ACADEMIC RESEARCH

CURRENT GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Grant Seekers

This is a collection of grant opportunities and, if applicable, grant-related training opportunities that are currently available from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and other sources (August 27, 2014). Please note that they are divided by academic discipline and thus allow for easy navigation. The links listed below will change as new grant opportunities become available. In addition to checking the already existing external grant opportunities, do not hesitate to check this site on a regular basis.

 

ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE

Deadline Date – December 18, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of health and Human Services ADHRC

Category – Collaborative Partnership on Alcohol and Health Disparity Research Center

Size of Grant - $200,000/yr for 5 year projects

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AA-15-003.html

 

Deadline Date – December 18, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIAAA

Category – Collaborative Partnership on Alcohol and Health Disparity Research Center

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AA-15-003.html

 

ARTS AND CULTURE

Deadline Date – October 1, 2014 Letter of Inquiry

Grant Resource – Grammy Foundation

Category – Music Archiving, Preservation and Research on Music Impact on Human Condition

Size of Grant - $20,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.grammy.org/grammy-foundation/grants

 

Deadline Date – September 5, 2014

Grant Resource – USArtists International, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, NEA, Andrew Mellon Foundation

Category – American Dance, Music, Theater, Soloists Performing at International Festivals

Description – Grants will support American dance, music, and theater ensembles, and solo performers who have been invited to perform at international festivals and for performance engagements that represent career opportunities anywhere in the world outside of the United States. Support is for organizations classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Performing ensembles must have the majority of its members be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The lead creative artist of a collaborative ensemble must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Size of Grant - $15,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.midatlanticarts.org/funding/pat_presentation/us

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Deadline Date – October 15, 2014

Grant Resource – RedRover

Category – Emergency Shelter for Pets of Victims of Domestic Violence

Description – Applications for grants from RedRover to help organizations that provide emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence to create space to house the pets of victims. It is expected that the grant will enable the shelter of at least one pet within one year after project completion. Who may apply: organizations classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code whose primary mission is to provide shelter to victims of domestic violence.

Size of Grant - $3,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.redrover.org/node/1099

 

Deadline Date – October 15, 2014

Grant Resource – Ben & Jerry’s Foundation

Category – Social Change

Description – The Ben & Jerry's Foundation offers grants to nonprofit, grass-roots community organizing groups throughout the United States. Grants will support organizations working to bring about progressive social change by focusing on the underlying conditions of societal and environmental problems through constituent-led organizing and activist strategies. Who may apply: organizations classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code with budgets under $500,000. Applicants with fiscal agents that have tax-exempt status are also eligible.

Size of Grant - $20,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://benandjerrysfoundation.org/the-grassroots-organizing-for-social-change-program

 

Deadline Date – August 31, 2014

Grant Resource – Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Category – Hilton Humanitarian Prize

Description – Nominations for the 2015 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, which recognizes efforts to ease human suffering. The award, presented by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, includes a $1.5-million honorarium. Nominations should focus on a group's accomplishments, innovations in program design, and long-term impact. Nominees must be established nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) status from the Internal Revenue Service or the equivalent for entities outside the United States, and must have operating budgets greater than $500,000. Groups that have recently received major financial support from the foundation are ineligible. More information and initial nomination materials are available on the foundation's website.

Size of Grant - $1.5 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://prize.hiltonfoundation.org

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD

Deadline Date – October 14, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Education

Category – Preschool Development Grants: Expansion

Size of Grant – 7 awards totaling $160 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-08-18/pdf/2014-19427.pdf

 

Deadline Date – October 14, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Education

Category – Preschool Development Grants: Development

Size of Grant – 5 awards totaling $80 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-08-18/pdf/2014-19426.pdf

 

EDUCATION

Deadline Date – September 4, 2014

Grant Resource – American Educational Research Association

Category – Educational Research

Description – AERA provides small grants for faculty members, postdoctoral researchers, and other doctoral-level scholars to undertake quantitative research using data from the large-scale national or international data sets supported by the NCES, NSF, and/or other federal agencies. The selection process is competitive. AERA Research Grants are awarded for one or two years.

Size of Grant - $20,000 1 yr; $35,000 2 yr

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.aera.net/ProfessionalOpportunitiesFunding/FundingOpportunities/AERAGrantsProgram/ResearchGrants/tabid/12813/Default.aspx

 

Deadline Date – September 4, 2014

Grant Resource – American Educational Research Association

Category – Educational Research

Description – AERA provides dissertation support for advanced doctoral students to undertake doctoral dissertations using data from the large-scale national or international data sets supported by the NCES, NSF, and/or other federal agencies. The selection process is competitive. AERA Dissertation Grants are awarded for one-year.

