National Science Foundation (NSF)
09/28/21 - for Track II: Advanced Studies Institutes.
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and IHEs for collaborative science and engineering research activities. Funding is intended to engage undergraduate and graduate students in high-level, collaborative, multidisciplinary scientific and engineering research, in order to train the next generation of research leaders.
The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineering students. The IRES program contributes to development of a diverse, globally engaged workforce with world-class skills. IRES focuses on active research participation by undergraduate and/or graduate students in high quality international research, education and professional development experiences in NSF-funded research areas.
The overarching, long-term goal of the IRES program is to enhance U.S. leadership in science and engineering research and education and to strengthen economic competitiveness through training the next generation of research leaders.
This solicitation features two mechanisms; proposers are required to select one of the following tracks to submit their proposal.
For all IRES proposals, PIs are strongly encouraged to outline virtual, hybrid or other alternative approaches to strengthen and maintain international collaboration in the event travel is not undertaken, and/or in addition to travel. It is expected that these approaches will extend collaboration beyond the actual international trip and strengthen IRES proposals overall.
GrantWatch ID#: 174400
Track I: Approximately 5-7 awards will be made in FY 2021; Track II: Approximately 5-7 awards will be made in FY 2021.
Track I: IRES Sites
- Up to $300,000; up to $400,000 in exceptional circumstances
Track II: Advanced Studies Institutes
- As needed and appropriate. Average is $150,000 per ASI. Not to exceed $400,000 for 3 years.
Typical Activity Duration/Award Duration
- Track I: IRES Sites (IS): 6-10 weeks per year, award for 3 years
- Track II: Advanced Studies Institutes (ASI): 1-3 weeks per event; award for up to 3 years
47.041 --- Engineering / 47.049 --- Mathematical and Physical Sciences / 47.050 --- Geosciences / 47.070 --- Computer and Information Science and Engineering / 47.074 --- Biological Sciences / 47.075 --- Social Behavioral and Economic Sciences / 47.076 --- Education and Human Resources / 47.079 --- Office of International Science and Engineering / 47.083 --- Office of Integrative Activities (OIA)
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