Office of Research Development

Armstrong Fund for Science

Date/Time: 
02/03/2014, 5:00 PM

The Armstrong Fund for Science was established in 2006 through a gift from John and Elizabeth Armstrong.  Its goal is to encourage faculty at UMass Amherst to pursue research that has a significant likelihood of major science or engineering impact.

Limited Submission: American Honda Foundation

Date/Time: 
11/19/2013, 5:00 PM

Limited Submission Opportunity: American Honda Foundation $20,000-$75,000

American Honda Foundation supports imaginative, innovative, scientific, humanistic youth education projects with a specific STEM focus, in addition to the environment. Review former awards at: 
 

http://corporate.honda.com/america/philanthropy.aspx?id=ahf_fiscal_year_2012

Limited Submission: 2014 Camille Dreyfus Teacher – Scholar Award

Date/Time: 
11/13/2013, 5:00 PM

The following is a limited submission opportunity from the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation with only ONE nomination allowed per institution. If you are interested in applying to this program please submit a one page concept paper to Michelle Wonsey (mwonsey@research.umass.edu) via email, by Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

Please include:

Faculty Research Grant

Date/Time: 
03/07/2014, 5:00 PM

The Faculty Research Grant/Healey Endowment Grant (FRG/HEG) is offered under the University of Massachusetts Amherst Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement internal granting program. This program was developed to particularly encourage scholarly research and creative activities by pre-tenure members of the University faculty.

Alan T. Waterman Award

Date/Time: 
10/18/2013, 5:00 PM

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to accept nominations for the

2014 Alan T. Waterman Award

Each year, the Foundation bestows the Waterman Award in recognition of the talent, creativity, and influence of a singular young researcher. Established in 1975 to commemorate the Foundation's first Director, the Waterman Award is NSF's highest honor for promising, early-career, researchers.

Limited Submission: Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI: BIC)

Date/Time: 
09/30/2013, 5:00 PM

To: All Faculty in the College of Engineering and Social and Behavioral Sciences

Greetings,

Below please find a limited submission opportunity with only two proposals allowed per institution. If you are interested in applying to this program please email me by September 30th.

 

Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI: BIC)

Massachusetts Environmental Trust FY15 General Grants

Date/Time: 
09/12/2013, 5:00 PM

To: All Faculty in the Colleges of Natural Science and Engineering as well as all other interested faculty

Greetings, Below please find a limited submission opportunity from the Massachusetts Environmental Trust with only one nominee allowed per institution. If you are interested in submitting to this program please email me by September 12th. 

Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Date/Time: 
09/16/2013, 5:00 PM

To: All Faculty in the College of Natural Sciences, School of Public Health and Health Sciences and all investigators researching Infectious Diseases.

Greetings, Below please find a limited submission opportunity with only two nominees allowed per institution. If you are interested in this opportunity please email me by September 16, 2013. 

Limited Submission Opportunity: American Honda Foundation

Date/Time: 
09/10/2013, 5:00 PM

Limited Submission Opportunity: American Honda Foundation $25,000-$75,000

American Honda Foundation supports imaginative, innovative, scientific, humanistic youth education projects with a specific STEM focus, in addition to the environment. Review former awards at: http://corporate.honda.com/america/philanthropy.aspx?id=ahf_fiscal_year_2012.

Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship

Date/Time: 
09/10/2013, 5:00 PM

To: Tenure-track faculty working on computing research areas and on areas that involve innovative application of computing

 

The following is a limited submission opportunity from Microsoft with only one nominee allowed per institution. If you are interested in applying to this program please send me a short summary of your research and CV via email by September 10th. If you have questions about the program please contact Will Melton, Executive Director of Development at wmelton@cns.umass.edu.

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