Announcements of Opportunity
Announcements of Opportunity listed here include UMD student scholarship and fellowship opportunities as well as larger institution-wide funding announcements. Please advise the Council staff of any opportunities not included.
Additionally, federal and state grants are available on the following sites and routinely updated:
Tuesday, 11 June 2013
SESYNC is now accepting applications for its Graduate Student Theme Proposal Writing Workshop.
The SESYNC Graduate Scholars Program (June 2012–January 2013) harnessed the creative abilities of graduate students from the social and natural sciences to identify and develop SESYNC Themes. Two of these will form the basis of a request for proposals to which graduate students exclusively may apply.
Prior to requesting proposals for the graduate student Themes, SESYNC will hold a...
Wednesday, 15 May 2013
The 2nd Annual call for the Council on the Environment Green Fellowship is underway. Graduate students interested in applying can obtain more information at: http://cone.umd.edu/index.php/education/green-fund
Friday, 3 May 2013
NGA Academic Research Program (NARP)
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency provides Grants for basic research to colleges and universities for research that will benefit future NGA needs and requirements. This research provides the fundamental science support for NGA’s applied and advanced research programs to address gaps in imagery and geospatial science and technology. The components of the NARP are:
Friday, 29 March 2013
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is seeking applications to provide assistance to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Funding is available from USDA's Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) remains focused on carrying out its mission, despite a time of significant budget uncertainty. Today's announcement is one part of the Department's...
Thursday, 28 March 2013
Full proposals are due by 2 PM EST on 12 April 2013.
A significantly improved capability to simulate and predict the coupled global air-ocean-wave-land-ice system at eddy resolving spatial scales in a computationally and operationally efficient and massively parallel architecture towards real-time, predictions is desired. Responders to this announcement should propose work in collaboration with the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Department of Energy (DOE), National Oceanic and...
Thursday, 7 March 2013
Applications due 1 April 2013.
The Program for Society and the Environment at the University of Maryland is inviting applications for graduate student research and travel grants. Students studying the relationship between societyand the natural environment are encouraged to apply for funding, which can be used to support field research or the presentation of research papers at conferences. The proposed research or presentation must be related to the PSE’s mission to encourage...
NASA ROSES 2012: Earth Science Applications: Ecological Forecasting for Conservation and Natural Resource Management
Friday, 8 February 2013
Current Closing date: 18 April 2013
For complete details: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=219557
Maryland Higher Education Commission: Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Research Challenge Grant Program
Thursday, 7 February 2013
Maryland public two- and four-year higher education institutions are invited to submit an application for a one time research grant to support the deployment of the offshore wind energy industry in the State. Awards will range from $250,000 to $1,000,000 in support of two-year research projects. At least three awards are anticipated.
This grant program, administered by the Maryland Higher Education Commission and guided by the technical expertise of the Maryland Energy Administration...
Friday, 1 February 2013
The U.S. – Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) is pleased to announce the opening of the 4th round of applications in its new research grants program devoted to Transformative Science. For complete details of the new programand submission instructions please consult the BSF website (www.bsf.org.il) under ‘Guidelines & Forms’.Someofthetermsofthis competition are as follows:
1. The BSF definition of Transformative Science has been adopted...
Wednesday, 16 January 2013
Current Closing Date for Applications: Apr 08, 2013
Letters of Intent for all Competitions should be received by the Competition Manager by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on February 5, 2013.
Funding Opportunity Description: The NOAA Climate Program Office's (CPO) Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program supports research teams that conduct innovative, interdisciplinary, user-inspired, and regionally relevant research that informs resource...
Friday, 14 December 2012
ROSES-12 Amendment 26: Final text in ROSES-12 via Appendix A.31, Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science.
This solicitation is for new and successor interdisciplinary research investigations within NASA’s Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science (IDS) program. Proposed research investigations will meet the following criteria: a) offer a fundamental advance to our understanding of the Earth system; b) be based on remote sensing data, especially satellite observations, but...