This federal aid program is managed by:
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
To provide assistance to accredited colleges and universities in support of courses, studies, training, curricula, and disciplines relevant to nuclear safety, security, environmental protection, or any other field that the Commission determines to be critical to its regulatory mission.
(Project Grants) FY 09 $4,800,000; FY 10 est $4,700,000; FY 11 est not reported.
Uses and Use Restrictions:
Financial support in whole or in part may be provided for such purposes as the salaries, materials and supplies, equipment, limited travel, publication costs and services required for conducting the curricula development related activities. Restrictions on use of funds are specified in the funding opportunity announcement or the award document. Funding is provided for the purpose of improving or supporting curricula that does not necessarily duplicate work already in process or contemplated by NRC, is not already known to NRC, or has previously unrecognized merit.
Examples of Funded Projects:
Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available
Types of Assistance:
Range and Average of Financial Assistance:
Award amounts range from $50,000 to $150,000 in FY 2009 with an average of $108,000 for 12 months of financial assistance.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:
The period of performance for grants are normally up to two yearsand shall not exceed three (3) years at intervals determined at the time of award. Funds must be expended by the recipient organization within the project period of performance or as specified in the award. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Applicants must be an accredited U.S. public and private institutions of higher education.
Accredited U.S. public and private institutions of higher education will benefit.
Applications will be screened for relevance and then reviewed for scientific and technical merit by qualified individuals based on a set of criteria stated in the funding opportunity announcement . Recommendations for award are made by the review panel via the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Office of Human Resources Training Division, and the selected applications will be forwarded to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Administration, Division of Contracts, for grant negotiation and award.
Contact Info for Headquarters Office:
John Gutteridge, 11555 Rockville Pike, Mail Stop: W5-A6, Rockville, Maryland 20852 Email: John.Gutteridge@nrc.gov Phone: (301) 492-2313.