Grants and Opportunities

Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Research Advancement Award

Objective: To increase the research competitiveness of faculty at minority-serving institutions and institutions with a historical mission of training students from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research. The award provides research support to faculty who are at the most advanced formative stages of their research career and are seeking to transition to non-SCORE support.

Who May Apply: All US institutions of higher learning with a historical mission of educating students from diverse backgrounds underrepresented
in biomedical and behavioral research as defined by the National Science Foundation that award science degrees and have received less than six million dollars from NIH R01 support in the last two fiscal years.

Deadline: May 25, 2013


The Enrico Fermi Award

Objective: To recognize excellence in science and technology relevant to the Department of Energy’s missions; show appreciation to scientists, engineers, and science policymakers who have given unstintingly to advance DOErelevant science and technology; and inspire people of all ages through the examples of Enrico Fermi, and the Fermi Award laureates who followed in his footsteps, and explore and open new scientific and technological realms.

Nomination Deadline: May, 31, 2013


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