Size of Grant - $20,000 1 yr; $35,000 2 yr

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.aera.net/ProfessionalOpportunitiesFunding/FundingOpportunities/AERAGrantsProgram/ResearchGrants/tabid/12813/Default.aspx

 

Deadline Date – November 1, 2014

Grant Resource – American Honda Foundation

Category – STEM

Description – The American Honda Foundation is awarding grants to groups that support education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, in addition to the environment.

Size of Grant - $75,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://corporate.honda.com/america/philanthropy.aspx?id=ahf

 

Deadline Date – September 4, 2014

Grant Resource – American Educational Research Association and NSF

Category – Education Research Grants

Description – The program seeks to stimulate research on U.S. education issues using data from the large-scale, national and international data sets supported by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NSF, and other federal agencies, and to increase the number of education researchers using these data sets. The program supports research projects that are quantitative in nature, include the analysis of existing data from NCES, NSF or other federal agencies, and have U.S. education policy relevance. Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals that:

-develop or benefit from new quantitative measures or methodological approaches for addressing education issues

-include interdisciplinary teams with subject matter expertise, especially when studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning

-analyze TIMSS, PISA, or other international data resources

-include the integration and analysis of more than one data set

Research projects related to at least one of the strands above and to science and/or mathematics education are especially encouraged.

Size of Grant - $20,000 1-year projects, $35,000 for 2-year projects

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web – http://www.aera.net/ProfessionalOpportunitiesFunding/AERAFundingOpportunities/AERAGrantsProgram/ResearchGrants/tabid/12813/Default.aspx

 

FELLOWSHIPS

Deadline Date – September 1, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Energy

Category – EPSA Fellowship

Description – Opportunity in Washington, D.C. for a full-time, one-year or more commitment, starting in September or October 2014 to conduct climate/environmental research. Applicant must be interested in a multi-disciplinary, fast-paced environment focused on energy and climate policy. Prefer expertise in one or more major energy sector (e.g. electricity, oil, gas) with training/experience in climate science, climate impacts or other environmental areas. Strong quantitative analytical, research and communication skills are required. Experience with modeling and managing data outputs from models preferred.

Size of Grant – full time salary

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://orise.orau.gov/epsa

 

Deadline Date – November 6, 2014

Grant Resource – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Category – Nancy Grace Roman Technology Fellowship Grant

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web – http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=261672

 

Deadline Date – September 4, 2014

Grant Resource – American Educational Research Association and National Science Foundation

Category – Education Dissertation Grants

Description – The Dissertation Grants competition seeks to stimulate research on U.S. education issues using data from the large-scale, national and international data sets supported by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NSF, and other federal agencies, and to increase the number of education researchers using these data sets. The program supports research projects that are quantitative in nature, include the analysis of existing data from NCES, NSF or other federal agencies, and have U.S. education policy relevance. Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals that: ·

-develop or benefit from new quantitative measures or methodological approaches for addressing education issues

-incorporate subject matter expertise, especially when studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning

-analyze TIMSS, PISA, or other international data resources

-include the integration and analysis of more than one data set

Size of Grant - $20,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.aera.net/ProfessionalOpportunitiesFunding/FundingOpportunities/AERAGrantsProgram/DissertationGrants/tabid/12812/Default.aspx

 

Deadline Date – November 10, 2014

Grant Resource – National Science Foundation

Category – Social Behavioral Economic Postdoctoral Research

Description – The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in two tracks: (1) Broadening Participation and (2) Interdisciplinary Research in Behavioral and Social Sciences. The National Science Foundation offers postdoctoral research fellowships to provide opportunities for recent doctoral graduates to obtain additional training, to gain research experience under the sponsorship of established scientists, and to broaden their scientific horizons beyond their undergraduate and graduate training. Postdoctoral fellowships are further designed to assist new scientists to direct their research efforts across traditional disciplinary lines and to avail themselves of unique research resources, sites, and facilities, including at foreign locations

Size of Grant – 16 awards totaling $3 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2014/nsf14595/nsf14595.htm

 

GERONTOLOGY

Deadline Date – November 7, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – MD-PhD Training Program in Aging and the Social/Behavioral Sciences (T32)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-15-012.html

 

Deadline Date – October 28, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in Basic Biology of Aging

Description – These Center grants will provide funding for leadership, training and research activities that will increase the dissemination of scientific knowledge in the research areas supported by the Division of Aging Biology of the NIA

Size of Grant - $600,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-15-005.html

 

GLOBALIZATION

Deadline Date – October 22, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Hubs of Interdisciplinary Research and Training in Global Environmental and Occupational Health

Size of Grant - $600,000/yr for 5 year projects

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-TW-14-001.html

 

