U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Scholarship and Fellowship Education Grant, Faculty Development Grant, and Trade School and Community College Scholarship Grant, Fiscal Year (FY) 2018

•Scholarship The primary objective is to support scholarships for nuclear science, engineering, technology and related disciplines to develop a workforce capable of supporting the design, construction, operation, and regulation of nuclear facilities and the safe handling of nuclear materials.



The nuclear-related discipline supported by this funding is intended to benefit nuclear safety and security sector broadly.

•Fellowship The primary objective is to support fellowships for nuclear science, engineering, technology and related disciplines to develop a workforce capable of supporting the design, construction, operation, and regulation of nuclear facilities and the safe handling of nuclear materials.

The nuclear related discipline supported by this funding is intended to benefit the nuclear sector broadly.

•Faculty Development The primary objective is to support faculty development for nuclear science, engineering, technology and related disciplines to develop a workforce capable of supporting the design, construction, operation, and regulation of nuclear facilities and the safe handling of nuclear materials.

Proposed faculty can be supported for up to one 3-year period.

The objectives are to attract and retain highly-qualified individuals in academic teaching careers.

The grants specifically target probationary, tenure-track faculty during the first 6 years of their career and new faculty hires in the following academic areas:
Nuclear, Mechanical, Civil, Environmental, Electrical, Fire Protection, Geotechnical, Structural and Materials Sciences Engineering as well as Health Physics.

The NRC has interest in topics including but not limited to Fuels, Neutronics, Thermal-hydraulics, Accident-Progression (e.g., performance of safety relief valves), Consequence, Emergency Preparedness, and Radiation Protection Analysis; Radiochemistry, Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Seismology, Fire Risk Analysis, advanced reactor (non-light water reactor), safety systems and other related disciplines.

Grants may include support for developing applications for new research or continuing research projects in their areas of expertise.

The program provides support to enable newer faculty to enhance their careers as professors and researchers in the university department where employed.

The research supported by this announcement is intended to benefit the nuclear sector broadly.

•Trade School and Community College Scholarships The primary objective is to support scholarships for nuclear science, engineering, technology, and related disciplines to develop a workforce capable of supporting the design, construction, operation, and regulation of nuclear facilities and the safe handling of nuclear materials.

The nuclear-related discipline supported by this funding is intended to benefit the nuclear sector broadly.

Related Programs

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Scholarship and
Fellowship Program

Nuclear Regulatory Commission


Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Office: Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Estimated Funding: $15,000,000


Who's Eligible


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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HL-18-006.html

Additional Information of Eligibility:
• Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education • Private Institutions of Higher Education • Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) • Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) • Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions • Predominately Black Institutions (PBIs) • Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AAPIs)

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HL-18-006.html

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Date Posted:
2017-08-30

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Archive Date:
2017-11-29



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