2018-2019 NASA Puerto Rico Space Grant Fellowship Program

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The NASA Puerto Rico Space Grant F ellowship Program is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year(subject to availability of funds). Requirements: U.S. citizenship (evidence to be provided afterwards) Enrolled in Fall 2018 in an undergraduate or graduate program in Puerto Rico: BS, BE, MS, PhD A minimum of 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale (transcript) Academic progress according to schedule …

US-Egypt S&T Joint Fund Cycle 19 Request for Proposals

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The US-Egypt S&T Joint Fund Cycle 19 Request for Proposals for collaborative research projects was just launched. The application deadline is March 8, 2018. The priority areas are: Agriculture Priority Topic: Translational research into water issues related to smart agriculture, with a focus on agriculture technologies and water irrigation, reuse, and management Eligible Topics: Smart agriculture; irrigation; prevention, detection, and response …

Internal Competition – Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program)

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The grant opportunity NSF 18-524 titled: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions, has become available. An institution may only submit one Track 1 or Track 2 proposal, and one Resource Hub proposal. 1. Track 1: Building Capacity There are three priority areas within this track: Critical Transitions, Innovative Cross-Sector Partnerships, and Research on Broadening Participation in STEM. Proposals should focus on …

Finding Appropriate Funding Opportunities

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One of the many challenges faced by investigators planning their pursuit of new funding opportunities is selecting the program to apply to. We have received feedback from UPRM investigators signaling that one of the main challenges they face is finding appropriate funding opportunities. In order to assist you in these efforts, this post will briefly discuss some of the resources available to help …

ONR Global Visit to UPRM

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To all faculty and administrators, Vicky Rahamatali, from the Office of Naval Research Global, will visit our campus on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to provide information to our faculty about their programs, with a special focus on the ONR Science Director Program. There will be a session for investigators at 10:30 AM in the R&D Center Main Building (CID-123), and …

Registration now open: “Sustaining the Research Enterprise: Diversifying our Funding Portfolio”

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Registration now open: “Sustaining the Research Enterprise: Diversifying our Funding Portfolio” Please join us for this important symposium, hosted by the UPRM R&D Center Proposal Development Unit, regarding methods for enhancing sources of funding revenue for a more robust research base at universities.  Admission is free of charge, and the event will be held on Friday, February 10th from 8:00 …

NSF Opportunity: EPSCoR RII Track-I

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THIS MESSAGE IS FROM DR. BRAD R. WEINER, DIRECTOR OF PUERTO RICO EPSCoR NSF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:   (RII Track-1) Dear Researchers: Over the past 10 years, Puerto Rico has supported the development of research and education in nanoscience through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) specifically through the …

2016 Law 101 Tax Incentives

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The window for submission of documents for Law 101 tax incentives for the 2016 taxable year is now open.  For this round, the submission process has changed.  Please see the following document for details: Click to access If you have any questions, please contact your deanship.