The HETS Connection
Volume : 5 - Issue : 1 - FEBRUARY 2009

OF INTEREST TO OUR MEMBERS: FUNDING SOURCES

Sponsor: Buck (Frank H. and Eva B.) Foundation

Program Number: 99617
Title: Grants Program
 
The sponsor provides support to nonprofit organizations, including governmental agencies. Currently the sponsor has a special interest in education in all its aspects. The sponsor encourages collaborative efforts and integrated, comprehensive concepts.

Deadline(s): 07/15/2009

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?99617

Sponsor: O'Shaughnessy (I.A.) Foundation

Program Number: 90823
Title: Grants Program

The sponsor provides support for programs and projects that support high quality education that prepares students in disadvantaged communities for educational and life success.

DEADLINE NOTE

The sponsor accepts letters of inquiry at any time. Full proposals will be invited. Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?90823

Sponsor: New York Community Trust

Program Number: 09394
Title: New York Community Trust Grant Program
 
The sponsor provides support for projects in the following areas: children, youth, and families; community development and the environment; education, arts, and the humanities; and health and people with special needs. Eligible projects are those benefiting New York City. Awards usually range from $5,000 to $50,000 for one year.
 
DEADLINE NOTE
 
The sponsor's Distribution Committee meets six times annually, and grant applications are accepted throughout the year. Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?09394
 
Sponsor: Association for Institutional Research
Program Number: 02213
Title: Fellowship Program in Institutional Research
 
The sponsor announces the Fellowship Program in Institutional Research to support improved quality of institutional research in U.S. postsecondary education. Deadline(s): 04/20/2009
 
Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?02213
 
Sponsor: American Council of Trustees and Alumni
Program Number: 02178
Title: Robert Lewit Fellowship in Education Policy
 
The sponsor provides a fellowship for a two-month period for research and writing on education policy.

Deadline(s): 04/01/2009

DEADLINE NOTE

Applications for summer 2009 fellowships must be postmarked by April 1, 2009. Two-month fellowships are available during the academic year; please inquire. Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?02178.

Sponsor: Chronicle of Higher Education
Program Number: 02090
Title: Editorial Internships
 
The sponsor provides four internships at its Washington, D.C. office for the fall 2009 session.

Deadline(s): 06/05/2009

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?02090
 
 
Sponsor: Independent Institute
Program Number: 71758
Title: Student Internships
 
The Independent Institute's multi-dimensional internship program provides all participants with a hands-on approach to public policy, offering an inside look at how policy institutes operate in the rough-and-tumble world of public debate.
 
Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?71758
 
 
Sponsor: Directorate for Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering/NSF
Program Number: 82496
Title: Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC)
 
The Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) program aims to significantly increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents receiving post secondary degrees in the computing disciplines, with an emphasis on students from communities with longstanding underrepresentation in computing. Those underrepresented groups are women, persons with disabilities, African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. The BPC program seeks to engage the computing community to develop and implement innovative methods, frameworks, and strategies to improve recruitment and retention of these students through undergraduate and graduate degrees. Deadline(s): 05/13/2009
 
Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?82496
 
 
Sponsor: International Women's Media Foundation
Program Number: 81683
Title: Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship
 
The sponsor provides an opportunity for a woman journalist working in the print, broadcast or Internet media to spend an academic year in a tailored program that combines access to MIT's Center for

International Studies and other Boston-area universities, and two media companies, The Boston Globe and The New York Times. With this flexible structure, the fellow will have opportunities to pursue academic research as well as hone her journalistic skills covering topics related to human rights and social justice. Deadline(s): 04/15/2009

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?81683
 
 
Sponsor: National Black MBA Association, Inc.
Program Number: 66440
Title: PhD Fellowship Program
 
Support is provided to minority doctoral students for two fellowships each year. Applicants must be minority students enrolled in a full-time doctoral business or management program or related discipline doctoral program in the U.S. Deadline(s): 05/01/2009.
 
Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?66440
 
 
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities/Natl. Fndn. on the Arts & Humanities
Program Number: 94599
Title: JISC/NEH Transatlantic Digitization Collaboration Grants
 
The sponsor is offering support for digitization projects in the humanities. The sponsor will provide funding for one year of development in any of the following areas: new digitization projects and pilot projects, the addition of important materials to existing digitization projects, or the development of infrastructure (either technical "middleware," tools, or knowledge-sharing) to support U.S.-England digitization work. Deadline(s): 03/26/2009.
 
Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?94599
 
 
Sponsor: Directorate for Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering/NSF
Program Number: 82496
Title: Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC)
 
The Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) program aims to significantly increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents receiving post secondary degrees in the computing disciplines, with an emphasis on students from communities with longstanding underrepresentation in computing. Those underrepresented groups are women, persons with disabilities, African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. The BPC program seeks to engage the computing community to develop and implement innovative methods, frameworks, and strategies to improve recruitment and retention of these students through undergraduate and graduate degrees. Deadline(s): 05/13/2009.
 
Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?82496
 
 
Sponsor: Directorate for Engineering/NSF
Program Number: 86913
Title: Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering
 
This solicitation aims at introducing nanoscale science, engineering, and technology through a variety of interdisciplinary approaches into undergraduate engineering education. The focus of this year's competition is on nanoscale engineering education with relevance to devices and systems and/or on the societal, ethical, economic and/or environmental issues relevant to nanotechnology. Deadline(s): 04/29/2009
 
Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?86913
 
 
Sponsor: Smithsonian Institution
Program Number: 02374
Title: Minority Internships
E-mail: siofg@si.edu
 
Internships are available to minority undergraduate and graduate students who are underrepresented in Smithsonian scholarly programs, to pursue research conducted at the institution. Awards provide stipends of $500 per week for ten weeks. Deadline(s): 10/01/2009
 
DEADLINE NOTE
October 1 deadline is for Spring (starting February 1) internships.
 
Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?02374
 
 
 
Sponsor: Directorate for Education and Human Resources/NSF
Program Number: 82348
Title: Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI)
 
The Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) program seeks to improve the quality of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education for all undergraduate students. It especially welcomes proposals that have the potential to transform undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) for all students.
 
Deadline(s): 05/21/2009, 05/22/2009, 01/13/2010

DEADLINE NOTE

For Type 1 proposals from submitting organizations located in states or territories beginning with A through M, the proposal due date is May 21, 2009. For Type 1 proposals from submitting organizations located in states or territories beginning with N through W, the full proposal due date is May 22, 2009. For Type 2 and 3 proposals and for CCLI Central Resource Project proposals, full proposals are due on

January 13, 2010. CCLI Central Resource Project proposals for small focused workshops may be submitted at any time after consulting with a program officer.

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?82348

 
Sponsor: Directorate for Education and Human Resources/NSF
Program Number: 72754
Title: Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program
 
The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science teachers.

Deadline(s): 02/10/2009, 02/24/2009, 03/10/2009, 08/25/2009

DEADLINE NOTE

The Letter of Intent deadline date for Noyce Scholarship and NSF Teaching Fellowship/Master Teaching Fellowship Proposals is February 10, 2009. The full proposal deadline date for the Innovation through Institutional Integration program is February 24, 2009. The full proposal deadline cate for the Noyce Scholarship and NSF Teaching Fellowship/Master Teaching Fellowship program is March 10, 2009. The full proposal deadline date for the Innovation through Institutional Integration program is August 25, 2009.

