2023 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Grants

The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Grants

A Follow-Up Program to the The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Symposium  

Participants of The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering 2023 Symposium are eligible to apply for The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Grants. Two grants of $30,000 each will be awarded.

These grants provide seed funding for participants who are at US-based institutions to enable further pursuit of important new interdisciplinary research and projects stimulated by the 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. The activities to be supported by a grant can involve non-conference participants, but the two primary applicants must have attended The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering 2023 Symposium and not be currently collaborating on a project. 

The grant application deadlines are as follows:

Submission deadline:  December 15, 2023, 5 pm Eastern Time

Award announcement:  March 15, 2024

Grant term:  The grant term may begin no earlier than April 1, 2024, and end no later than May 31, 2026.

Grant Application

Sample Grant Agreement

Questions should be directed to Janet Hunziker at jhunziker@nae.edu.