selected in Track 1 and no more than one submission in Track 2.

Internal Deadline
: Monday, October 7, 2019

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

INTERNAL 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 – REDC – Round 9 – Internal Call for Concepts

The Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) is now open for the 9th Round of Regional Economic Development Council Competitions: http://www.regionalcouncils.ny.gov/central-new-york.

The Regional Economic Development Council initiative (REDC) is a key component of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s transformative approach to State investment and economic development. In 2011, Governor Cuomo established 10 Regional Councils to develop long-term strategic plans for economic growth for their regions. The Councils are public-private partnerships made up of local experts and stakeholders from business, academia, local government, and non-governmental organizations. For 2019, the Central New York REDC will continue to implement its updated plan,  CNY Rising Upstate Revitalization Initiativeto emphasize the vision for the Central New York Region: Innovation and collaboration will create opportunity for all who live and work in Central New York. We will take ownership over our future; operate in a nimble, efficient and effective manner; and leverage our many assets – natural, agricultural, geographic, economic, educational, cultural, and human – to form a diverse, sustainable and globally competitive economy while preserving and enhancing our region’s treasured quality of life.

For more information, visit the REDC Round 9 Limited Submission page
To apply, visit the Syracuse University Application Portal

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.

Click here for more information

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.