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New York Space Grant Faculty Grants

Oct 13th, 2017 -- dxhsrs

The New York Space Grant (NYSG) Consortium is pleased to announce a call for two categories of proposals. Grants up to $20,000 each will be competitively awarded. Matching funds are not required. A total of $60,000 in Space Grant funds are expected to be awarded for this RFP. The period of performance is one year (January 1 – December 31, 2018). 


Research initiation grants are intended to help faculty at NYSG member colleges and universities (see affiliates list in right sidebar) initiate research that will lead to competitive research projects in NASA's priority areas. Proposals are welcome in all fields of science & engineering research and technology development that support NASA's strategic plans and missions.


Proposals for significantly improving educational programs and resources in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields at NYSG member colleges/universities (see affiliates list in right sidebar) are solicited. Successful proposals will present detailed plans for enhancing existing classes/curricula or developing new courses or curriculum resources in NASA priority areas. Proposals involving curriculum changes or additions should provide clear documentation of support for the proposed project by appropriate administrators (department heads, deans, etc.).

Faculty, students, and other personnel receiving direct payments from Space Grant, a NASA training grant, must be U.S. citizens. Proposals will be peer-reviewed, incorporating assessments from a review committee.

Refer to the NY Space Grant Faculty Grants RFP 2018 for more details and proposal/budget guidelines. Please work with your SRS rep to develop and submit a proposal. 

Proposals must be received electronically by 5:00 pm EST on December 1, 2017.

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