The program provides funding for students and early career (untenured) faculty to support nuclear science, engineering, technology, and related disciplines. The objective is to develop a workforce capable of supporting the design, construction, operation, and regulation of nuclear facilities as well as the safe handling of nuclear materials.
New this year, proposals will be considered under this announcement for projects that would foster the development of innovative community engagement strategies, including incorporation of principles of equity and environmental justice.
Scholarships: This is a three- (3) year program. Scholarship funds may be requested for up to $200,000.00 total costs (direct costs and facilities and administrative costs) for the project period. A scholarship student may not receive more than $20,000.00 over the 3-year period of the grant.
Fellowships: This is a four- (4) year program. Fellowship funds may be requested for up to $400,000.00 total costs (direct costs and facilities and administrative costs) for the project period. A post graduate student may not receive funding more than $50,000.00 per year or exceed $200,000.00 over a 4-year period.
Distinguished Faculty Advancement Program: This is a four- (4) year program. Distinguished Faculty Advancement funds may be requested for up to $600,000 total costs (direct costs and facilities and administrative costs) for the project period, provided that an additional $100,000 is fully matched by the recipient. Other direct costs include but are not limited to course development, equipment, stipends, participation in professional society meetings, and preparation of papers, travel, and associated expenses. The base award is up to $500,000. However, the NRC may increase the award amount to the extent that a portion of the award is matched dollar for dollar by the recipient. Note: No cost extensions will not be allowed under the Distinguished Faculty Advancement Program.
CFDA #: 77.008
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