NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program Solicitation: NSF 16-503

Internal Deadline: 
Mon, September 26 2016 - 5:00 pm
Funding Agency Deadline: 
Tue, February 07 2017
Program Description: 

The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for STEM graduate education training. The NRT program seeks proposals that ensure that graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers. The NRT program includes two tracks: the Traineeship Track and the Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Track.

URL for More Information: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2016/nsf16503/nsf16503.pdf

Eligibility Criteria: 

Who May Serve as PI: The PI of a Traineeship Track proposal must be on the faculty of the submitting institution. There are no restrictions or limits to the PI of an Innovations in Graduate Education Track.

Number of Nominees Allowed: 

Limit on Number of Proposals per Organization: 4

2 for the Traineeship Track, 2 for the Innovations in Graduate Education Track An eligible organization may participate in two Traineeship Track proposals and two Innovations in Graduate Education Track proposals per competition.

Limit on Number of Proposals Per PI or Co-PI: 1

An individual may serve as Lead Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-PI on only one proposal submitted to the NRT program per annual competition.


Agency Deadline:

Required LOI: December 9, 2016
Full Proposal: February 7, 2017

Nominee(s) Selected to Advance: 

J. Cecil, A&S
Raj Singh, CEAT
Wouter Hoff, A&S
David Lampert, CEAT

Posting Date: 
Thursday, August 18, 2016