Professional Research Experience Program (PREP-Boulder)

Quick Facts

Due DateNot Set
Award AmountUn-Known
Category of Funding ActivityScience and Technology and other Research and Development
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Eligible applicants are accredited institutions of higher education in the United States and its territories that offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in academic disciplines relevant to the technical programs of the NIST Boulder Laboratory. For purposes of this FFO, these disciplines include (but may not be limited to) physics, chemistry, mathematics, materials science, mechanical/electrical/electronic/metallurgical engineering, and computer science/engineering. Institutions must offer both 4-year undergraduate and graduate degree plans.

Program Description

NIST recently solicited applications from eligible applicants to provide undergraduate/graduate students and post-doctoral associates with fellowship opportunities and financial assistance to obtain laboratory experiences within the NIST Boulder Laboratory, which includes programs from the Physical Measurement Laboratory, the Material Measurement Laboratory, and the Information Technology Laboratory (see FFO 2014-NIST-PREP-BOULDER-01 ). This FFO closed December 13, 2013. The recipients will work with the NIST Boulder Laboratory to foster collaborative research relationships among NIST Boulder staff, undergraduate/graduate students and post-doctoral fellows and the students? academic institutions within the NIST Boulder Laboratory. Funding remains for PREP-Boulder and NIST is soliciting applications from eligible applicants for this program.

General Information

Funding Opportunity Number2014-NIST-PREP-BOULDER-02
Funding Opportunity TitleProfessional Research Experience Program (PREP-Boulder)
Opportunity CategoryScience and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateMarch 26, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateNot Set
***Electronic applications must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, Thursday, May 1, 2014. Paper applications must be received by NIST by 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time, Thursday, May 1, 2014.
Application Archive DateNot Set
Total Program Funding$ 0
Award AmountUn-Known
CFDA Number
  • 11.609 - Measurement and Engineering Research and Standards

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Eligible applicants are accredited institutions of higher education in the United States and its territories that offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in academic disciplines relevant to the technical programs of the NIST Boulder Laboratory. For purposes of this FFO, these disciplines include (but may not be limited to) physics, chemistry, mathematics, materials science, mechanical/electrical/electronic/metallurgical engineering, and computer science/engineering. Institutions must offer both 4-year undergraduate and graduate degree plans.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Commerce
Program Information Website2014-NIST-PREP-BOULDER-02 Full Annoucement/FFO document
ContactOffice: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Christopher Hunton
Grants Technical Assistant
Phone 301-975-5718
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