NASA limited submission funding opportunity

by Daina Tagavi, Professional Development Peer
Monday, October 15, 2018 3:00 PM

National Aeronautics and Space Administration presents a limited submission funding opportunity.

This program supports training and development of students and faculty in STEM at targeted colleges and universities, and provides opportunities for research and education to inspire and prepare increasing numbers of students for STEM careers.

The goals of this program include:

1) Expand the nation's base for aerospace research and development by fostering new aerospace research and technology development concepts aligned with NASA research priorities as defined by NASA Mission Directorates;
2) Promote institutional advancement and enhanced research capacity through partnerships among MSIs, other academic institutions, NASA research assets, and industry;
3) Strengthen participation of faculty, researchers, and students at MSIs in the research programs of NASA’s Mission Directorates;
4) Facilitate mechanisms to insure the diversity of workers at NASA and in undergraduate and graduate degrees awarded to students from MSIs in NASA-related fields reflects the diversity of our nation.

At minimum, the proposal shall include each of the following partners: ‚Äčat least one four-year institution of higher education (in addition to the proposing institution), especially one that would provide mentoring in establishing a stronger research environment. Proposers are strongly encouraged to partner with two-year institutions of higher education, including those from which the lead institution receives a significant number of transfer students; and at least one NASA Center. The maximum award is $3M for three years.

Please follow the campus procedure outlined below. This program supports training and development of students and faculty in STEM at targeted colleges and universities, and provides opportunities for research and education to inspire and prepare increasing numbers of students for STEM careers.

Deadline(s):

10/22/2018 - Campus Notice of Intent (required)
10/25/2018 - NASA Notice of Intent
12/17/2018 - Full Proposal

Eligibility: UCSB may submit one application.

Campus Procedure: Interested investigators must submit a notice of intent to Kelly Pillsbury at funding@research.ucsb.edu by October 22nd at 5 p.m. The notice should include:

  • PI Name

  • Co-PIs

  • Planned title and brief description of research focus;

  • Primary affiliated NASA Mission Directorate, NASA Center and other collaborators; and

  • Key words that describe the technical area of proposed research.

  • If more than one potential project is identified, pre-proposals will be requested and a review process will be developed. 

Summary information on the campus procedure for this program is available here.

Information on all limited submission programs can be found here.

For more information about the campus limited submission procedures click here.

For more detailed information, you can contact the agency directly:
Contact: Dave Berger, (661) 276-5712, NASAMIRO@nasaprs.com