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For the FY 2018 award cycle, NIFA intends to support projects with a target audience of K-14 students (kindergarten through twelfth grade plus two years of post-secondary schooling (e.g., vocational technical institutions or community or junior colleges). 4 year undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral focused projects will not be awarded under this grant announcement.
Projects with a primary target of 4 year undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral studies should consider NIFA’s workforce and development focused programs. More information is available here: https://nifa.usda.gov/resource/nifa-reinforces-agriculturaleducation-pipeline
Limited Submission - 1 per instituion, Maximum Award, $100,000 - Agency deadline March 28, 2018 5 pm eastern time. Letter of Intent not required for this program.
Guidance for preparation of letters of intent to the Research Office:
Cover Sheet (1 page)
Solicitation Name and Descriptive Title
Project Summary: 2 or 4 sentences or bullet points that provide an overview of the objective of your proposed research, how you plan to do it, and the expected outcome.
Unique Aspects: 2 or 4 sentences or bullet points that highlight how your research/approach is different/better.
Key PI/co-PIs: 4 or 6 sentences or bullet points that highlight team expertise as it relates to the project.
Budget: Example: The total cost of the project is anticipated to be $ X, with $ Y being requested from WAMS. WAMS funds will be used for: $ A for personnel; $ B for operations, and $ C for broader impacts/subcontracts etc.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION (2 - 4 pages - this is based on WAMS review criteria - A technical review panel will evaluate applications that meet the administrative requirements. We select reviewers based upon their training and experience in relevant scientific, extension, or education fields, considering the following factors):
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