Sara Jackson Graduate Student Award — Sponsor: Western History Association

— Sponsor Number:
— Deadline Date:                01-Apr-2016
— Funding Amount:               500.00

** Contact Email :              westernhistoryassociation@gmail.com
** Sponsor Website :            http://www.westernhistoryassociation.wildapricot.org/awards
** Program URL :                https://westernhistoryassociation.wildapricot.org/awards/student/jackson
** Deadline Dates (ALL) :               01-Apr-2016
** Synopsis :           <p>The WHA provides an annual award of $500 in support of student (M.A. or Ph.D.) research in the field of Western history.</p>

| Leave a comment

Aboriginal Education Awards — Sponsor: Business Council of Manitoba  

— Sponsor Number:
— Deadline Date:                31-Mar-2016
— Funding Amount:               0.00

** Contact Telephone :          204-942-3637
** Contact Email :              ckowall@businesscouncil.mb.ca
** Sponsor Website :            http://www.businesscouncil.mb.ca
** Program URL :                http://businesscouncil.mb.ca/aboriginal-education-awards/about-the-awards
** Deadline Dates (ALL) :               31-Mar-2016
** Synopsis :           <p>The Business Council of Manitoba is committed to helping Aboriginal students attend university or community college.</p>

| Leave a comment

RFP — Study of an Information Strategy to Increase Enrollment in Postsecondary Education Department of Education

52130 RFP — Study of an Information Strategy to Increase Enrollment in Postsecondary Education Department of Education ED-IES-16-R-0008 0.00
Contact Name Gibran Mills, Contract Specialist
Contact Telephone 202-245-6072
Contact Email gibran.mills@ed.gov
Program URL https://www.fbo.gov/spg/ED/OCFO/CPO/ED-IES-16-R-0008/listing.html
Synopsis SYNOPSIS:

B — Study of an Information Strategy to Increase Enrollment in Postsecondary Education SOL ED-IES-16-R-0008Gibran Mills, Contract Specialist, Phone 202-245-6072, Email gibran.mills@ed.gov – Veronica L. Price, Sr. Contracting Officer, Phone 202-245-6158, Fax 202-245-6278, Email veronica.price@ed.gov***THIS NOTICE IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS*** This synopsis notice is posted in accordance with FAR Part 5.203(a).The U.S. Department of Education (Department) anticipates the solicitation and award of one hybrid contract (contains both Fixed Price and Cost Reimbursement Tasks) for a new Fiscal Year 2016 procurement titled “Study of an Information Strategy to Increase Enrollment in Postsecondary Education” (hereafter referred to as “EOC”) on behalf of the Institute for Education Sciences (IES), National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE). The purpose of the requirement is to conduct a study of an information strategy to increase participation in postsecondary education among individuals from low income families and those who are potential first generation college students.The study will focus on the use of messaging targeted toward clients of Educational Opportunity Centers (EOCs) regarding college enrollment activities and deadlines. The study is designed to examine a strategy which may improve EOCs’ effectiveness in meeting the program’s aim of increasing the number of disadvantaged adults who enroll in postsecondary education. EOC grantees provide information and counseling to clients in-person and via telephone. The Department seeks to test whether systematic, low-cost messaging can enhance these services. The DRAFT EOC Performance Work Statement (PWS) is attached for reference.The period of performance for the anticipated contract is 75 months (if the option period is exercised), broken out as indicated below:Base Period (19 months)• The 19 month Base Period focuses on convening the first meeting of the study’s Technical Working Group, grantee recruitment, designing data collection, obtaining The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Institutional Review Board (IRB) clearances for data collection, designing the study intervention, and designing the client recruitment and random assignment process within each study site.Option Period (56 months)• The 56 month Option Period focuseson obtaining client intake data from grantees, randomly assigning eligible clients, implementing the intervention, collecting and analyzing study data, convening a meeting of the study’s Technical Work Group in order to discuss preliminaryfindings, and producing a report that includes the final study findings.The Department anticipates posting the EOC Request for Proposals on http://www.FBO.gov in late February or early March 2016. It is anticipated that the acquisition strategy will be a negotiated, competitive acquisition (open to both small and large businesses) conducted in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 15.All questions or comments concerning this notice or its contents must be directed to Gibran Mills, Contract Specialist, via EMAIL ONLY at Gibran.Mills@ed.gov; with a carbon copy to Veronica L. Price, Contracting Officer at Veronica.Price@ed.gov.CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/ED/OCFO/CPO/ED-IES-16-R-0008/listing.html.

| Leave a comment

Hudson River Foundation

Hudson River Foundation
Contact Name Helena Andreyko
Contact Telephone 212-483-7667
Contact Email info@hudsonriver.org
Sponsor Website http://www.hudsonriver.org
Program URL http://www.hudsonriver.org/?x=polgar
Deadline Dates (ALL) 22-Feb-2016
Synopsis The Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship program is a student research program conducted through the Hudson River Foundation in cooperation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
| Leave a comment

Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions

Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions
Contact Name Tara McCarthy
Contact Telephone 780-423-5727×219
Contact Email tara.mccarthy@aihealthsolutions.ca
Sponsor Website http://www.aihealthsolutions.ca/funding
Program URL http://www.aihealthsolutions.ca/funding/health-research-funding/knowledge-exchange-grants/knowledge-exchange-visiting-scientists/
Deadline Dates (ALL) 01-Mar-2016
Synopsis The Visiting Scientist program funds productive scientists on visits to and from Alberta. Length of visit is from 1 month (minimum) to 12 months (maximum).
| Leave a comment

March of Dimes

March of Dimes
Contact Name Joe Leigh Simpson, MD, FACOG, FACMG
Contact Email ResearchGrantsSupport@marchofdimes.com
Sponsor Website http://www.marchofdimes.com/
Program URL http://www.marchofdimes.com/research/research-grants.aspx
Deadline Dates (ALL) 30-Apr-2016
Synopsis MOD invites all qualified scientists with faculty appointments or the equivalent, at universities,hospitals and research institutions (not for profit or profit), to submit applications for research grantsrelevant to our mission. This encompasses basic biological processes governing differentiation anddevelopment, genetics and genomics of these processes, clinical studies, reproductive health andenvironmental toxicology, and social and behavioral studies concerning cognitive and behavioralrisks that affect outcomes of pregnancy, the perinatal period, and subsequent child development.
| Leave a comment

Weizmann Institute of Science

Weizmann Institute of Science
Contact Telephone +972-8-934-3860
Contact Email visiting.proposal@weizmann.ac.il
Sponsor Website http://www.weizmann.ac.il/acadaff/Feinberg_visit_home.html
Program URL http://www.weizmann.ac.il/acadaff/Feinberg_visiting_information.html
Deadline Dates (ALL) 31-Mar-2016, 30-Sep-2016
Synopsis The Feinberg Foundation Visiting Faculty Program aims to attract recently tenured (or tenure track) academics from around the world for visits (of one month to three months) to the Weizmann Institute for the pursuit of collaborative research (preference will be given to those with no previous ties to Weizmann Institute).
| Leave a comment