National Weather Service MSI Program

The summary for the National Weather Service MSI Program grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
National Weather Service MSI Program: The NWS is soliciting projects to be conducted by university investigators for 1-year to 3-years, with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2008. The NWS MSI Program represents an NOAA/ NWS effort to promote and increase diversity in the atmospheric and related sciences through collaborative research between operational forecasters and academic institutions which have expertise in the environmental sciences in support of the NOAA Weather and water mission goal. These activities will engage researchers and students in applied research of interest to the operational meteorological community and will result in the development of new educational opportunities for the public.
Federal Grant Title: National Weather Service MSI Program
Federal Agency Name: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Grant Categories: Science and Technology Education Natural Resources Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NWS-NWSPO-2008-2001260
Type of Funding: Grant Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 11.468
CFDA Descriptions: Applied Meteorological Research
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2008 Applications must be received by the
Posted Date: Dec 28, 2007
Creation Date: Dec 28, 2007
Archive Date: Mar 30, 2008
Total Program Funding: $50,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Minority Serving Institutions eligible to submit proposals include institutions of higher education identified by the Department of Education as: (i) Historically Black Colleges and Universities, (ii) Hispanic-Serving Institutions, (iii) Tribal Colleges and Universities, or (iv) Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions on the most recent United States Department of Education Accredited Post-Secondary Minority Institutions list (at the date of publication of this announcement). Proposals will not be accepted from non-profit organizations, foundations, auxiliary services or any other entity on behalf of MSIs.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Steve Drescher
Policy Advisor
Phone 301-713-0926 For problems downloading application
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