HEALTH FIELDS

Deadline Date – November 20, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIDDKD

Category – Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Women: Bladder Health Scientific and Data Coordinating Center (PLUS-SDCC) (U01)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-14-018.html

 

Deadline Date – November 20, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIDDKD

Category – Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Women: Bladder Health Clinical Centers (PLUS-CCs) (U01)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-14-004.html

 

Deadline Date – November 6, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Centers Without Walls for Collaborative Research in the Epilepsies: Developing Disease Modifying or Prevention Therapies (U54)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-15-001.html

 

Deadline Date – December 17, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Tools for Assessment and Improvement of Neurologic Outcomes in Perinatal Medicine (R43)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HD-15-006.html

 

Deadline Date – November 17, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Tools for Assessment and Improvement of Neurologic Outcomes in Perinatal Medicine (R41)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HD-15-005.html

 

Deadline Date – October 4, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Developing Interventions for Health-Enhancing Physical Activity (R21/R33)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-321.html

 

Deadline Date – November 5, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Testing Interventions for Health Enhancing Physical Activity

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-315.html

 

Deadline Date – September 17, 2014

Grant Resource – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Category – Culture of Health Prize

Description – The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) 2015 Culture of Health Prize is awarded annually to honor outstanding community efforts and partnerships that are helping people live healthier lives. Winning communities will each receive a cash prize and have their accomplishments celebrated and shared broadly with the goal of raising awareness and inspiring locally-driven change across the country. Up to 10 RWJF Culture of Health Prize winning communities will be honored in 2015.

Size of Grant – 10 awards of $25,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.rwjf.org/en/grants/funding-opportunities/2014/rwjf-culture-of-health-prize.html?rid=h_TCzTKSYxwYCzJ02AIv01XYXWlRNlAH&et_cid=54246

 

Deadline Date – October 1, 2014

Grant Resource – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Category – Future of Nursing Scholars

Description – The goal of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) Future of Nursing Scholars program is to develop the next generation of PhD-prepared nurse leaders who are committed to long-term careers that advance science and discovery, strengthen nursing education, and bring transformational change to nursing and health care. Schools with research-focused PhD programs in nursing are eligible to apply for the program. As described by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the U.S. Council of Graduate Schools, “the purposes of the research-focused doctoral degree are to prepare for a lifetime of intellectual inquiry, creative scholarship, and research; provide preparation that leads to careers in government, business, and industry as well as academia; and result in extension of knowledge.” Selected schools will choose the PhD students to be designated as Future of Nursing Scholars.

Size of Grant - $75,000

Cost Sharing or Match – $50,000 

Web - http://www.rwjf.org/en/grants/funding-opportunities/2014/future-of-nursing-scholars-program--placeholder.html?rid=h_TCzTKSYxwYCzJ02AIv01XYXWlRNlAH&et_cid=54246

 

Deadline Date – Rolling

Grant Resource – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Category – Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization: Small Grants

Description – Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization (HCFO) supports research, policy analysis and evaluation projects that provide policy leaders timely information on health care policy, financing and organization issues. Supported projects include:

-examining significant issues and interventions related to health care financing and organization and their effects on health care costs, quality and access; and

-exploring or testing major new ways to finance and organize health care that have the potential to improve access to more affordable and higher quality health services.

Size of Grant – less than $100,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.rwjf.org/en/grants/funding-opportunities/2011/changes-in-health-care-financing-and-organization--small-grants.html?rid=h_TCzTKSYxwYCzJ02AIv01XYXWlRNlAH&et_cid=54246

 

Deadline Date – Rolling

Grant Resource – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Category – Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization

Description – Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization (HCFO) supports research, policy analysis and evaluation projects that provide policy leaders timely information on health care policy, financing and organization issues. Supported projects include:

-examining significant issues and interventions related to health care financing and organization and their effects on health care costs, quality and access; and

-exploring or testing major new ways to finance and organize health care that have the potential to improve access to more affordable and higher quality health services.

Size of Grant - $100,000+

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.rwjf.org/en/grants/funding-opportunities/2011/changes-in-health-care-financing-and-organization--hcfo-.html?rid=h_TCzTKSYxwYCzJ02AIv01XYXWlRNlAH&et_cid=54246

 

Deadline Date – September 29, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Administrative Supplements for Tobacco Regulatory Research on the Role and Impact of Flavors in Cigarettes, Cigars, E-Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco (Admin Supp)

Size of Grant – 15 awards totaling $3 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-320.html

 

Deadline Date – August 29, 2014

Grant Resource – Ronald McDonald House Charities

Description – Applications for grants from Ronald McDonald House Charities for projects that include a “train-the-trainer” model to their methodology and demonstrate measurable results as they focus on some of the most urgent issues related to children’s health.

