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Limited Submission Funding Opportunity for Texas A&M University
Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

PI Eligibility
Texas A&M University faculty, including Agriculture, Engineering and TTI personnel.

Institutional Eligibility
This solicitation is limited to Texas A&M University.  The proposal will be submitted by the Office of Sponsored Research Services (OSRS).

Number of Proposals: 1…. Planning Grant Proposal Only
Institutions may obtain funding for only one Planning Grant proposal over the lifetime of this solicitation.

OEDG Planning Grants - This Track supports planning workshops, conferences, symposia and related short-term activities that facilitate either: 1) development of new strategic plans to implement systemic, community-wide programs to broaden participation in the geosciences; or, 2) development of new partnerships or collaborations between multiple institutions seeking to establish sustainable projects that address the goals of the OEDG program.

OEDG Planning Grant awards are for a maximum duration of 12 months. The maximum allowable funding request under the OEDG Planning Grant Track is $40,000.

September 12, 2011, 5:00 p.m.: Deadline for an email of intent. Include the names of the PI and co-PIs, title of internal proposal and a 1-3 sentence description of the project.

Send email of intent to

September 15, 2011, 5:00 p.m.: Deadline to submit an internal proposal.

All proposals submitted for the Limited Submissions must be submitted electronically using the on-line application system, which is available at:

Be prepared to upload your internal proposal, the sections will include a 1-3 page Research Plan Summary, Bio-sketch, and a budget.

This site is password protected. Texas A&M University tenure or tenure track faculty may use their neo password to access the system. To change your password go to:, click on "Forget your password?" and enter the email account you used to setup your account.  If you need to setup a new account go to:, click on "Need an eProposal Account," fill in the pertinent information and an account will be created for you.

If you have any questions, please contact or 979.845.1811.

September 19, 2011: The Internal Selection Committee will notify PIs of the result of the internal competition.

October 5, 2011: Deadline for the Full proposal, by 5:00 pm local time of applicant organization

Internal Selection Procedures
Texas A&M University has established a procedure to identify limited submission opportunities and internally select proposals for Texas A&M submissions.