The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces the fourth annual competition for the Homeland Security Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (HS-STEM) Career Development Grants. The program enables colleges and universities with existing and/or proposed programs in homeland security-related science, technology, engineering or mathematics to award undergraduate scholarships and/or graduate fellowships to qualified students who intend to pursue homeland security scientific, technology, engineering or mathematics careers. HS-STEM requires curricula that are homeland security specific.
Amount: $200,000 (across 2 years) for undergraduate programs; $500,000 (across 3 years) for graduate programs
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking proposals for assistance in reviewing a preliminary design and for a data collection agent to field the 2010 BJS Survey of Campus Law Enforcement Agencies. The goal of this program is to generate accurate and reliable national statistics about the police and security agencies serving college and university campuses in the U.S. The survey will be conducted during calendar year 2010 and will collect information on the personnel, functions, budgets, policies, and programs of campus police and security agencies covering the 2009-2010 school year.
The American Psychological Foundation's Visionary and Weiss grant programs seek to seed innovation through the support of research, education, and intervention projects and programs that use psychology to solve social problems in the following priority areas: understanding and fostering the connection between mental and physical health to ensure well-being; reducing stigma and prejudice to promote unity and harmony; understanding and preventing violence to create a safer, more humane world; and supporting programs that address the long-term psychological needs of individuals and communities in the aftermath of disaster.
The Phillips Fund for Native American Research provides grants for research in Native American linguistics, ethnohistory, and the history of studies of Native Americans in the continental United States and Canada. Grants are not made for projects in archaeology, ethnography, psycholinguistics, or for the preparation of pedagogical materials.