The University Record, March 8, 1999

Research Reporter

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The following is a broadcast announcement concerning one or more funding opportunities sponsored in whole or in part by EPA's National Center for Research and Quality Assurance (NCERQA).

  • Science to Achieve Results (STAR) 1999 Environmental Research Grants Competition. Opening date: Feb. 17.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development (ORD), invites research grant applications in the following five areas of special interest to its mission:

    1. Airborne Particulate Matter Health Effects. Closing date: June 2.

    2. Drinking Water. Closing date: May 19.

    3. Combustion Emissions. Closing date: May 19.

    4. Computing Technology for Ecosystem Modeling. Closing date: May 12.

    5. Exploratory Research. Closing date: June 23.

    For more information, see:

    Additional information on this and other solicitations is available in HTML and PDF formats on the NCERQA Web site at

    National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Programs

    In addition to the Planning/Scripting and Implementation/Production Grants, NEH is offering Consultation Grants to enable humanities scholars and specialists to meet and provide the preliminary support for the above projects. Maximum funding: $10,000. Deadlines: May 17 for Oct. 1 projects; and Sept. 13 for Jan. 1, 2000, projects. Please call Adeline Ryznar, 936-1354, for applications.

    Institute of Museums and Library Services, Museum Leadership Initiatives

    Planning and Implementation Grants designed to cultivate interaction between museums and community organizations; to promote museum services to youth, family and adult audiences. Up to $50,000 with one to one match. Deadline: June 18, l999. Additional information is on the Web at www.imls. fed.usprograms.html#Museum_Leadership_Initiatives. Contact Adeline Ryznar, 936-1354, or Michelle Nasers, 764-7247, for applications.