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Comment on NSF EPSCoR's Future Input due October 11th! Comment now... 

Visible Light Communication and Applications in Smart Grids
On October 27th at noon, Dr. Shao from NMT will share his research on this promising area of smart grid communications. Learn more & Register...
Diversity & Inclusion Tip Have you read this?! Michigan State University developed the Reciprocal Research Guidebook to help researchers interested in collaborating with Native American tribal communities and governments. Also, did you know there are more than 20 federally recognized tribes in New Mexico?   
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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (Undergrad Seniors, MS & PhD students)
Goal: To provide three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education. Women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors are strongly encouraged to apply.
Amount: 34k stipend and 12k education allowance each year for 3 years 
   10/19 - Computer & Info Science & Engineering, Materials Research, Social Sciences, STEM Edu & Learning
   10/21 - Engineering
   10/22 - Chemistry, Geosciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy
Deadlines: Shown above   
American Association of University Women Fellowships (Women)
*All of the AAUW opportunities below allow funds to be used for dependent child care*
Dissertation Fellowships -  $20K
Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships - $30K 
Short-Term Research Publications Grants - $6K 
Selected Professions Fellowships - $5K - $18K 
Publication Grants in Engineering, Medicine & Science - $10K - $35K
Deadlines: November 1 & December 1    
DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Awards (Ph.D. students)
Goal: Support supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to conduct part of their thesis research at a DOE national laboratory/facility in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist for a period of 3-12 consecutive months. Amount: $3k living stipend while on-site and inbound/outbound travel cost reimbursement up to $2k.
Deadline: November 10   
NSF: CC* DCL: Towards an Equitable National Cyber Infrastructure (PUIs & MSI)
Goal: To address disparities in campus-level networking and cyberinfrastructure that exacerbated the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in some areas of the country. <- Institutions in EPSCoR-eligible jurisdictions are especially encouraged to submit. THAT MEANS NEW MEXICO!
Letter of Intent Deadline: October 11    
Early Career Leadership Workshop (early career faculty or post-docs)
This is a free, three-day intensive, residential program where participants will gain skills in meeting facilitation and leadership, incorporating broader impacts into research, communicating science to the media, effective teaching in higher education, project management, and work-life integration.
Workshop Dates: January 9-11, 2022
Application Deadline: October 18     
Team Science Leadership Training (associate or full professor)
This is a free, three-day intensive, residential program where participants develop skills for managing collaborative, interdisciplinary, and complex projects. Key elements include: building and leading diverse and productive teams, project management skills, strategic planning, and communications. Participants must be mid-career or senior faculty in STEM.
Training Dates: January 12-14, 2022.
Application Deadline: October 18     
VentureWell Course & Program Grants (faculty or staff at IHEs)
Goal: To help fund and support curriculum that engages students in science and technology innovation and entrepreneurship. 
Deadline: November 3   
Call for Proposals: Infrastructure Seed Awards (Faculty @ two- or four-yr IHE in NM)
Goal: To support transformative research and capacity building across New Mexico’s academic institutions in emerging smart grid areas. The awards can be used to purchase research and teaching equipment and to pay for student researcher salaries, research supplies, and student conference travel. Amount: $50K  **Participation in current NM EPSCoR-funded project is not required!**
Deadline: November 15     

CALENDAR DATE ICON| Oct 4 - 8 | NSF Virtual Grants Conference 

NSF Event
Designed to give new faculty, researchers, and administrators key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF. Learn More...

CALENDAR DATE ICON| Oct 9 - 23 | VIRTUAL Science Fiesta 

Get online for this free event packed full of science and fun for the whole family.
Volunteers needed! Click here for more info...

CALENDAR DATE ICON| Oct 25 - 29 | National Diversity in STEM (NDiSTEM) Digital Conference

National STEM Event
The largest multidisciplinary and multicultural STEM diversity event in the country, 2021 SACNAS is a 5-day digital conference which serves to equip, empower, and energize participants for their academic & professional paths in STEM. Learn more...

CALENDAR DATE ICON| Oct 27 | Visible Light Communication and Applications in Smart Grids

NM SMART Grid Webinar
Dr. Shao from New Mexico Tech will share his research on the promising role of visible light communication in supplementing traditional radio frequency spectrum communications in smart grid management and monitoring. Learn more & Register...

CALENDAR DATE ICON| November 8 - 12 | New Mexico Research Symposium

This collaboratively hosted annual research conference is free, open to the public, and geared towards undergrads and graduate students from NM colleges and universities. Learn more & register now... 

CALENDAR DATE ICON| November 15 | Deadline for Seed Award Proposals

The awards can be used to purchase research and teaching equipment and to pay for student researcher salaries, research supplies, and student conference travel.
Amount: $50K. Learn more...

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