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The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Grants
A Follow-Up Program to the US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
The National Academy of Engineering awards The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Grants, two grants of $30,000 each, following US Frontiers of Engineering Symposia.
These grants provide seed funding for US FOE participants who are at US-based institutions to enable further pursuit of important new interdisciplinary research and projects stimulated by the US FOE symposia. They are intended to provide seed money 1) for support of students and post docs in a research effort or technical work, the purchase of equipment, and/or the acquisition of preliminary data that will support competition for larger awards from other sources, or 2) for execution of a discrete technical project of an interdisciplinary nature that will contribute to innovation in a particular area.
Links to the grant application and sample grant agreement are posted below, which you must be logged in to view. The grant application deadline is as follows:
Submission deadline: December 15, 2017, 5pm Eastern Time
Award announcement: March 15, 2018
Grant term: The grant term may begin no earlier than April 1, 2018, and end no later than May 31, 2020
Sample Grant Agreement
Please direct questions to Janet Hunziker at firstname.lastname@example.org.