Colleagues, please let me know if you are on a team proposing an IGERT project. As you may know, NCSU has one active IGERT project on genetic pest management, that involves several CHASS faculty. If you've been asked to be a part of a different, new project, please let me know.
The National Science Foundation has announced the Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeships program for 2012. The program is intended "to establish new models for graduate education and training in a fertile environment for collaborative research that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries."
The letter of intent is required, and only one letter of intent is allowed per institution. The limit on proposals is one per institution.
Award: Up to $3.3 million per award over five years.
Mandatory notification of interest in applying: Due by 5 p.m. January 30, 2012 to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Internal preproposal submission: Due by 5 p.m. February 21, 2012. Internal preproposal requirements are available at http://research.ncsu.edu/rdo/
Estimated internal review completion date: February 29, 2012
NSF (required) letter of intent deadline: May 2, 2012
NSF proposal deadline: July 2, 2012
For more information and a link to the NSF program solicitation, see http://research.ncsu.edu/rdo/