|NSF - Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG)|
|Funding Agency Deadline||
10/05/11 by 5 p.m. CST
|Funding or Award Criteria||
Program Description: The Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) supports research and education in the Earth, Ocean, Atmospheric, and Geospace Sciences. The Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG) Program is designed to address the fact that certain groups are underrepresented in the geosciences relative to their proportions in the general population. The primary goal of the OEDG Program is to increase participation in the geosciences by African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans (American Indians and Alaskan Natives), Native Pacific Islanders (Polynesians or Micronesians), and persons with disabilities. A secondary goal of the program is to increase the perceived relevance of the geosciences among broad and diverse segments of the population. The OEDG Program supports activities that will increase the number of members of underrepresented groups who:
OEDG Planning Grants - This Track supports planning workshops, conferences, symposia and related short-term activities that facilitate either: 1) development of new strategic plans to implement systemic, community-wide programs to broaden participation in the geosciences; or, 2) development of new partnerships or collaborations between multiple institutions seeking to establish sustainable projects that address the goals of the OEDG program.
Please see the solicitation for complete information.
|Number of Nominees Allowed||
Institutions may obtain funding for only one Planning Grant proposal over the lifetime of this solicitation and are not eligible to submit a Planning Grant proposal if they have received an OEDG Planning Grant through solicitation NSF 08-605.
|Required Internal Review Documents||
Associate Deans or Designates should submit the following materials electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 24, 2011:
Each college may submit one (1) nomination.
|Nominee(s) Selected to Advance||