CESU Student Intern Program, BLM Arizona Strip District

Quick Facts

Due DateFebruary 11, 2014 (Tuesday)
Award Amount$ 5,000 - $ 200,000
Category of Funding ActivityNatural Resources
Eligible Applicants
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

Program Description

SECTION I. FUNDING OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION A. Project Background Information: The Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU) Network is a national consortium of federal agencies, academic institutions, tribal, state, and local governments, nongovernmental conservation organizations (300 partners). The Colorado Plateau Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CPCESU) is a cooperative network, transcending political and institutional boundaries, which creates innovative opportunities for research, education, and technical assistance in support of the management and stewardship by partner agencies of the Colorado Plateau's natural, cultural, and social resources The CPCESU has a unique collaborative relationship with research scientists, end users of research products, the public, and educators who are trained to bridge the gap between researchers, science users and educators. The BLM Arizona Strip District desires to enter into new agreement with a CPCESU partner to provide students, interns, volunteers, or entry-level professionals for the following reasons; 1) Provide a basis for high quality scientific research and technical assistance for recreation, natural and cultural resource management on public lands. 2) Provide the most up-to-date scientific research on recreation, natural and cultural issues on public lands. 3) Create an on-going effective and efficient partnership between the BLM and a CESU University. 4) Enable undergraduate and graduate students to interact with Federal agency personnel and to experience on-the-ground resource management. 5) Assist the BLM in efficient and cost effective public land management by inventorying, monitoring, assessing, interpreting, educating, and informing natural, recreational and cultural resources, settings, and conditions so that these public lands and the NLCS units can continue to be managed for the public benefit.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberL14AS00010
Funding Opportunity TitleCESU Student Intern Program, BLM Arizona Strip District
Opportunity CategoryNatural Resources
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJanuary 21, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Due DateFebruary 11, 2014 (Tuesday)
***The electronic submission into Grants.gov is due 11 February 2014 @ 17:00 Mountain Standard Time. A proposal received after the closing date and time will not be considered for award.
Application Archive DateFebruary 18, 2014 (Tuesday)
Total Program Funding$ 200,000
Award Amount$ 5,000 - $ 200,000
CFDA Number
  • 15.225 - Recreation Resource Management

Eligible Applicants

  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of the Interior
Program Information Websitehttp://www.grants.gov
ContactOffice: Bureau of Land Management
Eddie Bell, Grants Management Officer, 602-417-9268


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