Internal Funding Opportunities
Proposals now being accepted!
EDO affiliates may request funding to support travel to meetings, conferences, workshops of opportunity, organizations/agencies, or other activities that further EDO’s mission of developing new large research projects incorporating planetary, earth, engineering, and optical sciences in partnership with federal agencies, industrial partners, and other universities to advance our understanding of Earth processes and changes. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis each fiscal year for as long as budget for this line remains.
Funding now available.
EDO may provide grants to bring exceptional speakers to campus that further EDO’s mission of uniting the UA’s internationally renowned programs in planetary, Earth, engineering, and optical sciences in partnership with NASA, industrial partners, and other universities to build a sustained center of excellence in Earth remote sensing research, education, and outreach. Speakers should clearly help advance UA’s efforts to develop new research programs and collaborations targeted towards potential funding opportunities. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis each fiscal year for as long as budget for this line remains.
Funding now available.
External Funding Opportunities
Volunteer for NASA Review Panels
Reviewers from post-docs on up are sought for both mail-in and in-person proposal reviewer teams in a variety of areas, including Earth Surface and Interior and Space Geodesy programs.
Join an NSF Scientific or Technical Federal Advisory Committee
NSF seeks recommendations (self or other) for membership on committees covering a range of areas relevant to EDO, including geosciences and the polar program. Members range from junior to emeritus faculty and non-academics.
Review ROSES Program Elements
NASA's Earth Sciences Division invites volunteer reviewers (including post docs and senior grad students) for the Weather and Atmospheric Dynamics program (A.26), ICESat-2 Research program (A.36), Sea Level Change Science Team program (A.11), and Physical Oceanography Program (PO). Other volunteer review forms are accessible from the main review panels page.
NASA Resources for New PIs
NASA’s New PI Resources page has a number of help docs and resources, including Thomas Zurbuchen’s recent Explore Science presentation (PDF) and Explore Science video (2 hours) on writing successful proposals. Also note that a NASA workshop for new PIs is scheduled in Tucson in mid-October; links will be posted when available.
Grants.gov Community Blog
EDO Funding Opportunities Database
EDO upkeeps a database of both internal and external funding opportunities for travel, research, and more.