Independent Television Service

Independent Television Service SYNOPSIS:  Independent Television Service (ITVS) Open Call provides completion funds for single nonfiction public television programs on any subject, and from any viewpoint. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress video.   Deadline(s):      08/08/2014   Web Site: http://www.itvs.org/funding/open-call Program URL: http://www.itvs.org/funding/open-call/how

Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grants for National Leadership Activities

Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grants for National Leadership Activities Sponsor:          Office of Innovation and Improvement/Department of Education   SYNOPSIS:  The purpose of the CSP is to increase national understanding of the charter school model by: (1) Providing financial assistance forthe planning, program design, and initial implementation of charter schools; (2) Evaluating the effects of charter schools, including the effects…

National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program

National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program Sponsor:          National Academy of Education SYNOPSIS:   The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $25,000 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the…

Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grants for National Leadership Activities

Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grants for National Leadership Activities Sponsor:          Office of Innovation and Improvement/Department of Education   SYNOPSIS:  The purpose of the CSP is to increase national understanding of the charter school model by: (1) Providing financial assistance forthe planning, program design, and initial implementation of charter schools; (2) Evaluating the effects of charter…

Weak Innovation Policy Environment Hampers U.S. Competitiveness, Finds ITIF

Weak Innovation Policy Environment Hampers U.S. Competitiveness, Finds ITIF In recent decades as many countries have developed sophisticated national innovation strategies, the U.S. has generally avoided attempts to introduce a coordinated innovation policy system. Instead, U.S. leaders have placed their trust in the market, rather than the government, to generate knowledge, products and businesses. A…

University Postgraduate Research Scholarships (UPRS) Sponsor: Charles Darwin University

University Postgraduate Research Scholarships (UPRS) Sponsor:          Charles Darwin University   SYNOPSIS:  These scholarships are offered by the sponsor to postgraduate research students undertaking projects that fall within the University’s research priority areas. The goal is to maintain and develop the high-impact research profile in areas of strength including Environment and Livelihoods; Human Health and Wellbeing;…