2018-2019 Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowship – 04/02/2018 deadline to apply

The Nevada Space Grant Consortium announces available funding for the 2018-2019 Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowship. Graduate students at UNLV or UNR may apply.  Students must be citizens of the United States. Faculty who are involved in the administration of the Space Grant activities at the state level and who are not compensated from the award funds need not be United States citizens.

2018-2019 Higher Education: Curriculum Development and Hands-on-Training (HE) Faculty Competition – 3/12/18 deadline to apply

In anticipation of receiving a one-year funded extension of Nevada’s current Space Grant award, NVSGC announces available funding for the 2018-2019 Higher Education (HE) Faculty Competition. Faculty at any Nevada System of Higher Education institution may apply.  Important Change: Given new clarifications we received from the general counsel for NASA’s Office of Education, non-U.S. citizen faculty may now submit proposals for this solicitation.

2018-2019 Informal Education (IE) Faculty Competition – 3/12/18 deadline to apply

In anticipation of receiving a one-year funded extension of Nevada’s current Space Grant award, NVSGC announces available funding for the 2018-2019 Informal Education (IE) Faculty Competition. Faculty at any Nevada System of Higher Education institution may apply.  Important Change: Given new clarifications we received from the general counsel for NASA’s Office of Education, non-U.S. citizen faculty may now submit proposals for this solicitation.

2018-2019 Pre-College Educator Program (Pre-Ed) Faculty Competition – 3/12/18 deadline to apply

In anticipation of receiving a one-year funded extension of Nevada’s current Space Grant award, NVSGC announces available funding for the 2018-2019 Pre-College Educator Program (Pre-Ed) Faculty Competition. Faculty at any Nevada System of Higher Education institution may apply.  Important Change: Given new clarifications we received from the general counsel for NASA’s Office of Education, non-U.S. citizen faculty may now submit proposals for this solicitation.

FY18 Request for Proposals – 05/23/17 deadline to apply

The State of Nevada has been awarded a GEAR UP Grant of approximately $21 million over a seven-year period by the United States Department of Education (USDE), Higher Education Office. The federal objective of the grant is to increase the number of low income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post secondary education. The amount of approximately $1,000,000.00 is available in sub recipient funds for postsecondary institutions for Year 6 (fiscal year 2018). These Year 6 funds will be available for activities funded from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Pre-College Educator Program (Pre-Ed) Faculty Competition – 02/28/17 deadline to apply

The primary focus of this program is to train (pre-service) teachers who plan to teach STEM at K-12 and (in-service) teachers to infuse NASA-related content into K-12 schools. NVSGC is particularly interested in training teachers to provide pre-college students with hands-on science or engineering activities including the development of teams to compete in science and engineering challenges relevant to NASA.

2017-2018 Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowship – 04/03/17 deadline to apply

To support independently conceived or designed research, or senior design projects by graduate students, in disciplines that will help advance missions and goals of NASA; thus, providing an opportunity to directly contribute to advancements in STEM-related areas of study. NASA fellowship opportunities are focused on innovation through projects that will generate measurable results or advancements in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math which will contribute to NASA’s current and future science and technology goals.

Higher Ed: CD & HE Faculty Competition – 02/28/17 deadline to apply

Curriculum Development (CD) Focus:  The primary focus is to establish new and/or revised courses and materials that infuse NASA-related content within NSHE institutional curricula. We plan to support projects that include development of interdisciplinary classes utilizing or implementing NASA mission directorate content as well as senior design courses and senior research projects.

Hands-On-Training (HOT) Focus:  The primary focus of this program is to firmly establish new STEM hands-on-training activities that utilize NASA related interdisciplinary content within higher education curricula.  Proposals should include authentic, hands-on student activities in NASA-related STEM disciplines.

Research Infrastructure Faculty Competition – 04/10/17 deadline to apply

The NVSGC seeks tThe Nevada Space Grant Consortium (NVSGC) seeks to develop a diverse and capable Nevada STEM workforce by providing funds for NASA-related faculty research projects. Selected faculty research projects will provide authentic “hands-on” research opportunities for students in topic areas such as:  unmanned aerial systems, aeronautics (including high altitude balloon projects), planetary geology, astrochemistry, astrophysics, astrobiology, biodiversity/biology, new satellite data systems, remote sensing, sustainability, agricultural science, climate change, hydrological impacts under a changing climate, and STEM education.

2018-2019 Undergraduate Scholarship Program – 2/12/18 deadline to apply

The Nevada NASA Space Grant Consortium (NVSGC) announces available funding for the 2018-2019 Undergraduate Scholarship Program. This opportunity is designed to support independently conceived research or hands-on-projects by NSHE undergraduate students in disciplines that will help advance the missions and goals of NASA. Scholarship projects should generate measurable results or advancements in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) research that are relevant to NASA’s science and technology goals.

Workshop and Travel Support – ongoing opportunity

The Nevada NASA EPSCoR program announces available funding for Workshop and Travel support for NASA collaboration and proposal development. The goal is to facilitate new research collaborations among NASA Centers and NSHE faculty by competitively awarding travel grants and workshop funds.