Focus: The Nevada Space Grant Consortium (NVSGC) seeks to develop a diverse and capable Nevada STEM workforce by providing funds for NASA-related faculty research and/or workforce development projects. Selected faculty projects will enhance Nevada’s research infrastructure and/or provide STEM workforce development opportunities for students in topic areas such as: unmanned aerial systems, aeronautics (including high altitude balloon projects), planetary geology, astrochemistry, astrophysics, astrobiology, biodiversity/biology, new satellite data systems, remote sensing, sustainability, agricultural science, climate change, hydrological impacts under a changing climate, and STEM education. These funds should not augment existing funded research projects.
Funding: Depending on available funds, it is anticipated that 4 proposals will be selected for sub-awards. Project budget totals should not exceed $49,000 ($23K federal/$26K state match). Matching funds will be provided by State Special Projects match. Each submitted proposal must include signed budgets from their institution and any collaborating campuses with the amount of the collaborators total budget listed under 1.A. Subcontracts on the NSHE budget form for the lead institution. Awards will be made to the lead PI and then their institution will sub-award funds to any collaborating NSHE institutions.
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Webinar about this solicitation will be held February 12, 2019 at 12 noon PT. Use this webex link to: JOIN THE MEETING
Proposal Deadline: Monday, April 1, 2019, 5:00 pm PT.