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Enter Goal Implementation Information

Meetings, Actions

Strategy Event Date Location Attending Topic
All Meeting 9/19/2011 Springfield ISBE, IDNR, IEPA Administrative Planning
All Meeting 10/5/2011 Springfield IDNR, IEPA, Governor's Office Administrative Planning
All Meeting 10/20/2011 Springfield IDNR, IEPA Administrative Planning
All Meeting 11/14/2011 Bartlett IDNR, IEPA Administrative Planning
All Presentations 11/16/2011 Chicago Chicago Wilderness Education Team and Members, IDNR Status of Plan
All Grant Application 12/4/2012 Springfield IDNR, ISBE, IEPA Submitted USEPA Grant Application

Grant Opportunities

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program

(CFDA Nos. 47.041, 47.049, 47.050, 47.070, 47.074, 47.075, 47.076, 47.079, and 47.081)

Purpose: To encourage the development of bold, new, potentially transformative, and scalable models for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate training that ensure that graduate students develop the skills, knowledge and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers.

Eligibility: Faculty at institutions of higher education.

Funding: $30 million.

Deadline: 6/24/14.

Contact: E-mail: grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov.

Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education—
First in the World Program—Development

(CFDA No. 84.116F)

Purpose: To expand quality and opportunity at all levels of education from early learning programs through higher education.

Eligibility: Institutions of higher education and consortia of such institutions partnering with other public and private organizations and agencies.

Funding: $75 million.

Deadline: 6/30/14.

Contact: Joyce Mays, Tel. (202) 245-6122

E-mail: joyce.mays@ed.gov.

Institute of Education Sciences: National Research
Center for the Education of Gifted and Talented
Children and Youth

(CFDA No. 84.305C)

Purpose: To conduct research on improving academic outcomes for underserved students with high academic potential.

Eligibility: Public, private, and state controlled institutions of higher education.

Funding: $1 million.

Deadline: 7/22/14.

Contact: Julius Cotton, Tel. (202) 245-6140

E-mail: julius.cotton@ed.gov.





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