NSF has recently released a new solicitation for proposals for Research Coordination Networks (RCN) that focuses on the new investment area of Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES).
RCN-SEES welcomes proposals from:
- Universities and Colleges – Universities and two- and four-year colleges (including community colleges) accredited in, and having a campus located in the US, acting on behalf of their faculty members. Such organizations also are referred to as academic institutions.
- Non-profit, non-academic organizations: Independent museums, observatories, research labs, professional societies and similar organizations in the U.S. associated with educational or research activities.
The full RCN solicitation can be accessed at www.nsf.gov/pubs/2011/nsf11531/nsf11531.htm?org=NSF.
Deadline for RCN SEES-track proposals is May 24, 2011.
For more information about the new SEES investment area please go to the NSF website www.nsf.gov/sees/. See also the SEES FAQs: www.nsf.gov/pubs/2011/nsf11039/nsf11039.jsp?org=NSF and the January 2011 Dear Colleague Letter for SEES: www.nsf.gov/pubs/2011/nsf11022/nsf11022.jsp?org=NSF.