Open Solicitations

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) 
The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program. Due August 23, 2017. View Solicitation.
 
Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyber-infrastructure (CyberTraining) 
The overarching goal of this program is to prepare, nurture and grow the national scientific workforce for creating, utilizing, and supporting advanced cyberinfrastructure (CI) that enables cutting-edge science and engineering and contributes to the Nation's overall economic competitiveness and security. Due October 9, 2017. View solicitation.
 
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace  (SaTC)
The SaTC program welcomes proposals that address cybersecurity and privacy, and draw on expertise in one or more of these areas: computing, communication and information sciences; engineering; economics; education; mathematics; statistics; and social and behavioral sciences. Proposals that advance the field of cybersecurity and privacy within a single discipline or interdisciplinary efforts that span multiple disciplines are both encouraged. Proposal submissions begin October 12, 2017. View solicitation.
 
 

Currently Closed Opportunities

Smart & Connected Communities (S&CC) The goal of this Smart & Connected Communities (S&CC) solicitation is to support strongly interdisciplinary, integrative research and research capacity-building activities that will improve understanding of smart and connected communities and lead to discoveries that enable sustainable change to enhance community functioning. Proposals due in February.
 
Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI), Limited Submissions
Advancements in data-driven scientific research depend on trustworthy and reliable cyberinfrastructure.  This submission focuses on the development and deployment of hardware and software technologies and techniques to protect research cyberinfrastructure across every stage of the scientific workflow. Proposals due February.
 
Smart & Connected Health (SCH)The purpose of this program is to develop next generation health care solutions and encourage existing and new research communities to focus on breakthrough ideas in a variety of areas of value to health, such as sensor technology, networking, information and machine learning technology, decision support systems, modeling of behavioral and cognitive processes, as well as system and process modeling. Proposals due in December.
 
DHS' HS-STEM Summer Internship Program
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. Proposals due December. View solicitation.
 
 

Other Funding Possibilities

The seek to address future challenges and build bridges between the department (defense) and the social science community favoring multidisciplinary, cross-institutional projects.
 
 
IARPA: data management and training required for effective intelligence gathering
 
 

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Seventy percent of first-year students are from diverse backgrounds