Higher Education Program
Request for Proposals 2013-2014
Application Deadline: February 15, 2013
Award Announcements: April 12, 2013
The Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium invites proposals for value-added, higher education teaching/training projects related to any space or aerospace discipline. This is a seed-grant program for undergraduate education projects which support the most innovative ideas on how to increase the space and aerospace content of undergraduate university and college offerings.
Current & Past Award Recipients
Grants up to $8,000* are available. WSGC will not fund overhead; however, it may be counted as institutional match. Proposals for two-year projects will be considered.* Proposals for two-year projects should include budgets and objectives for each year.
*Based on availability of funds.
All WSGC affiliate member universities or colleges (see listing below) are eligible. Industry, nonprofit associations, and nonmembers can propose programs and work jointly with one of our academic members, providing the educational activity occurs at a member campus (e.g., visiting lectureship, an extension course, nonprofit group offering).
A 1:1 match is required.
Any higher education project
intended for education and/or training of undergraduate students, with an
emphasis on faculty enhancement and curriculum development in undergraduate
education is eligible.
Programs should have an
emphasis on space sciences, aerospace engineering, or any other space-related
discipline or interdisciplinary field.
Preference will be given to
proposals with NASA Exploration System Mission Directorate (ESMD) Systems
Before applying, please read the Additional Requirements
To Apply: Application Form
For instructions on applying, please read the
Higher Education Application Instructions
Questions about Higher Education, contact:
Associate Director for Higher Education