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U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 - 0 views

    The challenge to the teams competing in Solar Decathlon 2015 is to safely and effectively design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive in less than 24 months. The Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an educational workforce development program designed to educate university-level students. The Solar Decathlon is also a public outreach demonstration designed to foster greater adoption of clean energy technologies and energy efficiency. 

Furthermore - 0 views

    The Furthermore program is concerned with nonfiction book publishing about the city; natural and historic resources; art, architecture, and design; cultural history; and civil liberties and other public issues of the day. Our grants apply to writing, research, editing, design, indexing, photography, illustration, and printing and binding.

11th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusin... - 0 views

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of the P3-People, Prosperity and the Planet Award Program, is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, and design solutions to real world challenges involving the overall sustainability of human society. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative projects focused on sustainability. The P3 Award program was developed to foster progress toward sustainability by achieving the mutual goals of improved quality of life for its people, economic prosperity and protection of the planet -- people, prosperity, and the planet - the three pillars of sustainability. The EPA offers the P3 competition in order to respond to the technical needs of the world while moving towards the goal of sustainability. Please see the P3 website for more details about this program.

OUR TOWN | NEA - 0 views

    In creative placemaking, partners from public, private, nonprofit, and community sectors strategically shape the physical and social character of a neighborhood, town, tribe, city, or region around arts and cultural activities. Creative placemaking animates public and private spaces, rejuvenates structures and streetscapes, improves local business viability and public safety, and brings diverse people together to celebrate, inspire, and be inspired

2014 Rome Prize Fellowship - 0 views

    The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition. One of leading overseas centers for independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities. The Academy offers up to thirty fellowships for periods ranging from six months to two years.
    Rome Prize winners reside at the academy's eleven-acre center in Rome and receive room and board, a private study or studio, and a stipend.

    Fellowships are awarded in the following fields:

    -Design (including graphic, fashion, interior, lighting, and set design, engineering, urban planning, and other related design fields)
    -Historic Preservation and Conservation (including architectural design, public policy, and the conservation of works of art)
    -Landscape Architecture
    -Literature (** by nomination only)
    -Musical composition
    -Visual Arts
    -Ancient Studies
    -Medieval Studies
    -Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
    -Modern Italian Studies

    For further information, or to apply, visit the Academy's website at The online application will be posted in early September 2013.
    Please state specific field of interest when requesting information. The Rome Prize is underwritten in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
MiamiOH OARS - 0 views

    The Board of Regents is seeking high quality, focused cooperative education and internship program proposals from Ohio institutions of higher education and their partners. This program has been funded 
    through one-time casino licensing fees; it is expected that the funds will be awarded to build systems to sustain co-ops and internships beyond the direct investment from the State and to ensure these workbased learning opportunities are relevant to the needs of students and businesses. Funds will be awarded to build the capability and capacity of programs to engage more students, more businesses, 
    and more faculty members in co-op and internship programs. The programs should address the talent needs of JobsOhio key industries.

ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships - 0 views

    This program supports digitally based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences. It is hoped that projects of successful applicants will help advance digital humanistic scholarship by broadening understanding of its nature and exemplifying the robust infrastructure necessary for creating such works.

    ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships are intended to support an academic year dedicated to work on a major scholarly project that takes a digital form. Projects may:

    Address a consequential scholarly question through new research methods, new ways of representing the knowledge produced by research, or both;
    Create new digital research resources;
    Increase the scholarly utility of existing digital resources by developing new means of aggregating, navigating, searching, or analyzing those resources;
    Propose to analyze and reflect upon the new forms of knowledge creation and representation made possible by the digital transformation of scholarship.
    ACLS will award up to six Digital Innovation Fellowships in this competition year. Each fellowship carries a stipend of up to $60,000 towards an academic year's leave and provides for project costs of up to $25,000. ACLS does not support creative works (e.g., novels or films), textbooks, straightforward translations, or purely pedagogical projects.

New F&A rates negotiated with federal government | OARS Research News - 0 views

    In September, Miami received notice from the government that our new F&A rates are:

    44.5% for On Campus Organized Research
    44.0% On Campus Sponsored Instruction
    39.0% On Campus Other Sponsored Activities
    26.0% Off Campus All Programs

    These rates are effective beginning September 1, 2014. Awards received beginning in September and all proposal submissions going forward will be required to use the new rates.

