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2023 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards

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The award amount provided by ORAU is $5,000. The applicant’s institution is required to match the award with at least an additional $5,000. This is a one-year grant (June 1 to May 31).

Description:

Eligibility for the Powe Awards is open to full-time assistant professors at ORAU member institutions within two years of their initial tenure track appointment at the time of application.

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Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) (Research Partnerships track)

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The budget for PFI-RP proposals is up to $550,000 for 36 months. Approximately 10-15 awards are anticipated. Deadlines in January and July. Only limited for PFI-RP (Research Partnerships) track

Description:

The Research Partnerships (PFI-RP) track seeks to achieve the same goals as the PFI-TT track by supporting instead complex, multi-faceted technology development projects that are typically beyond the scope of a single researcher or institution and require a multi-organizational, interdisciplinary,… 

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Critical Materials Accelerator

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EERE expects to make a total of approximately $10,000,000 ($10M) of federal funding available for new awards under this FOA, subject to the availability of appropriated funds. EERE anticipates making approximately 10-20 awards under this FOA. EERE may issue one, multiple, or no awards. Individual… 

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To bridge the gap between applied R&D and large-scale demonstration initiatives, AMMTO plans to fund prototyping and small-scale pilots in technologies important to the CMM supply chain to accelerate their deployment. Projects funded under this FOA will mature and validate technologies or processes… 

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Pathways into the Earth, Ocean, Polar and Atmospheric & Geospace Sciences (GEOPAths)

Award Info:

NSF anticipates available funding for the GEOPAths program to be approximately 6 million total for new awards per fiscal year.

Description:

The Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) supports the Pathways into the Geosciences - Earth, Ocean, Polar and Atmospheric Sciences (GEOPAths) funding opportunity. GEOPAths invites proposals that specifically address the current needs and opportunities related to education, learning, training and professional… 

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Expanding AI Innovation through Capacity Building and Partnerships (ExpandAI)

Award Info:

Each CAP award is anticipated to be a standard grant up to $400,000 total budget over two years

Each PARTNER award is anticipated to be a continuing award in the range of $300,000 to $700,000/year for up to 4 years.

Application windows: 

June 27, 2023 - October 20, 2023

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Description:

The National Science Foundation and its partners support the continued growth of a broad and diverse interdisciplinary research community for the advancement of AI and AI-powered innovation, providing a unique opportunity to broadly promote the NSF vision and core values, especially inclusion and… 

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2023 National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes

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Institute awards will be made for between $16,000,000 and $20,000,000 for four to five years ($4,000,000 per year on average). Proposals outside this range may be returned without review. Estimated program budget, number of awards and average award size/duration are subject to the availability of… 

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The 2023 update to the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan, informed by visioning activities in the scientific community as well as interaction with the public, identifies as its first strategic objective the need to make long-term investments in AI research in… 

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2024 NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM)

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Awards to support Track 1 (Institutional Capacity Building) projects may not exceed $1,000,000 total over a maximum duration of 6 years. Awards to support Track 2 (Implementation: Single Institution) projects may not exceed $2,500,000 total over a maximum duration of 6 years. Awards to support Track… 

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The main goal of the S-STEM program is to enable low-income students with academic ability, talent or potential to pursue successful careers in promising STEM fields. Ultimately, the S-STEM program seeks to increase the number of academically promising low-income students who graduate with a S-STEM… 

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Centers for Innovation and Community Engagement in Solid Earth Geohazards

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NSF anticipates making up to two new Center Operation awards (up to $3,000,000 per year for up to 5 years) as cooperative agreements.

Description:

The Centers for Innovation and Community Engagement in Solid Earth Geohazards program supports university-based centers to advance research on the fundamental solid Earth processes that underpin natural hazards. Centers will catalyze, coordinate, and produce transformative research, lead innovation,… 

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National Quantum Virtual Laboratory (NQVL)

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This solicitation pertains only to the Pilot phase of the NQVL program. QSTD Pilot awards may be funded at a level up to $1,000,000 for 12 months.

Description:

With this program solicitation, the Foundation is introducing the National Quantum Virtual Laboratory (NQVL) concept as an overarching shared infrastructure designed to facilitate the translation from basic science and engineering to the resultant technology, while at the same time emphasizing and… 

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Research Opportunities in Accelerator Stewardship and Accelerator Development

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Track 1 and Track 2: Maximum award size $3,000,000 (except for design studies, which arelimited to $200,000). Minimum award size $75,000.
Note: The ceiling and floor given above for Track 1 and Track 2 applications represent historical
experience. Past practice is not an obligation to stay… 

Description:

The DOE SC program in Accelerator Research and Development and Production (ARDAP) hereby announces its interest in applications to conduct cross-cutting use-inspired basic research and development (R&D) to advance accelerator science and technology (AS&T) and domestic supplier development… 

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