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The Nevada Space Grant Consortium (NVSGC) announces available funding for 2023-2024 Research Infrastructure.
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.
- Faculty may only apply to the NVSGC Research Infrastructure or NV NASA EPSCoR RID Seed Grant solicitation, but not both during the same solicitation year.
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 Summer 2023.
Note: The budget guidance for this solicitation was amended to correct an error on February 27, 2023.
Proposed project period may start on August 1, 2023 and extend through May 31, 2024.
Please read the full SOLICITATION for all relevant details. *Download PDF file to view “paperclipped” attachments.
A web-based meeting (Microsoft 365 Teams) will be held to provide an overview of the NVSGC Research Infrastructure and NV NASA EPSCoR RID Seed Grant solicitations, tips on proposal preparation and Q&A. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 2:00 pm (PT). Use this link to attend: JOIN THE MEETING
Proposal Deadline: Monday, March 6, 2023; 5:00 pm PT.