U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Minority Serving Institutions Program (MSIP), for Fiscal Year 2013

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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Minority Serving Institutions Program (MSIP), for Fiscal Year 2013: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), an independent agency created by Congress in 1974, regulates the nation's civilian use of byproduct, source, and special nuclear materials to ensure adequate protection of public health and safety, to promote the common defense and security, and to protect the environment. This FOA is issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Office of Small Business and Civil Rights (SBCR) to fund Minority Serving Institutions' (MSI) programs and activities relevant to nuclear safety, security, environmental protection, or any other fields the Commission deems critical to its mission. The goal of the NRC SBCR MSIP to assist MSIs in their effort to increase the number of students and faculty from groups underrepresented in fields related to the nuclear industry. The MSIP objectives are to assist MSIs in their efforts to achieve academic excellence; build capability, capacity and infrastructure; develop human capital (faculty and students); gain knowledge and skills to effectively compete for grants, cooperative agreements, contracts and resources; participate in Federal and public programs; and to create a diverse skilled Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) pipeline. The program supports institutional grants with well integrated developmental activities that may include, but are not limited to, leadership development activities, research experiences at on or off-campus laboratories, specialty courses with a focus on critical thinking and development of research skills, collaborative learning experiences, career seminars, mentoring activities, scientific reading comprehension and writing skills, tutoring for excellence, recruitment activities and travel to professional meetings. Support is also available for evaluation activities.
Federal Grant Title: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Minority Serving Institutions Program (MSIP), for Fiscal Year 2013
Federal Agency Name: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SBCR-FN-1112-MSIP03
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 77.007
CFDA Descriptions: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Minority Serving Institutions Program (MSIP)
Current Application Deadline: Dec 19, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Dec 19, 2012
Posted Date: Nov 19, 2012
Creation Date: Nov 19, 2012
Archive Date: Dec 20, 2012
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $400,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,400
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) Asian American Pacific Islander Institutions (AAPIs) Eligible applicants are regionally accredited U.S. public and private minority institutions of higher education.
Grant Announcement Contact
M`Lita Carr Grants Specialist Phone: (301)492-3464

Office Email [MLita.Carr@NRC.gov]
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