Energy Center

Funding Opportunities

NSF Dear Colleague Letter: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) – Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW). Deadline: December 4

NSF Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) Deadline: December 7

DOE-BER/USDA-NIFA Plant Feedstock Genomics for Bioenergy: A Joint Research FOA Pre-application due December 11; Application due February

DOD Army Educational Outreach Program 2016-2017 UNITE RFP Deadline: December 16

NSF CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service (SFS) due December 18

NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE:EHR)  due January 13.

DOD-ONR FOA for Navy & Marine Corps Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education, Outreach and Workforce Program White papers suggested deadline: January 31.

NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Supplemental Funding Solicitation. Deadline: March 30

NSF Partnerships for Innovation:  Accelerating Innovation Research-Technology Translation (PFI:AIR-TT) Deadlines:  Letter of Intent due March 1; Proposal due April 1.

DOE Notice of Intent to Issue FOA entitled “Building America Industry Partnerships for High Performance Housing Innovation” EERE plans to issue the FOA in late calendar year 2015 via the EERE Exchange website.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory programs for faculty and students.

DOD Naval Research Laboratory BAA NRL conducts basic and applied research for the Navy in a variety of scientific and technical disciplines. The basic research program is driven by perceptions about future requirements of the Navy.  White papers are continuously accepted.  

DOE/NETL Unsolicited Proposals (coal, oil/gas, energy analysis, non-fossil), no deadline

DOD Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) BAA  Pre-proposals accepted at any time.

US Ignite: The Next Steps, Deadline: Continuous.

NSF Catalyzing New International Collaborations, Proposals accepted at any time but the recommendation is to submit  9 months prior to travel.

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About the Energy Center

The Center’s mission is to grow the Purdue energy research and education enterprise. We engage researchers and students in a community that delivers new discoveries and develops disruptive technologies with national and global impact.


Maureen McCann

Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Pankaj Sharma

Managing Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Mann Hall, Rm 105
203 South Martin Jischke Dr.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971