d) Discover how the universe works, how it began and how it evolved, and finally continue to search for earth-like planets.
The ROSES 2011 program is planning to administer grant amounts ranging from $100,000 to $1,000,000 depending on the extent of the proposed project's activities.
The awards will then be given in the form of grants, cooperative agreements, intra- or inter-agency transfers, all depending on the nature of the submitting organization.
Interested institutions are required to submit their proposals and applications electronically to the NSPIRE or Grants.gov website. Deadline for such submission will be on November 22, 2011.
Interested investigators will be qualified to participate to the ROSES 2011 program when they are affiliated with any of the following:
a) educational, industrial, and non-profit organizations
b) Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs)
c) University Affiliated Research Centers (UARCs)
d) NASA Centers
e) Jet Propulsion Laboratories (JPL)
d) Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
e) Other Minority Universities (OMUs)
f) small disadvantaged businesses (SDBs)
g) veteran-owned small businesses and service disabled veteran-owned small businesses
h) HUBZone small businesses, and women-owned small businesses (WOSBs
i) other government agencies
The ROSES 2011 program is essential to NASA because it is very much in keeping with their mission as an agency, which is to serve as the nation's forefront in exploring the vast and complex fields of aeronautics, aerospace, and earth science-related advances.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration: Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences
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