Date Open: 
11/07/2014
Sponsor: 
National Science Foundation
ORD Notice of Intent Deadline: 
07/30/2021
Agency Deadline: 
10/08/2021
Limit per Institution: 
1
Source: 
External

Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC)

NSF 15-576

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15576/nsf15576.pdf

This program seeks to enhance and expand the national resource of digital data documenting existing vouchered biological and paleontological collections and to advance scientific knowledge by improving access to digitized information (including images) residing in vouchered scientific collections across the United States.

(NSF Deadline: Second Friday in October, Annually Thereafter)

Research Office LOI Deadline: July 30, 2021

Agency Deadline:  October 08, 2021

Anticipated Funding Amount:  $10,000,000

Estimated Number of Awards: 4-12

Limit on Number of Proposals per Organization: 1

In an effort to provide the highest level of excellence and viability for funding, a review process will be put in place if more than one proposal is submitted. The finalist will be asked to represent Oregon State University and to submit their proposal to the NSF-ADBC program by the NSF deadline of October 08, 2021.

General guidance for the preparation of letters of intent to the Research Office:

COVER SHEET (1 page) -please use an 11 point or higher font with one inch margins.

  • Solicitation Name and Descriptive Title
  • Project Summary:  3 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.
  • Key PI/co-PIs:  5 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 the NSF.  NSF funds will be used for: $ A for personnel; $ B for operations, and $ C for broader impacts/subcontracts etc. 
  • Justification for agency support: A few sentences on why this research fits with the RFP and strategic goals of NSF. 

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION (1 page) - please use an 11 point or higher font with one inch margins.

Problem statement: Clear and concise statement of

  • Research question(s) and how the project will address the research question(s);
  • Proposed activities: Describe the project to be undertaken and provide the technical specifications of the research activities and timelines that will be undertaken.
  • How the proposed research can lead to the advancement of research/knowledge in this area.
  • Expected results: Describe the outcome you anticipate from the research.
  • Abbreviated CV or biographical sketch of the principal investigator – separate page
  • Optional - Suggest one or two names to serve on the internal review committee.

Submit your Notice of Intent to the: 

 

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