Funding Opportunities 19 June 2017

TO:                         Faculty and Staff

FROM:                   The Research Office and the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs

SUBJECT:               Funding Opportunities 19 June 2017 

All applications developed in response to a funding announcement are to be routed through the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) for university approval before being released to the external agency. Please inform us of your intent to submit as soon as you know you plan to apply and at least 30 days prior to the due date.

When there is a limit on the number of proposals that may be submitted for a solicitation, to ensure that the university submits the most competitive proposal, an internal review and selection process will be implemented. Please inform us of your intent to submit as soon as you know you plan to apply and at least 6 weeks prior to the due date or you may miss the internal selection deadline.  

Please send notifications to sdudley@uncfsu.edu and information will be provided on the submission procedures and timelines.

Dr. Daryush Ila, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Tech Transfer Officer & RSO dila@uncfsu.edu x 2417
Dr. Leslie Evelyn, Director of Sponsored Research and  Programs, aevelyn@uncfsu.edu x 1644
Shenetta Dudley, Pre-Award Administrator sdudley@uncfsu.edu x1570
Carolyn Harris, Post Award Administrator charri35@uncfsu.edu x 2612
Dwane Hodges, Budget Officer dhodges1@uncfsu.edu x 1645
Dr. Carla Raineri Padilla, Compliance & Export Control Officer, cpadilla@uncfsu.edu x 1569 

Center of Excellence:  Trusted Human-Machine Teaming

FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2017-0001

Synopsis: The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) seeks unclassified proposals from educational institutions in the United States for a University Center of Excellence (UCoE) in in Trusted Human-Machine Teaming. Proposals must not contain any proprietary information. This center is a joint project between the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Air Force Research Laboratory, Airman Systems Directorate (AFRL/RH), referred to collectively as “we, our, or us” in this announcement. The center will extend the research capabilities of the Air Force Research Laboratory, and provide opportunities for a new generation of United States scientists and engineers to address the basic research needs of the Air Force. We will consider proposals for up to five (5) years with a three-year (3) base period and a two-year (2) option period.

Eligible Institutions:  Public and State Controlled Colleges and Universities
Closing Date:             18 August 2017
Program Funding:        $5,000,000
Award Ceiling:             $5,000,000
Award Floor:                $1,000,000
Instrument Type:         Grant
Cost Sharing/Matching:  NO

Link to the Solicitation: http://www.wpafb.af.mil/Welcome/Fact-Sheets/Display/Article/842050
Agency:  Air Force Office of Scientific Research 

Theoretical Research in Magnetic Fusion Energy Science
DE-FOA-00001757
Synopsis: The Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) program in the Office of Science (SC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), announces its interest in receiving new or renewal grant applications for theoretical and computational research relevant to the U.S. magnetic fusion energy sciences program. Applications selected in response to this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) will be funded in Fiscal Year 2018, subject to the appropriation of funds by the Congress. The specific areas of interest are:

  1. Macroscopic Stability
  2. Confinement and Transport
  3. Boundary Physics
  4. Plasma Heating & Non-inductive Current Drive, and
  5. Energetic Particles

Eligible Institutions:  Unrestricted
Closing Date:             18 August 2017
Program Funding:        $10,000,000
Award Ceiling:             $2,000,000
Award Floor:                $300,000
Instrument Type:          Grant
Cost Sharing/Matching: NO

Link to the Program Manager:  John.Mandrekas@science.doe.gov
Agency:  Office of Science