U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity Announcement, Nuclear Education Curricula Development Grant, Fiscal Year 2013

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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity Announcement, Nuclear Education Curricula Development Grant, Fiscal Year 2013: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is an independent agency, established by the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, tasked with licensing and regulating the Nation's civilian use of byproduct, source, and special nuclear material to ensure adequate protection of public health and safety, to promote the common defense and security, and to protect the environment. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 authorized the NRC Nuclear Education Grant Program to support courses, studies, training, curricula, and disciplines pertaining to nuclear safety, nuclear security, nuclear environmental protection, and other fields that the Commission determines to be critical to the NRC's regulatory mission. The NRC Nuclear Education Grant Program's primary purpose is supporting and developing the educational infrastructure necessary to allow the Nation to safely advance its nuclear energy initiatives. The NRC currently encourages curriculum development in the following technical areas: Nuclear Engineering - Criticality safety courses for nuclear professionals - Thermal-hydraulics model development - Reactor physics - Nuclear power plant safety, licensing, and regulation - Nuclear power plant design and operations (including operating and emergency operating procedures) - Fuel performance Radiochemistry and Radiobiology Health Physics - Health physics modeling - Dosimetry and measurements - Environmental transport, dissolution, and migration - Decontamination and decommissioning - Reprocessing, recycle chemistry, and technology courses Materials and Mechanical Engineering - Welding principles, and nondestructive examination (NDE) technology - Management of aging plants (components and systems) - Material corrosion Reliability and Risk Analysis - Level 2 and Level 3 Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) Electrical Engineering - Power generation and distribution or electrical components - Digital instrumentation and control systems Safeguards and Security - Material control and accountability courses - Vulnerability analysis Human Factors and Human Reliability - Human factors modeling - Applied-experimental psychology, specializing in human performance and human factors Fire Protection Engineering - Fire Modeling for Fuel Cycle Facilities - Fire Modeling for Nuclear Power Plants Nuclear Waste - The fuel cycle - Nuclear waste forms - Disposal methods - Chemistry of nuclear waste Computational Methods - Application to nuclear safety - Model development - Computer code development and maintenance - Computational methods using alternative computer operating systems
Federal Grant Title: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity Announcement, Nuclear Education Curricula Development Grant, Fiscal Year 2013
Federal Agency Name: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HR-FN-0712-EDU7
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 77.006
CFDA Descriptions: U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Nuclear Education Grant Program
Current Application Deadline: Oct 03, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Oct 03, 2012
Posted Date: Jul 26, 2012
Creation Date: Jul 26, 2012
Archive Date: Nov 02, 2012
Total Program Funding: $4,700,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
-Public or State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education -Private Institutions of Higher Education Hispanic-serving Institutions -Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) -Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) -Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions
Grant Announcement Contact
M`Lita Carr Grants Specialist Phone: (301)492-3464

Contact Email [MLita.Carr@nrc.gov]
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