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Ever wonder what NM EPSCoR researchers and students are doing? Find out by visiting our new publications page...
UNM-led Project Receives $15 Million from NSF EPSCoR
The Transformation Network project is led by NM EPSCoR Track II alumni Mark Stone and seeks to improve regional sustainability through multi-disciplinary research. Learn more...  
NM, LA, and WV Collaborate on NSF RII Track-2 Project
Entitled “RII Track-2 FEC: Tri-state Research Institute of Manufacturing for Managing CO2 (TRIMMing CO2)" the collaborative project aims to create an Institute of Manufacturing to advance carbon capture, storage, and utilization technology among the three states. Learn more...
Diversity & Inclusion Tip: Race Forward created a fantastic resource called Creating Cultures and Practices for Racial Equity for arts organizations, but it includes so many great tools we had to share.   
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NM SMART Grid Center Externships (MS and PhD students supported by NM EPSCoR)
Externships are funding opportunities for graduate students to spend time at a national lab, industry or research facility, government agency, or higher education institution other than the student's host institution.  Amount: Up to $3,000. 
Applications Accepted on a Rolling Basis    
Using TEA to Inform your R&D Workshop (open to undergrads and up)
November 9, 10am to noon. TEA can bridge the gap between research and industry by identifying economic feasibility and sustainability of a new technology. Learn from UNM Center for Water and the Environment researchers in this session, part of the online 2021 NM Research Symposium; register for the Symposium to attend the workshop. 
Registration Deadline: November 4  
American Association of University Women Fellowships (Women)
All of the AAUW opportunities 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    
Ford Foundation Fellowships (predoc, dissertation, postdoc)
Intended to increase diversity in the nation's college and university faculties. STEM disciplines eligible.

Predoc Fellowship - $27K (for 3 years)
Dissertation Fellowship - $28K (1 year)
Postdoc Fellowships - $50K (1 year)
Deadlines: December 9 & 16   
Call for Proposals: Infrastructure Seed Awards
Goal: To financially support transformative research and capacity building across NM’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 project is not required!**
Deadline: November 15     
Call for Proposals: Collaborative Innovation Working Group Proposals
Goal: To financially support collaborations (meetings, trainings, groups) across NM's academic institutions in emerging smart grid areas. Any individual from an NM academic institution or national lab may submit a proposal. **Participation in current NM EPSCoR project is not required!** Amount: Up to $7,500.
Proposals Accepted on a Rolling Basis    
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     

CALENDAR DATE ICON| November 1 | Non-STEM and STEM Research Computing: Expanding Research Creativity and Scope

STEM Event
Taking  place Nov 1st starting at 1pm and  includes a panel of researchers from NMSU and around the region! Learn more & register now... 

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 10 | Venturing into Space: How NM Faculty is Reaching for the Stars and Taking Students Along the Journey

This will present faculty research, their motivations to study out of this world concepts, and how students gain experience into the new space. Part of the NM Research Symposium. Free and open to the public! Register for symposium to attend this session...

CALENDAR DATE ICON| November 12 | Coffee & Code: Programming Concepts with Python

This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to programming concepts that can be applied in any scripting language, using Python as an example. Free and open to the public! 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...

CALENDAR DATE ICON| Dec 3 | Demystifying NSF/CIS Funding 

NSF HSI STEM Hub Webinar
An overview of the NSF/CISE Directorate funding opportunities. Details on different NSF funding mechanisms will also be covered. Attendees are free to ask questions to engage in an open dialogue. Learn more & register...

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