Sponsored by National Science Foundation
Eligibility: Public, Private, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)
Award(s): Track 1 awards range from $100,000 to $1,000,000. Track 2 awards range from $1,000,000 to $4,000,000.
Deadline(s): Proposals are accepted January 1 through January 19, annually.
Focus: Engineering, Technology Education/Computer Science
Grade Level(s): Higher Ed
Content Area(s): Science
Description: The Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program serves to increase access to multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training in institutions of higher education and nonprofit scientific and engineering research organizations. MRI provides support to acquire critical research instrumentation and to develop next generation research instruments that open new opportunities to advance the frontiers in science and engineering research.
Institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, independent museums and science centers, and research laboratories are eligible to apply. Cost sharing is required. Applications must be submitted online.
Contact: Randy L. Phelps, Staff Associate
Office of Integrative Activities
Major Research Instrumentation Program
National Science Foundation Rm. 935
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22230
Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org