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://rmhc.org/what-we-do/grants/how-to-apply

 

Deadline Date – October 23, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Limited Competition: NIGMS National Centers for Systems Biology (P50)

Size of Grant - $2 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-319.html

 

Deadline Date – November 16, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Patient Safety in the Context of Perinatal, Neonatal, and Pediatric Care

Size of Grant - $275,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-311.html

 

Deadline Date – January 7, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Role of the Microbiome in HIV-1 Vaccine Responses

Cost Sharing or Match – No  

Web – http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-317.html

 

Deadline Date – October 24, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services HRSA

Category – Health Resources & Services Administration AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Emergency Relief Funds

Size of Grant - 59 awards totaling $75 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=261589

 

Deadline Date – October 5, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Obesity and Asthma: Awareness and Self-Management

Size of Grant – 5 year grants

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-316.html

 

Deadline Date – October 22, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIOS

Category – Hubs of Interdisciplinary Research and Training in Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) Research (U01)

Size of Grant - $600,000/yr

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-TW-14-001.html

 

Deadline Date – January 6, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Limited Competition: AIDS Malignancy Clinical Trials Consortium (UM1)

Size of Grant - $21.4 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-14-502.html

 

Deadline Date – October 28, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of health and Human Services

Category – Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in Basic Biology of Aging (P30)

Size of Grant - $600,000/yr for 5 yr

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-15-005.html

 

MATH

Deadline Date – November 13, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Improving Health through Rehabilitation Robotic Technology (R43/R44)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=262369

 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Deadline Date – September 19, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Category – Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing

Size of Grant – 4 awards of $2.5 million

Cost Sharing or Match – Yes

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=262613

 

SCIENCES

Deadline Date – January 7, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Commerce

Category – FY15 Coral Reef Conservation Program Domestic Coral Reef

Size of Grant – 10 awards of $80,000

Cost Sharing or Match – Yes

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=262589

 

Deadline Date – November 3, 2014

Grant Resource – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Category – Solar Irradiance

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=261671

 

Deadline Date – November 7 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Energy

Category – Atmospheric System Research

Size of Grant – 20 awards totaling $8.75 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=261148

 

Deadline Date – September 15, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Energy

Category – National Laser Users’ Facility

Size of Grant – 13 awards of $500,000 

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=261288

 

Deadline Date – September 16, 2014

Grant Resource – NASA OK EPSCoR

Category – Travel Grants

Description – Up to eight Travel Grant Awards are awarded for faculty to spend up to three days and two nights at a NASA Center visiting with scientists. Faculty may include students in travel. The purpose of this grant is to provide the first step in initiating contact and forging a direct partnership with a NASA Center to develop possible research projects. Please refer to NASA's Four Mission Directorates, aeronautics research, human exploration and operations, science, and space technology, or solicitations from the Office of the Chief Technologist for areas of research interest.

Size of Grant – 8 travel awards to NASA of up to $3,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://okspacegrant.ou.edu/epscor_travel_grants.html

 

TRANSPORTATION

Deadline Date – September 30, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Transportation

Category – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration FY 2015 Border Enforcement

Size of Grant – 15 awards totaling $32 million

Cost Sharing or Match – 

Web - https://www.grantsolutions.gov/gs/preaward/previewPublicAnnouncement.do?id=49822

 

Deadline Date – September 30, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Transportation

Category – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration FY 2015 New Entrant

Size of Grant – 51 grants totaling $32 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - https://www.grantsolutions.gov/gs/preaward/previewPublicAnnouncement.do?id=49823

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH

Deadline Date – September 17, 2014

Grant Resource – Oklahoma Council for the Advancement of Science and Technology

Category – FY15 Intern Partnerships

Description – The purpose of Faculty and Student Intern Partnerships (Intern) funding is to improve the state’s R&D base by supporting undergraduate student and faculty internships in Oklahoma firms engaged in some form of R&D or implementation of new technology, e.g., a manufacturing operation improving their product or process through the implementation or installation of new technology. Further, the program encourages undergraduate students to prepare for careers in scientific and technical fields as well as ancillary areas that support high-tech companies in Oklahoma. OCAST internship funding acknowledges that the principal resources of the two-year and four-year institutions of higher education are the people—undergraduate students and faculty—and this program places these people into established successful applied research facilities within Oklahoma. The benefits of intern experience in actual applied R&D firms and programs are far reaching.

Size of Grant - $10,000 to $30,000 annually

Cost Sharing or Match – $1 to $1

Web - http://www.ok.gov/ocast/documents/CurrentInternSolicitation.pdf

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