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Call for Fall 2016 URC Applications

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 8:00am
Applications are now being accepted for the University Research Council (URC) Grants Program. The URC is committed to a broad and inclusive definition of research, including both pure and applied research as well as scholarly creative endeavors....

ORAU Travel Grants Limited Submissions Competition

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 10:29am
Appalachian State University is an associate member of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). ORAU member institutions may submit two requests per year, for up to $800 each, to facilitate travel by a faculty member. Applications must be for...
Information Session on the Provost’s Initiative on Research Collaboration with Regional Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Friday, September 16th 9:00am – 10:00am JET 357 Come participate in a conversation about Appalachian’s long-...

Don't miss these events!

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 4:59pm
Make some room in your schedules for these events coming up quickly: 1) Research Webinar: Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research [8/24/2016, 3-4:30PM]FFAR supports the mission of "sustainably nourishing the growing global community." Join...
A notice released last week from the NIH, AHRQ, and NIOSH outlines a new policy that eliminates appendix material for applications submitted for due dates on or after January 25, 2017. For more information see:

NSF Merit-Review Report: Diversity in Grantmaking

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:34am
Diversity in NSF grants–The NSF's latest merit-review report says that while fewer proposals are received from women than men, the success rate for female PIs is slightly higher than that for male PIs, and there has been a relatively...
Appalachian Proposal Preparation Lab is designed to assist grant-ready faculty develop their idea for funding and prepare a quality, review-ready proposal with valuable information and support from grant-experienced facilitators. It...
The August 2016 issues of Deadlines and Research Development & Grantwriting News are now available (AppState login required). Deadlines, produced by the AASCU's Grants Resource Center, is a monthly compilation of federal and...
Funding opportunity for health disparities-related meetings, workshops, and symposia The objectives of meetings conducted as part of this award will be to: (1)    establish and/or enhance existing academic-community partnerships; (2)...
The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership Grants program awards grants from $1,000 to $16,000 for the preservation, interpretation, development, and promotion of heritageresources in five thematic areas:...

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