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Are you a scientist planning to submit a JWST proposal in Cycle 1? Are you interested in serving your community as a local JWST expert during proposal-planning season (Jan-Apr 2020)? Then please consider applying to the JWST Master Class.

Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) will host approximately 25 participants for a 4.5-day, in-depth Master Class in Baltimore, MD on November 18-22, 2019. The Master Class will include topics related to James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) proposal...

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has released a draft of the Earth Venture Continuity 1 (EVC-1) Program Element Appendix (PEA) to the Third Stand Alone Missions of Opportunity Notice (SALMON-3) Announcement of Opportunity (AO) for community comments (NNH19ZDA007J). The full text of the draft solicitation is available on NSPIRES: http://nspires.nasaprs.com.

EVC-1 is part of the Earth Venture (EV) portfolio under the Earth System Science Pathfinder (ESSP) Program and...

Since 2007, Science Mission Directorate’s (SMD) four science divisions (Earth Science, Heliophysics, Planetary Science, and Astrophysics) at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC, have supported graduate student-initiated research through the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowships (NESSF). In 2018, however, SMD is inviting proposals for graduate student research via a new solicitation entitled "Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology" (FINESST)...

Announcement for Proposals (AFP) For a Partnership Agreement Related to Science Engagement Opportunities for the NASA Mars 2020 Project (NNH18ZDA016K)

Point of Contact: George Tahu; Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters: hqmars2020namingproposals@mail.nasa.gov.

This AFP solicits proposals to define, organize, and execute a contest for U.S. K-12 students to select a name for the Mars 2020 rover launching in 2020 on a non-reimbursable, i.e., no-exchange-of-funds, basis. The Mars...

Funding Opportunity Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) NNH18ZDA018C Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Science Mission Directorate (SMD) and Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEOMD) have released the third Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) as NNH18ZDA018C.

SSERVI CAN-3 NNH18ZDA018C invites the submission...

On behalf of Dr. Max Bernstein, SMD Lead for Research NASA Research and Education Support Service:

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2018-2019 NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowships
Audience: Higher Education Educators and Students
Proposal Deadline: Feb. 1, 2018

The NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship program is accepting proposals for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applications must be from accredited U.S. universities on behalf of individuals pursuing master’s or doctoral degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines.

NASA will award training grants to the respective universities, with the...

The following funding announcements have limits on institutional eligibility. Please read the full announcements carefully before applying.

Funding Announcement #1

Solicitation Number: NNH18ZHA002N-MAA Release Date: 12/21/2017   Close Date: 04/30/2018

Solicitation Title: Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Aerospace Academy (MAA)

The goal of the NASA MAA is to utilize NASA’s unique resources to:  Build the interest, skills and knowledge necessary for K-12...

NASA Human Exploration Research Opportunities (HERO) Released

A National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Research Announcement (NRA), entitled, “Human Exploration Research Opportunities (HERO)” (80JSC017N0001), has been released. This NRA will solicit applied research in support of NASA’s Human Research Program (HRP). This NRA is available through the NASA Research Opportunities homepage at: https://tinyurl.com/NASA-HERO-2017.

The research will fall into one or more...

Posted on behalf of Max Bernstein at NASA HQ

NASA's Science Mission Directorate is seeking subject matter experts to serve as mail-in and/or panel meeting reviewers of proposals to ROSES and other solicitations. Just follow the links below to the volunteer review forms and click the boxes to indicate the topics in which you consider yourself to be a subject matter. If your skills match our needs for this review we will contact you to discuss scheduling. 

We are currently seeking...

ED Review is a free product of the U.S. Department of Education (ED) Office of Communications and Outreach, State and Local Engagement.

About ED Review This twice-a-month newsletter provides updates on ED’s activities relevant to intergovernmental, corporate and other stake holders. ED Review also contains hypertext links to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations.  These links are provided for the user’s convenience.  The U.S. Department of Education...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More information may be found here: http://www.nsta.org/conferences/sessions.aspx

NASA Research and Education Support Services (NRESS) is seeking persons willing to serve as peer reviewers for a program element listed under Education Opportunities in NASA STEM (EONS) 2014 entitled, NASA MUREP Other Opportunities (MOO). Information about this opportunity, proposal requirements and evaluation criteria can be found on the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES) website at EONS: MUREP Other Opportunities (MOO).

Peer review is a...

On February 4, 2015, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Science Mission Directorate (SMD) is releasing a Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) soliciting team-based proposals for SMD science education for community review and comment. The final text will be downloadable from the NSPIRES web page at https://nspires.nasaprs.com/ by selecting Solicitations and searching for NASA Science Education or NNH15ZDA004C.

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NASA Research and Education Support Services (NRESS) is seeking persons willing to serve as panel reviewers for the NASA Innovations in Global Climate Change Education (IGCCE), a program element under Education Opportunities in NASA STEM (EONS) NNH11ZHA002C. Peer review is a critical component of the decision-making process for awarding projects under this solicitation. It assists in identifying high-quality projects by engaging individuals with different backgrounds, perspectives and areas...

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(Note: There are two education opportunities/sets of deadlines) in this ROSES NRA.)

--New Investigator Program in Earth Science (for early career scientists and engineers) and Fellowships for Early Career Researchers (for early career scientists and engineers in planetary science.
(Notice of Intent is requested by Aug. 4, 2010; Full proposals due on Sept. 1, 2010.)

--Education or Outreach awards for Principal Investigators, or PIs, of selected research investigations as supplements to their...

NOAA’s Office of Education (OEd) has issued a request for applications for Formal K-12 Education Projects that advance inquiry-based Earth System Science learning and stewardship directly tied to the school curriculum, with a particular interest in increasing climate literacy.

To address this goal, this solicitation will support service-learning and professional development projects related to NOAA's mission in the areas of ocean, coastal, Great Lakes, weather and climate sciences and...