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The Nevada Space Grant Consortium (NVSGC) announces available funding for 2023-2024 Research Infrastructure – Round 2.
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 NASA Mission Directorate research topic areas (see attached list). These funds should not augment existing funded research projects.
- Faculty within any Nevada System of Higher Education Institution, particularly junior faculty, women, and members of other underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.
- Faculty receiving direct funding do not have to be U.S. citizens.
- Faculty who currently have a NVSGC research infrastructure or NASA EPSCoR research sub-award/grant are not eligible until after the end of their project.
- Important Change for Round 2: Faculty may now apply to the NVSGC Research
Infrastructure even if they applied for the NV NASA EPSCoR RID Seed Grant
earlier this cycle.
Funding: The Research Infrastructure awards will be $25,341 Federal with anticipated $16,874 state matching funds (depending on availability of State of Nevada funding) for 2 RI awards. Each submitted proposal must include signed budgets from their home institution. Any collaborating campus should be listed as 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. Please note that potential delays in Congressional appropriations and release of funds may result in late sub-awards. We currently anticipate making sub-awards during late Summer 2023.
Proposed project period may start on August 1, 2023 and extend through April 09, 2024.
Please read the full SOLICITATION for all relevant details. *Download PDF file to view “paperclipped” attachments.
Proposal Deadline: Monday, June 5, 2023; 5:00 pm PT.