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NV NASA Space Grant Consortium Request for Proposals 2012

03/22/2012 · No Comments

 
The following RFP’s are now available through the Nevada NASA Space Grant Consortium website: 

Research Infrastructure RFP

Application deadline:April 30, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. PST

NVSGC is seeking to provide seed money to develop new avenues in Nevada for research projects, and programs that will ultimately result in new publications and/or research proposals from NASA. The aim is to build expertise and research infrastructure, as well as strengthen collaborations between the Nevada System of Higher Education personnel and NASA centers. NVSGC is specifically looking to support activities that effectively demonstrate progress from initial contact and collaborations with NASA research centers to more sustainable programs and activities that will result in the development of proposals being submitted to NASA by the end of the award period. Specifically, NVSGC is interested in:

- Collaboration Building

- Travel Grants (no foreign travel allowed)

- Small Proposal Development awards

Award: Education grant funding will be approximately $15,000 to $20,000 per project in federal funds (including indirect/F&A). A match of 1:1 is required. Proposed activities should not exceed a one-year period.

Submission Guidelines: Proposals must be submitted as one (1) PDF file and submitted via email to: nshespo@nshe.nevada.edu

The email subject line must state: NVSGC_RI_Proposal_your last name, for example: NVSGC_RI_Proposal_Jones

Download documents: NV NASA Space Grant RFPs

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Pre-College Educator RFP

Application deadline: April 30, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. PST

NVSGC strives to promote and increase the awareness, availability and use of NASA content based STEM materials for pre-college (K-12) and pre-service teachers, so they can effectively integrate these in their future teaching endeavors. The program is intended to enable teachers to inspire students from an early age to consider and prepare for a STEM career path.

Award: The education grant funding will be approximately $8,000 to $10,000 per project in federal funds (including indirect/F&A). A match of 1:1 is required. Proposed activities should not exceed a one-year period.  

Submission Guidelines: Proposals must be submitted as one (1) PDF file and submitted via email to: nshespo@nshe.nevada.edu

The email subject line must state: NVSGC_PreCol_Proposal_your last name, for example: NVSGC_PreCol_Proposal_Jones

Download documents: NV NASA Space Grant RFPs

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Informal Education RFP

Application deadline: April 30, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. PST

As part of the NVSGC mission, we endeavor to promote STEM literacy and encourage lifelong learning and social interaction, as well as to increase awareness and perceived importance of NASA’s missions through informal activities outside the formal classroom. Informal education activities must include at least two of the following:  

1. Supplemental materials/handouts

2. Staffing

3. Content delivered based on state educational standards and/or learning objectives

Award: The education grant funding will be approximately $3,000 to $5,000 per project in federal funds (including indirect/F&A). A match of 1:1 is required. Proposed activities should not exceed a one-year period.

Submission Guidelines: Proposals must be submitted as one (1) PDF file and submitted via email to:

nshespo@nshe.nevada.edu

The email subject line must state:

NVSGC_IE_Proposal_your name, for example: NVSGC_IE_Proposal_Jones
Download documents: NV NASA Space Grant RFPs

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Hands-on Training (HOT) RFP

Application deadline: April 30, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. PST

One of NVSGC’s objectives is to provide curricular and/or extracurricular programs where multiple students are involved in hands-on science or engineering and event-based activities that promotes teamwork and enhances the types of training extremely relevant to NASA and the STEM workforce. Through hands-on training students become more empowered to participate and engage in their own learning.

Award: The education grant funding will be approximately $25,000 to $35,000 per project in federal funds (including indirect/F&A). A match of 1:1 is required. Proposed activities should not exceed a one-year period.

Submission Guidelines: Proposals must be submitted as one (1) PDF file and submitted via email to:

nshespo@nshe.nevada.edu

The email subject line must state:

NVSGC_HOT_Proposal_your last name, for example:

NVSGC_HOT_Proposal_Jones

Download documents: NV NASA Space Grant RFPs

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Curricula Development RFP

Application deadline: April 30, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. PST

Through this program, NVSGC intends to establish new courses and/or infuse NASA related content within the Nevada System of Higher Education institution’s curricula. Specific targets include interdisciplinary classes utilizing or implementing NASA mission directorate content, as well as senior design courses and senior research projects. 

Award: The education grant funding will be approximately $3,000 to $4,000 per project in federal funds (including indirect/ F&A). A match of 1:1 is required. Proposed activities should not exceed a one-year period.

Submission Guidelines: Proposals must be submitted as one (1) PDF file and submitted via email to:

nshespo@nshe.nevada.edu

Th email subject line must state: 

NVSGC_CurDev_Proposal_your last name, for example:

NVSGC_CurDev_Proposal_Jones

Download documents: NV NASA Space Grant RFPs

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Eligibility:

- Open to all NSHE faculty. Other faculty from Nevada institutions of higher education must contact Dr. Christian H. Fritsen at: 775-673-7487 or via email at: christian.fritsen@dri.edu

- Participants receiving direct funding must be US citizens, including Principal Investigators (PI), even if no salary is included for the PI in the proposal. Those with permanent status, a green card, or similar, are not eligible to receive funding through this NVSGC grant.

- Applicants must be in good standing with NVSGC and the Nevada NASA EPSCoR Program by being compliant with required reporting, etc.

- Applicants must have the approval of their Office of Sponsored Projects, Business Office, Grants and Contracts Office, or Controller’s Office depending on the policy at the faculty’s institution.

 

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