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NSF Focus on Recruiting Emerging Climate and Adaptation Scientists and Transformers (FORECAST) Program - Application Due 01/29/25

Opportunity Title:

Focus on Recruiting Emerging Climate and Adaptation Scientists and Transformers (FORECAST)

 

Funder/Agency: National Science Foundation (NSF)

 

Opportunity Number:

24-558

 

Description:

Focus On Recruiting Emerging Climate and Adaptation Scientists and Transformers (FORECAST) seeks to facilitate the transition from status quo graduate career preparation to a student-centered model with a particular emphasis on building entrepreneurial and innovation capacity at emerging research institutions (ERIs). Transformers are scientists ready to tackle the challenges the nation and world are facing due to climate change.


FORECAST proposals will fall into three categories: Track 1, Track 2, and FORECAST Planning grants:

  • Track 1 will support one Coordination Hub, to coordinate support for rising seniors from emerging research institutions (ERIs) or historically excluded and underserved groups as part of a national cohort to participate in structured professional development opportunities.

  • Track 2 projects will support cohorts of Master's degree students at ERIs. Mentorship and capacity building should be central to the cohort approach.

  • FORECAST Planning grant proposals will build capacity at ERI institutions and with the appropriate partners to undertake the activities necessary to establish a future FORECAST track 2 cohort.

 

Eligibility:

  • Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs)

  • Non-profit, non-academic organizations - Independent museums, observatories, research laboratories, professional societies

 

Award Details:

Total Amount Available:

$15,000,000

 

Deadline:

Applications Due January 29, 2025

 

 

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