The NSF Early Faculty Development (CAREER) Program Award is one of the most prestigious and competitive awards a pre-tenure faculty member can receive. The CAREER award validates the recipient’s research agenda and their position as a teacher-scholar, and brings recognition to their department and institution. Please see NSF 17-537 for the full program solicitation and eligibility information.
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Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (HERE at ORNL) provides research opportunities and associated activities for teaching and non-teaching faculty. The program is designed to complement academic programs by utilizing the unique resources of ORNL to enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, encourage careers in science and technology, and improve scientific literacy, while at the same time contributing to the ORNL mission.
Office of Naval Research (ONR) has released its new BAA. A brief description of the ONR Program Codes and the science and technology thrusts that ONR is pursuing is provided in Appendix 1 of this solicitation.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is interested in receiving research proposals addressing critical fundamental research needs in advanced manufacturing, and particularly in projects that may enable innovations in the technical focus areas of one or more of the Manufacturing USA Institutes. Such proposals should leverage the facilities, infrastructure, expertise and member companies of one or more Institutes.
NSF has identified improvement of graduate student preparedness for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce as one of its priorities. As part of this effort, a supplemental funding opportunity is available in fiscal year (FY) 2018 and FY 2019 to provide support for non-academic research internships for graduate students to support career opportunities in any sector of the U.S. economy.
Are you planning on working on a humanities project next summer? The National Endowment for the Humanities supports summer projects. NEH Summer stipend recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, and other scholarly tools. Projects may be at any stage of development.