FUNDING OPPORTUNITY – First Awards In Climate or Energy Research or Atomic/Molecular/Optical Science (posted August 22, 2014)
Kansas NSF EPSCoR (KNE) helps Kansas build its research capacity and competitiveness in science and technology. The First Award program helps early career faculty become competitive for funding from the research directorates at the National Science Foundation by: 1) encouraging early career faculty to submit proposals to the NSF (or other federal funding agency) as soon as possible after their first faculty appointment, and 2) by accelerating the pace of their research and the quality of their subsequent proposals.
Only projects with research in areas that are related to the current Kansas NSF EPSCoR initiatives of Climate or Energy Research (http://www.nsfepscor.ku.edu/ph6.html) or Atomic/Molecular/Optical Science (http://www.nsfepscor.ku.edu/rii_t2_2014.html) are eligible for First Awards. Other eligibility requirements apply so please read the RFP carefully.Submission Deadlines:
Please note: The timeline and budget total have changed from previous First Award cycles. They are reduced to fit the timeframe remaining the the current award. Please consider the needs of your proposed project within those guidelines.Download the First Award Form.
Eligibility and application information available here.
NSF Program Officers from different Directorates can be invited to Kansas to meet with faculty.
Please contact KS NSF EPSCoR for more information.