NSF Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE) (13-533)

Amount

  • $6.0 million for new awards
  • $3.0 million for CREST Centers ($1.0 million first- year commitments)
  • $400,000 for CREST partnership supplements
  • $2.0 million for HBCU-RISE standard grants
  • Up to $500,000 for Broadening Participation Research standard grants and supplements
  • Up to $100,000 from CREST and $100,000 from ENG/IIP for co-funded SBIR/STTR Diversity Collaborative Supplements

Anticipated number of awards

  • Up to three CREST Center continuing grants
  • Up to 4 CREST Partnership Supplements
  • Up to 2 HBCU-RISE standard grants
  • Up to 2 Broadening Participation Research standard grants and supplements
  • Up to 2 SBIR/STTR Diversity Collaborative Supplements

Campus notice of intent deadline

  • 1/13/20124

Campus abstract deadline

  • 1/20/2014

Campus proposal deadline

  • April 21, 2014

Agency deadline

  • LOI: April 22, 2014
  • Full proposal: April 24, 2014

Limitations

  • Only one CREST proposal may be submitted per eligible institution.  An institution may have only one active CREST award, irrespective of focus area.  N.C. A&T has one proposal pending; PIs should be aware that no one from A&T will be able to apply in this cycle if this proposal is funded.
  • Only one HBCU-RISE proposal may be submitted per eligible institution. An institution may have only one active HBCU-RISE award.

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