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Funding Opportunities Roundup, Nov. 20

Call for Proposals: Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women in the Chemical Sciences

The objective of the Mason Award is to kick-start the research career of promising future senior investigators in the chemical sciences. The Marion Milligan Mason Fund will provide four grants of $50,000 every other year to women researchers engaged in basic research in the chemical sciences. Awards are for women who are starting their academic research careers. In addition to research funding, the program will provide leadership development and mentoring opportunities.
Applicants must have a “full-time” career-track appointment. More than one applicant from the same institution can apply for this award, provided that each application is scientifically distinct.

View more information about the request for proposals for the Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women in the Chemical Sciences.


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Limited Submissions

Find information about limited submissions on the Limited Submissions Opportunities page.

Scalable Nanomanufacturing (SNM)

The Scalable Nanomanufacturing (SNM) Program seeks proposals on scalable nanomanufacturing challenges and societal and educational issues associated with continuing advances in nanomanufacturing and the ensuing increasing use of nanoscale materials, devices and systems.

All proposals should clearly state what roadblocks to scale-up exist and what new approach or approaches will be investigated to overcome those roadblocks. The scientific and engineering barriers to commercialization, in terms of production rate, throughput, quality, reproducibility, yield, efficiency, sustainability, and cost should be addressed in the proposal.

Please see the full RFP for complete information.

DEADLINES:
Notification of Interest to ORE: 11/23/2015 12 PM
Application to Agency: 2/16/2016
Estimated Program Funding: $5M total
Anticipated No. of Awards: 5-8


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