CUR 2015 Conference Grants - 0 views

    The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is pleased to offer a limited number of conference grants. These grants will be used to subsidize the cost of attendance for individuals to attend either CUR Dialogues 2015: Climbing the Ladder to Funding Success: Diverse Sources, Diverse Pathways or Undergraduate Research Programs: Building, Enhancing, Sustaining.

    Nominees are asked to provide contact and demographic information, a statement of expenses, a statement describing financial need, and a statement on expected outcomes from attending the conference. Historically under-represented groups and first-time attendees will be given priority. The review committee will work to ensure awardees represent a diverse subset of the applicants, specifically across discipline/CUR Division and geographic location.

    Awardees will receive the conference grant as a rebate after their confirmed participation in the conference, and the submission of reimbursement paperwork.

Office for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship (OARS) - Miami University - 0 views

    We are pleased to announce that the new OARS website is up and running (although the new Research Compliance and Undergraduate Research sections are still in development).  

    If you haven't had a chance to check it out yet, we hope you will soon.  Once you've visited, we'd be grateful if you'd give us five minutes of your time to let us know how we're doing by completing a brief eight-question survey at

    Finally, don't forget to update any bookmarks you may have to material on our old website!

William Proctor Writing Contest - 0 views

    The Historic St. Augustine Research Institute announces the William L. Proctor Award for outstanding research and writing at the undergraduate and graduate level on the history, archeology, and historic architecture of St. Augustine. The Institute will award the William L. Proctor Prize in the amount of $1000 and such other smaller prizes in the discretion of the Institute. This is a juried competition.
MiamiOH OARS - Find Grant Opportunities - Opportunity Synopsis - 0 views

    The purpose of this Cooperative Agreement (Agreement) is to provide for historic preservation and architectural conservation work at CPEN in order to support the adaptive reuse of historic properties and their associated landscapes as recommended in the installation's Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan (ICRMP). A Cooperator will participate with CPEN staff in a program of research, training, and implementation of stabilization and limited restoration.

ApplicationFitch Mid-Career Grant - Fitch Foundation - 0 views

    Fitch Mid-Career grants of up to $15,000 are awarded annually to one or two mid-career professionals who have an academic background, professional experience and an established identity in one or more of the following fields: historic preservation, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, environmental planning, architectural history and the decorative arts. The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation will consider proposals for the research and/or the execution of the preservation-related projects in any of these fields.

Procedures & Requirements | American Academy in Rome - 0 views

    Each year, the Rome Prize is awarded to thirty emerging artists and scholars in the early or middle stages of their careers who represent the highest standard of excellence in the arts and humanities.
    Prize recipients are invited to Rome for six months or eleven months to immerse themselves in the Academy community where they will enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity to expand their own professional, artistic, or scholarly pursuits, drawing on their colleagues' erudition and experience and on the inestimable resources that Italy, Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Academy have to offer.
    Rome Prize winners are the core of the Academy's residential community, which also includes Residents and Visiting Artists and Scholars.

    Fellows are encouraged to work collegially within and across disciplines in pursuit of their individual artistic and scholarly goals.

    The Academy gratefully acknowledges the National Endowment for the Humanities for its support of the Rome Prize competition.

Graham Foundation > Grant Programs > Individuals - 0 views

    For individuals, our priorities are to:

    Provide opportunities to create, develop, and communicate a project about architecture and the designed environment that will contribute to their creative, intellectual, and professional growth at crucial or potentially transformative stages in their careers.
    Support their efforts to take positions, develop new forms of expression, and engage debate.
    Help them communicate their work in the public realm and reach new and wider audiences.
    Support new voices by giving priority to first-time applicants.
    Overall we are most interested in opportunities which enable us to provide critical support at key points in the development of a project or career.

    Criteria for Evaluation

    Given our priorities, we believe projects of the greatest potential should fulfill the following criteria:

    Originality: the project demonstrates an innovative, challenging idea; critical, independent thinking; advanced scholarship; a new or experimental approach
    Potential for impact: the project makes a meaningful contribution to discourse and/or to the field; expands knowledge; is a catalyst for future inquiry; raises awareness of an understudied issue; promotes diversity in subject matter, participants, and audience
    Feasibility: the project has clear and realistic goals, timeframe, work plan, and budget
    Capacity: applicant possesses strong qualifications and/or knowledge; demonstrates ability to carry out the project successfully; has access to necessary resources outside of the grant request
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