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9th
March

Grant Opportunity 3-3-2017

Grant Forms, grant opportunities

The Grant Opportunity 3-3-2017 (pdf) of the Division of Science and Research update regarding current grant opportunities from a variety of funders is available by clicking the highlighted text above. To sign up for the weekly e-mail alerts, contact Dr. Jan Taylor.

Learn about other Grant Opportunities here.

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4th
November

Grants to Faculty Members

EPSCoR, Grant Forms

Innovation Grants
These grants fund improvements in scientific equipment, curriculum, minor renovations, classroom instruction, delivery and pedagogy. The program targets innovative, cohesive and/or comprehensive projects in laboratory/classroom settings that encourage undergraduate students to continue careers in science, mathematics and engineering. 
 
Eligibility:  Full-time faculty at the primarily undergraduate institutions in West Virginia may apply; West Virginia University and Marshall University faculty are not eligible.
 
The most recent Innovation Grants program announcement and request for proposals can be downloaded here.

 


International Innovation Grants
This program supports development of an international component in one or more STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) programs. The program encourages STEM faculty and students to think globally about research, collaboration, grant opportunities and exchange programs. Grant funds may be used for a variety of innovative purposes and activities including curriculum, scientific equipment and travel. 
 
Eligibility:  Tenure-track faculty at all four-year institutions of higher education in West Virginia are eligible.

A request for proposals for the  International Innovation Grants will not be held in 2010.

 


Instrumentation Grants
The program purchases scientific equipment for advanced undergraduate laboratories to help encourage undergraduate students in West Virginia to continue careers in science, mathematics and engineering. 
 
Eligibility:  Full-time faculty at the primarily undergraduate institutions in West Virginia may apply; West Virginia University and Marshall University faculty are not eligible.
 
The most recent Instrumentation Grants program announcement and request for proposals can be downloaded here.

 


Mini-Grants for Proposal Preparation
These grants aid faculty members in the preparation of research or research equipment proposals for submission to external agencies or foundations. This program may support the applicant in collection of preliminary data, idea development or dedication of time to focus on a larger research program and proposal.
 
Eligibility:  Tenure and tenure-track faculty at all four-year institutions of higher education in West Virginia are eligible.
 
The most recent Mini-Grants program announcement and request for proposals can be downloaded here.

 


Research Challenge Grants

This grant program supports large, focused STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) research projects that may lead to research centers and economic development. Projects should assist the institution in its ability to successfully compete for external funding on a national and international basis by providing incentives to significantly increase capacity.

A report summarizing the results of the first round of scientific research projects funded through the Research Challenge Grant program is available here.

Eligibility:  Full-time faculty or research professors at all four-year institutions of higher education in West Virginia are eligible.

The most recent Research Challenge Grants program announcement and request for proposals can be downloaded here.

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4th
November

Grants to Institutions for Student Programs

EPSCoR, Grant Forms, grant opportunities, NSF Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) 2010-2015

Governor’s School for Math and Science Grants

These grants provide funding to support residential summer programs for middle school students to explore scientific research. The program is jointly supported by the Division of Science and Research and the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts

Eligibility:  All four-year institutions of higher education and non-profit educational organizations in West Virginia are eligible. 

 

 


 

 

STEM Fellows Program

This grant program helps recruit and support outstanding graduate students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. Block grants are awarded to institutions for the purpose of providing fellowships to graduate students. 

Eligibility:  Full-time faculty, deans and academic administrators at West Virginia University and Marshall University are eligible. 

The most recent STEM Fellows program announcement and request for proposals can be downloaded here.

 

 


 

 

SURE Program

These grants help colleges and universities provide Summer/Semester Research Experiences to undergraduates in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. Block grants are awarded for the purpose of providing small research stipends to undergraduate students. 

Eligibility:  Full-time faculty, deans and academic administrators at all four-year institutions of higher education in West Virginia are eligible. 

The most recent SURE program announcement and request for proposals can be downloaded here.

 

 


 

Underrepresented Research Scholars Program

This program supports the meaningful involvement of outstanding underrepresented students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) research at the undergraduate level. Women, underrepresented racial/ethnic minorities (Hispanic/Latino; American Indian or Alaskan Native; Black or African American, and Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander), people with disabilities and first-generation/low socioeconomic status students may participate.  

Eligibility:  Tenure-track or research faculty at all four-year institutions of higher education in West Virginia are eligible. 

The most recent Underrepresented Research Scholars program announcement and request for proposals can be downloaded here.

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3rd
November