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Funding opportunity for HBCUs

Funding opportunity for HBCUs
Posted By: Viola Dunn-Thigpen on September 24, 2010

Any inconsistency between the original printed document and the disk or electronic document shall be resolved by giving precedence to the printed document.

Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: HR-FN-0610-EDU5
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Posted Date: Sep 20, 2010
Creation Date: Sep 20, 2010
Original Closing Date for Applications: Nov 01, 2010
Current Closing Date for Applications: Nov 01, 2010
Archive Date: Dec 01, 2010
Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Category of Funding Activity: Education

Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Award Ceiling:
Award Floor:
CFDA Number(s): 77.006 -- U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Nuclear Education Grant Program
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:
Hispanic-serving Institutions Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions

Agency Name
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is an independent agency, established by the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, tasked with licensing and regulating the Nation’s civilian use of byproduct, source, and special nuclear material to ensure adequate protection of public health and safety, to promote the common defense and security, and to protect the environment.

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 authorized the NRC Nuclear Education Grant Program to support courses, studies, training, curricula, and disciplines pertaining to nuclear safety, nuclear security, nuclear environmental protection, and other fields that the Commission determines to be critical to the NRC’s regulatory mission. The NRC Nuclear Education Grant Program’s primary purpose is supporting and developing the educational infrastructure necessary to allow the Nation to safely move its nuclear energy initiatives forward. The NRC currently supports curriculum development in the following technical areas: Nuclear Engineering • Criticality safety courses for nuclear professionals • Thermal-hydraulics model development • Reactor physics • Nuclear power plant safety • Nuclear power plant design and operations (including operating and emergency operating procedures) • Fuel performance Radiochemistry and Radiobiology Health Physics • Health physics modeling • Dosimetry and measurements • Environmental transport, dissolution, and migration • Decontamination and decommissioning • Reprocessing, recycle chemistry, and technology courses Materials and Mechanical Engineering • Welding principles, and nondestructive examination (NDE) technology • Management of aging plants (components and systems) • Material corrosion Reliability and Risk Analysis Electrical Engineering • Power generation and distribution or electrical components • Digital instrumentation and control systems Safeguards and Security • Material control and accountability courses • Vulnerability analysis Human Factors and Human Reliability • Human factors modeling • Applied-experimental psychology, specializing in human performance and human factors Fire Protection Engineering • Fire Modeling for Fuel Cycle Facilities • Fire Modeling for Nuclear Power Plants

Link to Full Announcement
If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:
M`Lita Carr
Contracts Specialist
Phone 301-492-3464 Mlita.Carr@nrc.gov
Synopsis Modification History
There are currently no modifications for this opportunity.

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Friday, September 24th 2010 at 1:55PM
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