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?72754
 
 
Sponsor: Higher Education for Development
Program Number: 00716
Title: CAFTA-DR Environmental Law Capacity Building Initiative
 
Under this program, support will be provided for a higher education partnership to strengthen environmental law capacity building in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Nicaragua as part of the U.S.-Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) and the Environmental Cooperation Agreement (ECA). Deadline(s): 03/11/2009

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?00716

Sponsor: Office of Postsecondary Education/Department of Education

Program Number: 49501
Title: Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (HSI)
 
The purpose of the CCRAA Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program is to develop and carryout activities to improve and expand the institution's capacity to serve Hispanic and other low-income students. Deadline(s): 04/06/2009.

DEADLINE NOTE

Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: February 20, 2009 for an applicant institution that wishes to be designated as eligible to apply for a FY 2009 new grant under the Title III or Title V Programs and April 6, 2009 for an applicant institution that wishes to apply only for cost-sharing waivers under the FSEOG, FWS, SSS, or UISFL Programs.

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?49501
 

Sponsor: Office of Postsecondary Education/Department of Education

Program Number: 96827
Title: Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP)

This program is intended to provide grants to eligible institutions of higher education (IHEs) to help them become self sufficient and expand their capacity to serve low-income students by providing funds to improve and strengthen their academic quality, institutional management and fiscal stability. Deadline(s): 04/06/2009

DEADLINE NOTE

Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: April 6, 2009 for an applicant institution that wishes to apply only for cost-sharing waivers under the FSEOG, FWS, SSS, or UISFL Programs.

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?96827
 

Sponsor: Directorate for Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering/NSF

Program Number: 97687
Title: Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs
 
The sponsor's Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS) supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in two core programs: The Computer Systems Research (CSR) program; and The Networking Technology and Systems (NeTS) program.
 
Deadline(s): 08/31/2009, 11/28/2009, 12/17/2009

DEADLINE NOTE

Medium projects can be submitted from August 1, 2009 to August 31, 2009. Large projects can be submitted from November 1, 2009 to November 28, 2009. Small projects can be submitted from December 1, 2009 to December 17, 2009.

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?97687
 

Sponsor: Jostens Foundation

Program Number: 94869
Title: Community Grants
 
The sponsor provides support to organizations that enhance the lives of youth and promote educational opportunities that significantly and positively impact children from birth through college.

Deadline(s): 03/05/2009, 05/26/2009, 08/25/2009, 11/24/2009

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?94869
 

Sponsor: Renner Foundation

Program Number: 01529
Title: Grants Program
 
Under this program, the sponsor makes grants to eligible organizations for programs that are committed to the advancement of medicine, higher education, cultural and religious values. Deadline(s): 03/15/2009

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?01529

Sponsor: Coca-Cola Foundation

Program Number: 52984
Title: Grants Program
 
In response to community needs and priorities across the globe, the sponsor supports initiatives focused on: Water Stewardship; Health and Active Lifestyles; Community Recycling; and Education.
 
Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?52984
 

Sponsor: Washington State University

Program Number: 73766
Title: Summer Doctoral Fellows Program
 
The sponsor invites applications and nominations from doctoral candidates who are nearing completion of their graduate degrees and preparing for careers in higher education. Applications will be considered in the following colleges: Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering and Architecture, Liberal Arts, Nursing, Pharmacy, Sciences, and Veterinary Medicine.

Deadline(s): 03/15/2009

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?73766
 

Sponsor: Directorate for Education and Human Resources/NSF

Program Number: 01438
Title: National STEM Education Distributed Learning
 
This program aims to establish a national network of learning environments and resources for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education at all levels. The sponsor anticipates that approximately $10.75 million will be available in FY2009. Deadline(s): 04/15/2009

DEADLINE NOTE

Letters of Intent are optional and are due on March 11, 2009. Full proposals are due on April 15, 2009.
 
Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?01438
 

Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service

Program Number: 01390
 
Title: Learn and Serve America Higher Education
 

The sponsor will provide funding to support higher education service-learning and community service programs that address community needs through local service projects. These funds will be awarded to both individual institutions and consortia. The Corporation's mission is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering. The purpose of Learn and Serve America Higher Education grants is to expand participation in community service and service-learning programs in colleges and universities serving as civic institutions to meet the human, educational, environmental or public safety needs of their local communities. Deadline(s): 03/26/2009

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?01390

Sponsor: National Press Club

Program Number: 66064
Title: Feldman Fellowship for Graduate Studies in Journalism
 
The sponsor provides support for a one-year stipend of $5,000 to defray post-graduate tuition costs for graduate students in journalism. Applicants must have applied to or be enrolled in an accredited graduate program in journalism. Deadline(s): 05/01/2009
 
Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?66064
 

Sponsor: Rural Utilities Service/Department of Agriculture

Program Number: 06096
Title: Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program
 
Distance learning and telemedicine loans and grants are specifically designed to provide access to education, training and health care resources for people in rural America. The Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Program funds the use of advanced telecommunications technologies to help communities meet those needs. The grants, which are awarded through competitive process, may be used to fund telecommunications, computer networks and related advanced technologies. Deadline(s): 03/24/2009.

DEADLINE NOTE

Applications for grants must be postmarked no later than March 24, 2009. Electronic copies must be received by March 24, 2009 to be eligible for FY 2009 grant funding. Late or incomplete applications are not eligible for FY 2009 grant funding.

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?06096
 

Sponsor: Kennedy (John F.) Library Foundation

Program Number: 18165
Title: Student Internships
 
The sponsor provides several paid archival internships each year to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in history, government, archival administration, library science, English, journalism, communications and other related disciplines.

DEADLINE NOTE

For a current list of internship opportunities, please see: http://www.jfklibrary.org/Historical+Resources/Archives/Internship+Vacancies.htm

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?18165
 

Sponsor: American Planning Association

Program Number: 72151
Title: Planning Fellowship
 

The sponsor provides a fellowship to foster increased minority interest in the study of urban planning at the graduate level. This will provide increased minority participation in the planning profession, and ultimately, greater service to communities across the nation. Applicants must be a member of one of the following minority groups: African American, Hispanic American, and Native American. Deadline(s): 04/30/2009

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?72151
 

Sponsor: National Renewable Energy Laboratory/DOE

Program Number: 48258
Title: Student Internship Research Participant Program
 
The sponsor provides internships at its facilities for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time in a U.S. college or university. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The applicant may be eligible for round-trip transportation.

DEADLINE NOTE

Applications are accepted as positions become available.

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?48258
 

Sponsor: Institute for International Public Policy

Program Number: 82075
Title: Fellowship Program
 
The sponsor provides college sophomores with specially designed education and training experiences critical to entry and advancement in international affairs careers. Students participate in a multi-year sequence of summer policy institutes, study abroad, intensive language training, internships, and graduate study. Deadline(s): 03/16/2009
Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?82075
 

Sponsor: Southern Regional Education Board

Program Number: 86071
Title: Dissertation Year Fellowship
 
The sponsor provides support to produce more minority Ph.D.s and to encourage them to seek faculty positions. This award is for scholars who have completed all course work comprehensive/preliminary exams and defended their dissertation prospectus, or will before the academic year begins. These fellowships are only available to scholars who plan to become full-time faculty members upon completion of their doctoral program. Deadline(s): 03/07/2009
 
Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?86071
 

Sponsor: Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation

Program Number: 69630
Title: Grants Program
 

The sponsor focuses its efforts on programs that are designed to improve the quality of life in the communities served by the cruise industry. The sponsor supports programs that enhance educational opportunities for youth, including those designed to improve literacy, teach basic life skills, and promote good citizenship. The Foundation also supports academic enrichment opportunities aimed at enhancing student proficiencies in reading, math and science.

DEADLINE NOTE

Grant applications should be submitted at the beginning of each calendar year or at the beginning of each quarter. Grant submissions will be reviewed on a quarterly basis for final selection. The full review process may take up to six months.

Link to full program description: http://www.infoed.org/new_spin/spin_prog.asp?69630
 


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