Professional Research Experience Program

NIST is soliciting applications from eligible institutions of higher education in the U. S. and its territories that offer two- or four- year degrees in academic science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, which include but are not limited to biochemistry, biological sciences,

chemistry, computer science, engineering, electronics, materials science, mathematics, nanoscale science, neutron science, physical sciences, physics, and statistics, to establish and manage a program to support collaborative research relationships among NIST staff, undergraduate and graduate students, individuals with bachelor’s or master’s degrees, post-doctoral fellows, and academic affiliates, and the PREP researchers’ academic institutions.

These collaborative relationships will include research opportunities at the relevant NIST campuses in Boulder, Colorado (CO) (PREP Boulder), or Gaithersburg, Maryland (MD), and/or Charleston, South Carolina (SC) (PREP Gaithersburg).

Eligible applicants may apply to establish and manage a PREP Boulder program or a PREP Gaithersburg program or may apply to establish and manage programs for both.

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Agency: Department of Commerce

Office: National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
2017-NIST-PREP-01

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligibility for PREP Boulder and PREP Gaithersburg is limited to accredited institutions of higher education that offer two- or four-year degrees in the U. S. and its territories in academic disciplines relevant to the technical programs of the NIST laboratories and major programs (http://www.nist.gov/laboratories.cfm).

For the purposes of this NOFO, these disciplines include (but may not be limited to) biochemistry, biological sciences, chemistry, computer science, engineering, electronics, materials science, mathematics, nanoscale science, neutron science, physical sciences, physics, and statistics.

See Section III.1.

of this NOFO for more information on eligibility requirements.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.nist.gov/sites/default/files/documents/2017/06/06/nist_professional_research_experience_program_notice_of_funding_opportunity_final_1.pdf

Contact:
Christopher HuntonManagement and Program AnalystPhone 301-975-5718

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Agency Email:
grants@nist.gov

Date Posted:
2017-06-06

Application Due Date:
2017-08-04

Archive Date:
2017-09-03



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