Internal Funding Opportunities
University of Arizona Space Institute (UASI) Call for Concepts
While EDO supports the development of the science motivation leading to large external proposals, the University of Arizona Space Institute (UASI) supports development of the external proposals themselves, plus instrumentation development leading to such proposals. See below.
The University of Arizona Space Institute (UASI) is seeking principal investigators (PIs) planning to propose to upcoming solicitations from sponsoring organizations (NASA, NOAA, DOE, NSF, DOD, major Foundations and others). The UASI’s purview extends only to proposals that are consistent with opportunities that either involve UArizona in a PI role with a UArizona-associated life cycle funding of $5M or more upon award, or involve UArizona as the supplier of mission hardware, software, or facilities with a UArizona-associated life cycle funding of $5M or more.
Proposals for the development of instruments that would meet these requirements in subsequent proposals are included. PIs are encouraged to aggressively form teams with NASA centers and commercial and university partners as early as possible, especially for missions. UASI can assist and advise on teaming. UASI can assist and advise on internal UA technical and programmatic resources as well.
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
Sponsor: NASA ROSES 2022ProposalJuly 19, 2022
Sponsor: National Science FoundationProposalAug. 15, 2022
Sponsor: NASA ROSES 2022ProposalAug. 19, 2022
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.
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
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