Two grant opportunities: Fellowships and SBIRs

Two announcements appeared in today’s Federal Register:

Applications for New Awards; Research Fellowships Program

AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Service, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Department of Education.

Full document: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-12-13/html/2011-31947.htm

The Fellowships are one-year grants given to individual researchers with or pursuing PhD or similar advanced degrees. The Fellowships are not limited to specific topics and have previously covered a diverse range of fields including physical therapy, mental health, engineering, ethnography, and more. See a list of previous and current Fellowships.

Applications for New Awards; Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)–Phase I

AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Department of Education

Full document: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-12-13/html/2011-31966.htm

The SBIR program is designed to aid small businesses in creating and developing innovative products and services and taking them to market. Phase I grants are funded for 6 months. Phase II grants are awarded based on work completed in Phase I. See a list of current and previous SBIR projects.

Please note: NARIC provides links to information on grant opportunities as a service to our patrons. We are not involved in the grants process. While we do have information on current and previous grantees, we do not have access to successful/winning applications.

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